Senior Editing Assistant

Deadline: 25 March 2018 - Job Code: 5.2.05

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has a vacancy based in Vienna, Austria, for a Senior Editing Assistant in its Energy Studies Department.

Main Responsibilities:

  1. In close collaboration with the research staff of the Department, processes technical reports, including typing, drafting, proofreading/editing, formatting and finalizing text, preparing tables, graphics and flow charts and coordinating with other departments for presentation to meetings and/or dispatch to Member Countries.
  2. Services meetings, taking notes, preparing summaries and drafting the final report.
  3. Prepares presentations for in-house meetings and outside conferences.
  4. Maintains the Department’s physical and electronic filing system of research reports.
  5. Retrieves data and information as required for the research programmes.
  6. Drafts correspondence and provides secretarial support to the research staff.
  7. As secretary to the WOO (World Oil Outlook) Core Group, coordinates meetings and all areas of preparation of the WOO.
  8. Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her background, qualifications and position.


  • Vocational training
  • 5 years of work experience

Skills and Knowledge:

  • MS Office
  • Typing
  • Effective writing
  • Effective reporting
  • Communication & interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Initiative & integrity
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English


Commensurate remuneration package, i.e. monthly basic salary of (€3,335 x 12 per year), with tax-free benefits and six-week annual leave.


Applicants should kindly complete the “Application Form” which can be downloaded from our website ( and send it to:

Finance & Human Resources Department
Helferstorferstrasse 17
A-1010 Vienna – Austria

Or email:

Online applicants should quote “Job Code 5.2.05” in the “Subject” field. An automatic reply will be sent to confirm the successful submission of the documents.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 25 March 2018. Acknowledgements will only be sent to short-listed candidates.