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
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
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)
BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE- RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER /ASSISTANT HOUSEMANAGER for privately-owned Palladian Mansion, located just outside Barnet and set in 250 acres of parkland. The house is used both as a private residence and let out for both filming and private corporate events. We are looking for an experienced hands-on assistant house manager/housekeeper to join our small and friendly team. Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the house along with housekeeping duties, house administration and managing a small team of staff. The successful applicant will come from a house management or housekeeping background and will be able to demonstrate a flexible approach and excellent attention to detail. In addition, you must be computer literate (Excel, Outlook, Word) and competent with technology, including telephone and security alarm systems.
Key responsibilities include:
Hours of Work:
SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A HANDS-ON HOUSEKEEPING ROLE WORKING AS PART OF A SMALL TEAM. SPEAK EXCELLENT ENGLISH, BE VERY WELL PRESENTED, STRICTLY NON-SMOKER & DRIVER ESSENTIAL. (HU3630)