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Experienced Couple Job

Greycoat Lumleys has the pleasure to bring to the market an incredible Couple position on the French Riviera. The principals will consider either a couple or two individuals for this iconic property which has recently been purchased by the new owners, so this position is also advertised as two individual roles on the Greycoat Lumleys website. The property is well known on the French Riviera and has iconic architecture, it also has a small domain, vineyards and olive groves, sea views and true period architecture. The property has extensive gardens, 8 bedrooms as well as many of the facilities that you would expect such as, Gym, wellness area and swimming pool. The client seeks an experienced Domestic couple with at least five years of experience in the Private Household industry (with good longevity) and preferably a knowledge of the local area. The successful couple would have skills in Facility Management and detailed Housekeeping. These roles are more clearly defined in the below Job brief. The family who has children are in direct contact with Greycoat Lumleys, through the lady Principal so that Interviews can be arranged directly with the Principals. Lady in the Couple Role: Housekeeper in full-time Hours: 40H / week (availability on weekends & public holidays necessary) Language: Fluent in English, and/or in German (French is also very beneficial) Responsibilities: Professional cleaning of residence (high- quality furnishing) Exclusive laundry care (silk, cashmere etc) Errands and shopping (e.g. grocery shopping, taking special clothes to an official laundry store, post office etc.) Breakfast preparation and occasional cooking Supervision and coordination of craftsmen Must haves: Many years of professional experience as a housekeeper in an upscale household / high-class / VIP environment Excellent references from previous employers Independent and proactive way of working Profound cleaning experience of high-quality materials (Marble, parkette / slate floor etc.) Valid EU passport Valid drivers license Willingness to work at the weekends and during holiday season Holiday must be taken in parallel with Principals. During weekends there might be shift work (08:00-13:00 and 18:00-21:00). Cooking skills (e.g. for preparing breakfast and light / basic meals) High level of Discreetness, reliability, and responsibility Independent and proactive way of working Coordination of one to two cleaning staff Offer / comments: Long- term working contract / employment Company car upon need Flat/room nearby the residence Holidays: 26-30 days/year Monthly gross salary:3.900 EUR – 4.600 EUR (Circa €3,000 NET) dependent on experience Gentleman in the couple Role: HANDS ON Facility Manage/Gardener Hours: 40H / week Language: Fluent in English, and/or in German (French is also very beneficial) Responsibilities: Minor repairs and maintenance of all buildings and objects in the house and on the property Technical versed (High-end technology throughout the whole residence - Heating, ventilation, sanitation) Supervision and coordination of craftsmen Maintenance of the entire private garden area including lawn and plant care, watering, keeping the pool area clean and all work required to maintain the garden and driveway. Maintenance of the vehicle fleet (manual washing of vehicles and refuelling) Must haves: Many years of professional experience in facility management Excellent references from previous employers Independent and proactive way of working Valid EU passport Valid drivers license Willingness to work at the weekends and during holiday season when technical problems occur. Nothing ever breaks when you expect it to mentality. High level of discretion, reliability, and responsibility Independent and proactive way of working Nice to have: Technical versed (High-end technology throughout the whole residence) Offer / comments: Long- term working contract / employment Flat nearby the residence Holidays: 26-30 days/year Monthly gross salary:3.900 EUR – 4.600 EUR (Circa €3,000 NET) dependent on experience The position comes with accommodation provided. However, the accommodation needs to be discussed with the consultant responsible for the couple role, Archie McClintock as for the first year the accommodation would be shared with other household staff while refurbishment on more functional couple accommodation is undertaken. To apply, candidates must have relevant experience as stated above, Valid EU passports or French residency permits and Valid Driver’s licenses. Applications should be submitted alongside a covering letter and CV’s directly to the email address below. JOB ID: 115727 Combined Gross Salary: Circa €8,000  Accommodation – Provided – speak to consultant. Consultant: Archie McClintock – archie@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

