Senior Technical Manager New Energies & Feedstocks

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

We're looking for a Senior Technical Manager New Energies responsible for the process design and project management of assigned projects focussed on the energy transition. The Senior Technical Manager New Energies is part of the Global New Energies & Feedstocks Development team and will report to the Global Director New Energies.


  • Bachelor and/or Master degree ideally in a Technical field (or related);

  • 10+ years of project management experience; 

  • Experience with large scale industrial projects and new energies projects;

  • Understand the complexity of working on new projects in completely new fields. And translate it back to the projects;

  • Strong knowledge of, and experience with project management methodologies like Prince2, PMI, and/or Vopak Project Management (VPM);

  • Big interest in new technologies;

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills with an analytical ability;

  • Fluent in English both in verbal and written (Dutch is preferable); 

  • Self-starter, highly motivated, excellent conceptualizer.

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 the Senior Technical Manager you actively contribute to make Vopak better. You are accountable for the translation of business development opportunities into achievable, realistic and ambitious project execution plans and in the execution for the first phases of the New Energies projects assigned to you. Covering all aspects of safety, timeline, budget and scope.

  • Translate opportunities into concrete projects according to VPM;

  • Scan and assess new technologies in New Energies for new projects and Vopak Ventures;

  • Ensure realistic and optimized technical solutions within the projects;

  • Ensure ambitious but realistic project estimates in consultation with Global Engineering;

  • Responsible for managing projects according to VPM up to the Selection Phase;

  • Responsible for a successful delivery of Strategic Investment Proposals for New Energies projects;

  • Help prioritizing within the Global New Energies department and contributing to the New Energies vision & mission;

  • Managing and aligning with key internal and external stakeholders;

  • Contribute to development and correct use of procedures and work processes;

  • Create and develop a New Energy knowledge network within Vopak.


Then apply via the ‘apply' button. For more information about the recruitment process please contact Raphael Begeer.

Sollicitatie procedure

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

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