Global Manager Compensation & Benefits

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Global Manager Compensation & Benefits

Around the world, Vopak connects the supply of and demand for vital products and resources. Energy that allows people to heat their homes and travel the world. Food for a growing planet. And chemicals for companies to use. Products that are vital to people’s lives. We ensure the safe, efficient and clean storage of such vital products.

The global energy transition - in which we have the ambition to make an impact - the growing world population, and all new possibilities of emerging technologies make this a very interesting time to be doing business. If this global working environment appeals to you and you have the right skills and mindset your profile will match to our DNA! 

Royal Vopak (Koninklijke Vopak N.V.) is the world’s leading independent tank storage company, operating a global network of 78 terminals located at strategic locations along major trade routes in 23 countries. With a history of more than 400 years and a focus on sustainability, they ensure safe, efficient and clean storage and handling of bulk liquid products for their customers.

As Head of Global C&B you will have a truly global role, responsible for end to end design and execution of the worldwide remuneration policies including Executive Compensation, Long Term (LTIP) and Short Term Incentive Plans (STIP) , Global Mobility, job evaluations, reward benchmarking and managing the Remuneration Committee for an AEX listed Executive and Supervisory Boards. It is an expert role, not only being a sparring partner for the Boards, Senior Management, and HR Directors, but also hands-on technical C&B.

Head of Global Compensation & Benefits Accountabilities:

  • Develop and implement the global compensation & benefits strategy, policies and processes in line with the Global People Strategy and local market practices in 23 countries across 78 terminals and 6,000+ employees ensuring world-wide consistent, compliant, market and cost competitive C&B practices;

  • Act as Secretary of the Remuneration Committee of the Supervisory Board, prepare the agenda, ensure follow up and prepare the annual remuneration report, in line with legal requirements and in close cooperation with the Remuneration Committee;

  • Advise the Executive Board, Supervisory Board,  HR Directors and Senior Managers on the global compensation strategy and various local and individual compensation issues;

  • Engage with external shareholders representatives to explain C&B policies

  • Ensure our C&B tools drive individual and team execution of the company strategy

  • Develop and manage the global job framework in terms of job profiling, job grading policy, job family modeling and grading system;

  • Implement and periodically review the LTIP, STIP and global mobility policies and processes and oversee the actual individual transfers; contract and monitor the performance of global service providers;

  • Ensure a streamlined execution of various global mobility operational processes working with internal and external providers; hierarchically manage the global mobility officer who is responsible for all operations concerning our expat community

  • Collaborate with other team members to support the implementation of various relevant HR processes within Workday;

  • Actively lead or participate in global HR projects to increase the transparency of the various compensation policies and customize our efforts to the diverse C&B markets where Vopak operates

As Head of Global Compensation & Benefits you will report to the Global Director HR and will be part of the Global HR Leadership Team.

About our organisation Koninklijke Vopak N.V.:

Koninklijke Vopak N.V. (Vopak) enables the delivery of products that are vital to our economy and daily lives, ranging from oil, chemicals, gasses and LNG to biofuels and vegoils. Vopak was created by the merger of Van Ommeren and Pakhoed in 1999.

Vopak is listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange and headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Including their joint ventures, they employ an international workforce of close to 6,000 people in over 23 countries with more than 25 JV partners. 

The office is perfectly reachable by car as well as public transport. Your desk will be at the beautiful Vopak head office at the Westerpark in the center of Rotterdam. We firmly support a hybrid working policy, which promotes working from home 2 days a week.

The vacancy offers more than just a great challenge:

  • Competitive base salary, depending on level of relevant job experience;

  • STIP and LTIP;

  • Lease car (or transport budget);

  • Attractive pension plan;

  • 30 holidays;

  • Collective health insurance

  • Hybrid working environment

You will bring the following for the position of Manager Global C&B:

  • Successfully completed Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Law or HR;

  • At least 10 years in-depth experience across all areas of global C&B, of which a minimum of 5 years in a managerial C&B role within a professional and international environment;

  • Diligence, accuracy, analysis, advisory skills and stakeholder management will be of added value to this environment.

  • Familiarity with nuances of C&B practices internationally is key  

  • Thorough technical, numerical and hands-on C&B knowledge and experience in executive reward, global mobility, international benchmarks, Hay job grading and C&B calculations for individual members of senior staff; excellent Excel/Google Sheets and reporting skills;

  • Experience being sparring partner and expert advisor of the Board and Senior Management in an AEX / listed multinational company;

  • Integrity, numerical and analytical skills, eye for detail, sticking to the agreed policies, assertive, collaborative though independent thinker, customer focus, delivering results, people management, transparent;

  • Excellent communication skills in English. Working knowledge of Dutch is an advantage.

  • Multicultural awareness and sensibility

  • Interest in general HR topics and sustainability is most welcome.


Then apply via the ‘apply’ button. We are waiting for your application!

Vopak is an equal opportunity employer. Everyone is different, and the differences in people allow us to match our ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. That's why we are curious about who you are!

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