Gstaad, Switzerland and Saint Jean Cap Ferrat
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Driver
Domestic Couple to encompass all household related tasks, to include laundry to a very high standard and ironing/pressing, making purchases for the residences, and helping the chef in the kitchen, food and beverage service and a high standard of cleaning, dusting, polishing, making beds etc.
Partner to undertake various duties both inside and outside the house, working manually and dealing with technical issues, as well as running errands, driving, and assisting in the gardens.
Client is a mature, elegant, widowed lady.
Properties are both large - around 6,000 square meters – filled with precious art, objects d’art and fine furnishing fabrics. The residences are high end and needs experienced staff to care for them and work well with the other teams of staff.
Full time, permanent contract. Accommodation to be discussed. Excellent salary package based on experience. (HU3710)
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR CO-AGENT - SHE'S IN SWITZERLAND
Essential Requirements: Italian & English Speakers. Previous Experience in a Similar Position or Hospitality Industry. Capable to Work Independently.
Hands on and Practical. Clean Driving Licence. High-end Customer Service
Housekeeper/ Cook /Steward/ Handyperson/Driver/Security
Part residence holiday home of an international family of 3. Their extended family and guests will also visit from time to time. The couple will be responsible for the efficient running of the villa, providing personal service with a distinctive, hands on involvement. In charge of the efficient, cost and service and maintenance of the household all year round. A combination of the following skill sets is required: Housekeeping, cooking, waiter service, chauffeur, handyperson with some knowledge of dealing with technology of a smart house. The property is newly purchased and will undergo a large renovation project over the coming months.
The housekeeper will manage the interior on a day-to-day basis, undertaking general housekeeping duties including cleaning, washing and ironing, packing and unpacking suitcases as required. Good fresh healthy style cooking for family and guests during their stay – light and simple but very well presented.
You will prepare the house for the arrival of family and guests, run errands and manage the household provisioning.
Partner should have good DIY and handy skills, have a technical mind and be able to oversee the boiler room, CCTV and alarm systems.
You will care for the swimming pool and oversee contractors and look after minor repairs and small day to day projects.
Laying and serving at table is also part of the role, but this is an informal home.
The cars will need to be washed and managed accordingly, airport runs and routine household provisioning etc will be required.
Light gardening work will be required but with ability to oversee the heavier work done by others.
You will manage the household accounts and be capable to prepare monthly reports on all household expenses. Arrange and co-ordinate external services and oversee projects and building work on a regular basis.
Salary negotiable depending on experience. Time off to be managed by the couple but flexible for when the family are in residence when longer hours may be required. Immaculate staff quarters, which will not be affected by the internal building project.
HOUSEHOLD MANAGER / BUTLER / PERSON FRIDAY
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Drivers Licence, Flexibility to Travel
This is a superb position for an experienced Household Manager/Butler/Valet/Person Friday who must have skills in running and managing a beautiful apartment in central Milan, working for a newly married entrepreneur.
You must be able to demonstrate longevity in previous positions and have a very flexible approach to your work.
This Principal is the son of a client who has been a Hutchinsons' client for over 20 years.
While the role is based in Milan, you will be required to travel on occasion.
Experience of running a property is essential, as is the ability to undertake front of house, elegant food, and beverage service and to drive the clients as required. The ability to work closely with the housekeeper, as part of a team is essential and while the maid deals with the cleaning and laundry, you must be prepared to lend a hand when required, run errands, care for the Principals' clothing, deal with wardrobe management and pack and unpack for him. Ability to deal with household accounts, inventory and stock control is required.
This is a wonderful opportunity for a career-oriented Butler to start up in a new venture with this client and to grow with the job over a long period of time. A loyal, trustworthy, and discreet person with impeccable references is required, together with a sunny personality and a "Can-Do" attitude to his or her work. Own accommodation and a negotiable salary. Some spoken Italian essential. The client prefers an applicant who is willing to take his or her time off during the long periods of time when he is travelling on business and during the summer when he and his wife travel to France for 2 months.
Salary circa EU3,000- 3,500 net per month. (HU3625)