Amazing opportunity for House Manager – Monaco and the EU. LIVE-OUT
**Please note we can only consider EU candidates for this position**
**Please note we can only consider those FLUENT in English and conversational French**
**Please note we can only consider those with longevity in recent positions** (Client's personal request)
We are seeking a highly organised and experienced House Manager to manager the household team, based in Monaco with occasional travel to other European countries.
Minimum 5 years’ experience working for HNWI in their private households or yachts. Experience as a House Manager or Chief Stewardess.
Well-spoken and presented individual who can converse fluently in English and conversational French.
High level of attention to detail, organisation, and prioritisation skills.
Flexible, proactive, resourceful, and easily adapting to changes.
Calm, patient, and approachable demeanour and can effectively lead other staff.
Confident and proficient at table and wine service, both relaxed and formal settings.
Top housekeeping skills, including laundry, wardrobe care, flower arranging, with a strong emphasis on interior presentation and hygiene.
Comfortable in caring dogs.
Experience with household or yacht technical systems (AV, lighting, sound).
Duties will include:
Staff rotas, liaising with suppliers and contractors, maintaining overall petty cash accounts for the property, overseeing the household budget and purchases. Liaising with the family office on these matters and any issues.
PA duties for Madam on request (booking restaurants, appointments etc).
Inventory management of the property.
Service and Housekeeping:
Daily front of house service in coordination with the principals, chef, and other staff, table setting and service.
Co-ordinating with the chef and principals on daily menus and timing.
Ensuring routine for cleaning and presentation of living areas, bedrooms and bathrooms are effectively carried out and detail checking.
Overseeing daily laundry and dry cleaning.
Liaising with the principals on daily wardrobe management and packing for travel. Attention to detail with packing and unpacking.
Daily care and a more detailed attention to the care of fine household items (China, Silver, Crystal etc) and artwork when the principals are not in residence by creating work lists for staff.
Coordinate staff travel between the properties whilst liaising with the family office.
Organising readiness of cars in conjunction with the family office. (Routine maintenance and cleaning, paperwork).
Travelling ahead to the properties to make ready for the principals arrival (opening properties and closing properties after Principals departure).
Monitoring their health and arranging veterinary visits.
Preparation for dogs to travel and their transportation between residences.
Occasionally assisting housekeeper with managing the daily routine of feeding and walking the two dogs.
You must also be prepared to stay with the dogs on occasions when principals are not in residence.
Job No: 112337
Consultant: Andy Hodges