BUTLER / HOUSE MANAGER

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUTLER / HOUSE MANAGER

Posted - 25 Sep 2017

Location - HAMPSHIRE

 

Our private client is looking to recruit a live-in Butler/House Manager for a position based in Hampshire. Duties will include but are not limited to:

 

 

  • Take responsibility for all aspects of the running of the house and the staffing and general expenditure.

  • Ensure security of residence at all times

  • To assist each other with duties as and when applicable

  • Supervise and assist with the heavy cleaning tasks, both inside and on the terraces around the pool

  • Pool care

  • Plan menus (in conjunction with Principal)

  • Shop locally for fresh produce to use alongside the produce from the vegetable and fruit garden

  • Cook nutritious meals for family and guests

  • Greet guests and ensure they have everything they need

  • Hire temporary staff as and when required

  • Table setting

  • Wait at table and serve wine

  • Ensure stocks of wine and other beverages are correctly stored allowing for temperature changes

  • Keep accurate household records and record petty cash expenditure

  • Inform Principal in their absence via email of weekly activity in the household – including update on works list

  • Ensure all household equipment including lighting and AV systems are in sound working order – thorough check to be carried out well in advance of family and guests arriving.

  • Ensure vehicles are valeted and in good working order

  • Drive Principal and guests as and when required (There is a chauffeur)

  • Ensure security of residence at all times

  • Carry our simple maintenance indoors and outdoors

  • Organise, with authority from Principal, external contractors for major works

  • Unpacking and packing for Principal, family and guests if required

  • Up-keep of furniture, art, china, silver and crystal

  • Maintain inventories of wine, arts and collectibles

  • Ensure health, safety and hygiene standards are adhered to

  • Wardrobe management

  • Flower arranging

  • Stock taking

  • Maintaining a Menu Book in which meals, dates and guests names are recorded

     

    Working hours and accommodation details to be confirmed. Salary negotiable, depending on experience.

     

    Unless otherwise specified a minimum of 2 years relevant experience is required to receive the advertised rate of pay

     

    Randolphs is an employment agency and employment business authorised to advertise the role on behalf of our client

 

Ref: VAC - 57046

 

To apply, and for further information, please email info@randolphs.co.uk

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