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
- 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
To start: asap