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Live in Management Couple Job

Location UK, South West England, Tetbury
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £60,000 + GPA
Job Number  90004
Created 12 May 2021

Live in Management Couple, Gloucestershire

We are looking for an energetic and professional couple to fill the role of Estate Manager and Head Housekeeper at a stunning Country House. The couple will report directly to the principle and his partner and will be responsible for the running, organisation and overall management of the estate. This is a fantastic role for a switched on and pro-active couple. Communication is key for this role, so the couple must both speak fluent English. The clients are ideally looking for a couple from a yachting or high end chalet background. 

Duties to include but not limited to:

Estate Manager

  • Staff management – 5 full time gardeners, 2 part time;
  • Project management (primarily renovations) – Instructing contractors and suppliers; invoicing; budgeting; effective planning management as well as dealing with local council, Heritage England and listed building bodies.
  • Procurement for house and estate;
  • Recruitment;
  • Transport;
  • Security systems;
  • Animal care;
  • Ad-Hoc tasks. 

Head Housekeeper

  • Staff management scheduling a team of 2/3 housekeepers. 
  • Hands-on housekeeping, cleaning, laundry and ironing
  • Wardrobe Management;
  • Household supplies ordering and stock keeping;
  • Very occasional cooking/food preparation;
  • Co-ordinating any part-time daily help;
  • Care of fine clothes and antiques;
  • Animal care;
  • Varied ad hoc tasks

Start date: As soon as possible

Working week: 5 days a week

Accommodation: 3 bedroom property (pets will be considered)

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 GPA

Job reference Number: 90004

Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster

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