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We have seen a marked increase
in requests by our clients, for LIVE IN staff and therefore we seek
new talented individuals, with experience in domestic positions.
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!! JOBS OF THE WEEK !!
Executive Assistant for CEO - Kuwait
office of the CEO performs a critically important role enabling the
CEO of this multi billion $$ company, to work most effectively with
internal and external parties and fulfill his professional and
personal commitments. A role within the office entails the
co-ordination of the CEO's professional and personal affairs, and
requires a willingness to play an active, behind the scenes role in
working with a wide variety of people through multiple locations
internationally. A role with the CEO's office requires a highly
resourceful individual with strong emotional intelligence,
self-motivation, people skills and discretion.
You will support the CEO and
the management team in the smooth and efficient running of this
small office of 3 persons, in new offices in a leading central
building tower. You will provide comprehensive assistance to the CEO
for all business and personal related matters, and extend turnkey
support to the CEO and high level executives. Manage in and outgoing
communications for the office, circulate correspondence with Execs,
Board Members and Stakeholders, Quarterly planning and execution for
Board Committees. Filter and co-ordinate all PR, media and press
interview requests and daily review of press coverage related to the
CEO and/or organisation. Maintain up to date office IT equipment and
technology for effective productivity. Manage office budget, basic
accounting and petty cash.
Key Competencies: University
graduate ideally in a business subject matter - Service industry
experience - Fluent and professional English communication and
presentation skills with Arabic, an added plus - Ability to work
across matrix departments - Ability to work with all managerial
levels - Executive presence and strong influencing skills -
Preference will be given to Arab Nationals Female or Male.
A very attractive tax free
income, including basic, housing and transportation allowance
offered. An individual with no attachments or ties is preferred, as
there could be last minute travel with Principle. Note Kuwait
provides an inexpensive, liberally conservative and extremely safe
For more information and
full JD, email
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Travelling 'Live In' Executive Personal Assistant - Global, with
office of the Chairman performs a critically important role enabling
the Chairman of this multi national company, to work most
effectively with internal and external parties and fulfill his
professional and personal commitments. A role within the office
entails the co-ordination of the Chairman's professional and
personal affairs (he is semi retired), and requires a willingness to
play an active, behind the scenes role in working with a wide
variety of people through multiple locations internationally. A role
with the Chairman's office requires a highly resourceful individual
with strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation, people skills
role with frequent travel to Kuwait (30%) USA (30%) and Europe
(40%), with a large entourage of staff. Responsible for the day to
day running of this busy Principles life, constantly travelling and
living globally with the employer, sometimes office based requiring
excellent secretarial skills, organising travel plans and
co-ordination internationally. Foreseeing and preparing for
potential business and leisure activities.
suit a younger candidate due to the constant travel and time
changes, with a background in hospitality, administration, airline,
resorts, IT support. University degree complemented with a high
level of understanding of computers and communication devices.
Passport allowing for instant travel and unattached to location with
international travel experience. Fluent English, additional language
a plus (Arabic would be a plus). Ability to get along with
individuals with various cultures and backgrounds, confident with a
very small ego, strong service orientation and ability to anticipate
needs and general research skills.
offers opportunities for professional development. The incumbent
will gain highly valuable skills enabling him or her to more readily
attain a general management perspective/role that encompasses the
strategic, financial and operation aspects of leading an
organisation. Be exposed to senior executives and board members with
the opportunity to learn from their strengths and developmental
areas, and be mentored by the Chairman. Starting salary £30k tax
free pa / US$40-45k pa tax free. Note there are no expenses and all
accommodation, travel and meals are covered so essentially this
salary is banked. Start ASAP. For more information and full JD,
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Travelling Valet - Global, with base in Kuwait
Our client, CEO of a multi billion $$ corporation based in
Kuwait, is seeking a Male Travelling Valet with some Butling
/Service skills, to work under the direction of his Travelling PA.
This person will travel 70% of the time globally, and 30% of time
based in Kuwait. Whilst travelling, serve the food on private jet
and, act as a host occasionally if the Principle is entertaining
Other duties as Valet/Butler, pack and unpack all of the clothes
professionally, pre-empt his wardrobe for next destination and make
sure he has the clothes all the way through the trip to cover
temperature and climate change (ie Kuwait to London to Switzerland
to Spain, for example).
You will have your own accommodation/flat in Kuwait, access to
driver, and a salary of approx. £30 - £35,000 tax free plus all
company benefits. Note, you will have NO expenses so this money gets
banked. All your travel and food is covered etc.This role would suit
an active, well presented individual, and on the younger side as the
travelling can be very exhausting and constantly changing, therefore
and organised, fast thinking and flexible attitude is a must.
