Temporary Secretary

Deadline: Open until filled - Job Code: 1.0.08

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has a vacancy based in Vienna, Austria, for Temporary Secretary (for 6 months approximately) in the Office of the Secretary General.

Main Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Head, Office of the Secretary General performs secretarial and administrative support duties including, but not limited to:

  • Booking meeting rooms, setting up conference calls and taking messages and minutes during meetings
  • Ordering and maintaining supplies
  • Organizing and filing documents, including confidential records
  • Preparing and managing correspondence
  • Maintaining schedules and calendars
  • Carrying out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her background, qualifications and position

Requirements and Work Experience

  • Secondary School certificate plus special courses
  • Specialized training in typing and MS Office
  • 3 years of work experience         

Skills and Knowledge

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Initiative
  • Integrity
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English, German is an asset


Monthly basic salary of €3,660 per month, with tax-free benefits.


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 1.0.08” 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.