County Dublin, Southern Ireland

Full Time

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County Dublin, Southern Ireland
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Drivers Licence, Flexibility to travel

Long Term Hutchinson’s client is looking for a top-notch household manager and personal assistant. We require and energetic and proactive candidate for this position.

This is for a family with 3 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 and 2 homes in the USA, so essential that you have freedom to travel as required.

You will need to be able to take on the total running of the main residence, (with 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
  • Recruiting, training and supervision of the household employees, creating operation manuals
  • Research and negotiation with vendors, contractors, maintenance providers.
  • Creating database system for each property and extensive, detailed photographic inventories.
  • Diary, travel management and event planning.
  • Sourcing and setting up of residences for high end rentals.
  • You will undertake local shopping for the households, occasional driving for the general day to day running of the home(s) is essential.  
  • Ensuring the overall smooth running of a busy household on a daily basis, with responsibility for the training and supervision of domestic staff, including full-time Head Housekeeper and Housekeeper.
  • Ensuring food, groceries and medication levels in house are maintained, as per a detailed schedule/ inventory supply.
  • Running personal errands and shopping for the family, as requested.
  • Ordering household items, as required
  • Overseeing weekly flower orders.
  • Coordinating with external suppliers such as dry cleaning/ Linen ironing service, butcher and drinks.
  • Ensuring all aspects of the house are in order; arranging contractors to undertake household maintenance as necessary.
  • Coordinating travel arrangements and preparation for travel to other international properties.
  • Compilation of records, maintenance and updating of household manual and Inventories. 
  • Effectively managing household accounts. Credit card / Petty cash.

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.

Negotiable salary based on experience. LIVE OUT position. Strictly non-smoker with excellent references. Clean driving licence and flexibility to travel frequently. (HU3356)




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