Director of Operations, VTS

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Grow your career with a global industry leader.

Your role and impact:

As our Director Operations, you will play a key management role in the organization, and is responsible for providing leadership, overseeing and managing Vopak Terminal Singapore (VTS) operations.

Are you ready to make an impact on our growing business in our region? Read on to find out more about this exciting job opportunity!

A rewarding place to work 

A career at Vopak means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a part of a visionary, global tank storage services leader with a heritage of over 400 years. We are committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and equitable work environment, which is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. Besides a competitive salary package, we offer a comprehensive benefits program comprising health insurance, parental leave and wellness activities.

Who are we?

Vopak is the world's leading independent tank storage company, operating 71 terminals in 23 countries.  We store vital products such as chemicals, oils, gases, LNG and biofuels with care. With a focus on sustainability, we ensure safe, clean and efficient storage and handling of bulk liquid products and gases for our customers. By doing so, we enable the delivery of products vital for the energy, chemicals and food & agriculture industries, and to our daily lives. As a progressive and growing company, we continue transforming our portfolio and position our company strategically towards more sustainable forms of energy and feedstocks for example hydrogen and CO2.

We are committed to develop key infrastructure solutions for the world's changing energy systems, while simultaneously investing in digitalization and innovation. Vopak is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam and is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.


  • Provide strategic leadership, direction and oversee all Vopak Terminal Singapore operations to support business needs.

  • Lead and guide Terminal Managers in the planning and decision making to achieve short and long term results.

  • Lead and is a key driver for the Terminal Master Plan, Maintenance & Growth project execution plan.

  • Develop and implement policies to support the operational plans and processes for the terminals, and to ensure the delivery of quality service in line with the customers needs.

  • Lead, oversee, manage and drive SHE policies and processes in alignment with global policy and meet legal obligations and Vopak Standards.

  • Lead and drive cultural work excellence on work process efficiencies & align them with the company's strategic objectives.

  • Drive & contribute to cost effectiveness through strategic partnerships.

  • Develop a performance culture, people development and training in alignment with the local businesses and Human Resources guidelines with the aim to be future ready.

  • Oversee and be accountable for the terminal operations overall budget, allocation, spend and monitoring.

  • Oversee to ensure that there is a database & strategic pool of EPC contractors for execution of growth projects in the most effective way.

  • Develop succession plan to ensure sustainability.

  • Build strong stakeholder relationship both internally and externally.

  • Lead and is a representative for VTS with external parties and/or government agencies


  • Degree in Engineering or related field

  • 15-20 years work experience with a proven track record.

  • Demonstrated ability in leading, influencing, driving and stimulating organizational change efforts

  • Demonstrated strategic mindset

  • Demonstrated leadership and people management skills

  • Global mindset coupled with cultural sensitivity

  • Strong business acumen and analytical ability

  • Strong Project Management with Risk Management ability

  • Strong operational excellence background in oil & gas & chemical industry

  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills

  • Strong stakeholder relationship & management skills

  • Strong network and relationship with government bodies and local authorities

  • Ability to manage multiple party communication and operate under stress

  • Familiar and knowledgeable with terminal operations and safety, health procedures

  • Fluent spoken and written English. 

How to apply?

Are you the Director Operations we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our Singapore Terminal Operations team. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email

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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The successful candidate will be awarded a local employment contract.

Sollicitatie procedure

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1e interview
Stap 3
Online assessment
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2e interview
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