VVIP Family in Qatar is looking for a highly organized and meticulous Head Butler/Lady’s Maid to provide appropriate management of the Principal’s wardrobe and to handle important Bulter responsibilities. The position is to start ASAP and will be based in Qatar with international travel.
We are looking for a candidate who is extremely discreet and who can display the highest level of confidentially and professionalism at all times.
• To manage the Lady’s wardrobes in all aspects to an exceptional high standard of detail.
• This will include laundering, dry cleaning, mending, steaming & pressing, Ironing and taking care of hand wash / special care items.
• You will be required to liaise with staff in the laundry areas and be happy working alongside them.
• To store, organize and maintain clothing including brushing clothing and hanging and to store in an appropriate manner.
• Attention to detail is a must from color coding the wardrobe, item grouping, using appropriate covers and protection to/ over items etc.
• Create and continually update a detailed inventory of the Lady’s wardrobe contents including footwear, accessories and other personal belongings.
• To create a logical travel manual of the wardrobe, (taking into consideration color, weather, accessories, formal/informal, sportswear, etc)
• You will also be just as responsible for footwear; cleaning, maintaining different materials and storing / organizing items appropriately.
• To coordinate personal shopping itineraries, errands and gift purchases. To source and purchase requested items as necessary.
• To assist with the principals daily dressing routines including special occasion wear, laying out clothing options ready for the principal in the mornings and providing changes of clothing as required (to ensure that the options are culture, country, weather, occasion etc – appropriate)
• To travel with the Lady numerous times a year, sometimes at very short notice. To coordinate the packing of appropriate attire and accessories / personal effects to a meticulous level of detail. This will involve packing the suitcases and logging what items are in which, for ease of unpacking at each property travelled to. And using certain suitcases for certain items.
• Develop a good knowledge of the various properties the Lady regularly travels to, and develop a good working relationship with the staff in each propertyRemain sensitive and adaptable to the protocols and standards of the Principal and the Lady in their residences.
• Be comfortable working in formal styles of residence’s, and have a good working knowledge of silver service.
• Coordinate beauty arrangements, prepare spa areas and select / purchase desired beauty products for the Lady if so required.
• To undertake butler duties and personal food service to the Lady.
• To undertake any butler duties, silver service etc – if so required and requested.
We are looking for a candidate with the following qualities:
• Have a great sense of style and be meticulously able to select appropriate outfits.
• To have knowledge of Middle Eastern clothing and styles; this can be taught in more detail.
• Always be discrete and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality and professionalism both during employment and thereafter.
• You must have an excellent knowledge and understanding of different cultures, countries and social etiquettes and adapt accordingly to the decorum and formality required of varying situations and persons.
• Have a good common sense of destination and season regarding clothing
• You must be happy and available to travel extensively with the Lady and relocate for lengthier periods of time at short notice. You must respond well to change.
Salary: Highly Negotiable
Accommodation: Excellent accommodation provided .
Job no: 44083
Responsible consultant: Olga SMiian - Dubai office