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Alternative Sources of Energy Analyst

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Town/City Vienna
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 22/09/2009
Company Name OPEC
Contact Name Online Applications
Telephone Online Applications
Website Further Details / Applications
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Within the Research Division, the Energy Studies Department is responsible for monitoring, analyzing and forecasting world energy developments in the medium and long term. It provides studies and reports on energy issues, monitors developments, energy demand and production-related technology, and assesses implications for OPEC. It facilitates and supports planning and implementation of collaborative energy-related R&D programs of OPEC Member Countries, as well as identifies prospects for OPEC participation in major international R&D activities. It provides effective tools for and carries out model-based studies for analyses and projections of medium and long-term energy supply/demand and downstream simulation, and elaborates OPEC’s Long Term Strategy. It monitors, analyzes and reports on relevant national or regional policies, such as fiscal, energy, trade and environmental, and assesses their impact on energy markets.

The Alternative Sources of Energy Analyst studies, analyzes and evaluates developments of world non-fossil primary energy sources with particular attention to their technical and economic potential, technology, economics and drivers, such as policies, taxation, market structuring, strategies of key players, etc. He/she conducts studies on relevant issues of non-fossil sources of energy, including production, use by sector and region, as well as potential for fuel substitution. In addition, he/she assesses their impact on the world energy mix and on the demand for oil, and contributes to the World Oil Outlook.

Required competencies and qualifications:

- University degree (advanced degree preferred) in Energy Management, Economics, or in a relevant Engineering discipline
- A minimum of 8 years (6 years in case of an advanced degree) in the field of energy studies
- Training/specialization in renewable and/or nuclear energy, as well as full-cycle cost evaluation and interfuel competition
- Knowledge of related environmental issues is an asset

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 E, reporting to the Head of Energy 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. OPEC has a policy of non-discrimination which encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

Applicants are requested to fill in a résumé and an application form which can be received from their Country’s Governor for OPEC.

In order for applications to be considered, they must reach the OPEC Secretariat through the relevant Governor not later than 22 September 2009.

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