PLACED Operations Manager

South of France




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South of France & Ski Chalet.

We are looking for an experienced Operations Manager to manage all administrative and operational activities for two residences.   Experience in high-level households with family offices is required.  We seek a candidate who likes a challenge and is able to deal with very demanding employers.   The Operations Manager will work under the Director of the Family Office, which is based outside of France, so a large amount of autonomy will be demanded, always keeping into account the extensive reporting that will be required.  


  • Administrative management of the large residences on the Riviera and the Alps.
  • Overseeing the implementation of all work procedures in both operational and administrative departments
  • Close cooperation with the Butler and Kitchen Chef on operational topics, as well as the management of non-domestic staff such as drivers, nannies and tutors
  • Strong reporting with an emphasis on financial control and efficiency of operations thanks to the creation and effective use of statistics
  • Verification and management of budgets – payroll, daily & operational purchases, private purchases employer, exceptional purchases
  • Adherence to the domestic culture and translating this in the managing, hiring and firing of all staff members in the French residences
  • Managing a staff of 30
  • Adherence to the law and pro-actively assuring all necessary paperwork, administrative and legal, is always up to date


  • Minimum 4 years of experience as an Operations Manager, or similar position, in a private household
  • Sufficient confidence to find the right solutions in difficult situations and get the work done in the best interest of the employer
  • Strong managerial skills: time, people, operations and administration
  • Well-developed inter-cultural communication skills
  • Minimum language requirements: English and French, knowledge of Russian is a plus, but not a requirement

Top salary Live out.

This will be a fulltime contract after a 3-month trial period. 5-day working week. Negotiable salary based on experience. Must have excellent references. This is a live-out role; however, the family office is prepared to reimburse the rent of an apartment in the vicinity of the Monaco residence. March start. (HU3823)

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