People Partner Manager


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this vacancy

Start your career as a People Partner Manager at Vopak and be part of the People Acceleration journey. Your role is to support Global, Business Unit & local teams in defining & executing the changes regarding processes / procedures, people & organization and manage change effectively. We offer you a working environment that is safe and pleasant and where equality, diversity and satisfaction are of paramount importance. Ready to develop yourself and make a positive impact? Improve the world and start as People Partner Manager at Vopak.

What will you do as a People Partner Manager?

As a People Partner Manager, you will be responsible for acting as a thought and business partner for Business Unit Asia & Middle East on all HR matters. You will be collaborating with Operating Companies HR Managers on regional and local HR processes concerning the employee lifecycle, often in collaboration with our Global SMEs in providing expert knowledge on policies and procedures, primarily in Asia & Middle East where we currently support about 2000+ employees across the region.  You will need to demonstrate a track record partnering with business leaders, with exposure to mid-sized firms and widely spread geographic setup. You have strong HR business partnering and generalist experience and the agility to switch between a tactical and strategic mindset.

You will also be working on global, regional, and local projects as part of the Regional and Global People Team. The projects you will support are depending on current business needs. 

What do we offer you?

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 and work with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We embrace inclusion and diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an 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.

What do we expect from you as a People Partner Manager?

  • Bachelors’/ Masters’ degree in Human Resources or a relevant field

  • At least 8 years of experience in a regional Business Partnering role, preferably in a corporate environment

  • Experience in HR Operations – End to end employee life cycle management with ability to work effectively in a global/ regional and joint venture environment, with strong service orientation and business judgment

  • A team player who is independent, self-confident, flexible and has a self-motivated personality  with the ability to  to adapt to changing circumstances and work in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to drive innovate and do things differently and better with good problem-solving skills and willing to take initiative, ownership to deliver results

  • Familiarity with Workday would be an advantage

Your core responsibilities are:

  • Provide strategic People advice and support to business and operational business stakeholders recommend solutions and provide action plans to the stakeholders

  • Support delivery of People activities and processes (such as performance management, manpower planning, compensation and benefit, talent development) and ad-hoc projects at the business level

  • Responsible for guiding and implementing strategic and tactical People initiatives aligned to business/organization’s objectives

  • Support development and delivery of People strategy and lead communication, implementation and measurement of key people initiatives and programs within the business area to support a dynamic, fast-paced and high-performance culture of the company

  • Build strong partnership and acts as partner and constructive challenger to the stakeholders

  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix environment with people at all organizational levels

Want to start as People Partner Manager at Vopak?

We are interested in learning more about you. 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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