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 Managers Vacancies

Senior Housekeeper/Gouvernante ~ Monaco and travel

Our clients are currently seeking an adaptable and experienced senior housekeeper ( possibly a land-based chief steward/ess) who is interested in assisting with the general housekeeping and management of an apartment in Monaco with regular visits to the client’s Swiss and UK properties to ensure all is prepared for the Principal’s arrival. Working 39 hrs per week/2 days off per week on a Monaco contract - when the Principal is in residence the housekeeper and senior housekeeper will be required to work on a shift system with the second shift going into the evening hours as the Principal requires service from 8am to 10pm. The employer has a locally-based personal assistant/manager who deals with most general administration however the senior housekeeper will be expected to keep general expenditure accounts, arrange the housekeeping/staff rotas and oversee the care and servicing of the client’s vehicles in Monaco. This role could suit a chief steward/ess who has decided to work ashore and is happy to work in a ‘hand-on’ role alongside the junior housekeeper, as well as assuming some management duties.

Duties will include:

  • 5* Housekeeping

  • Informal table service

  • Arranging housekeeping rota

  • Ensuring high standards are maintained throughout the apartment

  • Maintaining household accounts and inventory

  • Liaising with family chef

  • Arranging car valeting and servicing


  • Excellent housekeeping and service skills

  • Good organisational abilities

  • Fluent English/some French an advantage

  • Fluent Tagalog would be an advantage though not essential

  • Excellent letters of reference

  • Driving license

  • Ability to travel occasionally to Switzerland and the UK

Applicants must be able to drive and live within easy travelling distance of Monaco. It is essential to have either EU nationality or the necessary working/residency papers for France. For a candidate who does not have an EU passport the employer is happy to apply for the necessary travel permits to Switzerland and the UK as their travel calendar is always arranged several months in advance allowing plenty of time to apply for the required paperwork.

Salary: €3.5k net pm negotiable

Start date: ASAP

Seasonal (possible long term) FOH/ Manager ~ near Sarrians POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced and skilled Front of House/Manager is required to welcome guests, lead the interior and service teams and provide management services when required. The chateau property has 9 suites in the main building with six others in the two annexe areas of the property; it is often rented to large UHNW groups of varying nationalities therefore candidates must be able to speak fluent English and good French, other languages are a plus although not essential.

The successful candidate will carry out a variety of duties to include:

  • Welcoming UHNW guests on arrival

  • On-site concierge services

  • Lead F&B and interior/housekeeping teams

  • Consult with chefs on daily service

  • Communicate guests preferences to chefs and interior teams

  • Prepare rotas for housekeeping and guest services

  • Provide impeccable F&B service

  • Assist where required with general admin duties

This role will begin in early spring and will continue until at least late September, possibly leading into a long term contract for the right candidate. Accommodation can be provided and a good salary is offered with this role. Candidates must have either a current carte de sejour or have EU nationality.

Start date: Spring ‘24

Salary: TBD

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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