Head of Service Job

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates, Ski & Yacht
  • Function: Butler
  • Contact: Andy Hodges
  • Contact Phone: +442072339950
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Salary: €4,000 to 5,000 NPM
  • Job Ref: 112531
  • Contact Email: andy@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

Head of Service – Separate Accommodation provided – The Netherlands

We are seeking a Head of Service / Lead Service professional for a busy private residence in the heart of Amsterdam. The principals have regular guests all year round and can host High-End Dinner Parties up to 2-3 times per week in busy periods. Working closely with the award winning chef, you will not only set the standards for 5* service, but lead service during these times. This is a hands-on position with most of the service being done singly and only having assistance when entertaining. 

Job Requirements:

  • You will be required to serve lunch & Dinner for the 2 Principals (3 on occasion) 

  • This is a Hands-on position, to serve 5 days per week

  • Teamwork with the Chef is essential to work in tandem

  • Additional staff will be brought in, only when they have guests or events, which you will supervise 

  • Work with their chef to provide excellent service at all times, either for the Principals or their guests

  • Manage business lunches on occasion

  • Experience with flower arranging and table decorations required

  • Good communication skills needed

  • Ability & energy to work long hour weeks 

To be considered:

  • Must be an EU Passport holder, fluent in English

  • Ideally a former or current Chief Stewardess or Lead service from Luxury Yachting 

  • Proven background working with a high-level chef 

  • Previous 5* Hotel or Yacht background 

  • Able to relocate to Amsterdam without ties 

Benefits & Details:

  • Accommodation provided, separate to the residence, separate bedroom & bathroom.

  • Sundays and Mondays off - based on a 5 day week

  • Starting salary between €4000-5000 net per month DOE 

  • Growth opportunities within the role, with possible progression to House Management / PA duties 

Consultant: Andy Hodges

Job No: 112531