House Manager – Somerset Contract 6-12 months

£50-60,000 DOE

 

House Manager required for an Executive office in a beautiful residence, a unique working environment, set in the most beautiful countryside setting.

 

Given the breadth of activity of the Principal, an opportunity has arisen to support the current Estate Manager in the transformation of and daily operations of the property.  It is estimated that the role will be required for 6-12 months although this could change depending on the workload across the estate setting.  This is a stand alone role so the responsibility is significant as is the requirement to work independently.

 

JOB REFERENCE

#2458

SALARY

£50-60,000 DOE

LOCATION

Glastonbury

POSITION

House Manager

CURRENCY

GBP

START DATE

05-Nov-2017

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

No

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

HOUSEHOLD TYPE

Professional / Philanthropist

PERKS

Competitive salary

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively manage all aspects of the property and the Principals use of the house for business meetings and guest stays.
  • Working with the Estate Manager and Principal to define upgrade renovation works, sourcing suitable contractors to undertake renovations that meet time, quality and value standards. 
  • Supervise maintenance and upgrade works to the property ensuring efficient programming to minimise disruption to the Principal.
  • Develop and implement routine maintenance programme to the property including M&E, general maintenance services to ensure the proper running of the facility.
  • Develop a property manual for all aspects of the running of the property.
  • Assess and recommend upgrades for the property to the Estate Manager / Principal.
  • Day to day management of the Housekeeper.
  • Understand IT systems and provide first fix solutions to the Principal.
  • Ensure the environment is right for the Principal including but not limited to aesthetic, temperature, wifi, full usage, music, cleanliness.
  • Strong eye for detail and determination to lead and exceed service standard for Principal and his guests.
  • Proactively promoting and maintaining extremely high standards work – taking initiative to resolve and/or draw attention to areas that don’t meet required standards or any issues that arise.
  • Very hands on approach with can do attitude to every aspect of the running of the property.Organised and thorough approach to tasks and the guest experience.A good all-rounder and team player.
  • Any other ad hoc duties.

Entry Requirements

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Experience in property management.
  • Extremely positive and proactive approach.

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