Palace Manager Job

Palace Manager - Brand New Palace - Exclusive retained search, only available through Greycoat Lumleys - Saudi Arabia

We have been retained on an exclusive basis to submit candidates with expedience for a new Palace Manager position based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia as well as oversight of another large residence in Jeddah. This Royal gentlemen is a high ranking member of the Saudi Government and is due to move into the new residence in the Summer. We therefore need a Palace Manager / Chief of Staff to come onboard as soon as possible to assist with the project and to put policies and procedures in place, to manage the relocation of property & staff as well as making sure continued high-caliber service is provided at all times. 

Position details:

  • Assist with the preparations for the move in the Summer to a new 75,000 sqft residence in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Manage additional residences including the current home and a beach side property in Jeddah. 

  • Work directly for the male principal and act with autonomy in decisions related to the management of the household

  • Manage a large team through direct reports 

  • Middle East experience would be an advantage 

  • Fluent in English 

  • The Sheikh has a preference for British or Western European candidates with clear and fluent English 

  • Must be a driver

  • Must have managed a large UHNW residence in the Middle East or a key global location, with longevity and verifiable references 


  • Executive level salary of circa $150,000 to $160,000 per annum (£120,000 to £130,000) per annum tax free 

  • Separate Accommodation provided  

  • 30 days holiday per annum (6 day working week) 

  • Flights home once per annum 

  • Medical & travel Insurance

  • Car provided

  • Laptop & mobile provided

  • All visas & transfers provided

Consultant: Andy Hodges

Job No: 115394