HR Business Partner (HQ)

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Storing vital products with care

HR Business Partner

We are looking for an experienced HR Business Partner to support our directors (Functional Heads) to develop and implement organizational and people related strategy at Vopak Global HQ in Rotterdam.

The HR Business Partner is part of the HR team and will report to the HR Director Europe & Africa. In this role you will have the opportunity to partner with directors, managers and key stakeholders to help building people capability, and shaping and implementing effective people strategies and activities within the organization.

Are you ready to take on your next challenge and work for one of the oldest Dutch multinationals?


  • Minimum of BSc degree in Human Resources or related field

  • Ideally 3+ years of experience in a similar role in an international environment

  • Extensive knowledge of Dutch labor law and HR best practices

  • Knowledge of Portuguese labor law is an advantage

  • Experience with Workday is an advantage

  • Experience with driving change in organization and culture

  • Strong social and communication skills 

  • Good command of Dutch & English - both, in oral and written; fluency in Portuguese is an advantage

  • Result driven, customer oriented, initiative, entrepreneurship and enjoys interacting with a variety of people

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 (Vopak contribution 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

  • Partnering with key stakeholders/line managers in all topics of people management

  • Providing professional advice and guidance to key stakeholders on people challenges

  • Monitoring the recruitment processes and maintaining active contact with the Corporate Recruiter to develop recruitment strategies

  • Ensuring adherence to established and new HR processes, guidelines and tools and evaluating those in close collaboration with HR team

  • Be the HR representative in the HQ works council; 

  • Coaching and providing feedback to key stakeholders to help improve business efficiency

  • Supporting people practices such as restructures and succession planning

  • Bringing HR expertise and developing solutions to help the business area to deliver its strategy

  • Delivering excellent employee experience during the whole employee lifecycle

  • Managing Payroll for our Portuguese entity together with our external partner;

  • Upgrading and improving HR policies & HR operations for our Portuguese IT entity.


Then apply via the ‘apply' button. For more information about the position please contact the Recruiter.

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!

Sollicitatie procedure

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1e interview
Stap 3
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Stap 4
2e interview
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