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 Live-Out Housekeeper/Caretaker ~ St Moritz

An experienced housekeeper who lives within one hours travelling from St Moritz is required for a long term role looking after a large luxury apartment in St Moritz. The Principal and family/guests are in residence from early January to mid-February and mid-late September to end October. There may be very occasional visits outside of these two periods but this is rare. When in residence the employer is accompanied by a travelling housekeeper and a personal chef.

Duties will include:

  • 5* housekeeping

  • General oversight of apartment

  • Contacting any required contractors

  • Oversight of contractors

  • Prepare simple breakfast (very occasionally)

Requirements:

  • Excellent prior housekeeping experience

  • Proven longevity in previous employment

  • Spoken German or Italian and conversational English

  • Spoken Polish would be an added advantage

  • Clean driving license

  • Located within a maximum of one hours travel of St Moritz

  • Excellent letters of reference

Outside of the Principal’s visits, working hours will be 8hrs per day/5 days per week, however when the Principal is in residence this role requires 7/7. The employment package will include coverage of health insurance and fuel expenses for daily travel to and from St Moritz.

Salary: TBD

Start date: TBD

Long Term Chef ~ Monaco

A chef who is experienced in a variety of cuisines including Mediterranean, French, Vegetarian etc is required to join the interior team in a private household in Monaco. Applicants must already be located within easy travelling distance of Monaco, must speak English and preferably some spoken French and be able to work well within an established interior team. The chef should be accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment with last minute changes to numbers and menus and able to deal with specific dietary needs when necessary.

Salary: Negotiable

Start date: ASAP

Server ~ Cannes ~ ASAP to 18th August POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced service professional is required to assist the current server in this large busy Cannes household. The server will be required to work from 8am to around 9pm/10pm each day, assisting with the setting up, serving and clearing of each meal plus assisting in the kitchen with washing of dishes etc. This is not a formal household however a good knowledge of F&B service is essential. Candidates must speak English, live within easy travelling distance of Cannes and preferably have their own transport.

Salary: Hourly rate

Start date: ASAP

Housekeeper ~ Mougins ~ Immediate to 16th August POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced housekeeper is reqiuired to join an established team of four housekeepers in a luxury property located close to Mougins. Good laundry and ironing skills would be an advantage. Applicants should live locally, should be able to speak English or French and have their own transport as the villa is not easily accessed by public transport. The housekeeper will be working a minimum of 9 hours per day.

Salary: Hourly rate

Start date: Immediate

Family Cook ~ Near Bonnieux/Luberon ~ 13 to 27 Aug  POSITION NOW FILLED

A good family cook is required to work 6 days per week for a party of British nationals who are vacationing in a private villa near Bonnieux for two weeks. Ideally they would like to find a person who already lives close to Bonnieux who is available to prepare breakfast, lunch and (occasional) suppers each day, they will possibly consider locating an AirBnB nearby if necessary. The group like healthy Mediterranean and Provencal cuisines, salads, grilled meats and fish etc.  Applicants must speak conversational English and have their own transport.

Salary: €200 per day

Strat date: 13th August

Maintenance Technician ~ Villefranche

A very experienced maintenance technician/manager is required to work on a large luxury estate on Cap Ferrat. It is essential that applicants have an excellent ‘team’ spirit, a flexible approach and have excellent technical knowledge within electrics, electronics including crestron technology, general plumbing, a/c systems etc. Outside contractors are engaged for much of the necessary hands-on work and part of the technician’s job will be to oversee any ongoing work as well as being able to personally carry out general daily maintenance tasks around the property. 40 hours per week throughout the year except for when the Principal is in residence ( 6-10 weeks per year) at which time longer hours/days will be required.

Duties will include maintenance/control of:

  • AC/heating system.

  • Video cameras.

  • Interior/exterior electrical equipment’s.

  • SPA.

  • Garden water flow pumps.

  • Garden & interior lightnings.

  • Generator.

  • Pool and equipment’s.

  • Car cleaning, checking maintenance and good running.

  • Crestron home automation / internet.

  • Sound / TV.

  • Fitness equipment’s.

  • Driving.

  • Helping the team to set-up and storing before arrival / departure.

Candidates must speak fluent English and French and live within easy travelling distance of Cap Ferrat as accommodation is not offered with this role.

