Chalet Intendant - ALPS
We are seeking an experienced Intendant to take care of the overall running and care of a large, high profile clients’ Chalet. The current employee has been in post for 20 years and will retire after a handing over period with the new Intendant. Normally the family use the chalet for 2-3 months during the ski season and occasional short visits. At this time, a full additional staff are brought in to work alongside the Intendant.
You are a person who is able to operate in and around wealth, with a strict sense of privacy towards the principal and their environment. You manage a private alpine residence and therefore are in charge of its upkeeping, safety and maintenance throughout the seasons. You are a hands-on person who is not afraid of manual work. You are required to manage a strict budget and reduce costs when asked.
You are a person that goes above and beyond providing for the principals.
You are fluent in English and in French or German.
The position reports to the residence manager and to the principal’s overall properties manager.
The position requires a good physical condition as there is a substantial amount of physical work.No accommodation is provided, but lodging will be taken care of when presence is required occasionally in other locations. No car is provided but a driving license is a must. Salary circa 95,000 Euros per annum plus bonus. An EU passport holder is essential.
List of tasks and responsibilities
• Seasonal related upkeep of the exterior grounds.
o Snow clearance in the winter months
o Lawn, trees, lake upkeep in the summer
• Yearly drainage of the lake followed by a thorough clean.
• Clearing/cleaning & setting up all terraces when weather allows.
o Making sure the heating system is operational.
• Clear snow from all parking areas on the property
• Make sure all pathways and car access are free of snow and safe
• Ensure all vehicles are clean, tanks filled, and the yearly technical maintenances done
• Handy skills put to practice (fixing, building, repairing…)
• Oversee seasonal refurbishment, building or maintenance projects
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Our client based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia requires and experienced stylist who holds a Bachelors Degree in Fashion or relevant field with a minimum of 8 years’ of relevant experience. It is essential that you have experience and exposure with high-end designers and high profile VVIP clients, previous experience working within the Middle East is a plus. It is essential that you are extremely knowledgeable in fabrics, detail oriented, have outstanding sewing skills along with the ability to problem solve and multi-task.
Additional responsibilities will include
This is a fulltime position, with a top negotiable salary based on experience. Accommodation provided. (HU3654)
Live out 9am to 5.30pm
French & English speaker essential
A highly motivated, professional, and experienced senior housekeeper (capable to be the assistant to the house manager) is required for a Part residence home of Overseas employers, mainly used for visits to Paris 6-8 times per year. However, the residence must be kept ready to receive guests at any time.
You will be responsible for the day to day upkeep of this property to a very high standard, working as part of a team, including a housekeeper and house engineer reporting to the house manager, family office and security team.
This is a hands-on role and will include maintaining high standards of cleanliness and presentation of all rooms, including windows, floor treatments, dusting, polishing, care of upholstery, fabrics, glass and leather and careful attention to paintings and antiques. You will also be responsible for client’s laundry and wardrobe care.
As well as the preparation and continual care of the property, the role does involve some administration duties. You will have good communication skills, need to be fluent in French & English, have basic computer skills ( email, internet etc) liaise with the maintenance team and contractors.
The clients seek a professional, very well-presented housekeeper, with high attention to detail, a friendly but discreet nature with ability to prioritise and delegate tasks and duties when required.
SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE -ASAP START
Strictly non-smoker and professional presentation is essential. (HU3641)
County Dublin-Southern Ireland
COUNTY DUBLIN - SOUTHERN IRELAND HOUSEHOLD MANAGER RESIDENTIAL POST FOR AN ENERGETIC, PROACTIVE HOUSEHOLD MANAGER capable of INFORMAL BUTLER/FRONT OF HOUSE duties
Long Term Hutchinson’s client is looking for a top-notch household manager, able to undertake informal table and beverage service and who has excellent front of house skills. This is for a family with three grown up children. The residence is approx.40 mins from Central Dublin in a beautiful location and there are other homes in South of France, two homes in the USA, (New York and L.A.) so essential that you have freedom to travel occasionally.
You will need to be able to take on the total running of the main residence, (with occasional travel to the overseas homes.) The main residence is however the priority and you will be managing all aspects of the household staff, dealing with rotas, inventory and stock control, undertaking household accounts and ensuring that the travelling Head Housekeeper is well prepared to go ahead of the family, to ensure that each home is prepared in readiness for their arrival. Each property is staffed; however, you will need to have a broad knowledge in all aspects of running HNW homes and undertake a range of personal assistant duties.
