Live Out House Manager Job in Dubai

Location United Arab Emirates
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role House Manager / Butler
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Competitive
Job Number  43771
Created 29 August 2017


High profile family based in Dubai is looking for a House Manager to look after his 3 properties (the main property is in Dubai, however there is a holiday house to look after and one more property in Abu Dhabi).

The main property just got ready to move in and it is an amazing, large (two villas combined to one) villa in the heart of the city. The family is looking to hire a House Manager, Head Housekeeper and F&B Manager to look after all properties and to hire own teams to manage (housekeepers, cleaners, maids, junior butlers etc.). The family would like to start from the managerial positions, so then they can proceed with the junior level. Firstly, they are looking to hire an experience House Manager.

Ideal candidate should be well familiar with high standards, down to earth and understands the boundaries of the private household.

The family has a very high standards, but absolutely lovely and really looks after their staff.


It is 6 days a week position (flexible working hours) and does not include travelling, therefore ideal candidate should be happy to reside in the UAE without much travel involved (only within UAE)


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Work directly with the principal to plan and execute the overall management of the property

  • Responsible for hiring, training and ongoing management of HODs for each discipline

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

  • Prepares Annual Budget for the property

  • Maintain the property security and computerized systems

  • Project manage any construction or renovations from inception to conception

  • Keep comprehensive inventories of all furniture, fitting, artwork and equipment of all residences

  • Implementing all health and safety measures.

  • Traveling might be required (especially within UAE from Dubai to Abu Dhabi), but to be confirmed.




  • Strong leadership and organizational skills

  • Display Exemplary performance for the staff to follow

  • Ability to work well in stressful and high pressure conditions

  • Previous experience in 5 * hotel, boutique palace or private estate.

  • Must possess basic Human Resource principle

  • Possess high range of property management knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Post-Secondary education mandatory

  • First Aid knowledge is essential

  • Health and Safety knowledge is an asset

  • A college degree/diploma in tourism or business management is preferred


Salary: Highly negotiable


Start date: ASAP, but the family will be flexible to wait for a month should you have a notice


Accommodation: Live out accommodation provided


Job no.: 43771


Responsible Consultant: Olga Smiian – Dubai Office

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