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Indirect Category Manager IT, HR & Corporate Services

Area Finance

Location IPTF - United Arab EmiratesRotterdam Headquarters – The Netherlands

At VTTI we are in the process of setting up an entirely new procurement function! In this exciting time, we are growing globally and have the ambition to manage our costs in a comprehensive and responsible way. Whether it’s a new project or management of our corporate services, it is our ambition to support the growth of VTTI with reliable, cost-effective suppliers to deliver safe and optimized performance for our assets.

Interested? Reach out to Jouke Brouwer via

In this new role you will be part of the global transition to a new energy world where we strive to work as sustainable as possible. With room for a lot of personal input and growth. Reporting to the VP Procurement you will be setting up category management for mainly the HQ in Rotterdam but with a direct line to our international offices. Never a dull day.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Develop category management for indirect spends of IT, HR and corporate spend services
  • Drive long and short global and regional HQ based framework agreements and service level agreements
  • Ensure execution of agreements in line with VTTI growth and for betterment of existing infrastructure
  • Understand the spend analytics , stakeholders and foot print of VTTI on a HQ level
  • Interact with stakeholders to build category plans, develop category set ups
  • Set up a projects for tenders on indirect category development and its execution
  • Onboard stakeholders and solicit feedback from them on the plan to drive engagement

What we’re looking for

  • Experience in indirect spend management for eg car lease, sourcing of hiring agencies and IT licenses, software and devices
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in indirect procurement
  • A Collaborative and Responsive mindset
  • Proven ability to plan and drive negotiations.
  • Able to pivot from details to strategy and vice versa.
  • Goal/target oriented
  • An analytical and curious personality and a great colleague 🙂
  • Fluent in English, Dutch is a plus

What we have to offer

  • A full time challenge with a competitive salary
  • Fast paced, international and diverse working environment within the ‘VTTI family culture’
  • A Hybrid working environment
  • 27 paid holidays
  • A good pension
  • Mobility Scheme
  • And opportunities to grow personally and professionally in a growing organization.

About VTTI

We are driven by our purpose- Energy to move tomorrow.

We provide the world with energy – through our unique people and the services we offer, we open the channels for vital resources to go where they’re most needed, when they’re most needed.

We are part of a critical value chain that enables society to keep moving. We’re relied on to keep the flow of energy constant to heat homes, power cars, and to move the needle on progress the industry needs to make together.

Our work helps to steady the volatility of the industry ensuring people can always count on us to fuel tomorrow. We take it as our responsibility to look ahead and balance the needs of our customers with those of our planet.

For more informations or general inquiries please contact Juliane, Head of VTTI PR & Communications