Hotel Vacature: Technische dienst

Cluster Building Services Manager


  • Hotel vacatures van: Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South
  • Standplaats: George Gershwinlaan 101, 1082 MT Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
  • Totaal aantal medewerkers: 85
  • Dienstverband: Fulltime baan
  • Functie categorie: Technische dienst
  • Referentie nr: 40028
  • Geplaatst op: 13-04-2024

Algemene informatie

Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South & voco The Hague are looking for a Cluster Building Services Manager. This opportunity is located just 5 minutes walking distance from Amsterdam Zuid station, in the Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South.

Interested? Read more about the job, the requirements and what it means to work at Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South below.

Your day to day
As Building Services Manager you oversee the Technical Department of Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South, voco™ The Hague and Holiday Inn The Hague – Voorburg. You are responsible for the maintenance of all facilities and lead a team of supervisors and employees. You work closely with all departments, especially with Front Office and Housekeeping and you have daily contact with guests. In this position you report to the General Manager to ensure the safety and comfort of all hotel guests and all team members.

• You support in creating and executing the hotel facilities strategy.

• You are fully responsible for the budget, including planned capital expenditures for real estate and infrastructure.

• You lead hotel renovations and other projects, negotiate contracts and ensure timely completion of projects within agreed budgets.

• You develop a preventive maintenance program to ensure that the facilities are properly maintained and not defective.

• You provide a (fire) safe environment for guests and team members in accordance with regulations and procedures. You contribute to hotel security to minimize the risk of theft, crime and other hazards.

• You have a thorough knowledge of legal regulations and you have a close collaboration with directors and heads of departments and you ensure that the hotel is always operated within the law

• You support all departments to ensure that the properties, fixtures, installations and machines are always kept in good condition

You maintain and order parts and supplies in a timely and efficient manner, taking into account waste minimization and maintaining sustainable initiatives

• You keep files up-to-date that are necessary to efficiently manage the department.

• You maintain and build relationships with external contacts, including guests, regulators, contractors, suppliers and others as needed.

• You solve complex problems that may affect multiple departments.

• If necessary, perform ad hoc tasks – unexpected moments when we have to work together as a team to accomplish a task.

• You have insight into the daily staffing needs and you plan and thus allocate work.

• You develop and guide the Technical Department team to ensure that all employees can be the best version of themselves. You help improve their performance through mentoring, coaching and providing feedback to create performance and development goals.

• You are aware of market trends and are able to oversee and revise the strategy

• You create an inclusive environment where new ideas are welcome and best practices can be shared

• You live the Crowne Plaza, voco™ and Holiday Inn brand with pride, passion and energy. You inspire others to create memorable guest experiences, and you create them yourself.

Who you are

• Bachelor's degree in hospitality facility management, engineering or business administration

• Several years of demonstrable experience in facility management

• Experience in asset maintenance and building installations

• Excellent time management and prioritization skills

• Positive attitude and excellent communication skills

• A hands-on mentality

• Speaks and writes fluently in English and Dutch

• Work experience in a 4/5 star hotel environment is a plus

What we offer
  • As part of the IHG network, here are the benefits offered to you:
  • Employee discount for all 6000 hotels in the IHG network
  • Friends and family rates to share with your close ones
  • Up to 50% discount at the related bars and restaurant in the network
  • International career opportunity: today in Amsterdam but tomorrow in Aruba, New York or Rome
  • A vibrant neighborhood with bars, restaurants, shops and a Thursday market with local products;
  • Homemade lunch/diner provided during your working hours;
  • A discounted agreement for your health insurance;
  • Personal development such as training, internal growth and coaching;
  • A CultuurWerkt! account for you to get discounted tickets for theater, cinema, dance...everything culture;
  • A discount on your ClassPass account for you to book workouts, beauty appointment or healthy meals;
  • Discount at Doctor Feelgood, the massage company across the street;
  • You can also use the gym facilities at the hotel, as long as it does not disturb any guest;
  • In-House experience;
  • A fun team of like-minded people;
  • The respect of your work-life balance
  • A great manager and team, ready to welcome you as one of their own
About us
Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South is located in the bubbly Zuidas area, just a 5-minute walk from station Amsterdam Zuid which connects you to the city centre within 10 minutes. Easy to reach, the area previously known as the financial district of Amsterdam is becoming more and more residential, with great bars, restaurants, shops and a Thursday market.

The hotel offers 207 room, 6 meeting rooms, fitness facilities, a lively bar and two outdoor sun-terraces overlooking the Zuidas area. In 2024 the restaurant was rebranded to De Japanner Zuid, Amsterdam's very first izakaya concept, drawing inspiration from the traditional Japanese izakaya bars where locals gather to unwind with drinks and snacks after work before starting their long trip back home.

Apply now for the position. We can't wait to get to know you!

Feel free to reach out by sending an email to We would be happy to plan a short call or to welcome you at the hotel for a cup of tea/coffee. 


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