Chief of Staff Job

 

Chief of Staff for UHNW couple based in Hong Kong 

A private UHNW family seeks an experienced and detail-oriented Majordomo or Chief of Staff to oversee the successful operation of multiple private properties, residences and households in Hong Kong.

 

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

 

  • Complete oversight of multiple private properties and residences including gardens; ensuring consistency of high standards, procedures, and the smooth running of daily household services
  • Managing a team of household staff, including housekeepers, domestic helpers, gardener and driver etc.; responsible for hiring, training and supervision of the team
  • Arranging grocery shopping, procuring healthy and fresh ingredients, and supervising daily meals preparation for the household
  • Managing household finances, including tracking and controlling inventory supplies and expenses and arranging the payment of bills 
  • Overseeing the maintenance issues of the properties and residences to ensure the smooth running of the household
  • Managing the service quality of external Security Guard service providers on-site
  • Supervising construction and renovation projects; liaising with architects, designers, outside vendors, and contractors as necessary
  • Acting as the main point of contact and gatekeeper for the household
  • Planning and executing logistics of special events 
  • Assisting with any additional care of the family and handling unpredictable needs of the household
  • Handling any special requests, related duties, or errands as requested by the Principals
  • Personal concierge and valet services for the Principals
  • Providing special care for fine china, crystal and silverware and other valuable contents in the household

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience managing private residences
  • Professional butler training and qualifications preferred
  • Outstanding references from both current and previous employers
  • Utmost confidentiality and discretion is required
  • Well-versed in etiquette and servicing, meticulous attention to details
  • Adept in managing and supervising household staff 
  • Ability to work independently as well as leading a team, be “hands-on” as necessary
  • Able to prioritise, manage time efficiently and delegate tasks effectively
  • Strong analytic, excellent communication and management skills
  • Good command of the English both written and oral
  • Flexible scheduling with availability to work overtime and weekends; and to work at multiple sites as required
  • Paramedic and first aid experience a plus
  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Valid Passport (UK or EU) 

Benefits 

  • Salary Range: circa £5,000 Net Per Month (Equivalent to £96,000 Gross per annum in the UK) 
  • Separate accommodation will be provided
  • Insurance and travel costs will be covered
  • Professional (through existing business) contract provided 

 

Job No: 115209

 

Consultant: Andy Hodges