Female Butler Live-Out

London, Kensington

£40 000- £50 000

Our client who have recently moved into a newly refurbished and substantial residence in Kensington are looking for a Live-out Female Butler to join their fully staffed household. You will be working on a rota with the existing Butler and will be expected to work Monday to Friday with some weekends.

  • The Principals host a number of dinner parties so you must have the skills, experience and confidence to serve high profile guests

  • The House Manager requires that you set and decorate the table in unique ways so a creative flair would be helpful! A knowledge of wines and a general 'can do' approach is required

  • This position is to start as soon as possible with salary of £45,000 per year with potential travel overseas

 

Head Butler Live-Out

London, Knightsbridge

Up to £70 000

We are looking for a TOP experienced Live-out Head Butler, to take the helm of a beautiful  large property in Knightsbridge.  You must be immaculately presented, have previous experience in a similar role, and have knowledge of correct etiquette.
Our client requires the candidate to have a keen eye for detail, and ensure top standards and appearance are kept at the property at all times.

Your duties would include, but would not be limited to:

  • Lead a team of Butlers, yet being fully involved in day to day service

  • Taking care of valuable silver, crystal and china items

  • Setting up and service of tea, breakfast, lunch and dinner trays to rooms

  • The set up of the family dining table, also set up and serving on formal occasions

  • Canapé and cocktail service

  • The care, decanting and service of fine wines

  • Be able to step in with basic cooking on a very rare occasion, when required

  • Keep inventories of household equipment (china, silver, crystal, linens)

  • Driving will be required on the very rare occasion

  • Oversee the housekeepers, ensuring property kept immaculate at all times

  • The role is to start ASAP

Salary is negotiable and up to £70,000 per year depending upon experience.

Butler, Chauffeur, housekeeper, Domestic Couple, Private Chef, PA, Nanny, Ladies Maid, House Manager, Estate Manager, Gardner, Houseman, Yacht Crew, Private Jet Crew

London UK Monaco France Italy Cote d'Azur French Riviera Italian Riviera

Please note that not all of our domestic staff jobs available are listed on Anthony David Recruitment's website due to client confidentiality.  Should you be searching for a new private domestic household job please register with our London based domestic staff agency or our Monaco based domestic staff agency.  We cover the complete range of disciplines including Butler jobs, Housekeeper jobs, Domestic Couples jobs, Private Chef jobs, Private PA jobs, Housemaid jobs, Nanny jobs, Ladies Maid jobs, House Manager jobs, Estate Manager jobs, Chauffeur jobs, Houseman jobs, Valet jobs and many more. We look forward to hearing from you.

Butler Live-In

Belgravia, London, Monaco, Paris

£ 40 000 Negotiable

Live-in Butler required to join a small household team based in Belgravia, London.  The International couple travel between London/Monaco and Paris and when in London you will be required to be-on call and take the time back when the family travel.  Other household staff employed consist of a PA, Driver, Housekeeper/Cook and an Office Butler.

  • Your role will be the ‘hands on’ Butler serving all meals and assisting the Housekeeper when required

  • You will not be required to manage staff as all of the domestic staff have been employed for many years by the family and they know their jobs.

  • Accommodation provided is to share a basement 2 bedroom flat with the other Butler - your room consists of an en-suite and you only share the sitting room and kitchen.  No partners or pets would be allowed

  • The family do not entertain that much so mainly small numbers

  • You do no need to cook or drive, however should you hold a driving licence this would be a plus

  • You will be working to a 5 day week when the family are not in residence and 6 day week when they are

  • Days off will be organised with the other Butler to ensure 7 days cover per week

  • To start ASAP with salary in the region of £40,000 negotiable depending upon experience

Butler/ House Manager/ PA

Monaco, Cannes, French Riviera

£ Negotiable on previous Experience & Skills

Our international client (a well respected professional couple) are looking for a professional  House Manager / Butler / PA to oversee and ensure the smooth running of every aspect of their two fully staffed residences in Monaco and Cannes.  The family have other properties and offices around the world including Amsterdam where you may have to visit once or twice per year.

You must be 'young and modern in mind' yet have the traditional skills and experience of serving at formal dinners for high profile and well known guests.  The summer months in both residences are extremely busy - especially during the Cannes festival period.  Experience gained within a private residence or private yacht will be essential.  Your duties will include managing the staff and household accounts; handling the maintenance issues of each property; preparing the households for many guests and overseeing all aspects of the dinners and events.

Although a 'formal household' in some respects, you must also be comfortable wearing casual wear (jean's) when working.

It is essential that you drive as you will be traveling between the two residences on a regular basis (40 minute drive) and a good level of spoken English and French is required.  The family speak fluent Dutch and English.  You must also like and be willing to assist in looking after the dogs.

Due to the nature of the position the successful candidate must be able to present glowing references from previous employers and be prepared to have security checks.

This is a live out position however package (possibly including cost of renting an apartment) will be discussed with the right candidate.

Butler Live-Out

London, Kensington

£40 000- £ 50 000

Our client who have recently moved into a newly refurbished and substantial residence in Kensington are looking for a Live-out Butler to join their fully staffed household.

  • You will be working on a rota with the existing Butler and will be expected to work Monday to Friday with some weekends

  • The Principals host a number of dinner parties so you must have the skills, experience and confidence to serve high profile guests

  • The House Manager requires that you set and decorate the table in unique ways so a creative flair would be helpful!

  • A knowledge of wines and a general 'can do' approach is required

  • This position is to start as soon as possible

Butler/ Chef Live-Out

Knightsbridge, London

£ Negotiable on previous Experience & Skills

Live-in Butler/Chef/House Manager required for a private family of 5 residing in Central London.  Our client is looking for someone who has had previous experience in a similar role, you must be immaculately presented and have an eye for details relating to the overall presentation of the property.

Your main duties/responsibilities include, but not limited to are:

  • Preparation and service of family meals.

  • Purchasing supplies for the kitchen and household.

  • Driving the principles and the children, when required.

  • Make regular maintenance checks, reporting problems immediately.

  • Deal with outside contractors, booking services etc.

  • Cleaning/filling with petrol and booking MOT's etc. for the family cars.

  • Manage a team of 3 full time housekeepers - Hours/salaries.

  • organise material/extra staff for dinner party's.

  • Have good weekly contact with the principles PA.

  • Travel to other properties in Europe (when Required)

  • Organise flowers and table decorations.

  • Oversee the gardeners (weekly visits)

  • Keep the Kitchen immaculate at all times.

  • Occasionally walk a very well behaved small dog.

  • This is a role previously filled for over 10 years, preferably you will have background experience in both formal butler service and cooking, the family are semi informal on a day to day basis but you must be able to lift the level when they entertain guests.

