Business Analyst

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Commercial Data Scientist

Since 3 years we have started a data discovery journey without a predicted end destination. For this journey we are seeking an exceptional Commercial Data Scientist capable of combining your analytical skills, curiosity, critical thinking, sensitivity and entrepreneurship to facilitate the business in defining and realizing big data initiatives. 

You maintain close relationships with consultants, business analysts, data analysts and data owners. If this is you, then we'll be happy to meet you!

Your three main missions

‘You will be the big data pathfinder'

‘You will have a major impact on exploiting the business value of data'

‘You will provide new insights based on data patterns and models the organization never investigated before'


The ideal candidate enjoys discovering and solving business problems. He or she has a strong results driven personality with a high level of enthusiasm, energy and confidence and always being a critical thinker. Ability to communicate complex findings and ideas in plain language. Ability to change direction quickly, proactively seeking clarification of requirements and directions and take responsibility when needed. The role involves ongoing contact with a wide range of colleagues from different departments. This requires excellent influencing and communication skills.

  • Academic degree in e.g. econometrics, mathematics or other data analytics discipline.

  • 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience.

  • Beneficial is experience compiling and analyzing complex, high volume, high dimensional datasets.

  • Excellent data mining skills including data auditing, aggregation, validation and reconciliation; advanced modelling techniques, testing and creating and explaining results in clear and concise reports

  • Present findings to senior management and influence decision making.

What we can offer:

  • Market conform salary depending on skills and experience

  • Bonus opportunity

  • Travel allowance

  • 30 holidays on an annual basis

  • Collective Health Insurance (contribution Vopak of 50% of basic package)

  • Vopak's own pension scheme

  • We will continuously invest in your personal growth, and future career path within Vopak

Tasks & responsibilities

As a Data Scientist you will make a significant contribution in the digital transformation Vopak is currently in. With your knowledge, insights, vision and skills, you will develop initiatives to improve processes by combining enterprise data, market intel, Internet of Things (IoT) and determine patterns resulting in predictive models. Are you in? 

• Diving deep into datasets to find fascinating (or informative) data insights and unexpected correlations;

• Explore new algorithms to bring data and insights, such as demand forecasting;

• Collaborate with experts in a variety of disciplines to pioneer new approaches to research by integrating diverse data sources;

• Contributing to the technical vision around the tools and the way of working;

• Applies new approaches as a direct result of one's own initiative that results in a better solution, increased quality and/or greater efficiency.



Are you the Data Scientist we are looking for? Then be part of our digital transition and apply via the 'apply' button. For more information about the process, please contact the recruiter.

Sollicitatie procedure

Stap 1
Stap 2
1e interview
Stap 3
Online assessment
Stap 4
2e interview
Stap 5

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