Estate Manager Job

Location Jersey
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Estate / Property Manager
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £35,000-£40,000 GPA
Job Number  54207
Created 09 August 2019

Live In Estate Manager/Head Gardener Job in Jersey


An experienced, dynamic, and passionate Estate Manager/Head Gardener is required for a beautiful manor house in Jersey. You will be responsible for the development and management of five acres of kitchen garden, as well as formal gardens and lawns. The ideal candidate will be proactive, with excellent attention to detail and strong horticultural knowledge. You will be required to take initiative and prioritise your workload.

Ideally, you will be a well-rounded individual with excellent communication and management skills. You will be quick on your feet and be able to work independently with little direction. Must have good organisation skills, and be able to set up financial budgets for the estate for the calendar year. You will be required at times to negotiate with contractors on various projects, and will also be responsible for monthly bookkeeping, training, and recruitment of employees.

We are looking for a well-rounded individual who is used to working in a private household, with experience in fine dining, arts and culture.  Must be well versed in etiquette. Working hours at times will be quite demanding but extremely rewarding to the right individual.  


Your duties will include but will not be limited to;

  • Managing the running and maintenance of the grounds

  • Fruit and vegetable production

  • Lawn, hedge and topiary work

  • Managing the housekeeper and two gardeners

  • Budget management and tracking expenditures

  • Occasional driving of the principals


Working week; Full time

Accommodation; Newly refurbished three bedroom flat

Start; ASAP

Salary; £35-40k depending on experience

Job ID; 54207

Consultant to contact; Laura Reeves

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