Email your resume to
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BUTLER / VALET / HOUSE / ESTATE / PROJECT MANAGER
Live In or Daily Butler / House Manager -
Our client is moving into a bigger home, and
therefore requires a Butler with House Management skills. Must be
well groomed, professional and worked in a large formal residence
previously for at least 5 years, have experience in managing a small
team of staff, and where service was highly regarded and respected.
Hours M-F 7.30am - 5.30pm and Saturday 10am - 4pm. Summer months
spent in South of France, and therefore French language is useful.
The role could be considered as either a Daily or Live In position.
Starting Salary £50k pa DOE. THIS POSITION HAS BEEN PUT ON HOLD TILL
FURTHER INSTRUCTION. Email your resume to
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Daily Butler – Knightsbridge, London
A Russian-speaker would be an advantage, as would Italian, as the
client has a number of Italian speakers employed in their home.
CANDIDATES MUST BE:
Passionate and enthusiastic about their work and exhibit a
positive approach to the employer, work and colleagues;
Committed to delivering a constantly high level of service to
the employer, family and guests;
Always immaculately presented and must show a professional
attitude and a flexible approach.
CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO:
Work 5 days a week and a standard 12 hour shift each day;
Provide traditional table service and looking after all the food
and beverage service within the home, to the client his family
and guests – this is a busy household and needs candidates who
are able to maintain a fast pace while never reducing the level
of service they provide;
Have worked in a private home or deluxe boutique hotel; and/or
Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years working as a butler in
the UK or Europe, in a highly regarded home, and/or in a work
environment that is widely respected for the level of service
Full clean driving licence will be an advantage;
Salary from £35K to £45K (depending on skills and experience.
Email your resume to
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client, a prominent businessman, is seeking a Butler based in
Riyadh, willing to travel extensively to offer butling and valet
services. This is a role for an individual with up to 5 - 10 years
experience, who has worked previously for a VIP in a private service
environment, or as a Butler in VIP suites from a 5* hotel
key competencies are as follows: Able to take initiative -
Self-Motivated - Well presented - Responsible - Cigar Connoisseur /
experience - Trustworthy - Discrete - Able to work with a team -
Willing and available to travel at any time - Outstanding behavior
and impeccable manners.
Must have immediate and checkable references, a current passport and
no criminal record. Any nationality is fine, as long as perfect
written and spoken English. Accommodation and meals will be provided
along with a tax free salary of 8000SAR, equivalent to approx £1,400
per month / £16,800 pa tax free. Return flight home and medical
insurance provided. Email your resume to
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DOMESTIC COUPLE / ESTATE MANAGEMENT VACANCIES
Management Couple, Avignon – France
Management Couple are required for a beautiful Estate Nr Avignon,
France. There is no Job Description as such, however the client has
outlined that they would like to find a hands-on couple who are
happy and capable of jumping into any role, as and when needed ie
driver/butler/housekeeper/cook etc, and, be equally capable of
managing the house, and a small team when the occasion demands.
After some years of
minimal use, The Chateau is under serious renovation, and the
intention is to create a commercial venture, where the chateau will
be rented by the week/month to private families or companies for
The clients do not
imagine holding many events each year, they don’t wish to advertise,
preferring to grow the business by word-of-mouth and very carefully
controlled publicity (this might include working with exclusive
party organisers and concierge companies). While they are keen to
get a full time couple in place, the family don’t wish to employ a
full-time team as they would prefer (especially at the beginning) to
create a list of freelancers, that includes staff with different
skills, so that they can ensure that the client who is renting the
property gets the most suitable staff for them
Candidates MUST have
at least 15 years experience, in a similar environment, and both
speak fluent French and English (additional languages would be a
plus). Candidates MUST both drive. The family have much property in
the area, so can allocate accommodation that suits the requirements
of the couple Salary €60,000- €80,000. Start April 2016.
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HOUSEKEEPER / LADY'S MAID / WARDROBE VACANCIES
Travelling Lady's Maid / PA - London / Zurich / Gstaad / Jeddah /
interational client is seeking an individual of the highest level to
report directly to the lady of the house. Fully staffed properties
and entourage, you will be expected to provide the highest standards
of care, honesty, integrity and diplomacy. Wardrobe Management and
organising, assisting with the Lady's personal diary and
appointments, personal shopping, recording the collection and
inventory, packing and unpacking, overseeing the washing and care of
delicate couture clothing, ensuring the Lady's immediate
surroundings and personal rooms are kept immaculate, and processing
of expense claims etc Must have experience in similar role, and used
to frequent travelling. Live out role in London, no accommodation
provided. Other locations either provided in-house, or nearby hotel.