Salary: €3.5k npm CDI

Start date: Sept’22

Domestic Couple ~ Cannes

Our client is seeking an experienced couple who have the necessary knowledge and enthusiasm to run one of the most prestigious properties in Cannes. This clients current couple are retiring after 25 years working for the family and our client would like to find a replacement couple who will be able to offer a similar length of employment and loyalty. Generally the role will involve housekeeping, driving and property maintenance and for much of the year the couple will work alone however when the client arrive they bring with them several staff from their other homes. They use the Cannes property for a maximum of 8 weeks per year often less therefore the couple must be able to work autonomously and communicate well with the client’s family office.

Duties will include:

  • Housekeeping ( male to assist female where necessary)

  • Light Cooking ( an advantage but not essential)

  • Informal table service

  • Driving

  • Property maintenance

  • Pool Care

  • Light gardening

Applicants must have valid working permits/residency cards allowing for employment in France. One of the couple should be able to communicate in French with local contractors, fluency is not essential. Fluent English from both of the couple is essential. A one bedroom apartment is offered as accommodation, unfortunately couples with dependent children can not be considered.

Salary: Negotiable

Start date: ASAP

Family Cook/Breakfast & Lunch ~ Cannes ~ 12th to 21st Aug POSITION NOW FILLED

A good family cook is required to prepare breakfasts and lunches each day for a group of 7 adults and 2 children. Preferring fresh, healthy cuisines, the guests are open to a variety of different styles and origins of cooking. The family will eat out locally in the evenings. The cook will be expected to lay the breakfast and lunch tables, then clear the table and clean down in the kitchen after lunch service is over before leaving.

Salary: TBD

Start date: 12th August

Live-in Private Chef ~ St Tropez ~ ASAP to end Aug POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced chef accustomed to working in luxury villas is required to work 6 or 7 days per week for a client with a large luxury home in St Tropez. This is not a formal household and the American client and guests prefer light healthy cuisines. There will be a maximum of 8 guests to cater for. Candidates should speak a good level of English, have a driving license and be able to invoice this client for their services.

Simple accommodation in a shared staff cottage can be provided with this role.

Salary: €400 gross/brut via microenterprise or similar.

Start date: ASAP

Live-in Butler ~ St Tropez ~ Immediate to end August POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced butler is required to work 6 or 7 days per week at a large estate in St Tropez. Formal table service/silver service is not required, duties will be to set up each meal, lay tables etc, informal service and clearing etc. There will generally be 4-6 guests never more than 8 and the house manager is available to assist at table for the larger numbers if required. Accommodation in a nearby property is available. Candidates should be able to communicate well in English and in French as the client’s chef is French and speaks only limited English. If candidates can also speak German this would be a huge advantage. This role is available as the partner of the client’s chef who usually acts as butler has been taken ill and will not be returning to the villa this summer.

Excellent letters of reference from previous employers are required.

Salary: €250 per day net on CDD or €350 per day brut on microentreprise

Start date: Immediate

Resident Couple ~ Cannes 

A very experienced domestic couple is required to handle the day-to-day running, maintenance and upkeep of a large luxury villa in Cannes. The couple must have extensive experience working to this type of high level, high service property with a strong record of providing discreet and seamless guest services.

Skills and duties required will include:

• Good knowledge of specific fabric and their cleaning requirements

• Dealing with flowers and laying/clearing tables/kitchen assistance

• Stock control

•Shopping/errands

• Reporting technical issues or malfunctions in the property

• Garden maintenance (mowing, pruning, clearing, leaf removal)

• Pool maintenance

• Maintaining outdoor furniture in good condition

• Mechanical duties (plumbing, pipes, air conditioning system)

• Maintain the boiler and fuel supply to main house

• Ensuring equipment and machinery are clean after use, and well stored

• Liaising with contractors

• Airport transfers should the employers need

• Handle the security system

• General non specified additional tasks to maintain the property from time to time

Accommodation is provided with this role, we are awaiting details. Candidates must be able to speak fluent English and conversational French, have excellent letters of reference and have either EU nationality or valid documentation allowing employment in France.

Salary: € Neg

Start date: 1st August

Travelling Butler/Manager ~ Cannes/Paris/Cairo/Riyadh etc

A highly experienced butler/manager is required for a long term travelling role working for our client who has several homes internationally. Duties will include all the usual traditional butler activities including formal and informal service, co-ordination and oversight of junior housekeeping and service staff in each of the properties, event management, guest and concierge services and the organisation of the homes in advance of the Principals arrival.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar role

  • Fluent English/Conversational French

  • Able to travel consistently throughout the year

  • Excellent letters of reference

  • Recent criminal records check

  • Clean driving license

This client and his wife travel frequently and extensively therefore this role would not suit a butler who has dependent family or commitments. Accommodation will be provided in each location.

