An experienced Butler is required for a formal residence in Riyadh. The successful applicant will be experienced with providing both formal and semi-formal food and beverage service for the family and their guests.
You will need to have a strong understanding of household management and food and beverage service. You have a ‘do what it takes attitude’ and have a calm and collected approach when things don’t go as planned. You are comfortable both in leadership roles and working within a team, always a polished ambassador for the family.
This position is full-time, live-in and you will report to the senior Travelling Butler. There is occasional travel required to a property in Dubai. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3959)
Daily Chef -PART TIMEKnightsbridge, LondonMonday, Wednesday, Friday with occasional travelEssential Requirements: Previous Private House, Available to Travel. Flexible and organized, attention to detail and good memory.
Daily private chef required for a family of four with two young children based in Knightsbridge on a part-time basis with occasional travel. The chef will be required to prepare daily meals (lunch and dinner), three times a week, Monday, Wednesday, Friday with flexibility and occasional dinner parties.
Our client maintains a very healthy and nutritious diet and is thus looking for a chef that can provide healthy options, using the finest ingredients. You will be responsible for the household shopping, provisioning, and inventory. As this role is part time, you will be required to prepare meals in advance for the days you are not there.
We require an organised, creative and passionate chef for this position. The travel is occasional and will include time spent at the family’s country estate in Oxfordshire during school holidays, summer (July/August) in the South of France and the USA.
We are looking for a flexible and friendly candidate with a “can-do” attitude. Previous private house experience is essential. Working hours 9am-4pm. Salary negotiable. (HU2844)
DAILY HOUSEKEEPING MANAGER /HEAD HOUSEKEEPERMonaco with travel FLUENT RUSSIAN SPEAKER ESSENTIALEssential Requirements: Previous private house experience, Fluent RUSSIAN with a good level of English essential and French a plus but not essential. Excellent Housekeeping and laundry skills, Strong Communication skills. Freedom to travelPlease note this is a live out role, no accommodation provided.
An experienced head housekeeper is required for a private family of 4 at their residence in Monaco. You will report to the Housemanager and have overall responsibility for the cleanliness of the residence, supervising the housekeeping and laundry operation to ensure high standards are met.
You will be working closely with a full team of staff so it is essential that you are a team player and with flexibility to meet the needs of the household.
You will have a variety of duties including but not limited to:
This is a full-time position, working 5-days per week on a rota with flexibility. The family do spend time in Courchevel thus you must have the flexibility to travel. We require a self-sufficient, hardworking and diligent candidate for this position. Immediate start. Salary 4,000-4,500 Euros net per month (HU4001)
DAILY PRIVATE BUTLER Monaco with travel Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, Fluent Russian with a good level of French and English, Excellent service skills, Strong Communication and organisational skills.
An experienced private butler is required for a private family at their residence in Monaco. You will work alongside the house manager to ensure the smooth running of the household. You will be responsible for food and drink service, front of house, overseeing the housekeepers, and ensuring the workflow of all staff is running smoothly as well as adhering to any requests or tasks from the principal.
You will be working closely with a team of staff so it is essential that you are a team player. You will have a variety of duties including:
This is a full-time position, working 5-days per week on a rota with flexibility. The family do spend time in Courchevel thus you must have the flexibility to travel. We require a self-sufficient, hardworking and diligent candidate for this position. Immediate start. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3998)
BLACKROCK – SOUTH COUNTY DUBLIN40 HRS MONDAY TO FRIDAY8am-4pm with one day per week 12-7pmExperienced HOUSEKEEPER & FAMILY COOKEssential Criteria – Child friendly, flexible experienced housekeeper – capable to prepare fresh simple family dishes. Driver essential.
Family of five (3 children 14, 11, 7yrs) no pets. Professional working principals require an experienced pro active and flexible housekeeper, capable to run and manage the household on a day to day basis and be responsible for the day to day housekeeping function, assisting with cleaning, tidying, washing and ironing and cooking. A cleaner is also employed once per week.Cooking is good family level. All ingredients are fresh, you will need to prepare vegetables, fruit juices, soups, salads, fresh sauces for pasta and keep prepared dishes for reheating in the fridge.
The children are mostly independent, but you will need to assist with local school runs and collection once per day, and occasionally oversee the children until the parents return, but more supervision that actual childcare. Running errands, dealing with contractors, arranging deliveries and repairs are all part of the role.
Both principals work full time and lead busy professional lives. They occasionally may ask you to extend your hours, but always with plenty of notice. The family are away every July & August during which time you can adapt your working hours or take holiday.
