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Couple job

Location Other, Other, France
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Job Number  52315
Created 10 April 2019

Couple job


Client based in Provence are looking to hire a couple to run their rurally based 8-bedroom property. An experienced and reliable couple who can speak French will be the right fit: whilst the residence is part time, the couple will be flexible and ensure the smooth running of all operations. The residence is mainly used by the Principals on weekends and 1 –week long stints, and at times the property might also be rented out to third parties.

The role:

  • Smooth running of the property

  • High level of thorough cleaning throughout the property, laundry, and stock taking. (the property is rented on occasion)

  • Family cooking

  • Provisioning

  • Up-keep of furniture, art, china, silver and crystal

  • Upkeep of the exteriors and pool maintenance

  • Ensure all household equipment including lighting and AV systems are in sound working order

  • Liaise with contractors

  • Keep accurate household records and budgeting

  • Overseeing gardeners

  • Ensure vehicles are kept in good working order

  • Drive Principal and guests as and when required

  • Unpacking and packing for Principal, family and guests if required

  • Hire temporary staff as and when required


The candidates:

  • French speakers

  • Experienced and with a can do attitude

  • Flexible and dedicated

  • Confident driver (service car provided)

Salary: negotiable depending of experience

Accommodation: separate two bedroom home – detached and away from main residence.

Job ref no: 52315

Consultant: Elvie Tufariello-Dakin

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