HEAD HOUSEKEEPER -LIVE OUT
Part residence property.
KENSINGTON -LONDON W8
9.30am to 5.30pm – 5 days
Essential Requirements – Previous UHNW Household experience. Proven staff management skills.
Longevity in previous similar positions. Impeccable housekeeping skills. Good communication skills. Immaculate presentation. Flexible and adaptable to work longer hours when the principal is in residence.
We are seeking an experienced Head Housekeeper with previous experience of managing a private household team of 4-6 cleaners/housekeepers. There are 3 properties, 2 main houses in Kensington of approx. 25,000 sq ft and a smaller property in North London, all owned by the principal who is only in residence 3-4 months over the year.
The head housekeeper will manage the team of cleaners/housekeepers to ensure all 3 residences are routinely maintained and well cared for, enabling uniformity over all 3 properties. You will have autonomy to develop and train existing team members, recruit, and build an additional new team where required.
As the Principal will not be in residence for more than 3 to 4 months of the year, flexibility when the
family is in residence is needed, though normal working hours are 9.30am-5.30pm Monday to
Friday. The principal always travels with a large travelling team of staff and has multiple homes throughout Europe and Internationally.
Occasional formal and informal events may take place within the grounds of the main residence, and you should be able to assist the Estate Manager to organise, plan and execute these to ensure the smooth running of the function.
All household technical care is dealt with by personnel in the Family Office, based in Mayfair.
Flair, elegance, and an eye for detail required for this lovely position which is being newly created.
Must have the ability to work alongside and manage 4-6 housekeepers, assisting, training, and guiding as required. Previous longevity (ideally minimum of 5 years with one employer) working as head Housekeeper in a similar household is required for this position.
Salary in the region of £48,000 to £50,000 Gross per annum. ( HU3931 )