We are looking for someone with a passion for the private house service environment, willing to tackle all situations. Have an easy going personality with a relaxed sense of humour and is looking to settle long term.

Excellent accommodation provided, in the form of a separate/private one bedroom flat with modern bathroom and kitchen, fully furnished with all bills paid.

Salary is dependent on experience.

Butler/ PA Live-In or Out

St George's Hill, Uk and France

£ Negotiable depending on previous Experience & Skills

Live-in or out Butler/PA required to a Private Client with houses in London and France. This position is informal and does not require the applicant to wear a uniform or suit.

This position is a full-time permanent employment. You would have to work 5 days a week with 2 days off. If days off are worked they will be taken later or paid in lieu.

Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Full job description can be provided upon application.

To start ASAP

Formal Butler Live-Out

Chelsea, London

£ Depending on previous Experience & Skills

Our client is looking for an experienced formal Butler, to join their fully staffed household.

Working on shifts with another butler, you will provide exceptional formal service, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to set the mood of the room perfectly. You will be highly experienced in silver service, butler service, formal drinks and canapé service when entertaining, meet and greet guests and so on.

Salary: Depending on experience

Working Hours: approximately 8am – 8pm with a two hour break with flexibility

Working days: 6 days a week

Accommodation: this is a Live out situation

Start date: Immediately

MUST BE AVAILABLE TO START IMMEDIATELY

Butler Live-In

Monaco, London, New York, Los Angeles, LA

$ 4000 Pcm Tax Free

Male only candidates due to cultural reasons

A wonderful position for an experienced and organised butler to replace the outgoing Butler who has been with the principle for over 15 years.

You will be directly responsible, for the overall running of the fully staff household, ensuring the lady of the houses demands and expectations are met at all times, overseeing and organising any projects or maintenance works as required, for managing up to 40 members of staff including housekeepers, chefs and grounds staff, you will have an excellent knowledge and understanding with Protocol.

The principle enjoys to entertain, both formally and informally, you will oversee such events, ensure the standards are to the highest levels, liaise with the lady of house with menus, and place settings, location and so on.

You will be required to travel with the principle, on both official and social trips, acting as a Valet on these occasions, you will be responsible for packing and unpacking the principles belongings, plus care of his clothing, shoes etc, experience and knowledge for uniform would be advantageous as you will care of the principles full uniform and be expected to ensure he is correctly dressed at all times.

You will have experience working in a similar environment in the past, the Principle is very busy, so you will be highly organised and will be able to show flexibility as you may be required to travel or pack with short notice.

Ideal candidate will be able to speak English fluently, with a European passport, single due to the accommodation and nature of the role.

Salary offered: $4000 tax free per month.

Accommodation:  1 bedroom apartment fully furnished provided

Laundry: Provided

Meals: All three meals provided

Medical: Medical insurance provided

Vacation: 30 days per year

Vacation Ticket: Air ticket to point of hire will be provided once a year during vacation

Working hours: 6 days a week, hours to suit

Start Date: Immediately

Chef

Kensington

Negotiable depending on previous Experience & Skills

Employer: Private Family
Location: Kensington, London
Type: Permanent
Salary: £40k gross per annum

 

A lovely international family, are looking for a classically trained Chef / cook.

 

You will be responsible for covering all the meals in the house, cooking from fresh with fresh ingredients, you will be required to work over two of the three meals a day and prepare the other meal/s leaving detailed instruction for the housekeeper to reheat in your absence as required.

 

You will be responsible for all the kitchen areas, including cleanliness, washing up, shopping, sourcing of all food and food related items, stock rotations and so on.

 

Further details:

  • Must produce good quality food and be classically trained.

  • Son has an intolerance to fish

  • Duties:

  • Breakfast – porridge, omelette, eggs, beans, pancakes – general breakfast foods – Mother and 2 children

  • Lunch – cooking on average for 2/3 people

  • Supper – on a daily basis, up to 5 family members

  • Occasional entertainment – dinner parties (flexible to work late on occasion but this will not be very often)

  • Family enjoy European food – Italian/ French/ English  Start Date: Immediately (before the 1st of September 2015)Hours of work: to cover two of the three meals daily, with flexibility for dinner parties

  • Salary: up to £40k Gross

  • Days of Work: Monday-Friday/Saturday

Formal Butler Live-Out

Kensington, London

£45 000- £50 000

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced formal Butler to join an established household.

You will be very much service orientated, this role requires you to provide a top level of service at all times.
Working with the current Butler, you will work on shifts, one will cover Breakfast and Lunch, or Lunch & Dinner services and vice versa

Duties will include but not limited to:
Care of the silver, china and glass ware, Setting the table, serving at table, meeting and greeting guests, drinks and canapé service, care of the wine cellar and cigars, flower arranging, mix and serve cocktails and any other service requirements the family may have.

Service must be to the highest levels, at all times, the family enjoy to entertain regularly on average 2 or 3 times per week you will be required to organise, oversee and serve at the dinner party or event. There are also 2 children aged under 10 years old, so you will be children friendly.

You may be requested to travel with the family on a rotational basis with the other butler.

Ideal candidate must have extensive experience working within a very formal, private household, or similar environment, be discreet, professional, with an ability to manage and work alongside the current highly service orientated staff.

Salary – Between £45k and £50k depending on experience
Accommodation: this is a live out situation only
Working hours: Five days a week on a shift basis
Start Date: Immediately

 

Butler Live-Out

Mayfair, London

£ 55 000- 60 000

The Butlers duties will include the following: 

This is a full time role 
The Butler is to maintain the property to an exacting standard. He will be required to learn how the property and services runs and will provide updates to the UK office should he need any assistance. 
He will ensure all personal items are handled – including but not limited to laundry, Jewellery, personal mail  
Entertaining and serving guests when they visit 
Overseeing cleaner to ensure apartment is clean at all times  
Ensure apartment is stocked up at all times 
Butler to be available on call anytime the Principal is in and out of London 
The butler will be required to work 7 days a week when the Principal is in London 
When Principal isn’t in London, Butler to visit property 3 times a week to make sure all is well 
Butler will occasionally be requested to run errands for the Principal or guests 
Butler will sometimes need to travel abroad. 
Butler does not need to Chauffeur 
Butler should have the ability to cook if required. Only simple meals/snacks 
This is not a full time residence and will only be used by the Principal, VIP guests and friends from time to time. 
He would like a minimum of 5 year experience with a good knowledge of London and attractions. 
A good knowledge of high end brands would also be beneficial 
The Butler should be CRB checked. We will also do our own background check should the candidate be successful. 

