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Live-out Housekeeper/Butler

Germany, Berlin, Competitive Salary

EHS #3083

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A wonderful, busy couple are seeking a German and English speaking Housekeeper to assist with all aspects of their new residence in Berlin. This individual will join an existing team comprised of widespread situated staff to fulfil various needs of the couple, and the upkeeping of their property when they are in residence or travelling.

The Housekeeper will oversee all general housekeeping duties including ironing, shopping, and wardrobe management with food preparation being a big plus.

This role ensures the household is operating smoothly and the family’s comfort is facilitated with ease.

This position requires a detail-oriented multitasker with excellent communication and organisational skills to operate with flexibility.  Open communication and the ability to work with team members with respect is important to ensure all of the family’s needs are being accommodated to accurately and efficiently.

The key qualities for this position is someone with flexibility, who can work for a couple with different schedules. There is flexibility with hours performed whilst the family is not in residence, but still required to put in an eight hour day.

It is important that the right person for this role has a good sense of privacy and security.

This position requires a team player who will work closely with the Executive PA based in Berlin and Estate Manager based in London.  The client is looking for someone who is kind, easy to work with, willing to help others get the job done with an easygoing attitude.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Keeping household clean, organised and in excellent condition
  • Maintain and manage household inventories and operational system of home maintenance, checks for damages and/or repairs as needed
  • Maintain appliances, floral arrangements, and outdoor items
  • Maintain inventory of principal's personal toiletries and grooming products
  • Assisting with parties and gatherings
  • Hours when family is in residence will include some weekends
  • Running household errands including, but not limited to, grocery shopping, supplies, wardrobe components and other requests as needed
  • Candidate should possess hands-on skills: sweeping/mopping floors, vacuum, clean carpets, rugs, draperies and upholstery
  • Dusting, cleaning, and polishing furniture, fixtures and fittings
  • Tidying rooms, making up beds, changing linens, as required
  • Respect for and emphasis on confidentiality and privacy with regard to the family’s private life

This is a full-time, live-out position. There may be requests for occasional travel to the Clients' other residences.

The candidate must speak English and German fluently.

Working 40 hours per week, weekends on occasion if the Client is in residence.

Salary: Please present with expectations.

Training will be provided for the first several months.  Personality and attitude towards the role is the priority.

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Live-out Housekeeper/Butler

EHS #3083

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