Live-in House Manager
London, Mayfair, Salary circa £50,000 per annum
We are looking for a Live-in House Manager for a beautiful London residence in Mayfair, working for a couple with a grown-up daughter. An already established friendly household staff. Ideal candidate must have previous household experience, be reliable, proactive, and willing to be flexible with their time and duties.
You will be working alongside two live-in Housekeepers and a Chauffeur. The family are in London around half of the year, and during these times the hours would be longer.
You would be required to work six days a week when the Principal is in residence. When he is away there is plenty of down time.
One of the duties will be the safety and security of the house, responsibility for the day-to-day running of the house smoothly, and managing the housekeeping staff. Other duties such as liaising with contractors and expenses will be taken on after a period of time.
Preparation of breakfast, lunch, drinks and serving guests as and when required. When the client entertains, they will get a Private Chef in.
When the main principal or guests are in residence: Your starting times will be 8.00am-10.00pm (midnight on some occasions). There is a break of 3 hours a day (10.00am-11.00am and 2.00pm-4.00pm). You would be required to work weekends and take a day off during the week.
When there are no guests staying at the house: Your times will be 9.30am-8.00pm and Sunday off.
Holiday: 24 days' holiday a year is available and can be taken during quieter periods.
Salary in the region of £50,000