Responsible for household and project management in multiple locations across continents
You will undertake local shopping for the households, occasional driving for the general day to day running of the home(s) is essential.
Specific Responsibilities: you must be well organised, self-sufficient and duties will include but not be limited to:
This is a relaxed household, but with very high standards and you will be required to ensure the Owner and family have any equipment they require at all times, and that it is ready for use. Ensure all Guests visiting have all of their requirements met. This includes informal Front of House duties, training of junior staff and fulfilling any ad hoc requests from the Owner, Family and Guests or Estate Manager.
SALARY NEGOTIABLE-circa £60-65,000 gross, depending on previous experience. Separate 2-bedroom apartment provided, sorry no pets, though partner following own occupation is welcome. Strictly Non-Smoker with excellent references essential. Driving license essential (HU3356) ON HOLD
A highly recommended position for clients whose staff stay with them for many years. An experienced, dynamic, and forward thinking, flexible House Manager required to oversee and manage the smooth running of a fully staffed, large (9-10 bedroom) property in St. Tropez. There will be various tasks required for this position and thus we require a flexible, hands-on, self-sufficient candidate for the job. It is essential that you have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a similar capacity within a private residence. You should have strong managerial skills and the ability to communicate effectively. You will be responsible for ensuring the property is maintained to a very highly immaculate standard. Duties will include staff management, managing all administrative duties including budgets, inventory, expenses, scheduling, overseeing construction projects etc. There will also be hands on tasks, include service skills, front of house duties, occasional chauffeuring duties etc., thus essential you must be happy to work in both a managerial and hands-on capacity. Candidates should be energetic, loyal and trustworthy, with a “Can Do” attitude.
This is a part-residence that is used primarily during the summer months, by a high profile UHNW family of five. When in residence (Normally 3 months annually,) the hours will be longer, with time off in lieu. When the family are not in residence the role will be shorter hours. Driver essential. Non-smoker. Fluent English and French required. Minimum of 5 years in previous position required. Salary negotiable based on experience together with French Contract and various benefits. This position can be live in or live out. (HU3657) ON HOLD
Saudi Arabia - House Manager/Butler/Personal Assistant/Companion
A fantastic new position based in Saudi Arabia with occasional travel. We require a self-sufficient, flexible, professional, and discreet candidate for this role.
Duties will vary and will include overseeing and ensuring the smooth running of the Principal’s main residence, managing a team of staff, administrative tasks such as: diary management, bookings, budgeting, etc.
In addition, you will be required to provide full butler/valet service and you should have excellent F&B service skills as well as wardrobe management. Our client requires a top calibre candidate who has worked in a similar role previously. Discretion and dedication are essential. Driver essential.
Excellent accommodation provided; salary circa £40,000. (HU3226)
Ireland, Caribbean, Europe
Ireland – County Tipperary (5 months), Caribbean (5 Months), European travel (2 months)
Technologically minded Butler / Valet with travel
This is a wonderful role for a traditional butler to join a team of four butlers. You will need to have first class table, F&B service and front of house skills and know how to take care of the cellar, fine glassware and china and objects d’art.
Candidates must have a superb personality and the ability to get on with existing members of long-term Staff. You will ideally have formal house experience and/or a butler training diploma.
This is not a management position, but for a butler with a totally hands-on approach and who has a great eye for detail, whilst at the same time being a team player and one who has a warm and friendly manner.
You will need to be technically minded and able to deal with high-tech systems including iPad’s, computers, smart phones, sophisticated phones, Sky boxes, Sling box and general computer systems etc. Ideally you will have a passion for these things and an in-depth knowledge of all functions and addition benefits of highly automated homes.
The vacancy includes travel from early December through to April, where you will be employed in the owners’ other home in the Caribbean. There will also be additional travel to Europe, so freedom to travel is essential.
Full staff, all very long-term are employed in both households by these charming clients.
Candidates are required to be completely computer-literate, have a clean current driving license and a long-term work record in a similar role with excellent references is essential.
