Live-out House Manager

London, Knightsbridge, Salary circa £60,000

EHS #5940

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Our client is seeking an experienced Private House Manager for a family (2 adults, 2 teenagers) in Knightsbridge, London.

The client is preferring a candidate with a strong Luxury Hotel background and good longevity in a previous role, ideally 5+ years with the same family.

The House Manager will oversee the property, managing the running of the house, all the operations, and all the various requests from the family.

You will also be in charge and oversee the existing team of 5 permanent full-time staff, including:

  • Head Housekeeper plus 2 Housekeepers
  • Private Chef
  • Handyman
  • External contractors

Duties of the role include but not limited to:

  • Working collaboratively in a shift pattern (including some evenings and weekends) to ensure the best possible service
  • Organising duties, staff roster, maintenance roster, daily and monthly charts
  • Taking responsibility for the orderings, food, and general supplies, including placing orders for stocks, controlling the cost of the various departments of the house
  • Making sure the staff are reporting any issues or troubles
  • Liaising with the wider team and external service providers

Candidate Expectations:

  • Loyalty and confidentiality are key
  • You will be highly organised, responsible and reliable, as well as intuitive, kind and caring
  • A great communicator who is also discreet, calm, and reserved
  • You will be a team player who can follow instruction when required but must be able to work autonomously without supervision and able to pre-empt any needs or issues that may arise
  • Prior professional experience in a private household and/or 5-star Hotelier experience is preferred
  • Full driving licence
  • Be London based and fully legally able to work in the UK

The role will be a 5 day week, essentially Monday to Friday.  However, there is a great expectation for flexibility and it would be for the House Manager to devise a rota to ensure someone is present at the house 7 days a week.

Permanent contract offered after probation period.
Salary in the region of £60,000 pa depending on experience.

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Live-out House Manager

EHS #5940

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