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Head of Technology – The Hoxton & Working From_

London, UK

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Company Description

Ennismore is a creative hospitality company with a global collective of entrepreneurial and founder-built brands with purpose at their heart. Made up of three business units, comprising 15 brands; 130 operating hotels and resorts, with over 140 in the pipeline; 76 iconic venues, and over 300 restaurants and bars.

Ennismore puts innovation at the centre of everything it does, with four dedicated in-house specialist studios, a creative studio of interior and graphic designers, a digital product and tech innovation lab, and a partnerships and collaborations unit.

Ennismore is committed to positively impacting the world, with a key focus on creating inclusive communities among its teams and in the places, it calls home.

Job Description

We are looking for a Head of Technology, The Hoxton & Working From_ to join our team, reporting to the Head of Hotel Technology for Ennismore

This is a key role in the Tech team here and we’re looking for an individual who relishes the opportunity to really take ownership of all thing’s hotel & coworking tech whilst keeping us secure and thinking about best practise.

What you’ll do…

  • Be responsible for the IT and Technology globally for The Hoxton and Working From_ brands
  • Work with the Head of Technology, Ennismore and the Group EVP of Technology to set and enforce the roadmap for technology and the standards within the brands
  • Be a representative for the brands – e.g. attending GM conferences, communicating plans out to leaders of the brands and acting as an ambassador for the wider Ennismore technology team
  • Work with the group’s parent company, Accor, to ensure that IT support is delivered
  • Manage the brand’s relationship with vendors and technology partners
  • Manage a team of highly capable and technical individuals who support the brands
  • Manage technical projects from PMS migrations, vendor migrations and wider integrations to the Ennismore technology stack
  • Attend project calls, give direction and guidance on the requirements of the brands
  • Oversee new openings, liaising with vendors and partners to ensure delivery of IT on site

Qualifications

What we’re looking for…

  • Previous experience with managing the technology of multiple hotels at brand level
  • Previous experience with standard hotel technology – PMS, POS, network providers, etc
  • A solid understanding of network topology, traditional IT infrastructure and IT security
  • Experience of assisting in the support of the wider hotel application ecosystem – e.g. CRS, CRM & above property applications
  • Experience in managing a technical team
  • Comfortable presenting and speaking to senior leaders within the business
  • Keen to take ownership of and pride in your work; a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude to seeing work through and delivering results
  • Creating an atmosphere where people can be productive, authentic to who they are and enjoy what they do
  • Highly organised and detail orientated; someone you can rely on to know the answers, or where to find them. Enthusiastic, confident, and warm; you want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and has fun with it along the way!
  • You’re looking for a place where you can be you; no clones in suits here
  • You’re not precious. We leave our egos at the door and help get shit done
  • You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and has fun along the way

Additional Information

What’s in it for you…

  • 25 days holiday (and bank holidays), pension and life insurance
  • A health cash plan to claim money back and get access to lots of ways to support your physical & mental wellbeing
  • Treat yourself with lots of retail & hospitality perks through our partners
  • Extra time off to volunteer with one of our partner charities
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced Family Leave
  • Join an innovative, fast-growing, international group that’s committed to not just building new hotels but building a global brand.
  • The chance to challenge the norm and work in an environment that is both creative and rewarding.
  • Become part of a team that’s very passionate about creating great hospitality experiences and building a portfolio of brands.
  • Great discounts across the entire Ennismore family
  • A competitive package and plenty of opportunity for development.
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