Alternative Sources of Energy Analyst at Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) – We coordinate and unify the petroleum policies of its Member Countries and ensure the stabilization of oil markets in order to secure an efficient, economic and regular supply of petroleum to consumers, a steady income to producers and a fair return on capital for those investing in the petroleum industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Alternative Sources of Energy Analyst

Job Code: 5.2.02
Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • The Energy Studies Department monitors, analyzes and forecasts world energy developments in the medium and long term and reports thereon, in particular providing in-depth studies and reports on energy issues.
  • It monitors developments and undertakes specific studies on energy demand and production-related technology, assessing implications for OPEC.
  • It identifies and follows up key areas of energy-related emerging technologies and research and development (R&D), facilitates and supports planning and implementation of collaborative energy-related R&D programs of Member Countries, as well as identifies prospects for OPEC participation in major international R&D activities.
  • It carries out studies and reports on developments in the petroleum industry, providing effective tools for carrying out model-based studies of analyses and projections of energy supply / demand and downstream simulation.
  • It elaborates OPEC Long Term Strategy and monitors, analyzes and reports on relevant national or regional policies (fiscal, energy, trade and environmental), assessing their impacts on energy markets.

Objective of Position

  • To study, analyze and evaluate developments of global coal and non-hydrocarbon 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.
  • To conduct studies on relevant issues on coal and non-hydrocarbon sources of energy, including production, use by sector and region as well as potential for fuel substitution and to assess their impact on world energy mix and on the demand for oil; contribute to the World Oil Outlook.

Main Responsibilities

  • Conducts studies on the development of coal and non-hydrocarbon sources of energy and prepare reports thereon.
  • Collects, integrates and analyses data on technological, economic, environmental and policy aspects of coal and non-hydrocarbon energy.
  • Studies and analyses developments of primary energy demand by fuel and sectoral energy use within a country / group of countries, taking into consideration various aspects of energy policy development, including environment, energy substitution and conservation and security of  supply, and  assesses the impact on the energy supply mix.
  • Monitors the technological evolution of coal and non-hydrocarbon sources of energy, and assesses potential for major breakthroughs and their impact on interfuel competition in various sectors.
  • Assesses investment requirements and the costs of finding, developing, producing and delivering energy from coal and non-hydrocarbon sources.
  • Contributes to and delivers speeches, articles and presentations to internal meetings and various international forums.
  • Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his / her background, qualifications and position.

Required Competencies and Qualifications
Education:

  • University degree in Energy Management, Economics or in a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • Advanced degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • University degree: 8 years in the field of energy studies.
  • Advanced degree: 6 years.

Training Specializations:

  • Renewable and / or nuclear energy.
  • Full cycle Cost evaluation.
  • Interfuel competition.
  • Knowledge of related environmental issues an asset.

Competencies:

  • Communication skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Initiative and integrity.
  • Language: English

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, Energy Studies Department. The compensation package, including expatriate benefits, is commensurate with the level of the post.

Application Closing Date
14th March, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information and Notice

  • 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.
  • In order for applications to be considered, they must reach the OPEC Secretariat through the relevant Governor not later than the closing date stated above
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