Butler Live-In

St James, London

£35 000 - £ 40 000

Our client is looking to recruit a full time butler for a position based in St James area.
The role consists of serving drinks/lunches/afternoon tea for a host and his guest in a show room (2 to 3 guests at any one time). Working 6 days a week, from 10am to 6pm. This position is a 1 year contract, renewable. Impeccable presentation a must for this role

Butler Live-Out

Chelsea, London

£ 35 000 - £ 40 000

High Profile young family requires a proactive Butler for their central London home and internationally. The successful candidate will have excellent references, have at least 5 years' experience in a similar role, be honest, extremely organized and have acute attention to detail.
Duties:
- Serving all meals
- Displaying food in a presentable manner
- Presenting the gentleman his cigarettes
- Working very closely with the chef - able to help him if needed
- To be able to cover for the chef when he is not available (heat up food and present it on the plate)
- To be aware of the running of the household and assist the house manager with anything she may need
- Occasional driving duties
- Able to work very flexibly, sometimes late nights
- Be able to work very closely with the security team regarding the family's movements
- Able to help with heavy lifting
- Able to help with maintenance around the house
- Must be good with children and animals
- Gentleman's wardrobe management including shoes
Hours:
8 hours per day, 5 days a week. 4 Hours a day 1 day a week. Hours and days may vary.
Days off:
- 1.5
Ideal profile / Experience:
The ideal candidate will be-
- Knowledgeable in the kitchen
- 5+ years in a similar role
- Experience in a high profile private family
- Experience in a high end hotel is preferable
- Experience in driving expensive cars preferable
- Be immaculately presented
- Have immaculate manners
- Passionate about working in service
- Discrete and loyal to a fault
Eligible to Work in UK:

Butler Live-In

Knightsbridge, London

£ 35 000 - £ 45 000

We are currently looking to recruit a full time live-out butler for a role based in Knightsbridge. All Butler duties to high standard, food and beverage services, welcoming guests, glass/brass/silver polish. No cooking or management element. Working hours to be confirmed, likely to be rotated shift with the other members of staff (2 butlers on site).

Butle Valet Live-Out

Mayfair, London

£ 35 000

Our client is looking to recruit a butler/valet for a full time position in a formal household in Mayfair.
Part of a team of 3 butlers, you will be responsible for food and beverage service to very high standard for the family and guests.
Silver, Brass polish, shoe polish will also be part of the role such as looking after pantries.
The role has an element of valeting. The employer has a full time valet, however would expect the Butler/Valet to cover on his colleague#s days off or holidays. Some travel involved, packing unpacking, wardrobe management to name a few
6 days a week, 7 weeks holidays.
Rotated shifts when on the butler role:
7:30 am -6pm
1pm-closure.
Flexible hours when on the valet role.
An accommodation will be available for late finish

Butler Live-Out

Wentworth, Surrey UK

£ 30 000 - £ 55 000

We are currently recruiting for a Butler to lead a teamof6Butlers for a role based in Knightsbridge. Thesuccessfulcandidatewill be a hands-on all rounder, performing allButlerduties tohigh standard, brass/silver/glass polish, tablelay-out,food andbeverage service, some management, light cookingandlightchauffeuring (mostly to cover chef or chauffeur whenneeded).Goodfood presentation requested (someone who has workedcloselywith achef and understand food). Working as a team with theothermembersof staff, Butlers and housekeepers alike, you will haveavery goodeye for details, absorb yourself in the householdandbepro-active.
5 days a week, Monday to Friday withflexibility,rotatedshifts;10am-5pm/12noon-9.30pm, flexible,depending ontheemployer's movement.
30-55k gross per annum, depending on experience.

Marjordome/ House Manager/ Intendant Général

Monaco, France

€ 50 000 - € 60 000

Couple UHNW (Utra High Net Worth)  de très haut standing, recherche une gouvernante et un majordome ou un couple d’employés de maison (ou un « house manager ») très expérimenté et flexible afin d’assurer la gestion complète de leur Propriété/Palais principale de 1600 m2 environ à Monaco. 


Les tâches et les responsabilités sont les suivantes

  • Superviser le personnel de maison (6 personnes, Chef, deux Dressing Manager, deux femmes de ménage, Chauffeur de Maître)

  • Gestion des plannings

  • Gérer le dressing et la buanderie (niveau de repassage impeccable et irréprochable)

  • Gérer la réserve, prendre soin des objets de valeur de la maison (argenterie, porcelaine, miroirs, lustres, tableaux…)

  • Une habileté en cuisine serait un avantage apprécié

  • prendre soin de la propriété en général 

  • Travail de gardien en l’absence des propriétaires 

  • Contact avec les fournisseurs externes 

  • Excellente capacité de service à table 

  • Prendre soin des objets de valeur de la maison (argenterie, porcelaine, miroirs, lustres, tableaux…)

  • Respect des protocols et Accueil des VIP (Ministre, Famille Royales, Célibrité…)

  • Mettre en place la table et le service pour le déjeuner et le diner (service 5 étoiles) - Service Formel

  • Gestion des sociétés sous-traitantes

  • Assurer la formation et le recrutement du personnel de maison

  • Organisation des receptions

  • Gestion des alarmes et de la sécurité

  • Accueillir le couple et leurs hôtes

  • Planifier les tâches à réaliser dans la propriété/Palais

  • Etre le point de relai du couple pour la gestion de la Propriété/Palais

  • Répondre et filtrer les appels entrants

  • Gestion du courrier


 Profil Recherché

  • Nationalité de l’Union Européenne, afin de présenter les modalités réglementaires d’embauche en cours dans la Principauté de Monaco

  • Expérience de plusieurs années dans des postes similaires auprès de familles de niveau social élevé

  • Références exigées et vérifiables

  • Langue Française ou Italienne

  • Disponibilité absolue à s’installer sur place

  • Horaires de travail flexibles

  • Polyvalent

  • Aptitude à travailler en toute independence

  • Aptitude à la réception et la gestion d’invités


 
Lieu de travail et conditions contractuelles:

Hébergement au sein même de la propriété. nourris et logé.
Les horaires et jours de travail

•   Du Lundi au Dimanche – Mercredi congé (peut varier)
Salaire

Excellent salaire, en accord avec le niveau de compétences et l’expérience.
 
Contrat

  • Contrat Monégasque

  • CDI à temps plein avec période d’essai de 3 mois.

Majordome, Butler

Bruxelles, Monaco, Saint-Tropez

€ 30 000 - € 50 000

Descriptif du poste

 Couple recherche un/une employé(e) de maison / majordome polyvalent pour s'occuper de leur propriété à Bruxelles, Belgique. 

