RUSSIAN-SPEAKING ESTATE/MAINTENANCE MANAGER


Reference Number
HG167
City
East Sussex
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£45000.00
Salary To
£55000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
Negotiable depending on experience
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
455

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RUSSIAN-SPEAKING ESTATE/MAINTENANCE MANAGER

We are looking for an experienced Estate Manager / Maintenance Manager for an ultra-high net worth client to take care of their large country estate in East Sussex. A Russian-speaking family and household, fluency in Russian (both written and spoken) is essential for this role. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the estate, overseeing household staff, hiring and training any new recruits, managing contractors and overseeing renovations, estate administration and finance management, as well as overseeing the principal’s two London-based properties weekly.

In addition, you will require extensive maintenance skills and experience to conduct general maintenance of the property, swimming pool, and also the estate grounds alongside the gardener.

This is a busy estate with three generations of family (all adults) as well as cats – they have a current team of 9 household staff (security, housekeepers, gardener) and the role of the Estate Manager will be to oversee the whole operation to ensure it is smooth running.

You will be hardworking, diligent, professional, boundaried, reserved and discreet – have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to work autonomously, as well as part of the team.

With accommodation provided, this role can be live-in or a mix of live-out and live-in depending on candidate location. This role will be a 6-day week, with flexible hours depending on the needs of the estate.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Prior Estate Management and/or Maintenance Manager experience in a HNW estate or household
• Fluent Russian-speaker
• Eligibility to work in the UK
• Professional, boundaried and discreet
• Hardworking, driven and dedicated
• Reliable and trustworthy
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Hands-on approach
• Able to work autonomously
• Good team player who is happy to help out where needed
• Valid driving licence
• Excellent checkable references

If this sounds of interest, and you meet the essential criteria, please get in touch to find out more.

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