IT/OT Manager


Description of
this vacancy

Join Vopak in Asia & Middle East. Make an impact.

Your role and impact:

As our IT/OT Manager, you will be responsible to lead the execution of IT/OT services, applications, networks, systems, both hardware and software applications, to meet operational business needs.


A rewarding place to work  

A career at Vopak means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a part of a visionary, global tank storage services leader with a heritage of over 400 years. We are committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and equitable work environment, which is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. Besides a competitive salary package, we offer a comprehensive benefits program comprising health insurance, parental leave and wellness activities. 

Who are we? 

Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company, operating 71 terminals in 23 countries.  We store vital products such as chemicals, oils, gases, LNG and biofuels with care. With a focus on sustainability, we ensure safe, clean and efficient storage and handling of bulk liquid products and gases for our customers. By doing so, we enable the delivery of products vital for the energy, chemicals and food & agriculture industries, and to our daily lives. As a progressive and growing company, we continue transforming our portfolio and position our company strategically towards more sustainable forms of energy and feedstocks for example hydrogen and CO2.

We are committed to develop key infrastructure solutions for the world’s changing energy systems, while simultaneously investing in digitalization and innovation. Vopak is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam and is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 


  • Responsible for formulating policies, setting standards applicable to all areas of IT/OT including hardware, software, communications and information services

  • Ensure alignment of IT/OT strategy and roadmap are aligned with business objectives, requirements and global/regional IT standards

  • Ensure communication and adoption of IT/OT standards and policies in the organization

  • Lead in IT/OT initiatives, projects and its implementation

  • Initiate and engage the management team in new technology projects, platform upgrades, and seek approval and buy-in

  • Act as an advisor to the management team on technology changes

  • Manage risk in data centre, infrastructure, ensuring back up plans and actions are taken at all times

  • Manage and take responsibility for IT/OT plan, budget and resource allocation

  • Responsible for the efficiency and effectiveness of the company’s technology platforms, infrastructure and systems

  • Manage and meet the service level expectations of internal stakeholders and customers

  • Set performance metrics to measure service standards and expectations from stakeholders and customers

  • Ensure successful technical implementation of large and more complex information system projects in the Company

  • Take responsibility for the IT/OT Information Plan, Budget Control and Resource Plan for all relevant sites

  • Work with sector digitization/innovation managers’ site masterplan; anticipating and communicating future needs and innovation opportunities to management and service departments

  • Monitor site operations and collection of site vulnerability data, development of plans to address vulnerabilities

  • Responsible for all technology system implementation, technical support and technology projects

  • Lead, guide and train on people development on personnel’s competencies

  • Drive organisational development by focusing on people development, organisational discipline and systemising processes and procedures

  • Engage stakeholders to advise and update on technology changes

  • Build strong partnerships with business leaders to ensure technology meets business needs


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Having 8 or more years of experience in IT/OT with 5 years at the managerial level

  • At least one of the following certifications: VMWare VCP certification (V6 and above), Azure or AWS

  • Technical knowledge of software and hardware aspects of IT/OT in areas such as data management, information systems development, computer operations and communications

  • Knowledge of the business activities and processes in Oil & Gas operations would be an added advantage 

  • Regional exposure (ie. dealings with colleagues in the region as well as in corporate head office would be advantageous)

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally

  • Knowledge of ITIL and Project Management would be an added advantage

  • Technical certification from organizations such as Cisco, Microsoft, VMware and Nutanix would be an added advantage

  • Knowledge on Industrial Internet Of Things (IIOT) and Industrial Wireless Protocols would be an added advantage

How to apply?

Are you the IT/OT Manager we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our Singapore HR (L&D) team. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email


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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The successful candidate will be awarded a local employment contract.

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