The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has a
vacancy based in Vienna, Austria, for a Systems/Network Specialist
in its Administration & IT Services Department.
Carries out research and troubleshooting of network related prob-
lems; improves theperformancebetweensoftwareand infrastructure;
finds peaks in DataStream and provides for bottlenecks; identifies
future needs compared to general software and hardware develop-
ment. Develops and implements new procedures to improve com-
puter network services; and creates automated tasks to warn and
prevent service errors and interruptions to limit total down time.
Monitors all installed servers for performance and security, searches
for bottlenecks and access peaks and investigates for software set-
tings; adjusts software parameters and finds security compromis-
ing services and tasks. Maintains and upgrades software/hardware
installations, installs regular security patches, determines necessary
hardware extensions and prevents hardware related service interrup-
tions. Provides user support, troubleshoots user accounts and pro-
vides help to prevent further problems; identifies software errors and
searches for software updates and patches. Keeps abreast of techno-
logical development and runs tests on new software and hardware
to identify improvements for the Secretariat. Examines trade maga-
zines and attends computer trade shows to obtain latest information
on technology that will benefit the Secretariat. Carries out any other
tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her back-
ground, qualifications and position.
University degree in computer science, information technology or
other science studies related to information technology; professional
certification in network operating systems and related technologies
(preferably Microsoft OS); four years of work experience.
Skills and knowledge:
Networking concept; Microsoft, CISCO and VMW; Exchange e-mail
server; Firewall concept; computer hardware; video & web confer-
encing; communication skills; analytical skills; presentation skills;
interpersonal skills; customer service orientation; initiative; integrity
Commensurate remuneration package (ie monthly basic salary of
¤3,976 x 12 per year) with tax-free benefits and six weeks of annual
Applicants should kindly complete the‘Application Form
’ which can
be downloaded from our website(www.opec.org
) and send it to:
OPEC, Finance &Human Resources Department, Helferstorferstrasse
17, A-1010 Vienna, Austria; or Email:email@example.com
Onlineapplicantsshouldquote ‘JobCode10.3.04’ in the ‘Subject’
field. An automatic reply will be sent to them to confirm the success-
ful submission of the documents. The deadline for receipt of appli-
cations is February 18, 2018. Acknowledgements will only be sent
to short-listed candidates.
TheOrganizationof thePetroleumExportingCountries (OPEC) has
a vacancy based in Vienna, Austria, for an Information Assistant
(Maternityleave replacementfor oneyear and twomonthsapprox-
imately) in the Information Center/Data Services Department.
Handles all aspects of journal (print and electronic) subscrip-
tions, including subscription lists, budget preparation, budget
&expenditure reports andprocessing of invoices, contracts, and
claims for missing journal issues.
Handles all aspects of online subscriptions, including reg-
istration and activation of all library/corporate and institutional
user lists for subscriptions.
Integrated System Biblioteca2000, including registration and
cataloguing of all new subscriptions and updating the electronic
Prepares and maintains circulation and display journal lists.
Maintains the physical periodical collection, including han-
dling of the archive storage, selecting journals for binding, shelv-
ing and discarding and updating manual records.
Carries out reference and research services and assists staff,
delegates and authorized visitors with reference inquiries and
Carriesout anyother tasksassignedby the relevant superiors
as pertain to his/her background, qualifications and position.
Secondary School certificate plus special courses; three years
(with a minimum of one year in a library).
Skills and knowledge:
Library management system; MS Office; typing; Copyright Law
(data protection); communication skills; interpersonal skills;
customer service orientation; proficiency in written and spo-
Commensurate remuneration package ie monthly basic salary
of (¤3,055 x 12 per year) with tax-free benefits and six weeks
of annual leave.
Applicants should kindly complete the‘Application Form’
can be downloaded from our website(www.opec.org
) and send
OPEC, Finance & Human Resources Department,
Helferstorferstrasse 17, A-1010 Vienna, Austria; or Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Online applicants should quote ‘Job Code 3.4.03’ 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 February 4, 2018.
Acknowledgements will only be sent to short-listed candidates.
OPEC bulletin 12/17–1/18