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High level House Manager for a residence in London (VZPP)

Location:
Western Med
Work Type:
Permanent
  • Are you an accomplished and focussed House Manager?
  • Are you hard-working with experience in supervising staff?
  • Use your exemplary communication and organisation skills!

We have a position available to work for a VIP employer to manager his London residence. It is a full-time live-in role.  You will have your own private bedroom with ensuite bathroom.  The position suits a single person. 

Efficiency and proven experience to a high standard is required, so your CV needs to demonstrate prior experience in a similar role (at least 5 years) as you will be expected to be a self-starter who knows how to approach all aspects of the role in an expert fashion.  

This position will suit candidates who are hard-working and have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage their time, and that of the other staff, effectively.     

General duties will include: 

  • Uphold the highest standards of cleanliness, conduct and safety.
  • Establish standards and procedures for the housekeeping staff.
  • Assign other domestic workers their duties and inspect their work to ensure it meets the prescribed standards.
  • Coordinate work, attendance/rosters and activities of household staff members (approx. 5-7 staff). Prepare lists of work assignments and ensure that your staff understand the scope of their work.  Be their mentor!
  • Coordinate maintenance and service providers (contractors) as may be required for house, garden and pool maintenance.
  • Maintain inventories and stock to ensure adequate supplies including kitchen supplies (as the chef may need assistance in coordinating purchases)
  • Select and purchase new furnishings, accessories, tools, etc as required.
  • Run errands, pay utility bills, shop for groceries and incidentals, as required.
  • Ensure that the house is properly secured and looked after whilst the family members are away.
  • Keep accounts and budgets for the running of the house.
  • Perform ad hoc tasks and duties as requested.   

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a CV that proves their experience and supports their suitability for the role
  • Practice confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Be well-presented and well-mannered with a positive outlook
  • Be flexible, organised and versatile
  • Be familiar with correct cleaning and laundry procedures and be able to train and mentor the junior staff
  • At least three recent references
  • Have a valid First Aid certificate (an advantage)
  • Have a recent Police check
  • Have experience with children of school age (having your Working With Children card)    

Hours: Full-time.  Monday to Friday approx. 8:30am until 5:30pm   

Salary: The salary offered will be commensurate with your experience.  UK working conditions apply.   

Start date:  as soon as the right candidate is found.  

Note: you will need to be legally entitled to work in the UK. 

Click on “APPLY NOW” button and send your CV in Word format and application letter addressing all the points of eligibility on this job post. Please ensure that you indicate your current location and availability dates and have at least 3 Referees with all contact details on your CV.  It also helps to have a good quality recent photo and written references are good support for your application so please send these too.

 

Reference Number:
VZPP
Category:
Land-Based > Housemanager
Company:
Superyacht Crew International
Contact Details:
Superyacht Crew International
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