Human Resources Manager


Description of
this vacancy


Royal Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company that employs around 6,000 employees in 23 countries throughout the world. We store vital products with care. Products for everyday life of today, and of the future. The energy that allows us to turn on the lights, heat or cool our homes or commute to work; the chemicals found in millions of useful products, including your phones; the edible oils to prepare food. We are also developing new infrastructure solutions to actively contribute to the introduction of future vital products, such as sustainable transport fuels for airplanes, flow batteries for storing clean electricity, and hydrogen, which can be used to store and transport renewable energy. For more information, please visit


To be successful in this role candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • A strong professional ethics with high integrity
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • High level of planning and organisational skills
  • Passionate about people and driving positive employee experience and development
  • A proven track record of managing successful change, transformation and engagement projects
  • Working knowledge of ER/IR laws, Awards, the Fair Work Act and National Employment Standards
  • Certified HR with 10 years of experience in MNC environment and 6 years in business partnering/leadership roles
  • A degree in HR Management or other business disciplines


This is a key role in the organisation partnering with management and leadership teams in leading and overseeing HR initiatives and activities for the country.

This is a Sydney based permanent role, reporting to the Managing Director.

Tasks include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leading and implementing local HR strategy and initiatives that align with global/division HR whilst supporting country business objectives
  • Driving talent acquisition, development, retention, including performance management, and succession planning
  • Leading, engaging and driving local HR agenda/initiatives with management & leadership teams
  • Developing and monitoring local functional or operational policies, ensuring compliance to local regulations and aligning with the business needs
  • Identifying latest HR developments and providing suitable interpretation to all levels of the organisation
  • Building and fostering strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders (employees, unions, government bodies and vendors)
  • Managing and providing effective leadership to the local HR team 
  • Collaborating with Asia Middle East HR Community to identify and implement people initiatives that support the organisational strategy


If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and a unique cover letter - something that describes who you are, your thinking/belief and addresses the criteria mentioned above.

* Only those who are successful for the interview will be contacted.

* Vopak is an equal opportunity employer.

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