Housemanager | Hong Kong

Circa $30,000-$36000 Hong Kong Dollars Month

 

We are looking for a professional, experienced & exceptional House-Manager, who speaks Mandarin and English, to work for a family who live in Hong Kong.
 
The client's family unit includes: 2 adults, 2 children (5 & 3) and an active grandmother who lives next door.
 
The House-Manager will oversee and ensure the smooth functioning and perfect presentation of their homes.
 

The position requires someone who is hands-on and able to oversee all household matters, including but not limited to: housekeeping, service, kitchen (and hygiene), maintenance and sub-contractor management, the proper care & storage of wine, art & antiques. The house-manager will also be responsible for: human resource management and staff well-being, and have oversight for the proper training of: Health & Safety and First Aid for the household team.

The House-Manager will need to work with contractors and service providers to quickly familiarise herself with the technical systems incorporated into the property, which include: lutron/crestron lighting controls and state of the art audio/visual, heating and cooling systems etc. In addition, she will need to work with the members of the household team, teaching them how to use the different systems incorporated into the property, so that everyone can use them correctly.

The successful candidate may have gathered experience in private homes, deluxe or boutique hotels, ambassadorial residences, or super yachts etc.

Additional points to consider:

  • Candidates will need to speak English and Cantonese or Mandarin 
  • A 6-day working week is required
  • The domestic team include: 5 housekeeping assistants, 1 full-time nanny, 1 part-time nanny (working 1 month on, 1 month off), 3 drivers, 1 cook (who is the only staff member who doesn't speak English)
  • There are numerous outside contractors to deal with (the present Housemanager has said she is able to communicate with them perfectly in English) 
  • There is a lovely Golden Retriever in the house 
  • The role is focussed on Housekeeping, cleanliness is to the highest standard
  • The clients expect extremely high standards

 

To Start ASAP. However the present House-Manager will stay until they find the right person.

The client has informed us that because of the personal nature of the role, and because of cultural reasons, they are looking for a female candidate to take this position.

JOB REFERENCE

#5536

SALARY

Circa $30,000-$36000 Hong Kong Dollars Month

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Hong Kong

POSITION

House-Manager

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

Yes

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household, City Based

EXPERIENCE

10 - 15 years

LANGUAGE

English & Cantonese/Mandarin

DRIVING LICENCE

No

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Accommodation

  • A self-contained, off-site, apartment is included (approximately 10 minutes taxi ride away, or one stop on the MTR)

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