Senior Manager – Digital Platforms (web)

Job description

Join The Student Hotel and be at the forefront of the hospitality industry, disrupting and defining the future of living, working and travel!


Why you’ll love working for us

We live in a world where almost everything is always changing — the way we travel, study, live and work. One thing is for sure: everyone loves to connect.


We believe in creating a fun, creative and inspiring environment where anyone can live, work, play and grow. To get there we rely on our team of fun, smart and motivated people to embrace the student spirit and bring it to life.


We have big plans — including our goal to have 65 locations across Europe in 2023, with 26,000 rooms and almost one million square meters of shared spaces. Our new TSHLife app and digital platform will connect nearly a million current and former co-living and co-working guests.


In 2019 we’re about to enter a phase of hyper growth — after opening 12 operational hotels in our scale-up phase, we’re now ready to grow into an industry-leading company, redefining the concept of a hotel as the world knows it.

And this is the job...

You are the champion developer of our web environment and guest experience.

Delivering the web platforms for our Complete Connected Community, your decisions and actions will determine the rich, immersive engagement that will deliver inspiring ways for all our guests, team members and community to interact.

As a passionate expert in the digital world you will partner with other brilliant technologists and digital thinkers. With their input you'll deliver a digital and web eco-system to activate our hybrid co-living, co-working and collaborating spaces.

So basically you're responsible for delivering a web eco-system to activate our vision of the Complete Connected Community. 

As a subject matter expert you establish and deliver a road map of innovative web architecture and partner with DevOps to create digital experiences that deliver strategic advantages that makes our TSH experience amazing.

Your responsibilities on paper:

  • Primary contact for all web-based architecture, systems and platforms

  • Design, delivery, operational support of all web-based platforms.

  • Maintain websites and implement any necessary additions or enhancements

  • Review designs created by web designers based on defined enhancement opportunities in the form of

    epics and stories.

  • Architect back-end solutions and data flow diagrams for back-end developers to implement

  • Manage front-end developers to implement

  • Create prototypes, mockups, and staging sites for review and feedback

  • Optimize websites and applications to ensure fast loading speeds / Manage technical support to

    identify and troubleshoot various website technical issues

  • Manage relationships with vendors and other external partners in the delivery of web platforms

  • Articulate complex technology concepts to internal clients in an easy-to-understand way 

We are building our world-first hypersonic rocketship while already flying it at supersonic speed. Are you ready to jump aboard? 


Who are you?

You're a digital native, totally immersed in digital integrated lifestyles. A natural developer, balancing intellect with EQ to build and work in a team of brilliant people from a broad spectrum of cultures, beliefs and outlook.

Next to this know how to challenge convention and are always positive. In our somewhat hectic hyper growth phase you maintain incredibly organized. And last but not least: you're a big fan of fun! 

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree / Masters Preferred in business, marketing, digital or IT specialisms
  • 5+ years delivering complex web architecture and platforms for consumers on a multinational scale
  • 5+ years of experience working alongside marketing, sales & mobile technology vendors to develop ground-breaking digital experience and solutions
  • Fluent English (written and spoken) with other European languages a significant benefit 
  • A Dutch work permit

You bring:

  • Proven background with web architecture and digital marketing technologies
  • Expert knowledge of web system development and project management processes
  • Solid understanding of the software development life cycle & methodologies
  • Expert level knowledge and application of web system development
  • Extensive knowledge in coding, creative, graphic and UX design to consistently improve functionality and user-friendliness of the web apps
  • Previous experience with understanding performance marketing and online commerce
  • Results and measurement driven
  • Working knowledge of AGILE, JIRA, Confluence, MS Office, Tableau and Adobe Analytics 

What do we offer you?

  • An amazing work place to come to every day where you will experience a great team environment with a fantastic vibe and lots of positive energy.
  • The opportunity to work at a dynamic, young, international organisation. We are a real game changer in the hospitality industry!
  • TSH cares and gives you access to facilities including a great canteen, gym opportunities and regular cool events.
  • Ready, set, grow! You will get the chance to learn and grow in your role (with the potential for growth within and across the company) and collaborate with other talented people who challenge you everyday.

Join team TSH! 

We’d be thrilled if you would apply! You can do this by clicking the apply button beneath, answering a couple of questions and sending your CV/LinkedIn.