EU Passport. Start ASAP. £50 - £60k pa.
Email your resume
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Housekeeper with travel - Knightsbridge, London
Looking for a professional, experienced and well trained
Travelling Housekeeper for a super nice family - 4 children
including one newborn and others at boarding school. You will
join a team of 3 Housekeepers in London and work together on a shift
system as follows:
Morning shift :
Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm, and either a Saturday or a Sunday
morning, for breakfast service approx 8/9 - 11/12 noon; or
Afternoon shift :
Monday - Friday 1pm - 10pm, and either a Saturday or a Sunday
morning, for breakfast service approx 8/9 - 11/12 noon.
In the summertime, the family spend the season in the seaside
resort of Bodrum in Turkey, where they will stay for approx. 3
months. The Housekeepers will travel with them, along with the Chef.
You will be given a nice flat to live in, with kitchenette on main
property. Previously, the Housekeepers enjoy being out there in the
summer, as its informal and relaxed, although long hours as of
course with the heat, everyone is up late, eating al fresco etc etc.
But again, on the shift system as above.
General housekeeping, laundry, wardrobe, table service etc
Must have EU / British passport, and no ties. £2,000 nett per month
neg. Start ASAP.
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Daily Housekeeper - Swiss Cottage / St Johns Hill, London
lovely and busy family of 4 (b8 & g13yo), have a fully staffed house
including a Live in nanny, Chef, Day nanny and Driver. They are
seeking a fully trained, experienced, active and professional
domestic housekeeper, who has worked previously in private
households with at least 5-10 years experience. You will be a team
player, and able to work autonomously to get through the day's
will deal with a lot of expensive clothing so you must have
experience in this and the care of same ie hand washing delicates
and silks, care of cashmere, dry cleaning, some mending etc. as well
as the care of Furniture and specialist cleaning throughout the
households, the right products etc. and you will have a lot of good
will speak good English and able to communicate confidently with
people on the phone, dry cleaners, deliveries at the door etc., and
liaise daily with the Family PA. It’s a full time position:
Monday – Friday (8.30-6pm) and Saturday (8.30/9am - 1pm - Saturday
can be negotiable. Salary: £500 - £550 npwk. Start asap.
Please email your full CV with reasons for leaving each position
under each job, along with send scanned references and/or email
address and ph numbers which are checkable, and a current
photograph/headshot. Email your resume
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Daily Housekeeper -
A second Housekeeper role is being created in this prestigious
London Household that is used as a secondary residence. We are
currently searching for a housekeeper for a large residential
property in Phillimore Gardens, which is close to High Street
Kensington and the Tube Station. The housekeeper will work along
side our current housekeeper and Butler/Houseman.
Ideally the new candidate will have a 5 star hotel back-ground, and
at least 1 year experience working for a private family. The role
will require someone who is a consummate all-rounder; someone who
can maintain the house in a constant ready-state, and then when the
family are in residence, look after the daily servicing of bedrooms,
bathrooms, and entertaining spaces, while also dealing with luggage,
laundry, pressing, packing and unpacking, as well as helping the
chef in the kitchen or the Butler with service duties.
The property is decorated to an extremely high specification, with
fragile soft and hard finishes, so it is absolutely vital that
candidates have an established understanding of how to clean, and
know exactly what cleaning products should be used on each finish.
The property also has a large collection of art and objet d’art, so
candidates must have a natural ability to instinctively move around
precious objects with the required level of caution - this is really
not a job for someone who is in anyway clumsy!
We have a preference to find someone that is happy to work
Wednesday to Sunday, 9 - 5pm. However, when the family are in
residence it will be necessary that the housekeeper is very flexible
with her hours, and able to work longer hours. There would be a big
advantage if the housekeeper could stay over occasionally, using one
of the bedrooms in the house, so that she was readily available for
earlier starts - but this is not a deal breaker. Salary around
£28K. Start asap.
Email resume to
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Live In Housekeeper - Kensington, London
Seeking an experienced Housekeeper - someone who is physically
fit enough to handle the size of the home
- this is also a very busy home. Family of 5, including two young children and a grandparent,
looking for an experienced housekeeper to manage day-to-day
requirements of household working Mon- Fri mornings and early
evenings, and a couple of hours on a weekend (flexibility
appreciated here – clients often away) - 40 hours per week on
* Timing expected is approx. 40 hrs per week
* Strong spoken English (also clearly able to read emails)
* Experience with large properties. We have 4 floors, 7 bedrooms, 5
* Age appropriate (not older than 45)
* Suitable references from previous employers
* Able to use computer for purchases
* Driving not required
* Able to start within next month
* Minimum 5yrs experience - EXTREMELY IMPORTANT
* Strong awareness of hygiene - EXTREMELY IMPORTANT
* Household cleaning: laundry, dusting, polishing, organizing
* Managing of seasonal changes: curtain cleaning, wardrobe changing,
* Shopping for / ordering household items (eg grocery shopping via
Ocado, Amazon, rubbish bags, Poundland); stocking necessary
* Organizing and overseeing access to the house for repairmen,
gardeners, window cleaners, etc.