Salary: TBD

Start date: TBD

Domestic Couple ~ St Tropez ~ Long Term

An experienced domestic couple is required to work in a luxury, centrally located villa in St Tropez. The family of two adults and three teenage boys use the property as a vacation home for approximately 3 months each year and would like to employ a couple who speak fluent English; at least one of the couple should also speak good communicative French. One of the couple must have good gardening experience and if lacking in extensive gardening knowledge a contract gardener will be engaged twice per month to give guidance and instruction on what should be scheduled for the mature 1ha gardens at each particular time of year.
Duties will include:

  • Housekeeping/Laundry

  • Assisting in kitchen

  • Shopping

  • Preparation of light breakfast

  • Table Setting/Service (informal)

  • Gardening

  • Property maintenance

  • Pool Care

  • Driving

Accommodation of a newly renovated 1 bedroom house on the property is offered with this role. It is preferable - but not essential - that both of the couple are able to drive. A scooter is provided for speedy morning errands.
Salary: €TBD (CDI)
Start date: ASAP

Domestic Couple ~ St Paul de Vence POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced couple is required to work in a luxury family and rental property close to St Paul. The villa is used by the owners mainly at weekends however in high season the family leave their permanent residence in Monaco to stay in one of their other European properties. During the high season summer months the villa is occasionally rented out however these clients generally arrive with their own chef, housekeepers etc and the resident couple will work only their usual contracted weekly hours. Ideally this client would like to find a couple who truly work as a team each assisting the other with their duties so if the female is busy cooking for the family, the male is happy to clean bathrooms, make beds, help serve etc.
Candidates must be able to provide the following services:

  • Excellent housekeeping/laundry etc

  • Good family cook able to prepare a variety of Asian and European cuisines

  • Assist gardeners when needed

  • General property maintenance

  • Pool Care

  • Daily setting up/clearing away of pool area in high season

  • Driving

  • Adaptable approach

  • Able to work autonomously

  • Fluent English and conversational French

  • Liaise with local contractors and suppliers

At least one of the couple must have a driving license. Accommodation offered is a small one bedroom apartment with a patio area and is located well away from the main house. Unfortunately couples with dependent children or medium/large dogs cannot be considered for this role.
Salary: €TBD
Start date: TBD

Domestic Couple ~ Provence  POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced couple are required to take over the care and running of a large luxury country retreat located close to St Remy. The property is generally used by a busy British family in the summer months and spring/autumn half term holidays. The property is occasionally rented out however the owners plan in the future to use the property more themselves instead of renting out in high season. The property comprises 6 double bedroom suites with large reception rooms, a swimming pool, tennis courts and a large mature garden. A weekly gardener is contracted year-round and part of the couple duties will be to provide general garden maintenance alongside the contracted gardener. The property owners will employ a part-time housekeeper for 4 hours per morning, 6 days per week when the property is being used by the family  - who also travel with their own cook - meals are nearly always buffet style and very informal. The housekeeper needs to be highly organised and efficient, able to keep a linen book/household inventory etc.

Duties will include:

  • 5* housekeeping

  • Household laundry (all bed-linens are sent out to the local laundry)

  • Assist in kitchen if necessary

  • Set and clear table at mealtimes

  • Garden and property maintenance

  • Driving

  • Shopping/Errands

  • Oversee local contractors

A small cottage on the grounds is offered as accommodation to the couple; at least one of the couple must speak good conversational French, both must speak fluent English and the male of the couple must be able to drive.  Working 6 days per week in high season and when family are in residence, 5 days per week outside of family visits and summer season. 5 weeks holiday per year.

Salary: €5k net pm

Start date: ASAP

Summer Maintenance person ~ St Tropez ~ 1st July - 31st August POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced maintenance person is required to work at least for July and August in a large luxury property close to St Tropez. 8 hours per day x 5 days per week.

Duties will include:

  • General maintenance

  • Cleaning of all terraces

  • Cleaning of pool and pool terracing

  • Cleaning of entrance gates and exterior paintwork

  • Tidying of driveways and gravelled areas

  • Constantly ensuring exterior areas are kept clean and tidy

Requirements

  • At least 3 years previous experience in a similar role

  • Fluent English; some spoken French an advantage but not essential

  • Has own transport

  • Excellent references from previous employers

Accommodation can be offered with this role equally candidates can live within an easy travelling distance of Ramatuelle. Uniforms will be provided by the employer. Salary paid via CESU. There is the possibility that a CDI may be offered for a long term role at the property at the end of the summer season , if this is the case an annual salary rate will be negotiated.