 L'employé de maison devra:

- Avoir leur permis de conduire

- Etre discret et de toute confiance

- Avoir 3 ans d'expérience minimum avec des familles privées, références vérifiables, avec de bonnes recommandations

- Etre très flexible et disponible

- Etre dynamique organisé, autonome, prendre des initiatives et de bonne volonté

 
Les tâches et les responsabilités sont les suivantes:

- Lavage et repassage du linge de maison et des employeurs 

- Achat du matériel d'entretien 

- Recevoir périodiquement les entreprises sous-traitantes s'il y a un problème (électricien ou un plombier par exemple)

- Accueillir les hôtes et les invités de la famille

- Chauffeur de Maître (Conduire la famille et ses hôtes, entretien des véhicules, assurances, contrôle technique, lavage)

- Contrôler régulièrement que tout fonctionne correctement durant toute l'année 

- Petit travaux de bricolage - homme à tout faire (petitte peinture, électricité, plomberie, mécanique)

- Tâches de majordome, service non-formel, service à table, réservation de lieux, restaurants... 

- Gardiennage et gestion des alarmes et systeme moderne

- Cuisinièr(e) (le ou la candidate devra être un bon cuisinier, cuisine traditionnelle familiale et aussi Bio, sans gluten) Préparer le petit 
  déjeuner, déjeuner, dîner en avance pour le soir.

- S'occuper des courses alimentaire - maintien des stocks

- Présence et gardiennage lorsque les employeurs sont en voyage

- Possibilité de venir dans leur propriété en France l'été sur demande
 

  • Poste à pourvoir dès que possible.

  • Type de contrat: Contrat Belge

  • Temps de travail: Plein-temps

  • Jour de travail: Jour flexible, à determiner avec le client

  • Compétences supplémentaires demandées: Employé(e) de confiance, dynamique, flexible, cuisine.

  • Nombre d’année d’expérience requises: 3 ans

  • Salaire: A déterminer

 

Marjordome/ Butler

London, UK, Monaco, Paris, Bruxelles

£ 35 000 - £ 50 000

Description du poste: 

Famille VIP recrute un  majordome. Famille Internationale qui voyage régulièrement.
 
Doit être formé au service de table/gestion de l'argenterie et avoir travaillé comme un majordome au moins 3 ans dans une famille privée. Rôle entièrement en uniforme. 

Doit être heureux de travailler au sein d'une équipe de personnel de maison, comprennant femmes de ménage, nounous, chef et deux chauffeurs. 

 

Female Chauffeur

Purley, London UK, Paris France, Monaco Monte-Carlo

£ 25 000

Experienced Female Chauffeur is required for a professional couple based in Purley to drive them to locations in and around London.  You must have an excellent knowledge of London and be immaculately presented, be discreet and conduct yourself professionally at all times.  We are looking for someone to start immediately

Salary offered will be in the region of £25,000 gross per year.

 

Chauffeur x2

Belgravia London, Paris Saint-Tropez France, Portofino Italy

£ 30 000 - £ 60 000

We are actively looking to recruit 2 x permanent Chauffeurs (two weeks on/ two weeeks off) for a UHNWI whose office is based in Belgravia .   The Principal resides in the main property based in South West London.  Below are some of the duties/requirements:

  • Drive the Principal to and from work, plus regular external meetings throughout the day

  • Must know central London extremely well and Principal likes the Driver to know different routes

  • Previous private house experience essential

  • Running errands for the office, Principal and the family

  • The Principal does not engage in too much conversation and the Driver needs to be extremely discreet

  • Would be great if the Chauffeur has a security or military background, however not essential

  • Experienced, mature and immaculately groomed

  • Two weeks on, Two weeks off on rota with the other driver

  • Start time 7.30am/8.00am to collect youngest child for school run in South West London

  • Finish time could be as early as 5.00pm or if the Principal eating out around midnight

  • If working a long day there will be plenty of rest time throughout the day

  • Option to take the Principals car home should you have secure off-road parking

  • London based with no travel abroad

Start immediately with salary in the region of £30,000 per year negotiable.   Our client would also be open to the option of one Chauffeur working 6 days per week with a higher salary in the region of £50,000 per year.

 

Chauffeur Live-Out

Belgravia London, Surrey, France

£ 50 000 Negotiable

We are actively looking to recruit a full time permanent Chauffeur for a UHNWI whose office is based in Belgravia.   The Principal resides in the main property based in South West London.  Below are some of the duties/requirements:

  • Drive the Principal to and from work, plus regular external meetings throughout the day

  • Must know central London extremely well and Principal likes the Driver to know different routes

  • Previous private house experience essential

  • Running errands for the office, Principal and the family

  • The Principal does not engage in too much conversation and the Driver needs to be extremely discreet

  • Would be great if the Chauffeur has a security or military background, however not essential

  • Experienced, mature and immaculately groomed

  • Monday to Saturday (6 days) with flexible hours

  • Start time 7.30am/8.00am to collect youngest child for school run in South West London

  • Finish time could be as early as 5.00pm or if the Principal eating out around midnight

  • If working a long day there will be plenty of rest time throughout the day

  • Option to take the Principals car home should you have secure off-road parking

  • London based with no travel abroad

Start immediately with salary in the region of £50,000 per year.   Our client would also be open to the option of two Chauffeurs working two weeks on, two weeks off with a lower salary in the region of £30,000 per person.

 

Private chauffeur

Chelsea, London, Monaco, France

£ 50 000 Negotiable

We are actively looking to recruit a full time permanent Chauffeur for a UHNWI whose office is based in Belgravia.   The Principal resides in the main property based in South West London.  Below are some of the duties/requirements:

  • Drive the Principal to and from work, plus regular external meetings throughout the day

  • Must know central London extremely well and Principal likes the Driver to know different routes

  • Previous private house experience essential

  • Running errands for the office, Principal and the family

  • The Principal does not engage in too much conversation and the Driver needs to be extremely discreet

  • Would be great if the Chauffeur has a security or military background, however not essential

  • Experienced, mature and immaculately groomed

  • Monday to Saturday (6 days) with flexible hours

  • Start time 7.30am/8.00am to collect youngest child for school run in South West London

  • Finish time could be as early as 5.00pm or if the Principal eating out around midnight

  • If working a long day there will be plenty of rest time throughout the day

  • Option to take the Principals car home should you have secure off-road parking

  • London based with no travel abroad

Start immediately with salary in the region of £50,000 per year.   Our client would also be open to the option of two Chauffeurs working two weeks on, two weeks off with a lower salary in the region of £30,000 per person.

