Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, strong F&B skills, managements skills, front of house
An experienced Butler is required for a formal residence in Riyadh. The successful applicant will be experienced with providing both formal and semi-formal food and beverage service for the family and their guests.
You will need to have a strong understanding of household management and food and beverage service. You have a ‘do what it takes attitude’ and have a calm and collected approach when things don't go as planned. You are comfortable both in leadership roles and working within a team, always a polished ambassador for the family.
This position is full-time, live-in and you will report to the senior Travelling Butler. There is occasional travel required to a property in Dubai. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3959)
South of France
DAILY BUTLER (LIVE OUT)
South of France
Essential Requirements: Fluent English and French, previous private house experience, front of house, wardrobe management
An experienced daily butler is required for a private family of five based in the South of France.
You will be joining an established team of staff, so it is essential that you are a team player.
We require a candidate with previous private house experience who can multi-task and prioritise duties.
This will be a varied role that will require you to work as a butler and to assist with some personal assistant duties.
Responsibilities will include:
Candidates must have strong communication skills and be highly organised with exceptional attention to detail.
5-day working week with flexibility to work 6 days on occasion. Immediate start. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3947)
South of France
Daily House Manager (LIVE OUT)
South of France
Essential Requirements: Fluent French and English, previous private house experience, administrative and leadership skills, great attention to detail
A highly experienced daily house manager is required to oversee and manage a large property based in the South of France.
Candidates must have previous private house management experience with strong management and leadership skills as well as a “can-do” attitude and great attention to detail.
This position will require you to ensure the smooth running of day-to-day household operations in an efficient and effective manner.
Responsibilities will include
It is essential that you have excellent time management and organisational skills. We require a committed and trustworthy candidate to support this UHNW family with their lifestyle.
5-day working week with flexibility. Monday-Friday 7am-7pm. Non-smokers. Driver essential. Negotiable salary based on experience. Immediate start. (HU3925)
BLACKROCK – SOUTH COUNTY DUBLIN
EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER & FAMILY COOK
Blackrock, South County Dublin
40 HRS MONDAY TO FRIDAY
8am - 4pm with one day per week 12-7pm
Essential Requirements: Child friendly, flexible experienced housekeeper, capable to prepare fresh simple family dishes, driver essential
Family of five (3 children 14, 11, 7yrs) no pets. Professional working principals require an experienced proactive and flexible housekeeper, capable to run and manage the household on a day-to-day basis and be responsible for the day to day housekeeping function, assisting with cleaning, tidying, washing and ironing and cooking. A cleaner is also employed once per week.
Cooking is good family level. All ingredients are fresh, you will need to prepare vegetables, fruit juices, soups, salads, fresh sauces for pasta and keep prepared dishes for reheating in the fridge.
The children are mostly independent, but you will need to assist with local school runs and collection once per day, and occasionally oversee the children until the parents return, but more supervision that actual childcare. Running errands, dealing with contractors, arranging deliveries and repairs are all part of the role.
Both principals work full time and lead busy professional lives. They occasionally may ask you to extend your hours, but always with plenty of notice. The family are away every July & August during which time you can adapt your working hours or take holiday.
SALARY 45,000 Euros Gross per annum. Driver essential. ASAP Start. (HU3932)
Essential requirements: Previous experience working as a Governess, fluent in English and French
The Governess will be responsible for the overall activities that affect the wellbeing of the child/children. There are 5 children ranging in age from 5-15 years and a baby of 2 years.
The successful candidate will work within a team of 3 other governesses including a Lead Governess. Other support teams including chefs and housekeepers are employed.
General Responsibilities include the overall coordination of the child/children’s activities. This includes coordinating with different teams as per below.
This position offers a salary in the region of EU6,700 per month tax free. Accommodation is provided as a furnished studio apartment on the compound and transportation is also provided. Annual ticket to home country and medical insurance provided. (HU3981)
Essential requirements: Pervious experience working as a Governess
A VIP client of ours is looking for a very experienced Governess for two fun loving little boys aged 4 1/2 and 7 years old. Both attend an American School each day and you will be required to support their education. They are very bright children who love to learn and are advanced in their reading. They attend various activities and like to be busy. They love sports and enjoy playing football. It is important for the Governess to be engaging. The clients travel throughout the year and have a second home in central London. The trips to London are always filled with theatre trips, museums, adventure play etc.