* Potentially cooking
Accommodation is a separate bedroom & bath on lower ground floor
with 2 Windows and a separate entrance next to front exit. For a 40
hour week, and the degree of flexibility required including one day
on weekend, effectively it’s a 6 day week therefore candidates would
seek £400 - £450 npwk live in. Stat asap. Email
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Daily Laundress/Housekeeper, London W11
We are seeking an
experienced Laundress, for a busy European household with a family
of 5 persons. You will take care of the principles high end clothes,
and some of the childrens clothes. Additional duties would include
looking after the Principals floor, flower arrangements if possible,
some housekeeping duties. The role is very versatile and therefore
you will have a ‘sleeves up’ attitude, and turn your hand to
whatever is necessary. Good working hours hours Mon-Fri 8 am-5pm,
Lunch and uniform provided and a super nice House Manager! Start
ASAP. £28 - £30k pa DOE.
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Housekeeper (25 hrs pwk) - East Finchley/Golders Green, London
client, with 2 children age 5 & 7 yrs old, are seeking a
Housekeeper for approx. 25 hours per week at £10 nphr = £250 npw,
Tax and NI paid and statutory holidays paid. The
property is a 4 bed house with 3 further reception rooms, 2600 sq
ft. Duties to include cleaning the house, laundry, ironing and
general duties requested.
Looking for someone who is patient, gentle and thorough. M - F
mornings 8/9am - 1/2pm, or afternoons could be considered. Closest
tube is Golders Green which is 10 mins on bus, and 5 min walk to
house. Start asap. Email
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Daily Housekeeper and Live In Housekeeper x 2 positions - Putney,
Our international client with 2 children, are seeking one fully
trained, professional and active Housekeeper to work Mon-Fri with
some flexibility (40 - 50 hour week), and also a Live In experienced
Cook to prepare daily meals, and assist with existing small
housekeeping team, in this semi formal and beautifully designed
You will have worked in a 5* hotel housekeeping team and/or a formal
and large property previously, and present with knowledge of
cleaning fine art, antiques, silver polishing and specialist
household cleaning, laundry and wardrobe skills.
Must be child
friendly and be happy to cook the occasional light family lunch or
dinner (ie chicken, lasagna, salads etc). Live In role only.
Nice accommodation - room in house and bathroom.
Monday - Friday 45 - 50
hour week, £30,000 gross pa.
Send current CV in word .doc format (not pdf), with Reasons for
Leaving each job under each position, and send scanned references
and/or be able to provide phone number and email address of each
employer in order to have these checked. A DBS will be required
which the employer can arrange. THIS ROLE IS ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER
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Sri Lankan / Indian - Daily
Female Housekeeper / Cook - Chigwell, Essex
large family of 8 - mum, dad, grandparents and 4 young children, are
seeking an active, experienced, loyal and disciplined Housekeeper,
specialising in Indian and Sri Lankan style food, to work 5 days,
ideally 6 days per week (negotiable).
is other staff, and a Nanny to care for children, so no childcare
involved. Duties include cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner for the
family, and some housekeeping and ironing duties in between. Salary
£550 - £600npwk, Monday to Friday/Saturday 7am to 6pm flexible, with
an hour's break - Saturday is optional. Chigwell is on the Central
line and house is walking distance from station. Start asap. Email
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Laundress and Laundryman - London, UK
We are always searching for both
male and female experienced candidates, working in either dry
cleaning or hotel laundry environments, to work in VIP private
household's. Must have care and knowledge of fine linen, delicate
clothing etc and use of iron press. Should you have this experience,
please email resume to
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PRIVATE CHEF / COOK VACANCIES
Chef / House Manager - Richmond, London
This is for a female Principle, with
3 young children under the ages of 6 yrs of age, for her large full
staffed house including nannies, housekeepers and a chauffeur. The
role will involve cooking for family and guests, managing staff,
liaising closely with the office, and being responsible for the
smooth running and upkeep of the property.
