Program Manager (Turnaround & Transformation)

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 Program Manager (Turnaround & Transformation), you will be responsible for strategic planning, building medium to long-term business strategy, project management and ensuring communication and successful implementation of key programs to support business strategy.

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.


  • Responsible for leading and facilitating the Strategic business planning process.

  • Manage the production of project and workstream plans, ensuring that all activities are identified, are appropriately organized and resourced to deliver project objectives, and comply with the organization's project and program management framework.

  • Plan and lead the delivery of a range of information gathering, analysis, and stakeholder consultation activities and specify, negotiate, and agree on project deliverables.

  • Communicate action plans to deliver rapid visible, and sustainable step-change improvement in business performance, while strengthening and positioning the organization to win in the years ahead

  • Derive speed on different business functions and identify opportunities for business process improvement and actionable solutions to improve revenue, reduce OPEX and CAPEX, and improve resulting free cash flow

  • Responsible for the success of the One VTS project in relation to turnaround and transformation initiatives

  • Plan and coordinate the identification, elicitation of requirements; conduct analysis of those requirements for completion and alignment; document and manage requirements throughout the life of the project; and coordinate the verification of the end deliverable. Generally done at the project level.

  • Identify and evaluate risks, issues, dependencies, and constraints associated with the project, escalating where appropriate. Where necessary, develop, agree on, and implement solutions to overcome these.

  • Lead the day-to-day execution of in-house consulting projects, ensuring the successful delivery of internal stakeholder requirements

  • Prepare and present oral and written reports on the progress of organizational transformation to internal business leaders

  • Develop and drive the use of management and business tools (e.g. action tracker) to help the organization gain traction towards stated full potential of ambition with high agility and low risk

  • Facilitate working sessions with front-line employees and managers, connecting with and motivating all internal teams when appropriate, principally through coaching

  • Work with internal business leaders to take bold steps to alter strategic, operational, and financial trajectory in a sustainable manner

  • Plan and deliver stakeholder engagement activities to develop effective project working relationships and to ensure that stakeholder needs and concerns are identified and met.

  • Challenge the status quo and provide responsible feedback to business and functional leaders to drive continuous improvement and the relentless pursuit of excellence

  • Establish parameters to ensure early adoption, effective utilization, and proficiency to new change initiatives for individual employees, departments, and organization as a whole.

  • Engage with business leaders, change champions and workstreams leads and members to ensure a seamless transition to change and organizational-wide successful implementation of change initiatives

  • Collaborate with respective Heads of Depts/Functions and HR to co-develop departmental organization structure to support business strategies and process improvements

  • Collaborate with People Managers to improve employee engagement to achieve a high performing workforce


  • 5-10 years of consulting and/or industry experience with proven track record in devising and implementing business strategies involving quantitative analysis, conceptualization, and communication of strategic solutions

  • MBA or similar advanced degree in business administration or change management, with a strong record of academic achievement.

  • Ability to lead, influence and drive organizational change efforts

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with strong ability to synthesize team's findings into recommendations for presentation to senior leaders

  • Highly self-driven, well-structured yet flexible

  • Superior analytical skills and ability to solve problems methodologically

  • Strong project management skills, covering work planning, organization, prioritization, and time management

  • Strong executive presence and exhibit good executive communication that can speak to all levels of leadership both internally and externally

How to apply?

Are you the Program Manager (Turnaround & Transformation) we are looking for? 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.

Application process

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1st interview
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Online assessment
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2nd interview
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