Procurement Assistant

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

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

Your role and impact:

As our Procurement Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting in the planning, buying and ordering of goods, services and other expenditures for the Operating Company (e.g. machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies and services) in line with the procurement policy and contracts as well as execute the relevant S&P steps in the Purchase-To-Pay (P2P) process and be the expert user for the available P2P system.

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 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. 

Responsibilities:

  • Buying: Support in the buying of goods and services for Opex which entails, when required, requesting quotes from single or multiple suppliers. Typical activities are: request for quotes, call offs from framework agreements and contribute to monitoring of timely delivery including execute all purchasing within the OpCo in accordance with the Tactical Procurement Procedure, policies and operational excellence standards
  • P2P: Effectively execute the relevant S&P steps in the P2P process (Request, Approve, Order, Expedite and Receive) in order to get the right service/product at the right place at the right time. Effectively use the supporting ERP system. Key user for OCS system
  • Contract Management: Contribute to the proper implementation and follow-up of relevant procurement contracts. Specifically contract administration activities such as facilitate visibility and availability of contracts, manage updates, monitor and follow-up contract end dates
  • Supplier Management: Support the manager S&P in structurally managing the supplier base, especially regarding periodical supplier performance measurement and document management as part of the Supplier Management Program
  • Performance Measurement: Support in periodically measuring and analysing processes and their performance/results by measuring global and local KPIs (e.g. P2P, savings, contractor safety, etc.). Contribute in discussions on recommendations to improve the performance
  • Systems & Technology: Develop, utilize and promote S&P Technology and systems for P2P and reporting to provide information/solutions to customers and to support decision-making
  • Others: Job assigned by Manager S&P from time to time

Requirements:

  • Diploma with 1 to 2 years of experience. Fresh graduate is welcome to apply
  • Experience in administration within procurement and/or finance environment would be preferable
  • Purchase-To-Pay management, contract administration and good computer skills
  • Preferably experience with ERP system
  • Fluency (verbal and written) English and Chinese

How to apply?

Are you the Procurement Assistant 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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