 

Female Chauffeur Live-Out

Surrey, London, UK, Italy, Geneva, Monaco, France, French Riviera

£ Salary depending on previous experience & Skills

Our client is looking for a highly experienced professional female Chauffeur to drive her from the residence in Surrey into and around London.  You must be prepared in quieter moments to turn your hand to other duties assisting in the fully staffed residence or garden.

Excellent references, clean driving license, Ex-Military or Police back ground preferred but not necessary, it is essential you have previous experience working within a private house.

There is accommodation if you wish to live in during the week.

This is a full time Monday - Friday role.

Female due to cultural reason

Salary depending on experience.

 

Chauffeur Live-Out

Surrey, UK

£ 40 000

Our client is looking to recruit an experienced chauffeur for a live-out position in Surrey.
This is a 6 days a week position, 8 am - 8pm - 12 hour shift
Very busy household, an excellent knowledge of London is requested for the role. When family are away the chauffeur will be responsible for cleaning the vehicles and dealing the cars maintenance/service etc.
General duties - Collect furniture, collect shopping, take family to London and wait until dinners are over and drive back. Time off in lieu when late finish

Rolls Royce certification

Bentley

 

Chauffeur Live-Out

Mayfair, Holland Park, Berkshire UK

£ 30 000 - £ 35 000

Our client is looking to recruit a chauffeur for apermanentposition based in Camden Town area. Chauffeuring theprincipal,responsible for the car maintenance, M.O.T, the rolewould suit achauffeur happy to muck in the house and assist withany request,basic service, happy to help within the house.
Monday to Friday with the odd week end, working hours tobediscussed during the interview.

Rolls-Royce Chauffeur

 

Chauffeur Monaco

Monaco

€ 35 000

Chauffeur De Vehicules de Luxe a Monaco

Rolls-Royce certificate 

Travaile de maison privée requis

Monaco French Riviera

 

Personal Assistant/ Cook

Wentworth

Negotiable depending on previous experience & Skills

Our American A List celebrity clients are going to be based for business purposes in the UK arriving in August this year and staying through until the summer of 2016.  Both parents lead busy professional lives in the film industry and will be working full time whilst their teenage daughter will be attending school in Thorpe, Surrey.

The family will be staying in a residence within half an hour of Thorpe and will require a trusted and personable Assistant to oversee the running of the house, organise cleaners, run errands and most importantly ensure they are present when the daughter arrives home from school or transports her to activities and social events.  You must have good cooking skills and prepare nutritious meals for the daughter.  Parents will usually arrive home by 9:00 pm so you must be flexible in your hours as they will vary according to the parents schedule.

Ideally you will have held a similar position of trust and worked within a private household and provide glowing references.  Full Driving (clean) license is required.

5 days per week - likely hours 3 pm - 10 pm although may be required to work some earlier hours.  Flexibility required.

Salary will be according to experience.

 

Housekeeper/ Nanny/ Cook

Knightsbridge, London & France

£ 500- £ 550 Per Week Net

A lovely family living in Knightsbridge require a Housekeeper / Nanny / Cook (all rounder) to almost be a second mum to their three daughters aged 5, 11 and 13 yrs.  Their parents are both professionals who travel overseas so there are periods of time when you will be solely responsible for their care.

The girls go to school a few minutes walk from their home so no need to drive but you will be taking them to and collecting them from school each day.  Whilst they are at school you will ensure that the family home is tidy, clean, laundry and ironing sorted and any shopping purchased for the family meals  It's important that you are a good cook - with a range of nutritious healthy menus for the children.

The girls have a schedule which they must keep to even when parents are away and it is imperative therefore that you have been in a similar role with excellent references to prove your skills and reliability.  A minimum of 3 - 4 years in each job - no job hoppers will be considered.  You will be required to work 5 days per week although you may have to be flexible as to the two days off depending on the parents travel arrangements.  There will be holiday periods when the family travel to their European home but you will not be required to accompany them.

Your hours will be 7:00 am until 7:00 pm however you will have regular breaks during the day.  This is a friendly informal household although manners and respect are important. It is essential that you have a positive outlook on life and ensure the happiness of the children whilst also making them feel secure.

Accommodation is a 'granny' flat in the basement with separate entrance.

Salary £ 500-550 net per week plus potential bonus.

 

Domestic Couple Caretakers Live-In

Montreux, Switzerland, Monaco, French Riviera

£ 60 000 + Depending on previous domestic Household experience

Experienced Domestic Couple sought in the scenic surroundings of Montreux, Switzerland.

This international family is looking for a Couple who love the outdoors, hiking, cycling, riding and skiing.  Non-smokers who are energetic with positive can-do attitudes, and have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work under pressure.  Must enjoy being around family members and be comfortable with animals.  Longevity in prior, similar positions is essential.

Your responsibilities would include but not be limited to:

  • Preparation of healthy, nutritious daily meals plus snacks.  You must be able to improvise and create menus and meals on short notice using available ingredients and cook without recipes

  • Knowledge of nutrition and experience preparing gluten and lactose free food

  • Household cleaning to maintain a very high standard of cleanliness daily

  • Provisioning and shopping for the family with budgeting and inventory records

  • Occasional dinner parties and serving guests

  • Driving children for the school runs and activities

  • Ensuring that the kitchen and storage areas are always clean and well organized

  • Drivers are essential

5 day working week: Mondays and Tuesdays off.  4 weeks' paid holiday.

Assistance will be given for Swiss permits.

Accommodation is a brand new lovely private chalet studio home on the property with views from your own balcony of Lake Geneva and the Alps. Use of a car is provided.

 

Domestic Couple Live-In

UK, USA, France & Worldwide

Top Salary depending on previous experience & Skills

We are looking for a dynamic, confident self-motivated and experienced Couple to travel worldwide, either with or in advance of the Principals.  You will be staying at private residences and hotels.

You would fulfill the following duties but would not be limited to:

  • Driving the Principals in various locations

  • Provide handyman services at the Principals' properties

  • Be able to serve at table (butler experience preferred)

  • Be able to deal with technical issues i.e. music/internet/entertainment devices etc.

  • Top level housekeeping, cleaning and making beds

  • Taking care of the laundry, ironing with basic garment repairs

  • Light cooking, preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner when needed

  • Childcare when nanny is not available

  • Packing and unpacking of Principals' suitcases

This is a totally new position.  You must be prepared to travel at the drop of a hat.  There is no base city for the role and flexibility is key.

Accommodation is always provided.

Ref # 033

 

Domestic Couple Live-In

London, UK, Italy, Italian riviera

Top Salary Depending on previous experience & Skills

Live in Domestic Couple is required for a family of 4 within a large  home in Kensington, London which has been recently refurbished to a very high standard.

