House Manager/ Driver, Sunningdale, Berkshire

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House Manager/ Driver, Sunningdale, Berkshire
UK 2046
on trial
7.30am - 6.30pm
£55000 - 65000 p.a.

For a HNW client we are looking for an English/ Russian speaking experienced live-out House Manger/ Driver. London driving experience essential. Some cooking skills required.

The client lives in a large property within a gated community. The property was newly built and is very high tech. It contains an indoor pool/ gym complex and, a wine cellar. The client entertains frequently in small numbers and often travels abroad for short periods. For larger parties a Private Chef is hired. There is one full-time housekeeper, one part-time laundress and a part-time gardener. Interiors are of very high quality and include art work. This is an informal household with more formal occasions when guests visit.

The duties House Manager/ Driver

  • When in residence driving Principal
  • Overseeing housekeepers and gardener/ schedule rotas
  • Ensuring property is ready for client
  • Reporting maintenance issues and managing contractors
  • Liaising with guests and their requests
  • Providing concierge services if needed
  • Laying-tables and serving drinks or meals
  • Purchasing provisions
  • Overseeing wine cellar
  • Keeping cars in excellent order (MOT/ service etc.)
  • Overseeing household budgets
  • Carrying out inventories and personal shopping
  • Preparing light meals if required

The requirements:

  • 8 years plus drivers experience
  • Very good knowledge of Berkshire, Central London and private airports
  • Fluency in English and Russian
  • Excellent staff/ house management skills
  • Longevity in past employment
  • Good cooking skills
  • Excellent presentation and organizational skills
  • High degree of interpersonal skills
  • Great degree of flexibility
  • Written references from past private clients
  • DBS security check

The client is looking for a very discreet and reliable House Manager/ Driver who is flexible and supportive of their lifestyle. Time in lieu is given and can be taken when client is travelling. Meals are light, simple and healthy.

Hours: 7.30am - 6.30pm with an hour for lunch, Tue - Sat.

Salary: £55000 - £65000 depending on experience, plus holidays

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