SHE Advisor

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

The International SHE Advisor identifies, develops and drives SHE and Operational Excellence best practices and ensures that they are adopted across operations. He / she provides expertise and advices to all levels of the Organization. Conducts incident investigations and audits compliance against Vopak's blueprint, defined standards and best practices. Assists and provides guidance to priorities and closing identified gaps. Leads (virtual) teams of divisional and local professionals to fulfill the SHE and Operational Excellence agenda.

Your role as a SHE Advisor

  • Content expert on SHE topics: develop SHE and OpEx strategy, standards, procedures, training.

  • Ensure input, review, advise and support divisions and Opco's on SHE and OpEx matters.

  • Governance: monitor application of SHE and OpEx policies, processes and standards.

  • People development: improve SHE competences within Vopak.

  • Sustain the Trust & Verify through supporting terminals embedding the program.

  • Functional input/Support the safety related IT solutions e.g. Enablon, Tagetik SHE Environment, Tracess, VPC

Your activities as a SHE Advisor

  • Incident Reporting and Investigation

  • Execute and review Tripod investigations.

  • Organize incident sharing to the Vopak Organization.

  • Daily update and follow up through reporting and month end closure.

  • Planning, tracking and monitoring audits. Trigger actions where needed.

  • Support THA auditors group, organize training, improve THA process.

  • On site Terminal and Project safety reviews and audits

  • Support the development training concepts, material and programs to further develop SHE competences.

  • Vopak Way standards ownership (review, update, improve, where necessary provide training).

  • Support the organization of the yearly Global SHE Day (theme, slides)

  • Support the organization of the yearly SHE Achievement Awards program.

  • Attending and participating in divisional ran Terminal SHE Managers meetings as required.

  • Assist yearly global SHE target setting.

  • Various reporting (global safety updates, quarterly SB report input, etc.)

Vopak takes care of you

Colleagues with whom you can laugh and who together turn setbacks into solutions. The most varied job in which you can make a difference for the future of Vopak. And you get:

  • A competitive salary depending on your experience and knowledge.

  • An attractive bonus payment

  • A collective health insurance policy whereby Vopak pays 50% of the nominal costs.

  • A good pension plan through our own pension fund.

  • Good career opportunities through various opportunities.

Your qualifications and skills as a SHE Advisor

  • Safety thought leader with 5 - 10 years experience with SHEQ activities in the oil, gas or chemical industry;

  • Fluent in English;

  • Able to communicate effectively and to engage at all levels in the organization;

  • Education at academic level with formal safety education as a strong plus;   

  • Based in Rotterdam but  willingness and ability to travel internationally as and when needed; 

  • Takes ownership and gets things done.

Welcome to Vopak

In our strong family culture we pay attention to our people. We look at your talent and give you great opportunities. This way you learn your entire career, often also from the people around you. We pay close attention to each other when it comes to safety and health. Our environment is also very important to us, so we work with a lot of attention for the environment.


We would like to hear from you! Apply directly via the "apply" button. Questions? Please contact the recruiter.

Sollicitatie procedure

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1e interview
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Online assessment
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2e interview
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