Energy Models Analyst - Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countr...
Organization Of The Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) -
5d ago
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The Energy Studies Department monitors, analyzes and forecasts world energy developments in the medium and long term and reports thereon, in particular providing in-depth studies and reports on energy issues.

It monitors developments and undertakes specific studies on energy demand and production-related technology, assessing implications for OPEC.

It identifies and follows up key areas of energy-related emerging technologies and research and development (R&D), facilitates and supports planning and implementation of collaborative energy-related R&D programs of Member Countries, as well as identifies prospects for OPEC participation in major international R&D activities.

It carries out studies and reports on developments in the petroleum industry, providing effective tools for carrying out model-based studies of analyses and projections of energy supply / demand and downstream simulation.

It elaborates OPEC Long Term Strategy and monitors, analyzes and reports on relevant national or regional policies (fiscal, energy, trade and environmental), assessing their impacts on energy markets.

Objective of Position

  • To ensure adequate development of the modeling capabilities of the Department and to supervise the development and maintenance of medium- to long-term modeling systems;
  • To coordinate and be responsible for running the models; and to coordinate, carry out or contribute to studies based on a modeled approach.

    Main Responsibilities

    Ensures and supervises the development of medium- and long-term modeling systems made by the OPEC Secretariat or by outside consultants and to co-ordinate for running the models

    Ensures the maintenance of proper specifications of the models in use, keeps OPEC Secretariat methodologies continually under review and provides general guidelines for improving methodologies for the models in the Department

    Conducts or contributes to studies based on a modeled approach

  • Responsible for defining the most reasonable raw input data for and running, modifying and updating the models in the Secretariat;
  • estimating and re-specifying the equations of the models to increase their computational efficiency

    Studies and keeps abreast of other energy model efforts developed outside so as to keep OPEC methodologies continually under review

    Contributes to speeches, articles and presentations to internal meetings and international forums

    Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his / her background, qualifications and position.

    Required Competencies and Qualifications

    Education :

    University Degree in Economics, Statistics or Computational Modelling

    Advanced Degree preferred.

    Work Experience :

    University Degree : 8 years in the petroleum industry

    Advanced Degree : 6 years.

    Training Specializations :

    Energy modeling

    Knowledge of latest developments in exploration / production (upstream), pipeline transportation, refining (downstream) and modeling

    Broad knowledge of various phases of oil operations and energy related environmental issues an asset

    Competencies : Communication skills

    Interpersonal skills

    Customer service orientation

    Language : English.

    Status and Benefits

    Members of the Secretariat are international employees whose responsibilities are not national but exclusively international.

    In carrying out their functions they have to demonstrate the personal qualities expected of international employees such as integrity, independence and impartiality.

    The post is at grade E reporting to the Head, Energy Studies Department. The compensation package, including expatriate benefits, is commensurate with the level of the post.

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