Plus car, phone, laptop and accommodation
JOB TITLE: House Manager
LOCATION: Chigwell, Essex
DIRECT REPORTS: Cook, Cleaners, Nanny etc.
YOU MUST HAVE A FULL DRIVING LICENSE
Household managers keep the day-to-day operations of a home running smoothly. They are
the planners, coordinators, and helpers for the families.
Private household managers are responsible for overseeing the general operations of a home.
Skills & Knowledge Required:
o Managing the household’s schedules and calendars
o Event planning, organizing, and coordination
o Arranging appointments for personal and professional needs
o Scheduling home maintenance and repair work, and supervising the project
o Handling household bills and administrative duties
o Running errands and performing necessary tasks
o Supervision of other household staff, such as housekeepers, private chefs, nannies or governesses
o Shopping for food, supplies, and other requested items
o House refurbishment support, ordering and designing areas which are needed
o Managing the security of the house and the people living at the house
o Managing all valuables and ensuring that all are insured
o Support the family with holiday packing/unpacking- purchase
o Birthday organizing and gift purchases
o Be involved in all household positions recruitment/performance review
o Be responsible for all maintenance work
Depending on the size of a family and their requirements, private household manager positions may be called upon to fulfill other needs, such as: -
o Home cleaning duties
o Cooking meals for the family
o Laundering and putting away clothing, or changing linens
o Oversight of an employer’s finances and valuables
The Value of Household Manager Positions
Keeping up with today’s lifestyle requires a great deal of time and effort. Coordinating medical appointments, home maintenance schedules, and the calendars of everyone in the house doesn’t leave much time for the family to enjoy. Household manager positions were created to give you back the time you’re missing.
With a knowledgeable person to deal with the administrative duties, as well as to be on hand for the broad maintenance windows given out by utility companies, you’ll have more energy for the activities you love. Throw parties with confidence, knowing your private household manager has handled all the details. Rediscover your favorite activities when you’re freed from the need to handle long shopping lists.