House Manager/Butler

2200 LDM
United Kingdom​
November 10, 2023
To be discussed

Job description

Our esteemed client is seeking a dedicated House Manager/Butler to join their household team in Weggis, Lucerne, Switzerland. The client requires a skilled professional to oversee the smooth operation of their 3-bedroom property, ensuring it is always in impeccable condition. The residence is equipped with housekeepers; however, due to our client's frequent travels, they require someone to take charge of maintaining the home, managing staff, scheduling appointments for house maintenance, and acting as the primary liaison between the household in Switzerland and the client's team based in London. In order to facilitate communication between local contractors and the office in London, the house manager/butler has to be proficient in both German and English. This is a permanent full-time role starting as soon as possible. ​

Responsibilities

Household Management: Oversee all matters related to maintaining the household, including cleanliness, organization, and functionality. Daily Assistance: Assist our client with daily tasks and requirements, ensuring their needs are met promptly. Staff Management: Manage the existing household staff (2 housekeepers and a dogsitter), coordinate their activities, and ensure the smooth running of daily operations. Home Upkeep: Regularly inspect and maintain all facilities within the house, ensuring everything is in perfect working condition. Butler Service: Proficiency in formal butler service, as the House Manager/Butler will be expected to perform butler duties when the principal has guests or during special occasions. Communication: Maintain open and frequent communication with the team in London, providing updates on household matters, requirements, and schedules. Supply Procurement: Responsible for purchasing supplies, food, and homeware. Must be able to manage shopping trips efficiently. Flexibility: Be available on short notice to meet our client's needs, understanding that some tasks may require immediate attention. Tech Savviness: Have some technological proficiency to understand and manage home features and systems.

Requirements

Previous experience in property management to efficiently oversee and maintain the residence. Possess a valid driving license as the residence is not accessible by public transport, and transportation is required for various tasks. Fluent in both German and English to facilitate effective communication with local contractors and international contacts. Proximity to Weggis, Lucerne, for quick commuting. Friendly demeanor with a can-do attitude, always willing to go the extra mile. Adept at maintaining a home to the highest standards. Exceptional organizational skills. Strong communication and interpersonal abilities.

Work conditions

While the regular schedule is Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, flexibility is required, as the principal may return to the residence during the weekends or on short notice. The candidate must be prepared to adapt to changing circumstances as needed.

Salary

Excellent salary for the right candidate, to be discussed.
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This job offer is managed by Morgan Mallet International's agency London - UK
Address : 25 North Row, Mayfair, London W1K 6DJ, United Kingdom
Marina Shevchenko
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Marina Shevchenko is a dedicated professional with a decade-long journey at Morgan & Mallet International, beginning part-time in 2014 and transitioning to full-time in 2015. Specialising in client and candidate relations, she excels in catering to individuals from the UK, US, and Eastern Europe. Fluent in English, Ukrainian, and Russian, Marina's multilingual skills facilitate seamless communication. Her role extends beyond borders, having managed Morgan & Mallet's offices in the UK and Ukraine. Marina's passion lies in understanding the distinct requirements of clients and candidates, ensuring perfect matches that align with their goals and personalities. She thrives on forging lasting connections and delivering exceptional service.

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Morgan & Mallet International - Household staffing agency
This job offer is managed by Morgan Mallet International's agency London - UK
Address : 25 North Row, Mayfair, London W1K 6DJ, United Kingdom
Position filled already
House Manager/Butler
Permanent
Full time

Reference

2200 LDM

Location

United Kingdom​

Posted

November 10, 2023

Salary

To be discussed
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