Live-in House Manager
Hampshire, Salary £45,000-£50,000 per annum
Our client, a young family based in Hampshire, are looking to employ an experienced House Manager for their beautiful weekend country residence.
They are looking for a very experienced 'hands on' House Manager who is a team player, highly organized, and able to put effective systems in place so the house runs efficiently and smoothly. We are looking for someone who is friendly and approachable, used to working in a large formal household managing staff, with high levels of knowledge within a private home.
The team you will be managing includes:
Live-in Head Housekeeper, Live-in Couple Housekeeper, Handyman/Gardener, Daily Housekeeper, Part-time Chef and a Handyman.
The family have 2 children and 2 dogs
Main key holder and oversee security procedures, alarms etc
First point of contact for family
Front of House and helping with entertaining - meeting and greeting guests and serving to table when needed
Care of antiques and fine furnishings, and training staff in their care, to include preparing household manuals
Some driving duties may be required occasionally
Scheduling and overseeing all maintenance and repairs
Lots of tech in house so basic knowledge of AV, Ground source heating, pool maintenance, plant rooms would be useful.
Accommodation provided consists of a 3 bedroom apartment with kitchen and living room, which is inside the main residence but approached from it's own entrance.
Salary - £45,000-£50,000
Hours – 5 days a week, weekends will be included when family are in residence