Cooking breakfast, lunch and
dinner for the Principal and family
Attending to guests
Ensuring inventories are kept up
Ensuring upkeep of high
standards in the household - dealing with valuable furniture and
Purchasing items for the house
and producing expense reports for review
Dealing with high end technology
e.g Crestron and BlackBerrys
Overseeing and organising other
domestic staff duties and schedules
Liaising closely with the office
with good relationship
Be highly intelligent, strong
English and communication skills
Have experience in other
Be flexible with hours to allow
for catering at dinner parties
Have excellent cooking skills –
healthy and varied, able to cater for children and adults
Be capable with technology
Be independent, quiet, discreet
Be extremely organised and
Core Hours: Monday to Friday
7am-6pm with flexibility depending on requirements. Salary:
Negotiable/dependent on experience. Immediate
start. Email your resume to
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Chef - Mediterranean, Caribbean and Indian Ocean
We are looking
for a top notch chef to work alongside, although in rotation with,
the existing head chef, and 2 sous-chefs onboard a luxury private
have worked as a sous-chef in a respected Michelin Star Restaurant
and/or Private Household (which might include Ambassadorial
Residences or Royal Households) and must present excellent resumes,
show longevity in their previous roles, a wide range of skills in
the kitchen and enjoy working in a demanding work environment, that
does require candidates who enthusiastically show willingness to
compromise and improvise when needed – as there are always occasions
when limited access to ingredients or the client’s personal taste or
feeling will dictate what the chefs must cook or how things need to
preference is for a mix of traditional classic French, Italian or
Spanish dishes, beautifully cooked and presented, with minimal
fussiness or overt complication – certainly no ‘fusion’ or ‘modern’
dishes are required on this yacht!
chefs will be able to direct and give advice on the likes and
dislikes of the family, although details of preferences are well
documented and will be shared with the successful candidate.
have a real preference to for find
candidates that have on a minimum amount of yacht experience.
head chef has been onboard for more than 3 years, and the client and
his family are very attached to him, but in an effort to make the
role even more attractive for the head-chef, the client is now
offering the possibility for him to work in rotation with another
head chef, 2 months on, 2 month off.
made, 80M luxury yacht, is based primarily in the Mediterranean, but
does make seasonal trips to the Caribbean and Indian Ocean. The
salary offered is: 7000-7500 Euro (84,000-90,000 per annum), along
with return flights home and health insurance etc. THIS ROLE HAS
BEEN PUT ON HOLD TILL FURTHER INSTRUCTION, HOWEVER APPLICATIONS
Email resume, food pictures, menus and references to
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Chef de Partie - Mayfair, London
client in one of the most prestigious properties in London, is
seeking a Chef de Partie,
to work five
days per week to:
breakfast and lunch for the family from 7am to 4pm
Prepare staff meals from 11am to 7 pm
will be on a rotational basis with one other chef. The Chef de
Partie will be responsible for working with the Head Chef to develop
a 5* breakfast and lunch menu for the family. This will be
constantly changed and developed to meet the family’s tastes. The
Chef de Partie will be responsible for baking fresh bread every day
as well as pastries and other breakfast items such as home made
muesli. There should be an emphasis on healthy options including low
sugar and low fat items.
The lunch menu
Fresh soup and bread
of the day
Fish of the day
Chicken of the day
Meat of the day –
Beef, Veal or Lamb
Fresh juices made to
Ice creams and
Fresh pasta with a
variety of sauces / fillings
the staff meal shift the role will include:
Developing a whole
week of staff menus for lunch and dinner and working with the head
chef to meet the requirements and stay within budget
Prepare fresh, tasty
meals with good variety of proteins that avoid repetition.
such as banoffie pie or other cakes / puddings
Staying well ahead
with mis en place so that the Chef de Partie has enough time to
assist other chefs during busy times.
£25,000 pa. Email resume and references to
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GENERAL FACTOTUM / CHAUFFEUR / DRIVER / GARDENER VACANCIES
Houseman / Chauffeur / General Factotum– South Kensington, London
Our client, based at a prestigious address, is looking for a general
factotum to work alongside the Estate Manager, 2 daily Housekeepers
and full time security team.
The role will involve stepping in for the Estate Manager when he is
abroad, and will be extremely hands on requiring someone who is able
to step into any task which could include assisting housekeepers,
greeting guests and serving drinks at table, driving duties with
particular reference to airport runs and shopping trips with the
lady of the house, taking principles to events etc.
Someone who has an ability to cook a light meal when there is no
chef on duty, would be a definite advantage.
The property is a secondary home but is used on a regular basis by
the Principles and their grown up children meaning that when the
family are in residence, there is a requirement for the staff to
make themselves readily available, sometimes at short notice and
when the family are away, any extra time worked is given in lieu.
Occasional requirement to stay over, depending on where candidates
live i.e. early airport run required makes it easier etc. Ensuite
staff room available in main house.