We are looking for an experienced Couple who can run the property efficiently and maintain the house to a very high level.

The house has been designed to a top specification with incredibly smart technology so you should be confident in dealing with up-to-date technology systems, managing and dealing with contractors.

Duties for the couple would include but would not be limited to:

  • Organizing all the household management, shopping and sourcing supplies

  • Being aware of the each family member’s itineraries and any visiting guests

  • Carrying out all housekeeping duties including cleaning, washing and ironing

  • Managing and organising extra activities when required

  • Dealing with fine fabrics, delicate surfaces and antique furniture, polishing crystal and silverware

  • Family cooking and table service to high standards

  • Managing house hold budgets

  • Butler service when required and valeting duties

  • Ensuring the house is guest ready at all times

The family is looking for a couple who are willing to really get involved to ensure the smooth running of the home at all times. Previous management experience is essential.  You must have excellent organizational skills and be good communicators.

You would be required to travel with the family to Italy during the summer so EU/UK passports are required.

Both of you will ideally drive, however it is essential that at least one drives and is confident driving in London.

When the family are in residence this would be a 6 day week role, with 5 days per week when not.

Accommodation is situated in the lower ground floor and consists of a large bedroom with en-suite bathroom, newly refurbished.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Ref # 034

Domestic Couple Caretakers

Kent UK

£ 850 Net per week

Experienced Live–in Domestic Couple is required for a traditionally run Mansion House situated in the heart of the Kent countryside.  The property has 28 rooms, set in beautiful gardens with a pool house.  The principles are in residence during the weekends, usually arriving on Friday and departing on Monday.  They entertain regularly and will often have guests staying with them.  The family also use the property during school term times and at Christmas, so it is essential that you are happy to work during these periods.  Your days off will generally be Tuesday and Wednesday.  We are searching for couples who have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in running a similar size property.

Your roles will be divided into the following responsibilities, but not limited to:

Chef/Houseman/Butler

  • Meeting and greeting guests

  • Care of the Gentleman’s wardrobe, polishing shoes

  • Laying and serving at table, mixing and serving drinks

  • Care of wines, ordering of spirits and beverages

  • Preparation and service of meals when principles and guests are in residence

  • Catering for formal luncheons, dinner parties and summer BBQ’s etc

  • Provide the family with their day to day needs

  • Driving family members on an ad-hoc basis

Housekeeper

  • Cleaning and Maintenance of the first’s floor and basement areas

  • Vacuuming, polishing and dusting, polishing of silver & brass

  • Making/changing beds for the family and any guests

  • Laundry including the family’s wardrobe including minor repairs, coordinating with the dry cleaners

  • Care for and cleaning high quality furnishings, antiques, fine art and fabrics

  • Laying/cleaning of fires during winter months

  • Arranging watering flowers

Together

  • Caretaking - Security and maintenance

  • Changing of light bulbs

  • Arranging for repairs and maintenance to be done, arranging contractors

  • Security of the building ensuring the alarms are always working

  • Cleaning of the pool house and pool area

  • Food shopping – Predominately using local farm shops, organic produce and food preparation is preferred to be done from scratch

  • Accommodation is situated on the lower ground floor, with separate entrance - only suitable for a couple, no dependants or pets

To start ASAP with TOP salary paid to the right candidates

Ref # 035

House Manager/ Cook

South Kensington, London, Cornwall, France

Negotiable depending on previous experience & Skills

Live-out Daily House Manager/Cook required for a private family residing in South Kensington, London.  The Principals have a 1 year old baby and another due in February, therefore they are looking for a friendly, family orientated person to join their household team.  Currently the household employ two Housekeepers and you will be responsible for managing their workload as well as producing all family meals.  You will also be required to carry out the shopping/stocking the fridge etc…

This role will not involve any travel and will be permanently based in London.  Our client has also purchased a new larger property which is currently being renovated and the likely time for the move will be around 18 months’ time.

Good command of English language is essential with knowledge of Russian and advantage but not a requirement.

This role will be based over 5 days per week and will be negotiable at interview stage the exact days/times required. To start immediately and salary negotiable depending upon experience/market rate. 

Ref #036

Domestic Couple Live-Out

Geneva Switzerland

Negotiable depending on previous experience & skills

Live-out Domestic Couple, Geneva, Switzerland.  We are looking for an experienced Domestic Couple to be essentially care takers of a very large property on the Lake Le man.  You will have to be very proactive in organising your time and work schedules, ensuring the property is kept secure and maintained to an exceptional standard.  The property must be kept clean and in a ready state at all times.  The residence is used little by the owners but when they do come, the property must be ready for their arrival on all levels, immaculately presented, supplies and fresh food stocked in the kitchen, linen and towels in place, flowers arranged and all electrical items, bulbs etc. in working order.  This would be a live out position, with possibility of accommodation in the future.  Salary based on experience

Must hold relevant papers to work legally in Switzerland

Ref # 037

Domestic Couple Live-In Cote D'Azur

Cote d'Azur, France

Negotiable depending on previous experience & Skills

We are looking for an experienced Live-in Domestic couple who preferably speak polish to work in a luxury villa in the south of France, The villa is immaculately presented at all times and you must be proactive in identifying problems or maintenance issues.The roles will include but not limited to the below:

  • Manage other staff at the property

  • Carry out the laundry requirements of the Owners and Villa

  • Maintenance of the swimming pool

  • Cooking /preparing three meals a day

  • Serving at table for lunch and dinners

  • Basic maintenance and cleaning of vehicles based at Villa

  • Overall running of all aspects of the Villa’s upkeep and maintenance including liaison with all local third-party contractors

  • Buying and arranging of flowers

  • Dressing of the Villa/exterior terraces for dinner parties and special occasions

  • Accommodation will be provided

  • Salary is negotiable depending on experience

  • To start ASAP

  • Regrettably no dependants or pets

  • Ref # 038

Management Couple Monaco Live-In

Monaco, Cote d'Azur

Top salary

Top Management Couple is sort for an International professional Couple at their Beautiful home in Monaco.  You will be managing the day to day running of the property which already has a team of 6 household staff.  The couple travel extensively so you must be proactive in running the property from the staff to the maintenance and presentation of the property in their absence.  Previous long term experience in a similar role is essential and you must be fluent in French and Italian plus would also be a bonus.  Previous Butler experience at high level and Knowledge of Monaco and the surrounding area is advantageous to the position.  Separate accommodation is available.  Top salary offered depending on experience.

