Senior Research Analyst (Energy Technology)

Deadline: 31 December 2023 - Job Code: 5.2.03

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

Main Responsibilities

  • Develops methodologies to analyze and assess energy technologies, builds up frameworks and quantitative models for monitoring and assessing recent and future technological developments
  • Searches for, identifies, collects and maintains data and information on energy related technologies and other relevant issues and conducts studies on energy technologies
  • Develops technology-rich scenarios as input to OPEC’s World Oil Outlook and other model-based studies
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining a network of experts from Member Countries related to technological research and identifies potential areas of co-operation between Member Countries on technological issues
  • Contributes to and/or delivers speeches, articles and presentations to both 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

Requirements and Work Experience

  • University degree in Engineering or Sciences
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • University degree: 10 years of work experience
  • Advanced degree: 8 years of work experience

Training Specialization

  • Energy technology
  • Energy economics
  • Knowledge of related environmental issues an asset

Skills and Knowledge

  • Communication and analytical skills
  • Presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Initiative and integrity
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English


Monthly basic salary of (€7,482 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 ( and send it to:

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

Online applicants should quote “Job Code 5.2.03” 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 31 December 2023. Acknowledgements will only be sent to short-listed candidates.