Terminal Manager


Description of
this vacancy

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

Your role and impact:

As our Terminal Manager, Sakra you will be a key leadership role responsible for leading, overseeing and managing the company’s terminal operations, its employees, to ensure the smooth running of the terminal operations and its projects. As a strong team player, you will be accountable for the safety, financial and service performance of the terminal.  Your responsibilities include overseeing, tracking the overall safety aspects of the operations and projects, by controlling the budget of operational, project costs and timelines. Are you ready to make an impact on our growing business in our region? Read on to find out more about this exciting job opportunity! 

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 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. 

Who are we? 

Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company, operating 70 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. 



  • Lead terminal management team consisting of Operations, Maintenance and Projects teams

  • Accountable for all activities in the terminal and this includes technical projects and its execution, to ensure they are within budgets, allocated time frame and in compliance with Vopak standards and regulatory.

  • Drive pro-active service and safety culture in the terminal

  • Maintain high standards of terminal housekeeping, equipment and facilities.

  • Responsible for ensuring customer expectations and delivery are delivered and met with service excellence. 

  • Manage terminal operating / capex budgeting, scoping and implementation

  • Optimise terminal efficiency to drive productivity.

  • Develop Terminal Master Plan, encompassing technical projects, for future business needs

  • Lead and ensure execution of the terminal Master Plan

  • Responsible for driving compliance with regulatory and company standards in the terminals

  • Responsible for driving continuous process improvements in the terminal

  • Drive continuous improvements initiatives through innovation and value creation that aligns with the values of the company.

  • Build strong stakeholder relationship both internally and externally, including any government bodies, local authorities and  contractors

  • Lead, manage and develop next level managers in the terminals

  • Develop succession pipeline in terminal operations leadership team, including projects and the technical teams.

  • Responsible for providing leadership to ensure the safe and timely execution of all technical projects are in adherence to Vopak standards and policies



  • Degree in Engineering or related discipline

  • At least 8 years experience in similar role and industry

  • Strong and sound knowledge of operations, safety, product (Oil, Chemicals and Gases)  and domain technical knowledge

  • Possess business acumen and demonstrate awareness of underlying customer needs and prevailing industry/market trends and practices

  • Possess depth and breadth of general managerial experience

  • Demonstrate leadership and people management of large teams

  • Demonstrate Strategic Thinking and project management skills

  • Strong network and stakeholder relationship and management skills

  • Strong planning, organizing and analytical skills

  • Strong communication and influencing skills

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment


How to apply?

Are you the Terminal Manager we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our Operations team. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email hrasia@vopak.com

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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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