Full-time House Manager required for a family located in Cambridge, UK, £50,000 — £60,000 + gross per annum, start ASAP
6 month fixed term contract with permanent role possible.
A returning client located in Cambridge is now expanding its team and is seeking a professional and experienced House Manager to oversee and manage the running of the family home to the highest possible standard.
As a House Manager you will be responsible for arranging internal and external household services /vendors, managing a household budget, keeping supplies stocked, making travel arrangements and preparations, maintaining care of the clients’ valuables, planning/coordinating special events, running personal errands for the client and household, receiving guests and answering phones, assisting in a proper table setting when required as well as supervising household staff.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience managing private households, with an eye for details. Social etiquette is also a necessity; therefore, you should have excellent interpersonal skills and understand appropriate practices within private households. Holding a valid driving licence is essential for this role.
The family has a team of personal assistants, housekeepers, and chefs you will be required to work alongside. Having a good team spirit is essential for this role.
This position is only suitable for candidates who have at least 3 years experience of working as a House Manager and a proven track record of success within their roles.
This is a live-in position with a private apartment provided on the family’s grounds.
The working schedule will be 5/2 or 6/1 depending on the family’s plans at the time, the working day starts at 7 am and will finish around 7 pm. This is subject to change.
Once the household is fully staffed the working hours will be 10 am – 7 pm. You will be required to be on call for emergencies and hours will differ when there is an event.
A great package is on offer to the right candidate of £50,000+ gross per annum. A self-employed proposal may be made.
Salary is £50,000+ gross per annum.
Live in (apartment provided)
4 weeks holiday
Experience working as a House Manager
Hold a clean driving licence
Available to start ASAP