Head, Public Relations and Information Department at OPEC

Head, Public Relations and Information Department at OPEC – Here are the requirements and how to apply for the position of Head, Public Relations and Information Department in the ongoing OPEC job recruitment.

Head, Public Relations and Information Department at OPEC – About Position

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) organizes and unifies the petroleum policies of its Member Nations and sees to the stabilization of oil markets in order to maintain an efficient, economic and regular supply of petroleum to consumers, a regular revenue to producers and a fair return on capital for investors in the petroleum sector.

They are hiring to fill the following positions described below.

Job Title: Head, Public Relations and Information Department

Job Code: 8.1.01
Location: Nigeria

 Job Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, manages and evaluates the work in the Public Relations & Information Department by:
    • Suggesting ways and means of promoting the image of the Organization;
    • Regularly dispatching information to the broad public through the media and       disseminating information and news on OPEC;
    • Informing and seeking dialogues with targeted policy-making bodies, institutions, and organizations;
    • Identifying and strengthening avenues for dialogue between OPEC, other institutions and the general public;
    • Monitoring the media to evaluate public perception about the Organization, and recommending, where necessary, any misinformation about the Organization through the Director, Support Services Division to the Secretary-General;
    • Ensuring that publications and public relations activities are fully consistent with the pursuit of   OPEC aims and objectives, and policies, and of highest professional standard in terms of language, format, and layout;
    • Updating and sustaining the OPEC website
  • Establishes and maintains close contacts with the media and arranges print, radio, TV and internet interviews to promote the objective presentation of OPEC, its aims and objectives as well as the work of the Secretariat
  • Arranges presentations at relevant OPEC meetings and international forums representing the Secretariat as required
  • Develops and maintains networks with external experts and institutions in fields relating to the work of the Department
  • Prepares the annual budget for the Department
  • Carries out any other tasks assigned to him/her by the Director, Support Services Division

Job Requirements


  • Advanced university degree in Media Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, International Relations or relevant Social Sciences
  • Ph.D. preferred.

Work Experience:

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  • 12 years in journalism, information management and/or public relations in the media or in an energy-related establishment with a minimum of 4 years in a managerial position, preferably at large national, regional, or international institutions
  • Ph.D.: 10 years

Training Specializations:

  • Knowledge of modern information practice and techniques
  • Professional Management & Leadership
  • Membership of a professional body (Public Relations or Journalism) is an advantage
  • Knowledge of energy development issues an asset


  • Managerial & leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Strategic orientation
  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Negotiation skills
  • Initiative and integrity.


  • English.

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How to apply for Head, Public Relations and Information Department at OPEC

Interested and suitably qualified individuals are required to submit a résumé and an application form which can be obtained from their Country’s Governor (PDF) for OPEC or Click Here (Ms. Word) to access Application Form. For applications to be given consideration, the application form and resume should get to the OPEC Secretariat via the relevant Governor not later than the deadline specified below.

Federal Republic of Nigeria
Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim, MCIPR,
Group General Manager, International Energy Relations (GGM IER),
Governor for OPEC,
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation – NNPC,
Block D 10th Floor, Room 04, NNPC Towers
Abuja, Nigeria.

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Application Deadline

  • 28th March 2020

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