TEMPORARY BUTLER FOR UHNW FAMILY IN LONDON


Reference Number
CD220
City
London
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£20.00
Salary To
£25.00
Salary Period
hour
Salary Information
Negotiable, DOE
Job Type
Contract
Job Hours
Full-time
Business Area
UHNW
Internal ID
1106
Vacancy Category
Private household

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TEMPORARY BUTLER FOR UHNW FAMILY IN LONDON

We are working with a wonderful UHNW family to source an energetic, experienced, and organised Butler/House Manager to manage their large Kensington property when they are in residence. The property is brand new and will serve as the family’s secondary residence, where they will spend approximately 6 months of the year.

This is a varied role overseeing all operations of the household - you will work independently, alongside housekeepers, and will turn your hand to a variety of tasks across the household, including some cooking, managing household bills, personal shopping, organising events, assisting with travel booking, service at mealtimes and arranging maintenance/contractors when required.

Responsible for implementing and maintaining high standards in the home, you will be required to ensure the principals’ day-to-day needs are met, which will include informal and formal front of house duties and fulfilling any ad hoc requests. You must be well organised, self-sufficient, well-presented, and hardworking.

A live-out role, you will work 40 hours across 5 days per week, but flexibility will be required at times.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
• Front of house duties, food & beverage service, including formal service
• Running personal errands and shopping, as requested
• Shopping for and ordering household items and groceries
• Ensuring all aspects of the house are in order; arranging contractors to undertake household maintenance as necessary
• Supervising and working alongside the housekeeper where necessary to ensure the smooth running of the household
• Preparing meals for the family when they are in residence
• Effectively managing household accounts
• Developing household manuals and procedures where needed

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Prior experience as a Butler or House Manager or formal butler training
• Formal service experience
• A good cook, able to produce a high standard of meals
• Hardworking, loyal, and discreet
• Excellent interpersonal and managerial skills
• A good level of spoken English
• Flexible and willing to undertake a varied role
• Well-presented and articulate
• Excellent checkable references

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