Our client is seeking a House Manager to take on the day to day operation of their large country home. The family are in residence every other weekend with longer periods during the school holidays. Working days and hours will be dictated by when the family are in residence.
Working in conjunction with the Property Manager (based in London), Resident Estate Manager and wider team, your role will focus on the interior of the property and management of a team of 3 housekeepers.
When the family are in residence you will be responsible for ensuring that all of the needs of family and guests are met efficiently and discreetly, and as part of the wider role, you will be responsible for coordinating deliveries, liaising with contractors and managing an extensive inventory of artwork and antiques.
Tact is essential, the candidate will need to be a good judge of when to be on-hand to cater for the needs of the family and when to blend in with the remainder of the team to ensure all of the background activity is taking place.
Hours: Flexible depending on when the family are in residence
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Start Date: ASAP
Accommodation: The employer will provide suitable accommodation.
Candidates must be / have:
The ideal candidate will have astute managerial skills, a hands-on approach and the ability to remain flexible and adaptable to the client’s requirements. Highly intelligent, excellent communicator with a flawless command of English and very strong organisational skills.
A degree level education is ideal but not essential.
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