Mat Cover House Manager

London, Kensington, Salary circa £60,000 per annum

EHS #5945

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A family based in Kensington is looking for a Maternity Cover House Manager to join their team.  This is a fully staffed household (Chef, Housekeepers, etc), and the family is looking for an experienced House Manager to undertake the duties of the current Manager to ensure a smooth transition and maintain the residence’s smooth running.

The candidate should have at least 10 years of experience and should be proactive, professional, flexible, and trustworthy.  The contract will be for approx 6-8 months.

Duties include:

  • Ensure smooth day-to-day running of the household
  • Managing the household schedules and calendars
  • Overseeing staff: Head HK, 3 Housekeepers, Chef, 3 Nannies, Runner/House Assistant
  • Arranging supplies for the residence and family
  • Scheduling home maintenance and repair work and supervising the project
  • Handling household bills and managing the household budget
  • Receiving guests and visitors, answering the door and signing for deliveries
  • Assist the family with travel planning and preparations
  • Arranging appointments
  • General errands for Mr and Mrs and possibly other family members
  • Happy to assist with service
  • Ad hoc duties/errands
  • Assist with dog care if necessary (feeding, walking, and vet runs)
  • Flexible and available to travel with the family if required
  • Any other duties that might be reasonably required

Candidate Requirements:

  • The family has 4 children and a dog, so it is important that the candidate is child and pet-friendly
  • Ideally someone who can drive

You will be the family’s first point of contact for the majority of their requests and therefore you must be willing to establish a good connection with the family and develop this further over time.

Days: 5 days a week
Hours: 50 hours (from 9.00am to 7.00pm), with a 30-minute lunch break
Salary: circa £60,000 gross per annum (pro rota)
Start: ASAP

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Mat Cover House Manager

EHS #5945

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