Monday - Friday, 5 day week, occasional weekends could be required
when family in residence. Must have clean driving licence and 5-10
years’ experience. Salary £40+ pa, plus discretional bonus. There is
an ensuite staff room in the main house for staff when required to
Email your resume to
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Head Gardener - London, UK
The Head Gardener is expected to
support this very large estate, with a wide range of operationally
essential tasks. You will be working in a busy estate where the
ability to think on your feet is expected. You will be expected to
have extensive experience in the following areas:
Clean and maintain all water features across the estate so they are
always looking at their best,
Responsible to the movement & delivery of all required plants &
materials to their required location ^ the correct operation of any
vehicles and equipment.
Ensure seasonal planting is planned for and ordered in a timely
Manage the greenhouse and develop plants and flowers to compliment
the overall estate.
Develop good composting regimes that support the organic nature of
Manage the forestry elements of the estate which include a tree
Manage historical formal gardens and ensure their longevity within
Ensure that all lawns and beds are in the best condition throughout
the seasonal changes.
Offer advice and specialist knowledge to the estate regarding its
Manage a gardens team and contractors as required.
Budget Control / Stock management
able to use Word & Excel
Work with the Chief Engineer / Facilities Manager and IT/AV managers
to deliver the best service across the estate.
other tasks required to support the estate
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION
The Head Gardener is expected to
have worked at the highest level of service either within industry
or had experience of working within a private garden for UHNWI. The
Head Gardener is expected to work in partnership with the other
members of the estate team to deliver the highest level of
operational performance. You should be educated to an acceptable
level and be able to demonstrate a wide range of skills and
knowledge within your respective discipline. RHS / NVQ / SVQ / BTEC
in Horticulture, Forestry, Floristry and Conservation qualifications
are preferred, but experience can count for a lot in this field.
Must have clean driving licence, and DBS cleared. Salary £30 - £45k
DOE. 50 hours per week. Start ASAP. Email resume to
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Head Gardener – Aix en Provence, France
Nous cherchons un
nouveau chef jardinier.
Ici joint le détail
des taches réalisées par le chef jardinier et son équipe.
jardin est la suivante aujourd’hui : - 1 chef jardinier,
- 4 jardiniers,
- 1 apprentis, qui
quittera l’entreprise en septembre 2016.
Le salaire annuel
offert au départ est de 46.000 euros brut/an sur 13 mois, soit
environ 35.000 euros net/an sur 13 mois. Cette somme tient compte
des cotisations salariales obligators en France, anise queue de la
mutuelle, prévoyance et retraite supplémentaire.
Bien sûr il est
possible de revoir les conditions en fonction des compétences des
candidats et de la volonté des propriétaires.
Ici le liste
détaillée des taches réalisées par le chef jardiniers et l’équipe
contrôle du travail des jardiniers.
* laisse les
personnes s’organiser dans leur secteur au quotidien et en fonction
des capacités de chacun
* contrôle de temps
en temps et oriente, le cas échéant, la priorité de leurs travaux.
place des améliorations, des projets etc.…
Contrôle des heures
de présence des jardiniers ainsi que la gestion et planification des
congés et les travaux réalisés au quotidien. Tout est inscrit sur un
agenda et un carnet de présence.
produits de traitement sur l’ensemble de la propriété et en fonction
des besoins. Travail important tout au long de l’année afin de
maintenir un état sanitaire satisfaisant des végétaux. Etant trop
long à détailler, un carnet de traitement est à disposition.
désherbant chimique principalement de la remise agricole Nord à
l’héliport, en renfort d’Aurélien, entre Avril et Septembre et
l’ensemble du secteur d’arrosage automatique de la propriété, des
forages aux bassins de stockage d’eau en collaboration avec les
jardiniers des secteurs dans lesquels ils travaillent:
* organisation des
contrôles, programmations, maintenances, extensions, hivernage……..
* application des
engrais et autres produits au moyen des pompes doseuses.
* Gestion également
des réseaux de goutte à goutte manuels sur le secteur du jardin des
invités et de la serre.
Gestion des stocks
en produits phytosanitaires, engrais, terreaux, petit matériel de
jardinage... Achats en fonction des besoins.
les remplacements des plantes mortes ou des massifs à refaire.
Discussion avec Madame pour les travaux plus importants.
