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HEAD HOUSEKEEPER

Dublin, Southern Ireland

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
50-60,000 Euro’s Gross

Job Ref:
HU3215

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HEAD HOUSEKEEPER
Dublin, Southern Ireland with International Travel
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Drivers Licence, Flexibility for frequent International Travel, EU Passport -Driver & Non Smoker essential

This is a newly created position for a long-term client of Hutchinson’s, who are a family of 5 with 3 children of college age. Working very closely with and reporting to the House Manager.

It is a very busy household, so they are looking for an energetic, pro-active experienced hands on Head Housekeeper to take over the day to day running of their family home in Dublin and to travel ahead to prepare their homes in the US and South of France, to ensure that each home is ready for their arrival. Each property has housekeeping assistance in situ, but the owners would like each residence to run in the same manner.
Attention to detail is very important and an ability to anticipate and troubleshoot essential.

Some of the areas to be covered though not exhaustive include
• Ensuring the smooth running of a household and servicing of principals and guests, usually supervising others but also providing hands on housekeeping service. Working closely with the current housekeepers, monitoring standards, teaching and improving where required. Knowledgeable in the care of fine fabrics, glass, crystal etc.
• Overseeing outside contractors, service providers and suppliers.
• Ensuring food, groceries and medication levels in house are maintained and in date – as per a detailed inventory.
• Maintenance of the property on a regular basis in conjunction with the estate manager • Maintaining security and communication systems and record keeping – must have a good knowledge of smart houses
• Regularly interacting with owners to maintain direct communication and compliance with their needs
• Ensuring efficiency, harmony, and high morale throughout the household
• Organising of social and family events
• Caring for household’s guests and visitors
• Serving of wines and other drinks
• Serving of refreshments and meals
• Caring for specialist items.

SALARY CIRCA 50-60,000 Euro’s Gross per annum depending on experience- EU Passport and driving licence essential. Strictly Non-Smoker and freedom to travel essential. (HU3215)

Head Housekeeper

Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU2944

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Head Housekeeper
Live in or Live out
Beaconsfield Buckinghamshire
Essential Requirements – Previous long term employment in a similar high end household. Minimum of 3 yrs in one position. Driver and Non Smoker essential. Ability to work weekends. Housekeeping to minimum of 5* Boutique standards.
Yachting background as Chief Stewardess / Stewardess a big plus

A new vacancy for our client with a large residence near Beaconsfield who requires an experienced hands-on head housekeeper to join a team of staff. A large country house within its own estate within easy access to London.
A good team spirit is required, and you must always be willing to work with the team to keep this large home immaculate.
Business family of 3 adults are looking for a hands-on head housekeeper who is willing to undertake varied and diverse roles and who is totally hands on. 5* boutique level housekeeping standards required for this estate.

You must have previous long term hands-on housekeeping experience and be willing to undertake varied duties including cleaning, dusting, polishing, making beds, changing sheets, caring for fine finishes. You will work closely with 2 cleaners, always ensuring exacting standards and detailed presentation of the property.

You will be responsible for the day to day running of the interior, ensuring personal items and provisions are kept well stocked, ordering of same, ensuring deliveries are made in a timely fashion and external services arranged accordingly.
Previous experience with front of house and table service, flower arranging as well as turn down service is essential.
Weekend working will be required, so 5 days working over 7 days, with daily hours of 8-5pm if the principals are not in residence – 11-8pm if they are. Therefore, flexibility is key.

We seek an energetic and dynamic candidate with a “can-do” attitude; possibly from a yachting background, immaculately presented for this long term position.

Excellent Salary will be offered, negotiable and based on experience. If you choose to live in, lovely accommodation will be provided, but sorry no dependants or pets accepted.
If you live locally and choose to live out, you must be able to cover the weekends working. 2 days off Mid Week
Fluent English and strictly non smoker essential. Checkable references and enhanced DBS Check will be required. Drivers licence and own car essential. (HU2944)

HEAD HOUSEKEEPER

CAP MARTIN – SOUTH OF FRANCE

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
Circa EURO 3,000 NET PER MONTH

Job Ref:
HU3257

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CAP MARTIN – SOUTH OF FRANCE
HEAD HOUSEKEEPER
DAILY - 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday.
FLUENT FRENCH & ENGLISH SPEAKER ESSENTIAL

Live out position for a large family home in Cap Martin. This is the main residence for the principals and their 3 school age children. Although the principals travel frequently. This is a fully staffed home which requires experienced and dedicated staff. When all the family are in residence the working hours will be 7am to 7pm, but when they are not the hours will be less. The current head housekeeper of 10 yrs is moving into a new position within the family.
Duties will include:

  • Supervising and training of the domestic team of the house, currently 3.
  • Developing procedures and protocols to address quality and productivity needs to ensure cleanliness goals are effectively met.
  • Ensure all rooms are clean and properly stocked with supplies, creating a positive guest experience – includes maintaining appropriate levels of supplies and inventories.
  • Ongoing communication with the principals
  • Assist in the hiring of housekeeping team members when required.
  • Weekly planning and complete work schedules for the housekeeping team 
  • Control housekeeping costs and budget.

Requirements:

  • Min of 3 year experience as a head/senior housekeeper at a private residence
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail. 
  • Pro-active and self directed.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and delegate work assignments  
  • Non-smoker
  • Pets and child friendly 
  • Fluent English & French essential.

Salary circa EURO 3,000 NET PER MONTH- French speaker is essential. Strictly Non Smoker. ASAP Start. (HU3257)

HEAD HOUSEKEEPER - LIVE OUT

London W8

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
£48,000 to £50,000 Gross per annum

Job Ref:
HU3931

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HEAD HOUSEKEEPER -LIVE OUT
Part residence property.
KENSINGTON -LONDON W8
9.30am to 5.30pm – 5 days
Essential Requirements – Previous UHNW Household experience. Proven staff management skills.
Longevity in previous similar positions. Impeccable housekeeping skills. Good communication skills. Immaculate presentation. Flexible and adaptable to work longer hours when the principal is in residence.

We are seeking an experienced Head Housekeeper with previous experience of managing a private household team of 4-6 cleaners/housekeepers. There are 3 properties, 2 main houses in Kensington of approx. 25,000 sq ft and a smaller property in North London, all owned by the principal who is only in residence 3-4 months over the year.
The head housekeeper will manage the team of cleaners/housekeepers to ensure all 3 residences are routinely maintained and well cared for, enabling uniformity over all 3 properties. You will have autonomy to develop and train existing team members, recruit, and build an additional new team where required.

As the Principal will not be in residence for more than 3 to 4 months of the year, flexibility when the
family is in residence is needed, though normal working hours are 9.30am-5.30pm Monday to
Friday. The principal always travels with a large travelling team of staff and has multiple homes throughout Europe and Internationally.

Occasional formal and informal events may take place within the grounds of the main residence, and you should be able to assist the Estate Manager to organise, plan and execute these to ensure the smooth running of the function.

All household technical care is dealt with by personnel in the Family Office, based in Mayfair.

Flair, elegance, and an eye for detail required for this lovely position which is being newly created.

Must have the ability to work alongside and manage 4-6 housekeepers, assisting, training, and guiding as required. Previous longevity (ideally minimum of 5 years with one employer) working as head Housekeeper in a similar household is required for this position.

Salary in the region of £48,000 to £50,000 Gross per annum. ( HU3931 )