House Manager

Location Greater London, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role House Manager
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  56386
Created 15 January 2020

House Manager with service or Butler background

 

A House Manager is needed in Pimlico to reopen and start a household that was originally lived in by this family a year ago. They have now decided to move back into this home so will be needing an experienced house manager to hire new staff and have a fresh start.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Being responsible for the overall security of the property including H&S and Fire Risk

  • Administration and budget control, producing monthly budgets and account reporting (Company laptop and mobile phone provided)

  • Inventory and scheduling maintenance

  • Managing utility bills, submitting for payment, liaising with utility providers, minor bill paying, petty cash preparation

  • Coordinate maintenance and repairs of all equipment including telephones, mobile phones, TV/cable, air Conditioning systems, power supply systems, water supply systems, heating systems, security systems, plumbing and sewage systems, swimming pools and equipment and other systems in the house

  • Monitor and review property management system on a daily basis, carry out weekly technical surveys, analyse and action faults ensuring the correct response and put into place procedures to deal with faults

  • Overseeing the property when the family are not in residence

  • Develop a maintenance plan for the property (minimum one year ahead) taking into consideration seasons, keep a house maintenance journal and record all property maintenance works with approved contractors

  • Purchasing materials for the household

  • Organising functions / social events - selection, co-ordination and supervision of outside caterers and serving staff.

  • Assist with interviewing and hiring additional staff

  • Selecting and hiring contractors and subcontractors and ensuring the quality of service

  • Keep accurate records of all household activities e.g. maintenance, cooking, purchasing

  • Chauffeuring to various locations including picking up the family from the airport

You must have an understanding of the Jain religion

Person Specifications

At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role with an international, UHNW family

Full driving license – willing and able to drive family Merc

Highly motivated, enthusiastic, organised and well presented.

 

Salary – 45-60K

5 days a week, weekends will be included

Jules@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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