Executive Coordinator

Deadline: Open until filled - Job Code: 2.1.03

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has a vacancy based in Vienna, Austria, for Executive Coordinator in the Director, Research Division’s Office.

Main Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the preparation, coordination and implementation of medium term programme, annual work and budgetary planning, project planning and monitoring for the Division within the framework of the Office of the Director;
  • Supports the Director in the substantive preparation, review, revision and clearance of the Research Division’s papers and reports for the Governing Bodies as well as of external publication/presentations;
  • Initiates joint RD research projects and other collaboration with external entities
  • Follows-up pending matters within the Division and with other Division/Departments/Offices
  • Finalizes the Division’s reports and presentations to Management and to the Governing Bodies
  • Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her background, qualifications and position.

Requirements and Work Experience

  • University degree
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • University degree: 15 years
  • Advanced degree: 12 years

Skills and Knowledge

  • Conducting and/or coordinating research 
  • Office administration
  • MS Office
  • Typing
  • Effective writing and reporting
  • Communication and analytical skills
  • Presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Initiative and integrity
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; German an asset


Monthly basic salary of (€6,669 x 12 per year), with tax-free benefits and six-week annual leave.


Applicants should please complete the form called “Application Form” which may be downloaded from our homepage (www.opec.org) and send it to:

Finance & Human Resources Department
Helferstorferstrasse 17
A-1010 Vienna – AUSTRIA
Or email: [email protected]

Online applicants should quote “Job Code 2.1.03” in the “Subject” field. An automatic reply will be sent to confirm the successful submission of the documents.

Deadline: Open until filled. Acknowledgements will only be sent to short-listed candidates.