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
HOUSEHOLD MANAGER/BUTLER/PERSON FRIDAY-MILAN -ITALY
A superb position for an experienced Household Manager/Butler who must have skills in running and managing a beautiful home. This is a large apartment in central Milan, working for a newly married entrepreneur.
You must be able to demonstrate longevity in previous positions and have a flexible approach to your work.
This is a highly recommended vacancy, for a Principal whose family have been Hutchinsons' clients 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 housekeeping staff, as part of a team is essential and while the maids deal 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. (HU3625) ON HOLD
Virginia Water, Surrey
VIRGINIA WATER SURREY
We are looking for a very experienced private residence experienced butler and household manager with superb references and an excellent background of running UHNW homes and managing a full staff. You should also have excellent front of house, food and beverage and butler service skills. A full staff is employed, and you would be required to work closely with the lady of the house, running the property, dealing with payment of household accounts, provisioning, keeping inventory and stock control records, household accounts and staff rota records. There are 4 in the family. Both the lady of the house and the Principal are business people with busy lifestyles and there are two teenage boys. During Covid-19, the family have obviously not been entertaining, but once the virus situation becomes less of an issue, there are normally regular functions for Madame’s charity foundations and business lunches and dinners. You should be able also to assist the boys when their parents are away on business and be comfortable around children. We are looking for applicants who have a proven track record of running a large family home and who have first-class hands-on butler service skills. There is use of a bedroom and bathroom suite within the staff house, which is shared with the Chef. Top salary for the right person. (HU3644)
House Manager/Head Butler Monaco – Live out
An HNW family with four children is looking for a House Manager for their new Monaco residence fluent in English and French. This experienced House Manager will need to have already setup homes and worked for a family with young children for quite a few years, where he or she implemented a structured management of the household, oversaw and led a varied team and set high standards for all to follow. The role requires someone who is a good leader, structured and versed in planning and organising, pro-active and flexible. Able to organise events for certain special occasions, capable of keeping accounts, managing staff planning as well as inventories, socks and purchasing. Excellent front of house and service skills. Independent, and experienced, solution finder, able to deal with last minute requests. It is essential that the person be multiple steps ahead in the management of the household and coordination of the family’s day to day. You must maintain confidentiality at all times and be able to handle various tasks simultaneously while remaining calm and in control in highly demanding situations. Being the main point of contact for the family with regards to the execution of their day you will coordinate with the Personal Assistant and the team in and out of the house.
Be ready to travel with the family as well as being involved in overseeing other households worldwide.
Duties and Responsibilities can be described as follows (non-exhaustive)
This is a live out role, available immediately and ideally we seek a candidate already based in or near Monaco. It would be a great bonus if you know and had worked in London in the past, but not essential.
Top Salary for the right person. Immediate or soon start required. (HU3651)
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 friendly team. Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for day to day housekeeping duties and overseeing other members of the household staff. You will ensure the smooth running of the house.
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. YOU MUST BE LARGE DOG AND CHILD FRIENDLY, SPEAK EXCELLENT ENGLISH, BE VERY WELL PRESENTED WITH HIGH ENERGY LEVELS. STRICTLY NON SMOKER & DRIVER ESSENTIAL. (HU3630)