  • France
  • Permanent
  • €8,000 Gross p/m but flexible

Butler Job

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen to work in a beautiful, sought after building in central London. You will be delivering the highest possible hospitality standards to the worlds VVIP’s! This position offers free accommodation, free private healthcare and a competitive salary. You be friendly, polite, and personable with a can-do attitude whilst maintaining professionalism and discretion.   This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to learn and progress with in the hospitality industry and build on the experience they have already accumulated. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering fantastic customer service whilst being presentable and approachable at all times. You: Real passion and love for Hospitality. Positive and enthusiastic attitude. Ambition and drive.                                                                        Excellent communication skills. Committed to delivering a high level of customer service.              Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations. Ability to work on your own or in teams. Willingness to learn. Ability to work a variety of shifts including weekends, days, afternoons and evenings.      The role: Typically, Monday to Friday, 40.00 hours per week. However, this role will involve varied hours to allow for the event schedule, including early mornings, late evenings, and very occasional weekend attendance. Hours will be adjusted accordingly to meet the 40.00-hour attendance requirement. Responsible for the operation and execution of events. Welcoming visitors Preparation, set up and post-event service: cleaning silver, polishing glassware; laying dining tables; clearing away after meal service; washing-up and appropriate storage/shelving of all the items used; making arrangements for linen to be sent for cleaning; general porterage, including deliveries; layout of tables, chairs, staging etc. Greeting guests and showing them to the event space, offering refreshments, and taking care of them throughout their stay. Responsible for a team of three individuals Securing and training of casual staff to assist with covering events. Cleaning and manual duties: responsible for keeping the pantry, cellar, storerooms and overall working environment clean and tidy, keep the fridges/storeroom stocked. Checking and storing deliveries. Other duties to be determined as or when required. Benefits: Free accommodation in a highly sought after part of central London. £23,840 salary Room to grow into a more senior role. Private Bupa Healthcare Uniform drycleaned and replaced for free. Company pension. 28 days holiday. If you are interested in this position and want to apply or find out any further information, please send your CV to rebeccac@greycoatlumleys.co.uk 0207 630 0545

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £23,840 per annum

Chef De Partie Job

Chef De Partie Job  Currently recruiting for an ambitious, enthusiastic and creative Chef De Partie to join a dynamic catering company. A company that prides themselves on seasonal food that is delicious and different. Join a team of globally trained chefs that are known for their specialist design of tailor-made menus for any private party, as well as providing simply packaged solutions with impressive food and drink specialist knowledge for corporate clients.                                                You: We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious and hard-working Chef De Partie. You will have a passion for different flavours and global cuisine. Active interest in food trends and the London restaurant scene. Confident, patient, sociable, friendly, reliable and self-motivated.                                                                                This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to learn, grow and make a genuine impact in an exciting and expanding company. Responsibilities: As a Chef De Partie you are responsible for assisting in the preparation, cooking, and presentation of food. You will provide meal quality and consistency by following designated recipes as well as assisting the Sous Chef and Head Chef in menu design and recipe testing.                You will gain experience in the kitchen, at events, catering on site for fashion/film shoots, corporate catering, private parties, supper clubs and assist in the general day-to-day tasks of running a food and events business.     Roles:                                                                                To represent the company at events and on site. To always work to a high standard and assist other team members when needed.  To work to and maintain a high level of cooking standards, strive to continue learning. To have an understanding and adhere to our company rules and regulations, specifically those relating to Food Hygiene and Health & Safety.  To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:     Real passion and love for food! Positive and enthusiastic attitude. Ambition and drive.                                                                        Excellent communication skills. Committed to delivering a high level of customer service.              Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations. Ability to work on your own or in teams. Willingness to learn. Ability to work a variety of shifts including weekends, days, afternoons and evenings.      Contribute and develop our low waste company ethos and kitchen waste management procedures.  Benefits: Room to grow into a more senior role. Classpass membership. Employee Assistance Programme (24 hour support) More Happi Coaching. Team away days and evenings out. Annual company trip abroad. Watershed Training Programmes. Room to grow within the company to more senior levels. Vibrant lunch at the office every day, plus refreshments. Supplier visits and team training sessions. Company pension. Maternity / Paternity scheme. Bonus holiday day allowance during quieter periods. Staff F&B discounts. Expense card. TOIL & paid overtime. 31 days holiday allowance. Annual bonus.  Salary: £33,000 per annum  If you are interested in this role and would like to find out further information or you would like to apply, Please send your CV to rebeccac@greycoatlumleys.co.uk  0207 630 0545