Suivi de l’entretien
du matériel: contrôle visuel de l’état des machines, organisation de
divers entretiens comme les nettoyages des filtres, bougies,
affutages etc… plus approfondis durant les quelques jours de mauvais
temps. Les pannes et entretiens plus importants sont réalisés par
une entreprise externe. Ravitaillement en carburant, huiles, pièces
de rechange etc. …….
poteries : organisation et préparation des plantes fleuries de
saison, suivi du rempotage des plantes tous les deux à trois ans,
apports d’engrais et arrosages. Chaque jardinier arrose les poteries
de son secteur.
travail dans la serre : pour l’hiver, je fais en sorte de conserver
du travail pour les mauvais jours : taille, nettoyage des surfaces,
rempotages. Suivi de l’arrosage intérieur et extérieur de la
l’implantation du potager, de l’entretien, des engrais et produits
de traitement à appliquer qui ne sont que des produits utilisables
en agriculture biologique. Je peux être amené à utiliser un produit
chimique mais seulement en début de mise en culture, afin qu’il n’y
ait plus de résidus.
avec les entreprises en fonction des travaux, achats et conseils
tout au long de l’année.
factures avant le passage en comptabilité, transmises par le
quotidienne aux différentes tâches et plus souvent sur le bas de la
propriété, seul ou en équipe et fonction du travail de chacun et des
priorités : taille à la cisaille ou au taille haie, désherbage
manuel, sarclage des massifs et des allées en graviers, petits
élagages, tronçonnage, bref tout ce que doit faire un jardinier.
Remplacement également pendant les congés des jardiniers pour
assurer la maintenance du secteur : arrosage des poteries, contrôle
des réseaux d’arrosage automatique, désherbage manuel, tonte……mon
travail quotidien est inscrit en détail sur un agenda.
des différents travaux sur les oliviers tout au long de l’année:
apport de l’engrais au mois de Mars, application des produits de
traitement du mois de Mars au mois de Décembre (15 applications en
moyenne), taille des oliviers entre Avril et Mai, contrôle et
programmation du système d’arrosage, désherbage des « couronnes »
des arbres pendant la période végétative, taille des gourmands en
Aout, récolte des olives entre Octobre et Novembre. Organisation de
l’embouteillage de l’huile d’olive avec le moulin, en fonction des
stocks et besoins de la propriété. Il y a 225 oliviers qui sont
répartis entre chaque jardinier, soit trois rangs par personne
(l’apprenti n’est pas inclus). Ces derniers sont chargés de tailler
et tenir désherbé toute l’année. La tonte du pré est réalisée par un
des jardiniers, huit fois environ par an.
des différents travaux des collines, quand le jardin est terminé,
entre Novembre et Janvier : débroussaillement des surfaces, taille
des boules, formation et suivi des jeunes arbres sélectionnés,
intervention suite à des intempéries sur les arbres et arbustes
cassés, les grands sujets délicats sont traités par une entreprise
mais cela est très rare.
l’entretien sur l’ensemble des chemins en clapissette. Nettoyage et
soufflage des caniveaux et traversiers une fois par semaine (peut
être décalé si l’ensemble est propre et sans annonce de pluie).
Après chaque pluie, contrôle des traversiers et si besoin, curage
des graviers ramassés et rebouchage des quelques petits ravinements
sur les chemins. Aucune entreprise n’est intervenue depuis ce temps.
visites des propriétaires et invités, nettoyage plus soigné de
l’ensemble des surfaces, ratissage des cours et chemins en graviers
et clapissette, disposition des poteries et préparation de nouvelles
plantes en fonction des périodes. Balayage de l’ensemble des
terrasses, cours, escaliers et ratissage des chemins principaux
quotidiennement pendant les visites et depuis l’année dernière,
balayage de la terrasse principale avant l’heure du repas. Trajet à
la décharge pour évacuer les déchets verts en fonction des besoins.
Nettoyage des remises agricoles tous les vendredis après-midi avant
le départ en week-end.
€35000 net – Start ASAP.
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NANNY / GOVERNESS / TUTOR / MATERNITY NURSE VACANCIES
Live In Nanny / HK – East Sussex, UK
lovely family, based in a small and beautiful rural village in East
Sussex, are seeking a mature Nanny / HK with vast experience in all
aspects of childcare. This would suit a Nanny who offers flexibility
and good organisation skills, with a loving and friendly
disposition, seeking a varied day in a peaceful and happy home. The
girls aged 4 & 5 yo, need organising in the mornings, dress,
breakfast, school bags, etc., and have them ready to walk locally to
school, and pick up at 3pm, some homework, activities etc. Your day
can be organised as you wish, however you will also ensure the house
is in order, tidy, cleaned, ironing, online shopping and meal
preparation 4-5 nights a week. Mum (from NZ) travels 6 weeks of the
year on business, and Dad (American) works often late in the city,
hence some proxy parenting necessary. Ideally seeking a long term
committed Nanny with clean driving licence (car provided), checkable
references and DBS (can be organised). A well-presented
self-contained flat with separate entrance, in garden surrounds, is
provided. Salary £400 npwk and all accommodation costs covered.
