HOUSE MANAGER

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE MANAGER

Posted - 14 Jun 2017

Location - MONACO

 

A meticulous, energetic and passionate House Manager / Butler is required for an international couple based between Monaco, Gstaad and London. 

 

This is a wonderful role for a candidate at the top of their profession who is looking for a long-term role with plenty of autonomous responsibility and the management of 3 considerable properties.

 

The main hub of this role will be Monaco, where the Principals are resident for the majority of the year, with additional extended stays in Switzerland over the summer months and regular trips to London.  

 

This is a quintessential role for the modern Butler – overseeing the Principals’ wardrobes, driving, some front of house work, but also the behind the scenes management of properties to their exacting tastes including food shopping, driving, light maintenance, liaising with contractors and working alongside the housekeeper.  This is a role that requires someone who takes enormous pride in their work, but has very high standards, someone who can forge close working relationships with their Principals and the others around them, who can roll up their sleeves and ensure that any need is accommodated and who can work flexibly with the housekeeper to provide a 7 day cover of the property.

 

Hours: 5 days of 7 working with the housekeeper to provide 7/7 cover

Start Date: ASAP

Interviewing: ASAP, Skype followed by face to face in Central London

Driver: Clean driving licence plus experience driving HPV (left-hand drive)

Languages: French would be an advantage but not a necessity

 

 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Provision of a 7/7 service to the Principals
  • Accommodating and responding to their daily needs as well as ad hoc requests
  • Providing a seamless level of service
  • Daily walk throughs to check any light maintenance, light bulbs, security etc
  • Liaison and booking of outside contractors for any bigger works
  • Maintaining the cars in pristine condition
  • Driving the Principals to (or travelling with them to) Gstaad and London
  • Overseeing works on any of the properties
  • Travelling to other properties in advance of their arrival to check that they are ready
  • Wardrobe Management, packing and unpacking and traditional valeting
  • Front of house service when required
  • Sourcing of foodstuffs – high quality, organic and carefully selected
  • Stocking the household with sundries and groceries
  • Working alongside and with the daily housekeeper
  • Light household administration

 

Candidates must be / have:

  • French speaking as a bonus
  • DBS checked
  • References from at least 3 prior employers
  • Proof of commitment to long term roles
  • A knowledge of the local area and suppliers therein
  • Experienced driving HPV and left-hand drive vehicles
  • A precise and meticulous valet with experience handling delicate fabrics
  • Passionate about your role and take pride in your job
  • Easy going and warm
  • Calm, resourceful, experienced and modern in outlook
  • Confidential and discreet at all times
  • Happy to take direction at the same time as make decisions
  • Be hands on – this is a small team and therefore flexibility is key

 

Benefits:

  • Partners can be considered in the accommodation although probably not employed
  • Separate accommodation provided
  • Statutory sick/holiday pay

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IMPORTANT

We receive a considerable amount of applications for every position and there is tough competition in the employment market.  In order to process your application as efficiently as possible, please note the following instructions when responding:

  • Detail your relevant experience in a cover letter and include this on an up to date CV
  • Quote your required salary
  • Let us know your availability for interview and when you could start
  • If you can forward references to us, these can only strengthen your application

The more information you can give us, the more we can demonstrate to the client that you are exactly what they are looking for and send your CV on quickly. 

 

Please note that these instructions apply to ALL candidates and applications that do not meet these criteria may not be considered.

 

Send your information to: izzy@sorted-pa.com

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