House Manager/Butler

2 days left

Location
Gloucester
Salary
£40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted
23 Apr 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Ref
LGCOTS17692
Contact
Laura Glendenning
Job Title
Private PA
Industry Sector
Private Individual / Family
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Tiger Private has taken on a fabulous role to work with one of our favourite clients. This a live in House Manager/Butler position based on a beautiful 14 bedroom estate in the glorious Cotswolds.

The role
  • Overseeing and managing the maintenance of the house and assets including all household appliances and fittings – being hands on, proactive and a problem solver
  • Overseeing contractors and scheduling these in
  • Managing the household staff as an effective and approachable Line Manager – including holding weekly team meetings and managing staff rotas and holiday cover etc  
  • Overseeing the maintenance and smooth running of the cars
  • Some driving for the Principal and family members (they also have a Driver)
  • Acting in a Butler capacity during social occasions including dinner parties and shoots – serving, greeting guests etc
  • Valet/wardrobe management for the two Principals
  • Some light cooking when the Chef is not working
  • Linking in with the family regularly to update them on estate business
  • Updating the household manual
 Other details
  • The accommodation provided is a large and comfortable self-contained one bedroom flat with own front door, connected to the main house

  • The House Manager/Butler works 5 days a week including weekend cover with 2 days off in the week. Busy periods are generally weekends with the week being quieter

  • Training and guidance can be given for the right candidate

  • The family have excellent staff retention and benefits for long term, committed employees

About you

We are looking for a committed, flexible, trustworthy, discreet individual, with previous private household experience in a similar role. You will be approachable, well presented, conscientious and able to juggle a variety of plates. A team player is essential, as is someone who is looking to integrate into country life.

 

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