Role: House Manager

Days: 5 days per week

Hours: 12 hours per day

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Salary: £6,000 – £10,000 per month (Depending on qualifications, skills and previous experience)

Accommodation: Can be provided

Start: ASAP

We are looking for an experienced House Manager to work for a prominent family in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

You will be contracted to work 12 hours per day 5 days per week.

You will be responsible for managing all aspects of this fully staffed household, and implementing schedules and structures to facilitate the smooth running of the residence on a daily basis. The family employ Housekeepers, Laundresses, Chefs and Masseuses so previous experience managing a large team is essential. Someone from a yachting background with a meticulous eye for detail

The family frequently entertain at their home so you must be a proficient event manager with excellent knowledge of formal service and etiquette protocol.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience running a private household or come from a yachting background. You will be service orientated, possess a meticulous eye for detail and be confident maintaining luxury interiors. You will be discreet, professional, and a team player.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start;

Duties and responsibilities;

  • Overseeing the day to day running of the property
  • Create, implement and manage household schedules
  • Oversee household staff to ensure that their work meets the standards of the Principals
  • Oversee all food and beverage service
  • Oversee the care of luxury clothing, china, silver and antique furniture
  • Managing household supplies and inventories
  • Oversee household maintenance
  • Supervise renovations and repair work
  • Recruit, train and direct all household staff
  • Organise and manage social functions
  • Household administration
  • Carry out staff appraisals
  • Managing household accounts and budgets
  • Ad hoc errands

To be considered for this role you must;

  • Be eligible to work in the UAE
  • Possess excellent contactable references
  • Have 5+ years experience managing a private household
  • Possess (or be willing to get) an up to date DBS check