KEITH –BANFFSHIRESCOTLANDEXPERIENCED RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPERExperienced country house housekeeper, required for a large rural farming and shooting estate in North East Scotland. Half way between Aberdeen and Inverness.
This is a family with adult children and grandchildren who visit from time to time.The owners are not always in residence as they spend considerable time away. It is essential that the housekeeper is confident to oversee the residence in the owner’s absence.
The housekeeper will run and manage the house on a daily basis, which will include assisting and supervising the cleaning staff, handle family laundry and generally ensure that the house runs smoothly. This is large and sometimes a busy family home which does host private shoots during the season. The housekeeper will be required to meet and greet guests and help with table service. A cook is available for special occasions, but occasionally preparation of simple family food to help the lady of the house who usually cooks for the family would be appreciated, however emphasis should be on housekeeping skills and not cooking.
There is 1 working Labrador that is also the family pet. Estate and gardening team also employed.
Salary commensurate to experience. 3 bedroom self contained house which can either be furnished or unfurnished. Non smokers essential. Driving licence essential, a vehicle is always available. Partner and dog welcome. (HU2263)
GOVERNESSSAUDI ARABIAEssential requirements: Previous experience working as a Governess, fluent in English and French
The Governess will be responsible for the overall activities that affect the wellbeing of the child/children. There are 5 children ranging in age from 5-15 years and a baby of 2 years.
The successful candidate will work within a team of 3 other governesses including a Lead Governess. Other support teams including chefs and housekeepers are employed.
General Responsibilities include the overall coordination of the child/children’s activities. This includes coordinating with different teams as per below.
This position offers a salary in the region of EU6,700 per month tax free. Accommodation is provided as a furnished studio apartment on the compound and transportation is also provided. Annual ticket to home country and medical insurance provided. (HU3981)
SOUTH DEVONHANDS ON ESTATE MANAGEMENT COUPLEExp Gardener, handyperson, driver, housekeeper and family cook.Duties are interchangeable Essential Requirements - Previous experience working as a domestic couple on a country estate.Pro active, self sufficient, diligent, discreet and responsible couple who work together with minimal supervision. Child friendly – both to drive. Computer literate.
A lovely position for a couple who work well together using their own initiative and seek a long term lifestyle position in a rural and very beautiful setting.
The property is an eight-bedroom country house in 8 acres of land. A small country estate with additional small cottages which are occasionally used by visiting family members. The family of five which includes 3 children ( between 14-10yrs) live full time overseas but use this property as their holiday home approx 10 weeks per year. Usually, 8 weeks during summer months and 2 weeks at Christmas.
The current couple of 13 yrs will shortly retire and this wonderful opportunity for a long term country loving, autonomous and self-sufficient couple becomes available. The property stands in a quiet and peaceful setting in a secluded valley in an unspoilt area of South Devon, close to the coast and approx 30 mins drive to the city.
An experienced gardener is essential to this role, 8 acres of beautifully landscaped mature gardens and grounds with sloping gardens, lawns, informal and formal flower beds, woodland and pasture.The maintenance of the grounds and gardens, lake, stream and general maintenance of the driveway, paths, outbuildings are all part of the role.You will need to have experience with the maintenance and operating of garden machinery, which includes a tractor, ride on mower, hedge trimmers, chain saw and leaf blowers. Strong DIY skills are required to maintain and manage this property.
The housekeeper will manage the cleaning, laundry, ironing, bed changing, errands and shopping mainly when the family are in residence. Essential that you are child friendly and be willing to drive the children to local activities when required and babysit occasionally.Ideally one of the couple will cook and be able to prepare simple fresh family meals when they are in residence.
Additional duties will incorporate.Feeding and care of peacocks and ducksSecurity and alarm monitoring.Driving when the family are in residence ie Airport runs, children’s activities, errands and shopping.Organisation and supervision of contractors, tradespeople and deliveriesManagement of Household and Estate purchases / budgets, record keeping etc.
Salary Negotiable depending on experience. Self contained 2 bedroom cottage separate to the main house. Monday to Friday with weekends off. The working days are longer when the family are in residence with opportunity to take time back during their absence. Both must drive own car a plus, a car is available for business use. Well behaved pet welcome, but sorry no dependant children. START DATE MAY 2023 with a handover period with current couple (HU3984)
An experienced Housekeeper is required for a formal residence located in Dubai. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the overall cleanliness and organization of the residence.
The candidate will need to be experienced and well-rounded housekeeping professional who enjoys keeping a clean and organized home. You have a strong understanding of household hygiene and cleaning best practices. You have a ‘do what it takes attitude’ and have a calm and collected approach when things don’t go as planned. You are comfortable working on your own the majority of the time.
