House Manager / House -Person / Driver

Somerset

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Live in or Live out

Salary:
Circa £50,000 based on experience

Job Ref:
HU3758

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Live in or Live out House Manager / House -Person / Driver
Somerset
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, Excellent technical skills, hands-on, Confident Driver

An exciting position for a private family based in Somerset to manage the maintenance and upkeep of a modern 6-bedroom home (main residence) and office complex.  This is a multi-faceted role that will require an all-rounder who can manage the property as well as the health / wellness facilities, manage the vehicle fleet, maintain and manage the upkeep of a smaller domestic property, equestrian facilities, an office and storage all based at the same site.  

In addition to the main residence, you will be required to manage a small office complex including a warehouse and cottage that is leased.  The office has a small team of staff and is located approximately 4 miles from the main residence.   Duties will include the hands-on maintenance and contracts to ensure correct level of operations, weekly and monthly checks of the buildings and land, management of the cleaners, direct mail as required, weekly fire drills to meet compliance, etc.  

The split would be 1-2 days at the offices and 3-4 days at the private residence.

You will be required to manage the maintenance contracts to ensure best cover for the family with minimal intrusion.   You will also be responsible for managing contractors when onsite.  

It is essential that you are hands-on with a strong technical background.  You should have the ability to diagnose and remedy minor faults. 

Additional duties will include

  • Manage the cleaning and servicing of the vehicle fleet including sales and purchases
  • Driving duties in the UK, so you must be a confident driver
  • Hands-on with regards to routine deep cleaning (windows, door runners, gutters, etc.)
  • Utilise and assist the handyman with projects and routine works
  • Conduct weekly and monthly checks of the house systems, buildings and ground
  • Procurement and sourcing for the family in tandem with the PA
  • Running general errands
  • Manage the security of the property, being a key holder for alarm responses
  • Manage the tenanted farmland in conjunction with the land agents
  • Assist the gardener as required

There is a small team of staff in place including a PA, housekeeper, handyman, labourer and gardener, so essential that you work well in a team environment.  This is very much a hands-on role that requires you to have the ability to prioritise and multi-task.   You should have experience working in a smart home and have a good understanding of electrics, heating, swimming pools, saunas, etc.  

5-day working week, Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm.   Salary circa £50,000 based on experience.   (HU3758)

 

 

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