Housemanager I Cairo, Egypt

Circa €5,000 to €6,000 net per month 

 

THIS ROLE IS NOW ON HOLD UNTIL THE NEW YEAR / SPRING 2023
 
We have an  opening for an experienced House Manager for a Private Property/Estate in Cairo, Egypt. The role requires a qualified and skilled candidate who will control, maintain, and streamline the Interior Department (Housekeeping & Service) activities with a view to ensure and promote the highest level of service is always maintained. House Manager responsibilities cover the Main Property & other premises within the client's Egyptian portfolio of assets.
 
The ideal applicant should be service-oriented, meticulous, discreet, extremely well presented, professional, aware of Household protocol, accustomed to working in a formal environment, with proven longevity & credible work experience in high profile private residence.
 
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
 
  • Overall Management & Upkeeping of the Main Property & other private premises within Egypt based portfolio.
  • Plan, Monitor, & Supervise Housekeeping & Service Staff
  • F&B management including provisioning, liaising with F&B outlets, & inventory management.
  • Events Management.
  • Record keeping/inventories.
  • Maintaining House accounts.
  • Attending traditional Butler duties.
  • High level co-ordination skills, well organized, & with high attention to detail.
  • High leadership skills, team player, positive attitude, works well under pressure, enjoys work related tasks, outgoing, & sociable.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of safety and hygiene practices and regulations.
  • Resolve any problems which may arise, while maintaining good relationships and demonstrating outstanding hospitality.

JOB REFERENCE

#8471

SALARY

Circa €5,000 to €6,000 net per month 

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Cairo, Egypt

POSITION

Housemanager

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

Yes

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Titled Family, Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household, City Based

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

English (Arabic would be a benefit)

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

Housekeeping Duties:

  • Maintain highest standards of cleanliness, room preparation, and presentation across the estate, ensuring guest rooms, public space, and communal areas in the premises are well presented and maintained.
  • Manage and maintain a team of highly motivated and trained staff that continually strives for excellence in service. Develop rotas and resource schedules, to ensure housekeeping team is always prepared to deliver outstanding service standards.
  • Ensure staff understand cleaning requirements of different surfaces and provide training as required to ensure that all areas are well presented and maintained.
  • Ensure Health and Safety compliance standards are met and adhered to. Implement safety standards and develop procedures to ensure compliance, where necessary and ensure general housekeeping procedures and training checklists are in place.
  • Identify and report damage, faults, and other related issues to the maintenance department (Facilities Management) to ensure upkeeping of premises.
  • Monitor Housekeeping inventories to ensure adequate standards are maintained, ensuring budget controls through effective stock management and well managed schedules. Maintain housekeeping budget effectively, providing billing summaries on a regular basis and coordinate with vendors and suppliers to ensure focus
    cost savings and quality products.
  • Co-ordinate purchase, supply of materials, equipment and services through liaising and negotiating with suppliers, and by ensuring the accurate reconciliation of goods and services against invoices.
  • In-depth knowledge of cleaning methods and operation of housekeeping equipment.

 

Butler & Service Duties:

  • Very high-end service experience (No exceptions).
  • Attend Formal Service & Train service staff.
  • Provide a courteous, attentive, and consistent service by responding promptly and efficiently to any requests or complaints.
  • Flower arrangements & decorative tasks.
  • Personal Assistant duties and diary management.
  • Overseeing Wardrobe maintenance, packing, and unpacking.
  • Care of F&B.
 

Accommodation

  • Separate accommodation is provided, located within the estate 

 

Also included are the following:

  • Transportation provided
  • Assistance to secure necessary Work Visa & residency 
  • Medical Insurance
  • One Flight home paid for per annum
  • Mobile/Sim
  • 30 days holiday 

Eligibility

Education, Experience & Skills:

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience in a management position of an individual home or whole property portfolio with proven track record of achievements in similar roles.
  • University degree or equivalent is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and an excellent command of English language.
  • Technology proficient.
  • Butler trained and/or Hospitality background are a big bonus.
  • Personal reputation as an individual of high ethical standards - self-awareness and self-control are must.

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