Salary negotiable based on experience. Accommodation provided (with another butler) 2/3-bedroom house on the estate, where your family are welcome to visit. Team rota of working covering 2 shifts 06.30am to 3.00pm and 3.00pm to close of house. One full day off per week.
Energetic, proactive, well organised, self sufficient, experienced Housekeeper to assist with the day to day management and running of a large family home in South Dublin suburbs. There are 2 dogs and grown up children who visit regularly. The average working day will be 10am to 6pm but with flexibility as needed. Working closely with the house manager.
Duties will include but not limited to:
This is a hands on position with detailed cleaning, washing and ironing involved:
This is a very busy, relaxed and friendly household, but with high standards. This position is suitable for a flexible and dedicated person who is well organised and pro active, it may be necessary on occasion for you to travel to other homes ahead of the family both in Europe. Driving licence essential.
Salary negotiable depending on previous experience-2 bedroom separate apartment approx. 10 min walk away from the main house, use of a car for work duties and 2 days off per week. Strictly Non Smokers and sorry no pets. (HU2257) ON HOLD
NEAR DIVONNE (FRENCH/SWISS Border)
LADIES MAID/WARDROBE MANAGER/ HOUSEKEEPER – NEAR DIVONNE (FRENCH/SWISS Border). Salary CIRCA 60,000-65,000 EU + Bonus
You will carry out the following household tasks during different shifts on a daily basis:
You will report to the Residence Manager and have direct contact with the principal on a daily basis.
Middle East with travel
MOTHERS HELP/PERSONAL ASSISTANT/HOUSEHOLD ASSISTANT/CHILD LOVER
Middle East with worldwide travel
Our client requires a professional and proactive candidate to work in the capacity of all -round Mothers’ Help/Personal Assistant/General Household Assistant to assist her with a variety of tasks. This is a busy household with six children, and while they do all have nannies employed, it is essential that you are child friendly and happy to assist with childcare in a “Guardian” type role when she is away. This post will require a really kind and genuinely caring individual who loves children and who has a “can-do” attitude who is happy to assist wherever needed. The duties for this position will range from administrative tasks as well as hands-on tasks, such as running errands and assisting the client in all walks of her daily life. Based in Middle East and the candidate will be required to travel with the Client. Flexibility is essential as well as the ability to travel extensively. Accommodation provided. Excellent negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3634) ON HOLD
Nanny / Governess
Fluent English and French Required
An experienced governess/nanny is required to work with three children, two girls ages 8 and 10 and one boy, who is 1 years old. The children’s duties and requirements as well as timetables will differ thus there must be a good level of flexibility to assist with the range of needs.
Negotiable salary based on experience, shared accommodation included along with Medical insurance and one return flight home per year. 6-day working week with flexible hours. (HU3617)
South of France
SOUTH OF FRANCE- LIVE OUT-MUST BE ABLE TO WORK FROM HOME
FLUENT ENGLISH, FRENCH, RUSSIAN ESSENTIAL
A professional and experienced Personal Assistant is required for a private family based in the South of France. You must be able to work from home in this position. This is a lovely role that will suit a candidate who has a flexible approach and a “can-do” attitude. You will be required to act as the first point of contact; dealing with incoming emails, phone calls and post, you will manage extensive diaries; scheduling meetings and appointments, you will also be responsible for making international travel arrangements including organising visa’s, transport and accommodation. Additional duties will include facilitating events and conferences, compiling reports, managing expenses, maintaining procedures, and effectively liaising with staff, suppliers, and clients. It is essential that you have previous experience in a similar Personal Assistant role. Excellent computer skills along with strong organizational skills required. 5 day working week with flexibility. Negotiable salary. ASAP start. (HU3484)
1st July – 30th September
A private experienced yacht chef is required from 1st July through 30th September to provide daily meals for the owner, guests, and staff. This is a seasonal role for a highly recommended long-term Hutchinsons client. You should have a creative repertoire of superbly presented healthy food with a focus on Mediterranean, Asian, and Japanese cuisine. Ideally you should have top end experience on a motor yacht and or within a private residence with previous long-term positions and impeccable references. This is a great opportunity for a top-notch, trustworthy and highly qualified personal chef, who is highly skilled and one who can produce delicious, healthy light cuisine. Shared cabin, negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3686)