Ref # 039

Domestic Couple Cote d'Azur

Cote d'Azur, France

 

Salary negotiable depending on experience

Domestic live-in couple sort for a beautiful Villa in the south of France.  We are looking for a highly experienced couple who have previously working in private households.  The villa is kept to a 5 star standard and the couple must be used to working in a similar environment.  The property is used 3 -5 months throughout the year.  The roles will include but not limited to the below:

  • Carry out the laundry requirements of the Owners and Villa.

  • Basic gardening.

  • Maintenance of the swimming pool.

  • Cooking /preparing three meals a day.

  • Serving at table for lunch and dinners

  • Looking after the resident cat (owners pet).

  • Basic maintenance and cleaning of vehicles based at Villa.

  • Overall running of all aspects of the Villa’s upkeep and maintenance including liaison with all local third-party contractors.

  • Booking restaurants and other general arrangement requirements of owners and guests.

  • Buying and arranging of flowers.

  • Dressing of the Villa/exterior terraces for dinner parties and special occasions.

  • Use of a large, recently modernised one-bedroom apartment (house) separate from the main house

Salary negotiable depending on experience

Live-In Live-Out Private Domestic Household Positions

UK, France, Monaco, Cote d'Azur

Top Salary

Please note that not all of our domestic staff jobs available are listed on Anthony David Recruitment's website due to client confidentiality.  Should you be searching for a new household job please register with our London based domestic staff agency.  We cover the complete range of disciplines including Butler jobs, Housekeeper jobs, Domestic Couples jobs, Private Chef jobs, Private PA jobs, Housemaid jobs, Nanny jobs, Ladies Maid jobs, House Manager jobs, Estate Manager jobs, Chauffeur jobs, Houseman jobs, Valet jobs and many more. We look forward to hearing from you.

Ref #041

Marjordome/ House Manager, Couple Employés, gouvernante, Domestic Couple

Monaco Monte-Carlo Cote d'Azur France

Top Salary

Poste & Emploi Majordome/House Manager/Intendant Général ou Gouvernante ou Couple Employés de Maison à Monaco, Monte Carlo, Côte d'Azur


Description du poste 

Intitulé du poste

Couple UHNW (Utra High Net Worth)  de très haut standing, recherche une gouvernante et un majordome ou un couple d’employés de maison (ou un « house manager ») très expérimenté et flexible afin d’assurer la gestion complète de leur Propriété/Palais principale de 1600 m2 environ à Monaco. 


Les tâches et les responsabilités sont les suivantes

·      Superviser le personnel de maison (6 personnes, Chef, deux Dressing Manager, deux femmes de ménage, Chauffeur de Maître)

·      Gestion des plannings

·      Gérer le dressing et la buanderie (niveau de repassage impeccable et irréprochable)

·      Gérer la réserve, prendre soin des objets de valeur de la maison (argenterie, porcelaine, miroirs, lustres, tableaux…)

·      Une habileté en cuisine serait un avantage apprécié

·      prendre soin de la propriété en général 

·      Travail de gardien en l’absence des propriétaires 

·      Contact avec les fournisseurs externes 

·      Excellente capacité de service à table 

·      Prendre soin des objets de valeur de la maison (argenterie, porcelaine, miroirs, lustres, tableaux…)

·      Respect des protocols et Accueil des VIP (Ministre, Famille Royales, Célibrité…)

·      Mettre en place la table et le service pour le déjeuner et le diner (service 5 étoiles) - Service Formel

·      Gestion des sociétés sous-traitantes 

·      Assurer la formation et le recrutement du personnel de maison

·      Organisation des receptions

·      Gestion des alarmes et de la sécurité

·      Accueillir le couple et leurs hôtes

·      Planifier les tâches à réaliser dans la propriété/Palais

·      Etre le point de relai du couple pour la gestion de la Propriété/Palais

·      Répondre et filtrer les appels entrants

·      Gestion du courrier

 
Profil Recherché

·      Nationalité de l’Union Européenne, afin de présenter les modalités réglementaires d’embauche en cours dans la Principauté de Monaco

·      Expérience de plusieurs années dans des postes similaires auprès de familles de niveau social élevé

·      Références exigées et vérifiables

·      Langue Française ou Italienne

·      Disponibilité absolue à s’installer sur place

·      Horaires de travail flexibles

·      Polyvalent

·      Aptitude à travailler en toute independence

·      Aptitude à la réception et la gestion d’invités

 
Lieu de travail et conditions contractuelles:

Hébergement au sein même de la propriété. nourris et logé.


Les horaires et jours de travail

•   Du Lundi au Dimanche – Mercredi congé (peut varier)

 
Salaire

Excellent salaire, en accord avec le niveau de compétences et l’expérience.

 
Contrat

·      Contrat Monégasque

·      CDI à temps plein avec période d’essai de 3 mois.

Ref # 042

Majordome en Chef – Intendant/Régisseur/Gestionnaire de propriété - Moscou, Russie

Moscow, russia, Moscou Russie

$ 100 000

Descriptif du poste

Famille VVIP – UHNW Russe recherche un intendant général – Gestionnaire de propriété / Majordome en Chef pour manager environ 50 employés de maison, plusieurs propriétés en Russie et en Europe, un Megayacht et un Jet Privé.

Responsabilités du poste
 

  • Gestion et recrutement du personnel de maison de la famille (environ 50 personnes), comprenant des infirmières, nanny, cuisiniers, chauffeurs, gardes du corps, steward et hôtesse de l'avion privé et équipage du yacht.

 

  • Assistant Personnel de la famille: organisation des réceptions, organisation des voyages d'affaires, de la sécurité, gestion des vols avec l’avion privé, séjour sur le yacht, préparation des villas en Europe pour les vacances, achat personnel pour la famille

 

  • Gestion des budgets des coûts d'exploitation, des salaires des employés de maison et des frais annexes

 

  • Conseil juridique sur le patrimoine de la famille

 

  • Superviser les entreprises sous-traitantes pour les propriétés, avion et Yacht

 

  • Assurer le recrutement d'une équipe professionnelle et motivée pour le bureau privé de la famille

 

  • Conseil sur les nouveaux achats de la famille

 

  • Le poste implique beaucoup de voyage et une grande flexibilité

Profil

  • Parler Russe et Anglais couramment

  • Formation dans une école de majordome ou hôtellerie.

  • Minimum 3 ans d'expérience au même poste ou un poste à haute responsabilité en hôtellerie de luxe

  • Expérience dans la gestion d'une équipe 

Salaire

  • 10 000 $ par mois 

  • Logement à négocier

Ref # 043

Majordome - Intendant Général

Monaco Monte-Carlo Cote d'Azur France

A négocier

Nous recherchons actuellement un majordome Femme pour la famille Royale en Arabie Saoudite.

