House Manager | Shropshire

£50,000 to 60,000 PA

 

Title: House Manager

Benefit statement: House Manager role working with an established team on an extensive redevelopment project.

Location: Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Days and Hours: Flexible depending on when the family are in residence

Start Date: ASAP

 

Job Summary:

Our client is seeking a House Manager to take on the day to day operation of their large country home. The family are in residence every other weekend with longer periods during the school holidays. Working days and hours will be dictated by when the family are in residence.

 

Duties:

Working in conjunction with the Property Manager (based in London), Resident Estate Manager and wider team, your role will focus on the interior of the property and management of a team of 5 housekeepers. When the family are in residence you will be responsible for ensuring that all of the needs of family and guests are met efficiently and discreetly, and as part of the wider role, you will be responsible for coordinating deliveries, liaising with contractors and managing an extensive inventory of artwork and antiques. This role is about fulfilling the functional requirements of a busy household rather than a traditional front of house type ‘butler’. Tact is essential, the candidate will need to be a good judge of when to be on-hand to cater for the needs of the family and when to blend in with the remainder of the team to ensure all of the background activity is taking place. 

JOB REFERENCE

#7769

SALARY

£50,000 to 60,000 PA

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Cleobury Mortimer

POSITION

House-Manager / Head-Housekeeper

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

Yes

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

Yes

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Family, Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household, Informal Household, Rural Location

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Accommodation

The employer will provide suitable accommodation.

Eligibility

Candidate requirements:

The ideal candidate will have astute managerial skills, a hands-on approach and the ability to remain flexible and adaptable to the client’s requirements. Highly intelligent, excellent communicator with a flawless command of English and very strong organisational skills.

A degree level education is ideal but not essential.

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