Salary €2.5k net negotiable + paid overtime

Start date: 1st July or soonest available date.

 

Breakfast/Lunch Chef ~ Cap d’Antibes ~ 16th- 30th July  POSITION NOW FILLED

A breakfast and lunch chef is required for the above dates to cook for a group of 8-10 British guests.  These clients feels that they will eat out most evenings but might be open to having a chef full time if necessary. The chef must speak good conversational level English.

We are awaiting more details on food preferences etc but in general lunches will probably be buffet-style with breakfasts options being healthy and light for some and cooked for others. Accommodation is not offered with this role therefore candidates should live within easy travelling distance of Antibes, should drive and have their own transport and be able to invoice the client for their work.

Salary: TBD

Start date: 16th July

Live-in Butler ~ St Tropez ~ 1st June to 31st August  POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced butler is required to join an interior service team in a large luxury property in St Tropez. This client is seeking a service professional who has exceptional butler skills, able to assist with valeting or wardrobes as well as F&B service for family and guests. The butler will work in a rotational team of service staff. Accommodation is available in a staff house located nearby and there will be transport provided to and from the property. 6 days per week on a CDD contract or microentreprise, with paid overtime hours.

Candidates must speak a good level of English, some spoken French appreciated but not essential.

Salary: €TBD ( guideline €4k npm) CDD

Start date: 1st June

Summer Maintenance person x 2 ~ St Tropez ~ 1st July - 31st August POSITION NOW FILLED

Two experienced workers are required to work at least for July and August in a large luxury property close to St Tropez. The two chosen candidates will work split shifts of 8 hours each per day x 5 days per week – possibly first person working 7am to 3pm and second person working 1pm to 9pm - on the 6th day one person will work 8am to 8pm allowing the other person to have their day off, overtime will be paid.

Duties will include:

  • General maintenance

  • Cleaning of all terraces

  • Cleaning of pool and pool terracing

  • Cleaning of entrance gates and exterior paintwork

  • Tidying of driveways and gravelled areas

  • Constantly ensuring exterior areas are kept clean and tidy

Requirements

  • At least 3 years previous experience in a similar role

  • Fluent English; some spoken French an advantage but not essential

  • Has own transport

  • Live in the St Tropez area

  • Excellent references from previous employers

Accommodation is not offered with this role therefore candidates must live within an easy travelling distance of Ramatuelle. Uniforms will be provided by the employer. CDD contracts and salary paid via CESU. There is the possibility that one of the workers may be offered a long term role at the property at the end of the summer season , if this is the case an annual salary rate will be negotiated.

Salary €2.5k net negotiable + paid overtime

Start date: 1st July

Housekeeper/Cook ~ Cannes ~ 6th June to 1st August POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced cook/housekeeper is required to clean and cook one meal per day for the months of June/ July for a couple who have a 160m2 3bed/bath summer apartment in Croix des Gardes in Cannes. Working 7hrs per day 6 days per week.
This client is hoping to find a quiet, discreet and calm individual who is organised and easy to have around.
This client enjoys light, healthy, (butter free/sugar-free) simple meals, lots of salads, grilled fish/meat, light Mediterranean dishes etc.
Duties will include:

  • General Cleaning

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Cooking one meal per day for 2 people

  • Shopping

Candidates must speak fluent English and have their own transport as shopping will be a regular part of the required duties; the villa is approximately 10 minutes drive from the nearest shops therefore it is essential that the cook/housekeeper has own transport.
Salary: TBD CDD
Start date: 6th June

Private Chef ~ Cannes  ~ 30th July to 6th August  POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced and locally-based private chef is required to prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner for a family and guests (6-12 pax) at their large home in Cannes.

It is vitally important that the chef is very nutritionally aware as the young son in the family has an extremely severe nut allergy therefore he cannot be in contact with products containing any type of nuts, nut oils, extracts etc.

This client, his family and guests enjoy a wide variety of international cuisines, Asian/Fusion/British/Japanese/Mediterranean/Middle Eastern etc –  however with all cuisines the major focus must be on everything being healthy and nutritious - it should also be noted that the main client does not eat seafood.

The chef must speak fluent English, have a good knowledge of local suppliers and be able to invoice the client for their work via either a microentreprise or similar entity.

When applying for this role please give daily rate TTC.

Salary: Daily rate

Start date: 30th July

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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