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HEAD HOUSEKEEPER

Dublin, Southern Ireland

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
2 bedroom off site accommodation

Salary:
£45,000 Gross per annum

Job Ref:
HU3215

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HEAD HOUSEKEEPER
Dublin, Southern Ireland with International Travel
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Drivers Licence, Flexibility to Travel, EU Passport

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 £45,000 Gross per annum- 2 bedroom off site accommodation provided. EU Passport and driving licence essential. Strictly Non-Smoker and freedom to travel essential. (HU3215)

 

HOUSE MANAGER / EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER

Bahrain

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
A tax free salary between £42,000 and £48,000 depending on experience.

Job Ref:
HU3780

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HOUSE MANAGER/EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER
Bahrain
Essential Requirements: Previous Middle East experience preferred.
This position will suit a person with experience in a formal private household as a head/executive housekeeper or assistant manager. Supervisory experience is essential as is an excellent knowledge of housekeeping products along with knowledge of fine furniture, fabrics and finishes.

You will ensure that the household runs smoothly and quietly and that an excellent service is provided to the principals in an efficient but unobtrusive manner. 

You will manage 15 staff and your duties will be broadly as follows: 

  • Provide staff rotas to ensure the household is appropriately staffed at all times 
  • Train staff in appropriate housekeeping methods where necessary 
  • Arrange and supervise maintenance work  
  • Purchasing and local shopping for the household 
  • Obtaining quotations for any external service required 
  • Control housekeeping supplies and equipment 
  • Create household operations manual with standard operating procedures 
  • Create and manage household inventory 
  • Complete administrative tasks as necessary 

 

SALARY PACKAGE -6 day working week 
Accommodation and car provided, and meals while on duty 
One month vacation a year with a return flight to home country 
A tax free salary between £42,000 and £48,000 depending on experience. (HU3780)

Resident Housekeeping Supervisors

Saudi Arabia

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:

Job Ref:
HU3806

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Resident Housekeeping Supervisors
Full time - 6 days a week 8 to 9 hours daily with some flexibility
Saudi Arabia
Essential requirements: Full proficiency in English, Experience as a floor housekeeper/supervisor in a 5-star luxury hotel

Our client requires two housekeeping supervisors to work with a team of up to10 housekeepers in Saudi Arabia, providing excellent service to very high-profile principals, working in a villa with around 30 staff in total.

Experience as a floor housekeeper or shift leader in a 5-star hotel is essential and it is preferred (although not essential) that candidates have also worked in a VIP private household.  Full proficiency in English is necessary, as English will be the language spoken at all times in the workplace.   

You must be able to plan work appropriately and organise a team of 10 housekeepers to ensure that excellent service is provided at all times.

You should have detailed knowledge of appropriate cleaning materials for use in all situations, and also know how to clean and maintain fine materials and finishes 

Meticulous attention to detail is required, and you will keep records concerning any unusual occurrences, breakages or damage during each shift and report these to the housekeeping manager in a timely fashion.   

You should be flexible and adaptable to the needs of principals at all times, and able to instil this attitude in your housekeeping staff.   

The salary range is US$2700 to US$3600 a month - food, accommodation (or 35% of salary as an allowance for accommodation), transportation and excellent medical insurance are provided together with an annual return ticket to the country of residence.   (HU3806)