This position is full-time, live-in with a flexible work schedule. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3961)
PERSONAL ASSISTANT / HOUSE MANAGERLondon with world-wide travel Fluent English and Conversational Chinese Speaker Essential
An experienced and professional Personal Assistant who is fluent in English and conversational in Chinese is required for a private client based in Kensington. Candidates must have previous private house, PA, or butler experience serving UHNWI.
You should be a self-starter with strong administrative skills along with the ability to communicate effectively. The role will require you to have the ability to prioritise tasks and work in a proactive manner.
Duties will include:
This is a 6-day working week with flexibility required. The ability to travel is essential. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3993)
Lovely position in a rural village South of Stowmarket. This beautiful estate is newly refurbished and requires an experienced residential assistant estate manager to ensure the grounds are maintained to a very high standard. The owners are a mature couple – semi retired with no children. Most of the time only the principals will be in residence, but occasional guests will stay (on average once per month).
The main house is a Grade 2 listed -8-bedroom former rectory, with 2 guest cottages on site, an outdoor pool and tennis court in approx. 50 acres of paddocks, lawns, and formal gardens.
You will be required to assist with the overall security and day to day running of the estate. You should have a practical background with good hands-on maintenance skills and be capable of property maintenance and hard landscaping. Ideally with previous qualifications of a trade or with gardening knowledge and experience.
You will be required to clean and look after the cars and garden machinery, undertaking and arranging servicing, repairs etc. You will be working alongside a team of staff, so essential you are a team player. There will be some occasional driving duties for the principals including airport and station pickups, restaurants, etc.
Detached independent accommodation provided. Salary negotiable based on experience, circa £30-35k. 8 hour working days, with flexibility including working alternate weekends. No pets. (HU3930)
Professional, single, Middle Eastern Businessman and his partner are looking for a classically French trained chef to work primarily in his London residence with travel to South of France during the summer for up to 4 months and Miami in the winter. This is a long term and delightful Hutchinson’s client who has a highly educated palate. Staff stay in the very long term with this employer.
Candidates will be required to cook to a very high standard and should enjoy presenting good, fresh, healthy dishes, as the gentleman loves fresh home cooking – menus may vary from an excellent English roast to Classic French and Italian cuisine with the occasional Asian or Arabic dish. - International dishes with emphasis on Far Eastern cuisines especially Japanese. Usually, the meals will be just for the Principals with occasional guests, they do eat out regularly, too. You will be responsible for the kitchen, shopping and stock control, food purchases and the preparation of lunch and dinner each day. You must have high standards of kitchen hygiene and keep all equipment in tip top condition.
This is working from a beautiful apartment, with first class kitchen equipment and very appreciative Principals. A good team ethos is kept, and it is important that you will be part of this, as staff remain with this employer very long term.
Salary Between £60,000-80,000k depending on experience and accommodation is a lovely studio apartment, a few minutes’ walk away. 6 day working week. Strictly Non-Smokers and professional training is essential, as is a history of working for several years in each of your positions, preferably within private homes. You must be free to travel. Live in essential.(HU2863B)
Residential Estate / Maintenance Manager With Service Skills
Salary circa £45,000 Gross per annum
Residential Estate / Maintenance Manager with Service Skills Rural HampshireA highly recommended position for an experienced Estate / Maintenance Manager who is “hands-on” with service skills to oversee the day to day running of this beautiful Estate in rural Hampshire. This position will suit a switched on, highly motivated candidate with previous private house experience. We require a team player who is willing to work closely with the Head Gardener and the outdoor team in a varied capacity, based on the needs of the principals. The family do entertain when in residence, so the ability to muck in during family gatherings i.e., Serving drinks and assisting the housekeeping team when needed.
This is a diverse position that requires a candidate that is happy to work in both a hands-on and managerial capacity, and one willing to work alongside a team of staff, assisting wherever needed. You should have excellent attention to detail with very high standards. When the family are not in residence the working hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm; when they are in residence during the summer, longer hours and days will naturally be required.
Beautiful 2-bedroom en-suite cottage on the Estate with a garden. Salary circa £45,000 Gross per annum based on experience, strictly non-smoker, sorry no pets or dependants. (HU3917).
RESIDENTIAL GROOMNEW FOREST HAMPSHIREEXPERIENCED SOLE CHARGE GROOMEssential Requirements - Strictly No pets, Non-smoker, and driver with own car essential. Hands on experienced senior groom with good communication skills.Minimum of five years’ experience with long term checkable references.
