ROTA RUSSIAN-SPEAKING HEAD HOUSEKEEPER – LONDON


Reference Number
TM17
City
London
Country
United Kingdom
Salary Information
Negotiable, DEO
Job Type
Permanent
Internal ID
671
Vacancy Category
Private household

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ROTA RUSSIAN-SPEAKING HEAD HOUSEKEEPER – LONDON

An incredible career-defining opportunity has opened up for an experienced, rotational Head Housekeeper to lead a team of Housekeepers for an ultra-high net worth family in North London. Our client is looking for a well-polished, hard-working and organised individual to ensure the smooth running of the Housekeeping team for their large family home in London.

Leading a large team of Housekeepers, you will be responsible for the overall training and supervision of the duties conducted by the team, as well as the development and implementation of Housekeeping manuals. This role will require collaboration with the House Management team for placing orders, as well as coordinating duties and schedules with other members of staff.

As Head Housekeeper, you will be a meticulous time manager with an exceptional eye for detail, keeping this luxury home in pristine condition. The role will require a variety of duties and responsibilities including the management of the principal’s wardrobe, guest welcoming and formal service, household floristry management, alongside providing exceptional execution of all the usual housekeeping duties. Additionally, some pet care will be required, including feeding and walking of pets.

The client is looking for a proactive, fluent Russian speaker, with a “can-do” attitude, able to self-manage and work independently when required. This is a busy household, so it requires a flexible team player, able to show initiative and complete tasks to the highest of standards.

Working on a rotational basis of 2 weeks on/2 weeks off, you might have to live-in when required. The successful candidate will have to be a non-smoker and pet friendly.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
• Supervising the general cleaning including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, polishing, changing beds, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen
• Training and supervising of Housekeeping team
• Development of Housekeeping manuals
• Collaboration with other Household Teams
• Principal’s wardrobe management: Inventory, cleaning and packing
• Welcoming guests, including table service and accommodation assistance
• Management of all household floristry
• Outstanding ironing skills
• Pet care
• Ad-hoc duties as required

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• At least 5 years' relevant continuous experience in a similar position
• Well presented and physically fit
• Double vaccinated for Covid 19 preferred
• A good level of English and Russian, additional language is a bonus
• Organised and meticulous
• Completes tasks to the highest of standards
• Eligibility to work in the UK
• Full DBS certificate
• Flexibility with hours and duties
• Trustworthy and reliable
• Excellent checkable references

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