Project Manager Growth

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Project Manager Growth

Develop commercial projects that support the growth of Vopak's Chemical business in Rotterdam Botlek. You will develop projects during Identification and Selection Stages till Strategic Investment Proposal (SIP) approval, Final Investment Proposal (FIP) and (possibly) Execution. During these stages, the Manager Growth will closely work with and will be supported by different departments in Vopak Rotterdam Botlek (technical, operations, SHEQ, commercial) and other departments within Vopak (for example EAF division projects team, Global Engineering) and external parties. You will liaise with customers, often together with the Internal Customer from Operations and the Business Developer from the Sales team, to jointly develop customer focused growth projects.

The Project Manager growth reports to the Managing Director of Vopak Rotterdam Botlek.


  • Relevant Master degree, such as mechanical, chemical or project management.

  • At least 10 years of experience and proven track record in a project manager role in the industrial, chemical or oil/gas industry.

  • Successful as Project Manager for projects at Vopak PM framework level 3.

  • Cost Estimating skills to quickly create project cost estimates

  • Knowledge of project management tools and standards including project control systems.

  • Excellent communication in Dutch and English (verbal and written).

  • Excellent report writer.

  • Excellent communication & management skills for internal project members, engineers and external parties, including customers, engineering companies, suppliers and contractors.

  • Competences: Excellent conceptualizer / scenario thinker supportive to rationalized recommendations to project owners and steering committees, excellent stakeholder management on different levels.

What we can offer

  • Market conform salary depending on skills and experience

  • Bonus opportunity

  • Travel allowance

  • 30 holidays on an annual basis

  • Collective Health Insurance (contribution Vopak of 50% of basic package)

  • Vopak's own pension scheme

Your role as Project Manager Growth

You will be responsible to develop initial business opportunities into projects with sufficient detail to support the sales organization in discussion with customers and develop these project according to the Vopak Project Management (VPM) standard. To achieve this you will:

  • Act and the technical counterpart of the business developer in the early project phases supporting hem/her with technical knowledge

  • Be responsible for the identification, selection, definition and execution of the prospects/projects assigned to you covering all aspects on safety, budget, schedule and scope.

  • Align with key stakeholders (such as Project Owner, Director of Projects) to manage expectations and developments.

  • Guide the process of SIP/FIP approval and coordinate with various stakeholders

  • Responsible for the Health and Safety performance within the growth projects and is an active promoter of improvements on SHE performance.

Apply directly via My Pulse. Questions? Please contact the recruiter.

Application process

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1st interview
Step 3 (optional)
Online assessment
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2nd interview
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