HOUSE MANAGER /  HEAD OF HOUSEKEEPING  | DOHA, QATAR

Circa 60,000 to 70,000 US$ D.O.E

 

Working for a lovely family, we are looking for a female head of household who is well-trained and passionate about her work, to manage the household staff of a private residence in Doha, Qatar.

  • Experienced Head of Household 
  • Busy and formal household
  • Solid previous experience setting up and running a private household. 
  • Self-motivated and capable of working as head of and with a team. 
  • Loyal and hard working 
  • Used to creating and providing the highest service levels. 
  • Unflappable and resilient 

 

Compensation & Package:

  • Salary depending on experience $60-70K (net salary quoted) 
  • Accommodation provided either on location or outside estate
  • 6 days per week working, 1 day off 
  • 4 weeks annual holiday 
  • 1 economy flight per year to home country 
  • Health Benefits 
  • This is a lovely family to work for 

JOB REFERENCE

#8523

SALARY

Circa 60,000 to 70,000 US$ D.O.E

CURRENCY

USD

LOCATION

Doha, Qatar

POSITION

Housemanager / Head Housekeeper

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

Yes

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Titled Family, Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Full time role 6-days a week and very busy when family in residence.
  • Providing full management of the Principal’s home and its staff, ensuring everything is run calmly and smoothly to the highest possible standard
  • Maintaining open lines of communications with the Chief-of-Staff, Finance and Household Operations Managers, for all matters relating to the household 
  • Provide training to members of the household staff, so ensure they are equipped to  provide the highest level of service
  • Put systems in place to ensure the household runs smoothly, then ensure all staff are familiar with those systems  
  • Manage all the household staff (HK / Kitchen / F&B Service / Stewarding etc) 
  • Co-ordinate rotas, manage cleaning routines 
  • Oversee the smooth running of the household,
  • Ensure the highest levels of service are provided by all the hospitality departments 
  • Make sure the residence is always immaculately presented, showing an excellent eye-for-detail, and assuring that the household is always presented aesthetically to the taste of the principals
  • Ensure the household team understand the importance of discretion and confidentiality

Entry Requirements

  • Show proven experience of working in fast-paced work environments,
  • Present an advanced understanding of the rules of Etiquette and Protocol
  • Be flexible, able (and happy) to adapt hours of work to suit the needs of the house
  • Be able to manage frequent last-minute modifications and change of plans
  • Show strong leadership and motivational skills, combined with diplomacy and tact
  • Show the ability to nurture a work environment built on a foundation of mutual respect
  • Be fair, respectful and compassionate to every member of the multi-cultural team
  • Show the necessary confidence to direct and manage staff
  • Be meticulous, highly organised and detail orientated 
  • Be politely confident and efficient with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Be enthusiastic proactive and attentive
  • Finally, be the best Team Player, who is collaborative and happy to be hands-on, leading from the front, when required.

Eligibility

  • At least 5yrs experience working in similar roles
  • A good level of general fitness
  • Fluent English (written and spoken)
  • Be able to relocate to the Middle East
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional appearance and manner
  • Previous work experience gained in the Middle East would be advantageous 

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