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £33,000 GPA

Butler Job

Are you seeing a new and exciting opportunity to work abroad? Are you wanting to work in a country famous for its culture and heritage that boasts beautiful surroundings where you can explore nature, mountains, and sea life? Saudi Arabia is fast becoming the “new Dubai” and is attracting may professionals to work there. My client is A five-star haven that is famous the world over for its historic elegance, impeccable service, impressive suites, and its legendary most sought-after address in Saudi Arabia. Its timeless elegance, location and panoramic views are breathtaking. As a Butler, you will be responsible for providing unparalleled service to our clients and guests, ensuring all facilities and requests are well taken care of, and needs are anticipated in advance and managed accordingly. Our Butlers will be working closely with other departments such as Housekeeping, Room Service, Reception, and Hall Porters & Concierge to maintain the highest five-star standards for our guests and their experiences.  Benefits: Competitive basic salary. Additional Service Charge and Tips.   Free accommodation. Meals on duty. Instant reward and recognition scheme. Learning & Development opportunities. Laundry service for tailored uniform You: Confidence when dealing with people of all levels and backgrounds. Excellent communication skills. Exceptional customer service skills The ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. Highly organised, with excellent attention to detail. Immaculate personal presentation. Understanding of silver service or in room dining. Experience of working within the hospitality industry. The role: Meet guests when they arrive and getting them settled in their rooms. Anticipate guests’ needs by learning their preferences, allergies, dislikes, etc. Serve meals and pour drinks for guests. Communicate with housekeeping to ensure rooms are cleaned at the most convenient time for guests. Run errands for guests when necessary. Ensure guests’ rooms are clean and tidy up when necessary. Recommend and arrange amenities for guests. See guests off when they check out. Remain well-groomed at all times. Keep up-to-date on all hotel policies on safety and hygiene. Perform all duties with discretion, professionalism and a pleasant demeanour.  Personality traits: Always Professional. Strong multi-tasking skills. Excellent organisational skills. Ability to adapt to a fluid environment. Commitment to a high level of customer service. Strict attention to detail. Ability to handle sensitive matters with efficiency and discretion. Languages Fluent English is a must. Arabic is a bonus If  you are interested in this position and would like to find out more information or be considered for the role. Please send your CV to rebeccac@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

  • Saudi Arabia
  • Permanent
  • Dependent on Experience

Private Chef Job

Greycoat Lumley’s client are seeking an experienced Private Cook for their estate in Dumfriesshire. The Principals are very welcoming and have members of staff that have been with them for several years. The Cook must be professional, flexible, hardworking, and ready to muck in, have a sense of humour, and be hygienic, discreet and punctual. They must also have experience of working in a sizeable family home and be used to cooking in an AGA. The Principals enjoy good food, locally sourced where possible and eat a lot of local meat and game. Duties include: Cooking lunch and supper for the Principals Cooked breakfast the weekend Ability to liaise with local butchers/grocers. Shopping, keep regular accounts and to make sure the larder is properly stocked. Regular visits to the garden to see what is growing and good interaction with the gardener is essential. The kitchen is the responsibility of the cook, particularly when the family is eating in the kitchen. He/she will be expected to lay the table, clear and wash up. Cater for large shoot parties, open garden days, concerts and December buffet dinner, including Christmas for the family every other year August – January and May and June can be particularly busy with family coming and going, house parties, dinners etc. Start: ASAP Job: 115273 Salary: £40,000 GPA  Days: 5 per week – days off are planned in advance Accommodation: A one bedroom flat is available  The client will cover the Council Tax but Utility bills must be covered unless the property is within the main house

  • Dumfries
  • Permanent
  • £40,000 GPA
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