BUTLER/HOUSE MANAGER (RUSSIAN SPEAKER ESSENTIAL)
HAMPSTEAD, NORTH LONDON
We are looking for a highly experienced and qualified butler, with experience ideally within both 5 Star + renowned hotels and in Private Service working for UHNW families. This a position working for delightful Principals and their small child who is cared for by the nanny. This is a new role working from 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Saturday. The duties will include occasional light breakfast preparation, house staff management, (full staff employed) wardrobe management, packing / unpacking, front of house and food and beverage service at both lunch / dinner and events. A good knowledge of wines and cellar care is required and an ability to oversee the general smooth running of the whole house, as well as taking care of the needs of the family. A confident driver is essential. RUSSIAN SPEAKER is essential. Live out. TOP Salary negotiable based on experience (HU3649)
European businessman living in London requires an energetic organized household manager to manage the London Flat and is capable of formal front of house duties. For this Flat, located in the center of Chelsea, you will be able to take on the total running of the residence. You will work mostly alone except for a housekeeper who comes a few hours per day on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. There will be some travel involved although the main aspect of the job is the daily running of the London residence in all its aspects. You will undertake local shopping for the household, occasional driving for the general day to day running of the home(s) is essential. You must be well organized, self-sufficient and duties will include but not be limited to:
This is a fast-moving household with high standards and you will be required to ensure the Principal has all 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 and formal Front of House duties, and fulfilling any ad hoc requests from the boss. (HU3666) ON HOLD
Experienced chauffeur/butler/security person required for a family of four based in Weybridge. The main duty for this position will be driving thus it is essential that you are a confident driver with very good knowledge of London. Driving duties will include journeys to London, airport runs, running errands etc. You will be required to keep the cars immaculate at all times, you will also be responsible for managing the service and MOT’s. You will mainly be driving a Range Rover and Mercedes. In addition to chauffeuring duties, we require a candidate who can work in the role of butler, meeting and greeting guests, serving at table, mixing and serving drinks, etc. Previous police or military experience is a bonus. A professional and efficient candidate with excellent communication skills required. Strictly non-smoking. Conversational French would be a bonus. 5-day working week with flexibility, working hours 10am-9pm. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3674)
Butler -House-Person – Head Housekeeper
Lovely new position for a dedicated and flexible, experienced domestic couple to work as part of a team taking care of this beautiful Estate near Henley on Thames.
You will need to have previous experience in taking care of the interior of a private household. This property is a combination of both formal and informal service, with great attention to detail to high standards at all times.
The Estate is fully staffed and the couple must have a flexible and positive attitude and enjoy working as part of a team. The residence is occupied half of the year mainly Spring through the Summer, the main house has 9 bedrooms and there are 3 guest cottages.
The head housekeeper will ideally have previous experience overseeing a small cleaning/housekeeping team.
Duties will include:
The working week is 5 days out of 7 on a rota, weekend working will be required especially when the principals are in residence. An average of 8 hours per day with any additional hours take in lieu.
Salary circa 60,000 Gross per annum depending on experience. 2 bedroom apartment provided.
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.