Our clients live in the residence for only July and August annually, so a reliable, completely all-round knowledgeable person is required to care for the 5 horses, 2 of whom are gently ridden. These include a retired dressage Friesian gelding 18 hands and now enjoying his semi-retirement, 3 TB ex racers (2 mares and I gelding).
The groom must be responsible for all aspects of the horses’ care, health and wellbeing in conjunction with top notch veterinary practice locally. Oversight of all medical issues, worming, farrier, bringing in and turning out, care of all horse equipment and mucking out, tack cleaning, exercising and ideally some foaling experience a huge plus but not essential.Paddock management, grass and field fencing, repairs etc.
The property has a significant equestrian complex including stabling with (five) loose boxes, tack room, kitchen, WC and feed room, rug room, stable yard with central seating, water fed paddocks and field shelters. The entire area is fully secured with reinforced fencing and provides excellent grooms quarters.
You must drive and have your own car, though a vehicle for business use is available to all staff on the estate.
Lovely single accommodation is available. MUST be non-smoker and sorry no pets or dependants.When clients are in residence for 2 months only each year, all staff are required to muck in and muck out, so flexibility is absolutely essential, along with a professional and friendly personality.
This is a sole groom role for an experienced person with superb references and mature outlook to settle into a long-term role which offers a really super lifestyle. Support of part time local groom to cover days off available.
Salary circa £25,000 negotiable for the right candidate.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience required with excellent references which will be checked thoroughly. (HU3855)
A great opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Manager to oversee and manage a large private country estate and gardens to very high standards based in Berkshire. Experience or qualifications in quantity surveying, particularly with a mechanical and electrical focus and a background in facilities and contractor management is preferred. You will be responsible for the maintenance and alteration of the internal and external buildings, systems, fixtures and equipment of this private country estate.
Responsibilities will include:
It is essential that you have the ability to prioritise and manage time effectively, are proactive and use your own initiative, have a strong eye for detail with the ability to anticipate relevant issues. You should have strong communication skills and be flexible and adaptable. Knowledge of and experience in hard facilities and contractor management along with experience or qualifications in quantity surveying, particularly with a mechanical and electrical focus is highly desirable. Full time position, 5-day working week with flexibility. Salary in the region of £42-47k based on experience. Immediate start. Position can be live in or live out. (HU4007)
Temporary Private ChefSouth of FranceJune through August
A wonderful opportunity for a private chef to work for a private family based in the South of France. Our clients require a professional and experienced chef who can provide daily meals for the family and guests. Daily cooking will include lunch and dinner and flexibility to provide breakfast when required.
The family enjoy casual, healthy food using fresh and seasonal ingredients. You will be required to menu plan, shop, provision and produce beautifully presented, well-balanced cuisine. They enjoy Italian and Mediterranean cuisine and enjoy fish, chicken, pasta along with an assortment of salads.
An innovative chef with creative ideas who is adaptable and flexible is essential. This is a fully staffed property with long-term staff, so it is key that you are a team player.
Numbers will vary throughout the season so essential that you are able to cater for a small and larger gatherings. The family will entertain on occasion as well.
Candidates must have excellent communication skills and organisational skills along with a calm temperament and a can-do approach.
This is a seasonal, live out position based in St. Tropez. 6 day working week and occasional 7 day working week when family is in residence. Driver required. Salary negotiable based on experience. (HU3982)
TRAVELLING LAUNDRESS / LADY’S MAID South of France with travel Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience (minimum of 5 years) English or German or Italian speaker, Non-smoker Full time 45 hrs per weekMonday to Friday, occasional weekend.
We are looking for an experienced laundress/ Lady’s Maid to manage the household linens and wardrobes of a single mature lady between South of France & Gstaad, Switzerland.High level of knowledge of fragile linens with perfect ironing skills and have the knowledge and ability to look after and care for beautiful clothes.
Excellent Salary negotiable depending on experienceLanguages either English, German or Italian to enable good communication with full staff and principal.Minimum 5 years experiences as laundress in an exclusive private household.Strictly Non-SmokerFlexible and discreet with excellent personal presentation.
The vacancy can be either live in or daily role. Accommodation can be provided if required.Long term position (HU3709)
An experienced and professional valet/butler is required for a single gentleman based near Kingston. This position will require a candidate with previous experience working in a similar role in a private residence.
Duties will include:
There will be some butler duties required as well including front of house, table service and floral arranging.
This is a fully staffed house so it is essential that you are a team player with strong communication and organisational skills.
Full time position working Monday -Friday with flexibility. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU4006)