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Assistant House Manager – W8

£60,000.00-£70,000.00|London W8|Permanent

We are recruiting an Assistant House Manager for a large property in Kensington. You will work alongside the Principal's Estate Manager to ensure the efficient running of the home, working on a rolling rota consisting of 5-days p/w with 2-days off. The London team consists of a private chef, butlers, housekeeping, childcare, drivers, security and office staff.

This role requires the selected candidate to oversee the general running of the residence, including coordinating staff, rotas, general admin, processing household expenses, overseeing external contractors and liaising with additional staff to ensure all arrivals and departures to and from the residence are seamlessly planned and executed.

You will be stepping in for the Estate Manager with all household management duties on their days off (2 per week), when they take annual leave and during any periods of travel with the Principals. The Estate Manager will typically travel with the family to the Alps and the south of France during the school holidays.

To be suitable for this role, candidates must have household management and Butler/service experience. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a formal setting and possess the highest levels of professionalism.

A team-player approach is absolutely paramount for this role. All staff members are hands-on and management level staff are required to lead by example.

Longevity in previous roles is preferred.

The start date is flexible for the ideal candidate.

Responsibilities

  • Coordination of household staff
  • Managing staff rotas and statutory leave requests
  • Overseeing external contractors and their work
  • Processing monthly household expenses
  • Coordinating all arrivals and departures from the residence (family, guests, staff, contractors etc)
  • Liaising with private staff and security team to ensure a smooth daily schedule
  • Providing assistance and concierge-style support to Principals and guests. Seeing to all requests in an efficient and timely manner
  • Supporting Estate Manager and acting House Manager in his absence (covering him 2-days per week, plus annual leave and overseas trips he is required to take with the family)

Key requirements

  • Previous private household experience at management level
  • Verifiable supporting employment references
  • DBS check
  • Driving licence preferred
  • Team-player essential
  • Immaculate personal presentation at all times
  • Staff management skills and a hands-on approach

Start date: 1 October 2021

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