Full Time Butler Job Offer

1668 SA
South Africa
November 10, 2020
To be discussed

Job description

A VIP family residing in Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa, require the appointment of a Professional hands-on Butler/House Manager/Cook to manage the household requirements for full residential management of the entire home, stock and supply operation, laundry & ironing requirements, supervise the upkeep of the entire property and it's services. As sole representative of the household it’s staff and services, the Butler will be required to step into any position in the home during the absence of other staff members. A very competitive remuneration package will be offered to the candidate with the highest qualifications and level of experience. Private and secure accommodation with all utilities and meals are included.


​​Overseeing correct layout, change-over and upkeep of table service for breakfast, lunch and evening meals; preparing dinging tables in accordance to the theme of the reception (formal, informal, buffet, family or silver service) Maintaining and cleaning valuable silverware, fine porcelain and crystal ware. Managing and maintaining employer's VIP wardrobe (ensuring timely washing, pressing, arranging, folding and packing) Preparing travel plans, itinerary and luggage. Preserving and managing security for private art & valuable collections. Managing stock and supply operations, in particular of high value commodities such as fine wines, cigars and weaponry. managing and supervising the creation and upkeep of floral displays throughout the home. Understanding, promoting and defending household protocols among staff and guests. Recruiting and training household staff. Maintaining exhaustive, up-to-date inventories or supplies and valuables. Inviting and welcoming guests, with an aptitude for guest relations. Establishing and keeping to workable estate budgets in collaboration with the employer. Serving food & beverage, ensuring proper service at all time in relation to the reception theme and ambiance. Organizing social events and arranging specific details for receptions. Liaising with financial and accounting staff with reporting responsibilities. Taking telephone calls, proper handling of correspondence. Complete and total house schedule management. Management of household staff compliment, in terms of scheduling, leave, appointment and duties. Financial & completed duty reporting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Management of third party suppliers and vendors.Laundry & Ironing requirementsCooking & menu planning for the familyAssistance with food preparation.Child minding & baby sittingDriving children to and from school, activities and play dates​


​​3 years' experience working as a Butler/Household Manager in a private residenceCertificate Qualification for Household Manager, Butler or Cook Experience with young children, pets and other staff membersFluent English + additional African language Additional housekeeping / cooking / laundry skills will be advantageousDriving LicenseDynamic, friendly yet professional person with kind and honest attributes who values the discretion requiredFluent command of English in verbal and written communication. Honest and Trustworthy individual with a pro-active mind set. Detail oriented with the ability to manage the entire smooth running of the home & family estate. Extensive experience in similar position within a private family residence with contactable references. High level of experience in Valet, Butler, House Manager and Service positions. Experience working in a home with your children, caring for their needs and environment.Flexible and able to accommodate principle and children's schedule including public holidays and weekends. Certificate Qualifications for Household or Hospitality Butler / Housekeeping / Cooking. Driver’s License​

Work conditions

Schedule is flexible in accordance to the family needs - max 45 hour week + 15 hours overtime.Availability required on alternate Weekends and Public Holidays _ shared scheduleSalary based on experience and qualifications for the right candidate. Full time placement on a 12 month contract, renewable and with 3 month trial period​


To be discussed
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This job offer is managed by Morgan Mallet International's agency Dubai - UAE
Address : Sentro Business Center The Onyx Tower 2, The Greens Sheikh Zayed Road - 1107 11th Floor - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Morgan Richez

An entrepreneur at heart, I've been working in the luxury goods industry for 20 years. Recruitment has always been a passion for me, because this profession fulfils all the criteria necessary for human understanding. I've also had the good fortune to meet some of the world's wealthiest people from a wide variety of backgrounds. It's also a real pleasure to place candidates in the jobs of their dreams.

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Morgan & Mallet International - Household staffing agency
This job offer is managed by Morgan Mallet International's agency Dubai - UAE
Address : Sentro Business Center The Onyx Tower 2, The Greens Sheikh Zayed Road - 1107 11th Floor - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Full Time Butler Job Offer
Full time


1668 SA


South Africa


November 10, 2020


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