RESIDENTIAL HOUSEHOLD MANAGER/BUTLER/ COOK WITH GOOD FRONT OF HOUSE SKILLS.
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Driver Essential, Conversational French, Non-Smoker.
Rural location between Geneva & Laussane – ½ Hour drive to Geneva
Part residence family holiday home in the canton of Vaud.
The residence is used by the family of 5 (including 3 children 18,16 and 13yrs and pet dog) during school holidays. The family live in London and have a summer home in Southwest France and a chalet for the Winter Season in the Swiss Mountains. You will be asked to travel to France occasionally throughout the year and spend Christmas & New Year at the Chalet.
When the family are not in residence you will be required to keep the property in tip top order but working hours can be less. However, when the property is occupied longer hours and days will be required, with time taken back when clients not in residence.
You will be responsible for ensuring the security of the property, monitoring of the security system internally and externally, liaising with external contractors for maintenance visits, quotes and repairs, supervising any work carried out.
In addition, first class front of house and formal food and beverage service skills, and experience as a butler and household manager is essential. You should also be a confident cook as you will be required to provide breakfast daily and occasional lunch as well as stand in for the chef on the chefs’ days off.
The family have a small dog which you will feed walk and generally care for when the family are in residence, so a dog lover is essential.
This is a uniformed position, black trousers and white shirt, a separate one-bedroom flat with own entrance and terrace is provided. TOP SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE – 2 DAYS OFF PER WEEK. DRIVER ESSENTIAL, CAR AVAILABLE IF REQUIRED. FRENCH SPEAKER & NON-SMOKER ESSENTIAL
SMALL WELL-BEHAVED PET CONSIDERED BUT SORRY NO DEPENDANT CHILDREN.
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR CO-AGENT - SHE'S IN SWITZERLAND
JOB REF: HU3708