OPEC Allnationalities Vacancy for A Secretary

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has a vacancy based in Vienna, Austria, for a Secretary in its Research Division/Environmental Matters Unit.

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Arranges and records incoming correspondence (memos/letters/e-mails/ invoices), and assists in dispositions and distribution to the relevant staff; monitors and keeps the Unit  informed regarding the status of follow up.
  2. Arranges and records outgoing correspondence (memos/letters/e-mails/invoices), proofreading and providing the necessary background information; dispatches and files as required.
  3. Drafts memos/letters/e-mails/other response statements as requested.
  4. Follows-up pending matters within the Unit and with other Division/ Departments/Offices.
  5. Finalizes the Unit’s reports and presentations to Management and to the Governing Bodies.
  6. Translates correspondence from German to English and vice versa as required.
  7. Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her background, qualifications and position.


  • Secondary School certificate plus special courses
  • 3 years of work experience


Skills and Knowledge:

  • MS Office
  • Typing
  • Communication & interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Initiative & integrity
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; German an asset


Commensurate remuneration package i.e. monthly basic salary of €3,121 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 (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 6.1.04” 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 27 May 2018. Acknowledgements will be sent to short-listed candidates only.