The ideal candidate must be confident when it comes to the educational support and have worked in a similar role. Communication and organisational skills are important and being able to work in a team environment as this is a fully staffed household. Previous experience working in the Middle East is preferable along with a good knowledge of London.
You will be required to work 6 days a week - 12 hours a day (however, every so often you will be given two consecutive days off.) Flexibility is required during travel periods.
This is a lovely family to work for and you will have fun with the little boys. Staff stay long term with the clients. You will be made to feel very welcome by the family and they want you to be very much part of the boys’ lives.
Separate accommodation and a car for your personal use. TOP salary for the right candidate. (HU3980)
COIRAC – FRANCE
COIRAC – FRANCE
1 hr South of Bordeaux
GUARDIENNE Estate COUPLE
Gardener, Grounds-Person/ Handyperson/Security/Driver/Housekeeper
Wonderful position in a very beautiful but rural part of South West France.
The small six-bedroom chateau is the holiday home of overseas owners. The family of five, which includes 3 adult children, currently use the property an average of 12 weeks during a year, mostly summer months and Christmas. Set in 40 hectares of land, with wonderful cycle rides, shooting and walking for people who enjoy the outdoor lifestyle.
This is a “lifestyle position” living in rural French countryside, but “on duty “ when the owners and their family are in residence. Outside these times generally maintaining and caring for the grounds and gardens, keeping the Chateau clean and aired and ensuring security of the property.
Duties between the couple will be general housekeeping – maintaining a clean interior and dealing with the laundry and shopping when the owners are in residence.
No specific cooking duties are required as the lady of the house loves to cook, but general kitchen assistance and help with occasional dinner parties is expected.
There are 3 acres of formal gardens with large areas of lawns, hedges and roses which must be maintained to a high standard.
You will need to drive the tractor to cut large areas of grassland, chainsaw work, strimming and caring for a potager and orchard. There is a pool and tennis court, the pool has a maintenance contract which will need supervising. Other duties will include caring for garden furniture, maintaining the 2 cars, doing the airport run and managing petty cash and household bills. Liaising with the owners by email and arranging local contractors when needed. DIY skills essential for the day to day routine maintenance of the property.
Lovely 2 bedroom house on the estate, with its own garden area. It is essential that the couple enjoy a rural lifestyle, are self sufficient and self directing and have previous experience working in domestic service. There are no pets on the property but a dog/cat is welcome.
Salary commensurate to experience WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF FRENCH ESSENTIAL. Both must drive due to rural location. (REF HU1556) Current couple of nine years highly recommend.
CO TIPPERARY – IRELAND
HANDS-ON HEAD HOUSEKEEPER
Co Tipperary, Ireland
Live on or Live out
Essential Requirements: Previous experience in similar role in a private household setting, fluent English written and spoken, driver essential, ability to lead from the front and work with the housekeepers, excellent team player
Large Country Estate in Southern Ireland will shortly lose their current head housekeeper to retirement after many years of service.
A wonderful opportunity for a long-term employment in a beautiful rural countryside location.
This is a large formal fully staffed home where all staff stay very long term.
The housekeeping team is made up of six, the head housekeeper and her team of five.
This is a “hands on” head housekeeper role, which will include all day-to-day hands-on housekeeping duties, whilst running and maintaining the house to the highest standards. Leading the housekeeping team from the front, working with the team and managing at the same time.
The shifts are morning or evening, 5 shifts a week, either 8am to 4pm or 1pm to 9pm. The working days are on a rotating basis, so each housekeeper works weekends once or twice a month. The head housekeeper is responsible for the management of the team of housekeepers and will manage rotas etc.
The family travel for 5 months during Winter months, but this vacancy does not require the head housekeeper to travel with the family.
You need to be very flexible, be a good team player and really enjoy the countryside.
Previous experience of formal house domestic service a big advantage to this vacancy.
Self contained accommodation will be available on site if required.
Salary in Euro’s- Negotiable depending upon experience. Excellent references, Driving Licence and Fluent English essential. ASAP Start. (HU3950)
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, international repertoire of cuisine, kitchen management, fluent English and Arabic
An experienced and talented chef is required by a VIP family in Doha, Qatar, to provide fresh, nutritious and seasonal food for two adults and four children, with occasional guests.
