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PHS Job 238. House Manager / Butler, London

PHS Job 238. House Manager / Butler, London

Job Responsibilities for Butler/House Manager

New position within a VIP family. PHS are working in partnership with an exclusive introducers on this placement and we will be in need of a large amount of highly qualified candidates.

Please excuse the fast paced JD below:

Salary: £55K - £60K


Managing and supervision of other household staff, such as housekeepers, private chefs, nannies and making sure everything is carried out correctly
Recruiting, training, and managing the household staff with PHS
Organising the staff rotas on a weekly basis
Manage the housekeeping team's rota
General management of day to day private household duties and schedules and coordination
Organisation of shoot parties and general hospitality
Traditional duties, including; formal table service and service of drinks
Assisting with opening of properties prior to Principal's or his guests' arrival and making sure the private residences are kept in a pristine condition
Assisting with packing and travel preparations
Understands concepts like being anticipatory, friendly not familiar, privacy and confidentiality, invisible and available
Ensuring the team cleaning and organising of the service & butler areas
A daily stock takes on the kitchens, pantries and fridges in the house
During down time, detailed cleaning will need to be carried out including services item such as the silver, cutlery and tableware
Problem solving and 'get it done' attitude. Very 'hands-on' and ready to pitch in
Flexible, well organised and work additional hours when family are in residence
Very resourceful, quickly learns how and where to get things done in the local area
Administration for the household
Ensuring household items are fully stocked and maintaining household inventories
Scheduling home maintenance and repair work, and supervising the project when necessary
Supervising contractors, suppliers & services when necessary
Have similar experience working for a private family within their household and continuously worked for over four years
Flexible to travel internationally when required

Key qualifying criteria

· Attention to detail
· Flexibility is must
· Good communicator
· Team player
· Household management skill
· Interpersonal Skill
· Work under pressure

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