Hoofd Technische Dienst

Job description

We are looking for our Head of our Technical Department at our amazing, hotel-with-a-difference in Amsterdam West! 

Are you someone with technical talent and a sparkling personality? Are you by any chance also in possession of drive & a great sense of humour? Then join our team!

Together with our Hotel team & Asset management team you will be involved in everything that concerns technical matters, issues and long-term maintenance for our 707-room property, restaurant The Commons and co-working space Collab. 

Why TSH rules

We live in a world where almost everything is always changing. The way we travel, study, live and work. People from all walks of life share the same passion: they love to connect! We believe in providing a fun, creative and inspiring environment where residents of all ages can live, work, play and grow. 

To achieve this we rely on an awesomely fun, smart and motivated team to embrace the student spirit and bring it to life. We believe in world peace and we aim to play our part in creating it!

In 2023 we aim to have 65 locations secured across Europe, 26,000 rooms and close to one million square meters of shared space. Our new TSHLIFE app and digital platform will connect nearly a million current and former co-living and co-working guests.

Biggest challenge and WHY do we need you? 

You are involved in all maintenance and technical issues in and outside the hotel. Together with the team of 'Handymen' you are the first point of contact for guests and colleagues when an technical issue or malfunction is reported. 

What do you do to make that happen? 

Every day is different, so you are flexible, skilled and pro-active with a positive attitude. You conduct regular maintenance checks to prevent problems and liaise with team members and external partners to ensure everything runs super smoothly throughout the hotel.

You lead the team of handymen to ensure consistent quality of our building and facilities for the long-term and proper, timely follow up of issues on short-term. You coordinate & maintain relations with 3rd parties and subcontractors and keep stock for lamps, furniture-parts, batteries, tools and often used parts. 


Who are you? 

You have a positive, hands-on approach and handle stressful moments like a pro together with your team. You can juggle a bunch of tasks at once, and love rolling up your sleeves and getting things done. You’re all about smooth solutions and enjoy making everyone feel welcome and appreciated. Independent as well as guiding & training your teammembers, and you always look for ways to make a positive difference in our guests’ day. 


  • Background in hospitality, preferably in a hotel environment 
  • 2 years of experience in a similar role - managerial experience required
  • Decent English and Dutch (other languages are welcome too!) 
  • Living in - or in the vicinity of - Amsterdam 

 Important note: To be a part of our community a work permit is required 


Talents you have:  

  • Friendly 
  • Guest-oriented 
  • Initiative 
  • Problem- solving skills 
  • Technical (duh..)

Be part of The Student Hotel!   

Excited? Great, we’d be thrilled if you would apply! You can do this by clicking the apply button below, answering a couple of questions and sending your CV/LinkedIn profile.