Supervising two other chefs it is imperative that all food is beautifully presented and that special attention is given to ensuring variety and nutritional balance. Of particular performance is the ability to provide a variety of dishes to appeal to the children.
The following skills/experience are required:
Salary will be negotiable with a generous allowance for transport and accommodation. Six-day week with one month vacation a year and a return ticket. Candidates must be fluent in English and Arabic. (HU3945)
Essential requirements: Previous private house experience, F&B, ability to train staff, good administrative skills
An experienced house manager is required to Oversee the smooth running of the existing property whilst also assisting with the planning of a new property anticipated to be ready in 12 to 18 months.
Overall responsibility for the entire property and preferably with excellent experience in, or significant management of, Housekeeping (including) and F&B Service.
Working with a team of approximately 20 staff, you will have excellent leadership skills and operate at the highest levels.
Able to keep accurate and complete records of all household activities, including submission of accounts and requests for funding.
Experience in a VIP Middle Eastern household is strongly preferred.
Excellent negotiable package which is tax free at source with private medical insurance, return ticket annually for one month leave period. Salary Circa 7,500-8,500 GBP tax free per month with an allowance for accommodation and transportation. Flexible six-day week. Two months free annually. (HU3957)
Germany with worldwide travel
HOUSE/LIFESTYLE MANAGER/PERSONAL ASSISTANT
Germany with Worldwide Travel
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, global property management, flexibility
A unique position for an UHNWI client with a portfolio of global properties. Our client’s permanent residence is in Germany. Time is spent between the permanent residence, Spain, South Africa and Bahamas and other locations worldwide, therefore flexibility to travel is essential.
We seek a top professional, capable of providing outstanding hands-on skills in the total oversight and running of the various residences and travelling with the principal, to ensure that all his needs are met and his homes are run to the very highest standards. You will be responsible for personal F & B service on occasion at more remote locations and the organisation of events and functions, provisioning, staffing and ensuring the general smooth running of the clients’ lifestyle.
We seek an immaculately presented, professional person, who strives to provide the best-of-the best and always ensures a highly luxurious surrounding ambience and staff service. Energetic, dynamic and humble personality with a proven track record in running and maintaining important residences and working at the highest levels. Impeccable references required.
Accommodation of a high standard will be provided globally. Client operates a rota system for this important position to be discussed on job offer. Top salary and conditions for the right person. German speaker is a plus but NOT essential. (HU3946) ON HOLD
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, excellent laundry and ironing skills, flexibility, team player
An experienced Housekeeper is required for a formal residence located in Dubai. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the overall cleanliness and organization of the residence.
The candidate will need to be experienced and well-rounded housekeeping professional who enjoys keeping a clean and organized home. You have a strong understanding of household hygiene and cleaning best practices. You have a ‘do what it takes attitude’ and have a calm and collected approach when things don't go as planned. You are comfortable working on your own the majority of the time.
This position is full-time, live-in with a flexible work schedule. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3961)
MONACO with travel to GSTAAD & LONDON
PRIVATE YACHT CHEF
MONACO with travel to GSTAAD & LONDON
Essential requirements: Well - presented, high attention to detail, patient and calm, well organized, English-speaking essential, French a plus. Minimum 5-year experience in a similar position.
An organised Chef is required for a private family on board their private yacht as well as in their home in Monaco and will be required to travel with the family. You should have impeccable attention to detail in both sourcing produce and cooking.
The yacht is used 7 months of the year with the principals being on board 4-5 months of the year. You will be cooking for the principals and a crew of 9 people. The candidate will take direction from the principal regarding how the food is to be prepared and on sourcing ingredients.
The style of food is preferred to be light Italian, Mediterranean, Greek, Spanish and French with the occasional Asian cuisine. It is important that the food is of the best quality, ingredients need to be prepared in an unaffected manner with attention to detail in the technique that they are prepared.
Produce is to be sourced from artisanal wholesome producers, and vegetables from market gardeners rather than suppliers at the markets.
You will need to adhere strictly to a very low carb diet for health reasons and there is a selection of vegetables which can and cannot be used. There is the occasional carb-based meal such as pasta but that is on special occasions. There are a few other dietary requirements and preference to products without nitrates and other additives.
