House Manager Job in Kuwait

Location Kuwait
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role House Manager / Butler
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  45281
Created 20 August 2017

High Profile family based in Kuwait is looking for House Manger to look after their houses in Kuwait and London. The main property is located in a beautiful residential complex in Kuwait city with 7-8 staff members working in the household. The family also has a house in London which they visit once a year for 2-3 months during the summer months, they mostly hire contractors and outsourced staff while they are based in London.

The client is currently looking to hire a dynamic and adaptable candidate who is open to travel and who would be able to manage both the properties effectively. They require a candidate who is well familiar with high standards and understands the boundaries of the private household.

 

 

The role:

 

  • 6 days a week up to 10-12 hours a day with flexibility when required

  • Managing both households (Kuwait household currently includes 7-8 domestic staff, including drivers, cooks and housekeepers)

  • Co-ordinating activities such that the household runs smoothly, including contractors, deliveries, opening up and closing down the house daily, taking care of visitors and guests, answering the telephone etc.

  • Prepares and maintains Annual budget for the property

  • Ensure everything in the properties is maintained as necessary which includes working with vendors and independent contractors for repairs and maintenance.

  • Project management for any construction and renovations

  • Travelling with the family overseas as needed. When not travelling with the family, overseeing the property in their absence

 

The candidate:

 

  • Strong managerial and time management skills

  • Previous experience as a House Manager or Executive Housekeeper

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proactive and reliable

  • Awareness of current household and business technologies

 

 

Start date: Immediately, but the family would be happy to wait for the right person

 

Accommodation: Provided

 

Salary: Highly Negotiable

 

Job number : 45281

 

Responsible Consultant : Olga Smiian

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