Start early early/mid Feb. Truly a lovely role for someone wanting a
long term, quiet and happy home with a welcoming and fun family.
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Time Nanny / HK - Hampstead, London
client is due to have their 2nd child in April. They currently have
a four year old boy. They would like the services of a Nanny / HK
that can assist with the new born child and four year old child,
when needed. Responsibilities will mostly be cleaning and
prepping meals ie cooking: Simple meals at lunch and prepping dinner
for the fridge e.g. chopping veggies etc. If mum has had a rough
night with the baby and wants to have an extra hour in bed, we need
a confident lady who can watch and feed the baby if necessary.
Hours: 3 hours per day, starting at 9am, Mon - Fri. Salary £15.00
gross per hour. Must be self employed. Start mid April.
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Maternity Nurse - 6 mth contract, Jordan - Feb start
high-profile family who live in Amman, require a mature, highly
experienced and trained nurse with utmost discretion. When at
home, the family live a very quiet life, although their schedule can
be extremely busy and demanding. The candidate will be
required to travel last minute. Therefore they are looking for
someone calm and flexible who doesn’t get easily flustered.
The mother is a first time mother who wants to be hands-on.
She is looking for someone who can give guidance and advise her.
Preferably English as their first language. 6 days a week, 24/6 -
six month minimum contract up to 1 year ideally. Non-smoker. Driving
licence not necessary as chauffeur driven. Start asap.
Excellent Day rate DOE offered. Email resume to
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Italian speaking Daily Nanny/PA - Hyde Park,
Our client is seeking an Italian &
English speaking Nanny to support a family of 4, two boys aged 10
and 12 yrs of age. You will support the boy during school days, pick
up and organise and plan social activities and outings, and liaise
with school teachers, trainers, and instructors working with family.
Organise school uniforms, sporting gear etc., along with run
household errands, groceries and light meal preparation.
Administration, filing, emails, expenses.
Willing to commit to a 2.5 years contract with start date mid
January. Willing to travel and work abroad for periods of up to 2
weeks Hours Monday to Friday 2.30-9.30pm and up to 11.30pm 2-3 days
a week (approx 41 hours pwk flexible). Paid extended holiday periods
during Easter, Summer and Christmas. Must have cleaning driving
licence, checkable references and DBS will be arranged. Start asap.
Email resume to
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EXECUTIVE SEARCH & COMMERCIAL VACANCIES
Senior Administrator/PA - Central London
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced senior
administrator/PA with Real Estate experience, to join a respected,
professional organisation at their prestigious office in central
London. This role will suit a proactive and highly organised
individual with experience providing administrative support to a
team of senior staff as well as providing PA duties to the Principal
when he is in London.
Manage day-to-day administrator workflow to ensure customer
expectations are met.
You will have advanced IT skills across the Microsoft Office
suite and be comfortable adapting to new databases.
You will be responsible for monitoring and responding to all
incoming correspondence from customers and established clients.
To co-ordinate all senior management travel arrangements when
Must have excellent communication skills a professional
telephone manner and be confident in a heavily client facing
Work closely with the Finance team to oversee invoicing process
as well as to process client invoices and payments.
Maintain client databases
Assist in the preparation of documents and presentations for all
To facilitate meetings, schedule-debriefing meetings so follow
up action can be implemented.
Produce and circulate reports, minutes, agendas and other
documents when required.
Occasionally control petty cash system and order office
Ability to multi task, strong attention to detail and able to
work to tight deadlines
Additional preferable PA skills:
To provide a comprehensive secretarial and administration
service to the Principal across the range of his work whilst he
is in London.
To maintain and organise the Principal’s diary, including
meetings, travel arrangements, accommodation requirements,
filing system and all other relevant areas as necessary.
To support the Principal with any administrative jobs as and
To occasionally draft speeches, articles, briefings, and project
proposals as requested by the Principal.
To professionally represent the organisation at any required
Qualification & Training:
Educated to degree level standard or equivalent (desirable).
yrs previous experience in a similar role.
Real Estate experience essential.
Excellent IT Skills, including use of ICT packages i.e. Word, Excel,
Power point, Access.
Basic accounting skills essential.
Strong interpersonal skills with an approachable personality.
Excellent letter writing and organisational skills.
Good knowledge of database systems and processes.
Clear understanding of confidentiality.
Health & Safety Legislation.
Ability to work under pressure to agreed deadlines and adapt to
The ability to pay high attention to detail to ensure that high
quality work leaves the organization.
Ability to work in a flexible manner – out of hours as required.
Excellent written English and the ability to communicate at all
Email resume to
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Should you wish to
introduce your candidature to LJW Recruitment, please email
with a brief on your requirements, availability and salary / package
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