Objective of Position
To assist the Head of Data Services Department and to coordinate, supervise and carry out statistical activities, to manage and guide staff assigned to the Statistics Group in identifying, collecting, storing and retrieving statistical data for the Secretariat and in providing statistical assistance to researchers in the Secretariat;
to carry out statistical research in energy, oil and economics related projects and other administrative tasks relating to the Group.
Plans, develops, organizes, coordinate and supervises the activities relating to statistical data support and analysis and coordinates staff assignments within the Group
Guides staff in the group in compiling and analyzing statistical data as reported by Member Countries and secondary sources
Supervises the staff in the group in maintaining and updating the statistical database of the Secretariat
Guides the Department’s staff, in close cooperation with the staff of other Departments in the Secretariat, to generate and improve the statistical data reporting by the Secretariat
Maintains and develops networking with other national organizations to improve the quality of statistics data in the Secretariat
Coordinates and assists the Head in administrative matters referring to the Statistics Group
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 Statistics, Mathematics, Operational Research or Economics
Advanced degree preferred
Work Experience :
University degree : 10 years
Advanced degree : 8 years
Training Specializations :
Statistical methods and analysis
Database queries and data mining
Relational Databases, Design Principles (ER-Modeling, Data Flow Diagram)
Extraction and transformation tools
Application Software : Excel, Access, Oracle, B20 / 20, PL / SQL
IT Skills (Internet, Networking, FTP, TCP / IP)
Oil industry operation
Firm knowledge in the area of energy with specific expertise in the oil sector
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.