Objective of Position
To supervise the IT development group and its staff, delegate and coordinate tasks and to ensure effective teamwork. To ensure reliability and availability of the OPEC Database, the OPEC Intranet and related applications.
Plans, develops, organizes, coordinate, and supervises the activities of the IT Development Group
Carries out system analysis and feasibility studies for new applications
Determines system specification and provides outlines for system design
Develops standard procedures for implementation of new systems and provides guidelines for system development and standard system development procedures
Develops new applications and provides reviews on related technology
Provides reviews and analysis on various subjects and carries out other assignments as required
Provides user support
Administers and provides software packages, licenses, and subscriptions of data publications
Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his / her background, qualifications and position
Required Competencies and Qualifications
University degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other subject related to Information Technology
Advanced degree preferred.
Work Experience :
University degree : 10 years
Advanced degree : 8 years
Training Specializations :
System Analysis and Design : Relational Database, System Thinking, Feasibility Studies,
Document and Records Management Systems
Web Content Management (CMS) Systems
Energy / Oil Statistics
Energy Information System
Familiarity with a variety of software packages
Managerial & leadership skills
Customer service orientation
Initiative and integrity
Status and Benefits
Members of the Secretariat are international employees whose responsibilities are not national but exclusively international.
In carrying out their functions they have to demonstrate the personal qualities expected of international employees such as integrity, independence and impartiality.
The post is at grade D reporting to the Head, Data Studies Department. The compensation package, including expatriate benefits, is commensurate with the level of the post.
Applicants must be nationals of Member Countries of OPEC and should not be older than 58 years.
Applicants are requested to fill in an application form which can be downloaded from the OPEC website.