Senior Business & BD Projects Controller

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Vopak New Energies & LNG

Vopak New Energies & LNG group is among others responsible for developing LNG terminals and operations across the globe and migrating these over time to the Vopak divisions; currently we operate four terminals via joint ventures. Two terminals are land based, which are the Gate terminal in Rotterdam and Terminal Altamira in Mexico. In Port Qasim in Pakistan and Cartagena in Colombia we run floating regasification terminals. Soon a fifth terminal can be added to the portfolio in Hong Kong. Next to this, we are engaged in several LNG projects like in Australia, South Africa and Singapore. 

We also aim to develop projects in the fields of decarbonization and green energy supply. Currently, we have several mature projects in CO2 storage which we want to bring to the next phase, together with the regional Vopak companies. In our new technologies team we are looking at, among others, liquid hydrogen storage, ammonia, sustainable feedstock, bio fuels and flow batteries.

What will be your role?

As Senior Business & BD Project Controller, you are going to be a member of the Finance & Control team. Your primary role is to assist the business development teams within various projects, from early development up to final investment decision. This includes financial modeling, M&A activities,  structuring and challenging the assumptions applied in the business case to come to a robust business case. You will do this for the New Energy & LNG division but will also work together with the other Vopak Divisions who are developing New Energy projects. At the same time, you will contribute to finance activities for the existing joint ventures including governance, reporting and advising on financial matters. Your reporting line is to the Finance & Control Director Vopak New Energy & LNG.


Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Involvement in business development and M&A projects;

  • Structuring of opportunities into attractive business cases;

  • Coaching less experienced team members;

  • Managing internal and external (financial) stakeholders;

  • Involvement in the financing strategy for projects;

  • Coordinating the financial part of the due diligence;

  • Involvement in preparing investment decision documentation and project updates;

  • Involvement in financial review, reporting and governance of New Energy & LNG joint ventures;

  • Managing the planning and reporting cycle of Finance and Control aspects (including tax, treasury, insurances, sustainability and audit);

  • Supporting the realization of the business objectives in the short and long term;

  • Liaising with internal and external (financial) stakeholders;

  • Representing Vopak in finance work streams both internally and externally (meeting of terminal and shareholder financial representatives);

  • Supporting the management team with post-merger integration of new businesses, including a.o. the implementation of Vopak reporting requirements and Purchase Price Allocation reporting;

  • Contribute to further developing the finance tool-kit for New Energy Projects.


  • Academic level with background in finance / business economics, preferably combined with a professional qualification in the finance & control area (e.g. CPA, CMA, RA, RC)

  • At least 7 years relevant work experience, including business development and/or M&A exposure

  • Experienced with enterprise valuations

  • Experienced with project financing and LNG, shipping or power (plants) is a pré 

  • Strong analytical skills and conceptual capabilities

  • Team player and capability to act in a remote and multicultural global team

  • Self-starting

  • Eager to take ownership and learn more

  • Passion for personal development

  • Fluent in English and good writing skills

  • Able and willing to travel

What we can offer: 

When you join the Vopak New Energies & LNG group, you can count on a challenging position with a high degree of responsibility, a hands-on mentality among colleagues and exposure to a professional, dynamic, multinational and diverse environment. There is room to grow through vocational training and personal development opportunities on an international level. Within the Vopak New Energies & LNG group there is ample opportunity to fast track your career, depending on your own level of initiative. 

Are you the Senior Business & BD Project Controller we are looking for?

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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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