Impeccable hygiene, non-smoker, accommodation provided on the yacht as well as when travelling. Salary in the region of 5,000 to 7,000 EUR. Seafarer qualifications required. This is a live-out position. (HU3913)
RESIDENTIAL HOUSE MANAGER/HEAD OF HOUSEKEEPING
An experienced hands on House Manager/Head of Housekeeping is required for a busy and formal household based in Doha.
You should have previous experience setting up and running a private household be self-motivated and capable of working as head of and with a team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This is a full time position, 6 days per week. Accommodation provided, 4 weeks annual leave, 1 economy flight per year. Salary in the region of $60-70K depending on experience. (HU3964)
RESIDENTIAL PRIVATE CHEF
An exciting opportunity for an experienced senior chef to be based at a Private Estate in County Limerick, Ireland. This is a fully staffed property which includes housekeepers, Estate Manager, butler, PA as well as another chef. The property is home to a HNW couple with grown children who visit regularly. The family do travel on occasion and thus we do require a chef with flexibility to travel mainly in Europe and Ireland when required.
We require a chef with previous private house experience, who has excellent knowledge of menu design and cooking from family style/casual dining to fine dining. You should have a passion for fresh and seasonal produce and ingredients along with excellent attention to detail.
Duties will include:
We require a professional candidate with a friendly approach and excellent communication skills. You should have impeccable health & safety and hygiene knowledge.
This role will suit a candidate who has a preference for life in the countryside. Excellent 2-bedroom single storey accommodation on the estate provide. Driver essential. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3978)
South of France
Temporary Private Chef
South of France
June through August
A wonderful opportunity for a private chef to work for a private family based in the South of France. Our clients require a professional and experienced chef who can provide daily meals for the family and guests. Daily cooking will include lunch and dinner and flexibility to provide breakfast when required.
The family enjoy casual, healthy food using fresh and seasonal ingredients. You will be required to menu plan, shop, provision and produce beautifully presented, well-balanced cuisine. They enjoy Italian and Mediterranean cuisine and enjoy fish, chicken, pasta along with an assortment of salads.
An innovative chef with creative ideas who is adaptable and flexible is essential. This is a fully staffed property with long-term staff, so it is key that you are a team player.
Numbers will vary throughout the season so essential that you are able to cater for a small and larger gatherings. The family will entertain on occasion as well.
Candidates must have excellent communication skills and organisational skills along with a calm temperament and a can-do approach.
This is a seasonal, live out position based in St. Tropez. 6 day working week and occasional 7 day working week when family is in residence. Driver required. Salary negotiable based on experience. (HU3982)
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, time management, driving licence
We are seeking an experienced Travelling Butler for a formal residence in Dubai. The successful applicant will be experienced with providing both formal and semi-formal food and beverage service for the family and their guests.
Candidates should enjoy keeping a clean and organized home. Have a strong understanding of household management and food and beverage service. You have a ‘do what it takes attitude’ and have a calm and collected approach when things don't go as planned. You are comfortable both in leadership roles and working with in a team.
Applicants must have excellent time management skills, be punctual, courteous, possess keen attention to detail and follow through on all tasks and projects assigned. You should be a self-starter with an anticipatory, service-oriented disposition. Team player required. Driver’s licence and a clean driving record is required.
This is a full-time position that will require flexibility to travel to worldwide locations. Accommodation provided. Negotiable salary. (HU3960)
South of France with travel
TRAVELLING LAUNDRESS / LADY’S MAID
South of France with travel
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience (minimum of 5 years) English or German or Italian speaker, Non-smoker
Full time 45 hrs per week
Monday to Friday, occasional weekend.
We are looking for an experienced laundress/ Lady’s Maid to manage the household linens and wardrobes of a single mature lady between South of France & Gstaad, Switzerland.
High level of knowledge of fragile linens with perfect ironing skills and have the knowledge and ability to look after and care for beautiful clothes.
Excellent Salary negotiable depending on experience
Languages either English, German or Italian to enable good communication with full staff and principal.
Minimum 5 years experiences as laundress in an exclusive private household.
Flexible and discreet with excellent personal presentation.
The vacancy can be either live in or daily role. Accommodation can be provided if required.
Long term position (HU3709)