Managers Vacancies

Live-In/Live Out House Manager ~ St Tropez ~ Long Term

A very experienced, vibrant and motivated house manager is required to oversee and participate in the care and running of a beautiful newly renovated property in St Tropez. The European Principal is in residence approximately 4-5 months each year, always July and August and some additional weeks or long weekend periods throughout the year. There is currently ongoing exterior landscaping and renovation work and the House Manager will be expected to work alongside and be a support to the owners Projects Manager.

Candidates must be able to offer the following:

 

  • Fluent French and English

  • French residency

  • An exceptional ‘eye for detail’ throughout the property

  • Ability to oversee a small interior and exterior team

  • Flawless concierge and guest services

  • Ability to work ‘hand-on’ with all teams if required

  • Good knowledge of high level service skills

  • Good knowledge of general maintenance

  • Recruit and train local seasonal  workers

 

This employer retains a chef, a butler and extra housekeepers during the high season months, however in the low season the House Manager will be expected to recruit, at short notice, any housekeeping, cooking or service staff deemed necessary therefore a good network of suppliers and service professionals within the St Tropez area is essential. A small one bedroom apartment is offered as accommodation with this role.

Applicants must have had at least three years prior experience working as a House Manager in a similar type of property, must also hold a valid driving license and be available to take up this role at the latest in September or early October.

Salary: €5k net pm

Start date: ASAP

Management Couple ~ St Tropez

A highly experienced domestic couple is required to provide excellent ‘hands-on’ and management services in an exceptional, newly renovated, 10 bedroom/3.5 hectare property in St Tropez. There are some ongoing exterior work finalising gardens, landscaping etc which is being overseen by the client’s project manager. The Principal and his family will be using the property for the summer months each year and occasional long weekends outside of the high season months, he uses the property for 4-5 months in total each year.

The lengthy renovation of this property has been a real ‘labour of love’ for this employer and he is now seeking a special couple with excellent management and service skills who will run this beautiful home, working with the client’s family office and his project manager.

In the summer months the client employs a chef, a butler and one or more housekeepers dependant on number of guests. Outside of the summer season when he visits for a long weekend occasionally, he would like the couple to be able to provide light family cooking and informal table service. This Western European employer is known to be a very good employer, he keeps his staff long term, many have been with him more than a decade.

Duties will include:

  • Management of interiors and exteriors

  • Hands-on housekeeping

  • Overseeing seasonal housekeepers

  • Recruitment of seasonal staff

  • Stock Control

  • Cooking light, healthy family meals outside of high season

  • Informal table service outside of the summer season

  • Good technical knowledge of household systems, A/C, heating etc

  • Scheduling of maintenance/service contracts

  • Care/Servicing of luxury vehicles

  • Oversight of gardening team

  • Preparation of monthly reports

  • Preparation of receipts and expenditure to be sent to project manager

  • Both to speak fluent English, one to speak fluent French

  • Both to be able to drive

Both of the couple must have an exceptional eye for detail and able to run a home to the level of a 5* boutique hotel

Applicants must have at least 5 years of experience working as a couple in a similar role. Accommodation of a small gardien house within the grounds of the property is offered with this role. Unfortunately couples with children or pets cannot be considered. Applicants must have EU passports and excellent letters of reference from previous employers.

Salary: €7k net per month neg

Start date: TBD

Live-In FOH/Guest Manager ~ Vaucluse ~ Immediate to end September POSITION NOW FILLED

A polished, professional and extremely personable Front of House/ Guest Manager is required to care for UHNW rental guests vacationing in a beautiful rural property close to Avignon. Candidates must speak fluent English and conversational French, have excellent previous experience working in a similar role or as a concierge in a 5* hotel. There is a friendly and professional interior team already working at the property, the owner now requires a FOH/Guest Manager who can ensure the team is performing well and that guests are receiving 5* concierge and guest services.

Accommodation is provided with this role, French CDD.

Salary: TBD

Start date: ASAP

Live-In or Live Out Executive Housekeeper ~ Paris  POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced English/French-speaking Executive Housekeeper is required to take over the running of a large residence in central Paris. This role offers accommodation comprising of own room and meals within the staff quarters of the property. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Complete oversight of the property including housekeeping department

  • Managing vendors

  • Keeping up to date schedules of maintenance

  • Purchasing/stock control

  • Managing a small staff of maids/cleaners, gardeners and other maintenance personnel

  • Maintaining clear communication with the Director’s office at all time.

Candidates must be eligible to work in France and the successful applicant will travel to New York for specialist training to learn Principal’s preferences, special details and logistics of the position. This is ideally a live-in position that will require a flexible approach and availability during the times that the Principal and family are in residence. 

Previous experience in the private service industry is preferred however consideration can be given candidates who have had an extensive career in the hotel/hospitality industry.

Salary: TBD (CDI)

Start date: ASAP

Please note: Applicants for positions based in France MUST have a current working visa/carte de sejour or be the holder of an EU passport

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