Veuillez trouver ci dessous quelques informations quant au besoin exprimé à ce jour par la famille Princière.
Nous recherchons une personne expérimentée, bilingue anglais. + de 10 ans d'expérience.

De nationalité européenne IMPÉRATIVEMENT, son rôle est celui d'un majordome-management entre 30 et 100 personnes. 
Véritable chef d’orchestre, elles sera prendre immédiatement en main la gestion et l'organisation du personnel de la villa.

Elle est au service d'une des Princesses de la famille Royale d'Arabie Saoudite.

Professionnelle et discrète, elle connait parfaitement les exigences d'une famille de prestige.

Sa mission sera dans un premier temps basée à Djeddah.

Création de poste, suite à l'acquisition d'une nouvelle villa.

Déplacement possible en Arabie et dans le Monde. Elle doit être disponible rapidement et mobile. 

Salaire entre 70k et plus à négocier selon profil.

Ref # 044

Intendant Général, Régisseur de propriété

Paris Neuilly-sur-Seine France, Cote d'Azur

€ 60 000 - € 100 000

Nous recherchons un majordome, intendant général pour une famille Russe tout juste installée à Paris.

Le candidat idéale devra parler Français et Anglais couramment, Russe serait un plus.

Ses responsabilités seront:
 

 

 

 

 

 

  • gestion du personnel de maison, incluant management, planning, répartition des tâches et exigeances particulières de la famille

  • gestion des factures et dépenses de la maison

  • gestion et organisation des événements et réception des hôtes de la famille

  • établir les relations avec les sociétés sous traitantes (décoration, travaux, jardinier, sécurité..)

  • service de concierge

  • disponible à tout moment

La famille exige un candidat avec plus de 3 ans d'expériences en tant que majordome ou intendant général.Plus de détails vous seront fournis si votre profil est retenu par nos consultants.

  • Poste à pouvoir septembre 2014.

  • Poste logé si besoin

  • Rémunération : entre 60k et 100k selon profil et expérience

Ref # 045

Butler, Chauffeur, housekeeper, Domestic Couple, Private Chef, PA, Nanny, Ladies Maid, House Manager, Estate Manager, Gardner, Houseman, Yacht Crew, Private Jet Crew

London, UK, Monaco, Italy, France, USA

Top

Please note that not all of our domestic staff jobs available are listed on Anthony David Recruitment's website due to client confidentiality.  Should you be searching for a new private domestic household job please register with our London based domestic staff agency or our Monaco based domestic staff agency.  We cover the complete range of disciplines including Butler jobs, Housekeeper jobs, Domestic Couples jobs, Private Chef jobs, Private PA jobs, Housemaid jobs, Nanny jobs, Ladies Maid jobs, House Manager jobs, Estate Manager jobs, Chauffeur jobs, Houseman jobs, Valet jobs and many more. We look forward to hearing from you.

Ref # 046

House Manager/ butler

London, Hampstead UK

£ 60 000- 65 000K

 

We are looking for a highly experienced Live-out House Manager for an International family based in London, Hampstead. You must have experience in running formal large properties for high profile families.

Well educated (University degree or similar) candidates would be preferred and you must be prepared to be hands on, and understand how to efficiently maintain a house at the highest level, being confident to step in and take an active role.

Qualities required for this position would also include:

  • Execute the position with passion and have a good eye for finer details

  • Must hold a driving license as on occasions you may be required to perform Driver duties

  • Be immaculately presented and very organised

  • Able to perform admin tasks/computer skills with ease

  • Good communication skills (written & oral)

  • Highly motivated, reactive and deal quickly with situations

  • Have a good knowledge of London contacts and contractors

  • Flexible in working hours/days

  • Previous experience running large properties from the aspect of buildings management rather than internal household staff management is essential to the position

  • You would be office based and would not have too much interaction with other household Domestic staff or the Principals

  • This will be a 5 day working week position

  • To start ASAP with salary negotiable in the region of £60-65,000 depending upon experience

 

Butler/ House Manager

Monaco, Cannes, Cote d'azur, French riviera, UK, USA

Negotiable

Our International clients (a well respected professional couple) are looking for a professional  House Manager / Butler / PA to oversee and ensure the smooth running of every aspect of their two fully staffed residences in Monaco and Cannes.  The family have other properties and offices around the world including Amsterdam where you may have to visit once or twice per year.

You must be 'young and modern in mind' yet have the traditional skills and experience of serving at formal dinners for high profile and well known guests.  The summer months in both residences are extremely busy - especially during the Cannes festival period.  Experience gained within a private residence or private yacht will be essential.  Your duties will include managing the staff and household accounts; handling the maintenance issues of each property; preparing the households for many guests and overseeing all aspects of the dinners and events.

Although a 'formal household' in some respects, you must also be comfortable wearing casual wear (jeans) when working.

It is essential that you drive as you will be travelling between the two residences on a regular basis (40 minute drive) and a good level of spoken English and French is required.  The family speak fluent Dutch and English.  You must also like and be willing to assist in looking after the dogs.

Due to the nature of the position the successful candidate must be able to present glowing references from previous employers and be prepared to have security checks.

This is a live-out position however package (possibly including cost of renting an apartment) will be discussed with the right candidate.

 

Butler/ Private Chef Live In London

London, UK, France

Negotiable

Live-in Butler/Chef/House Manager required for a private family of 5 residing in Central London.

Our client is looking for someone who has had previous experience in a similar role.  You must be immaculately presented and have an eye for details relating to the overall presentation of the property.

Your main duties/responsibilities include, but would not be limited to:

  • Preparation and service of family meals

  • Purchasing supplies for the kitchen and household

  • Driving the Principal and the children, when required

  • Making regular maintenance checks, reporting problems immediately

  • Dealing with outside contractors, booking services etc

  • Cleaning/filling with petrol and booking MOTs etc. for the family cars

  • Managing a team of 3 full-time housekeepers - hours/salaries

  • Organising material/extra staff for dinner parties

  • Having good weekly contact with the Principal's PA

  • Travelling to other properties in Europe (when required)

  • Organising flowers and table decorations

  • Overseeing the gardeners (weekly visits)

  • Keeping the kitchen immaculate at all times

  • Occasionally walking a very well behaved small dog

This is a role previously filled for over 10 years.  Preferably you will have background experience in both formal Butler service and cooking.  The family are semi-informal on a day-to-day basis but you must be able to be more formal when they entertain guests.

We are looking for someone with a passion for the private house service environment, willing to tackle all situations, have an easy going personality with a relaxed sense of humour and is looking to settle long-term.

Excellent accommodation provided, in the form of a separate/private one bedroom flat with modern bathroom and kitchen, fully furnished with all bills paid.

Salary is dependent on experience.