HR Operations Lead

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 HR Operations Lead, you will be responsible for the HR operations (My People) function, to deliver excellent employee experience while managing the operational processes for the employee life cycle, from hiring, on-boarding, maintaining employee records, payroll processing, compensation,  salary and benefits administration to exit, including digitalization, process standardization, simplification to automation.

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 and manage the team to build and sustain a 'HR operational excellence' in service delivery, from hiring to the exit of the employee life cycle.
  • Manage, oversee hiring, on-boarding, data management, payroll, vendor management, salary, benefits, claims administration, HR reporting  and ensuring compliance with local tax rules and legislation.
  • Manage and ensure payroll is delivered accurately and timely, in compliance with local legislations.
  • Manage and ensure local statutory reporting is submitted accurately and timely.
  • Manage and ensure payroll reconciliations are done in partnership with Finance.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for HR services
  • Ensure that all HR operational transactions are in compliance with policies and local legislations.
  • Develop key metrics for service level standards and measurements
  • Review and ensure HR operational procedures and processes support business needs and add value.
  • Drive and improve employee experience, increase self-service capability and create opportunities for automation, reduction in manual processes and simplified processes that increase accuracy and productivity.
  • Review operational procedures and processes to ensure operational efficiency and compliance  policy requirements.
  • Develop and drive employee data analytics to facilitate informed decision making
  • Facilitate feedback from internal customers, business leaders and employees, so as  to strive towards excellence in service delivery.
  • Responsible for the governance of  employee data and system controls, access rights in the HR information system and review processes to re-engineer to achieve efficiency.
  • Oversee the global mobility process for employee movements globally.
  • Build and maintain stakeholder relationships both internally and externally


  • 6-9 years of HR experience
  • Has experience in leading HR Operations in a Shared Services environment
  • Bachelor's degree and/or Diploma in HR
  • Strong and proven analytical skills
  • Detailed oriented and meticulous 
  • Ability to work under pressure and tough deadlines
  • Strong stakeholder relationship management
  • Leadership and people management skills
  • Possess Innovation skills

How to apply?

Are you the HR Operations Lead we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our HR team. 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 on a 2-year contract.

Application process

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1st interview
Step 3 (optional)
Online assessment
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2nd interview
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Bibi Fira Fazirah D/O Zafaran Khan

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