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Temp Housekeeper ~ Cannes 

A reliable, experienced and diligent housekeeper is required to provide general housekeeping duties in a large luxury residence in Cannes. 7 hours per day 5 days per week. Ideally the client would like to find a housekeeper who has a microenterprise able to also work for other clients throughout the year.

The property will not be used by owners or guests for the remainder of this year therefore the housekeeper must be able to work autonomously and efficiently without the need for direction from senior colleagues. This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates should live within easy travelling distance of Cannes, must speak a good level of English and conversational French. There is the possibility for this role becoming a long term job with a CDI.

Salary: TBD

Start date: ASAP

Junior Butler ~ Monaco

An junior butler who already has acquired good service experience is required to provide service to our client’s small family and guests. Private service experience in similar households or on yachts is required. The junior butler will work under the direction of the Head Butler. 39hrs per week/5 days per week. More flexible working hours may be occasionally required when the employer is in residence.

Duties

  • Food and drinks service

  • Table setting and service

  • Work independently or as part of a team

  • Correct adherence to all operational and hygiene standards

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of service experience in a private household or steward(ess) on private or charter yachts

  • Professional demeanour, excellent grooming standards

  • Strong interest in food service and table decoration

  • Language requirements: Fluent English

This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must already be living in the region and within easy travelling distance of Monaco. This role will offer a 6 month contract followed by a long term contract on completion of the 6 month period.

Salary: €3k net pr month

Start date: ASAP

Maintenance Technician/Manager ~ Cap Ferrat ON HOLD UNTIL FEB '22

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.

  • Funicular.

  • 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: TBD

Head Chef ~ Monaco

A highly experienced and skilled Head Chef is required to lead a kitchen team preparing daily meals for a family of four and a staff or 30-40 staff. The chef must have experience preparing cuisine to ‘gastronomique’ level in Russian and other International cuisines. Candidates should have good experience leading a small brigade of four in a busy kitchen environment and be able to relocate for 6-8 weeks to the family’s chalet in Courchevel when required.

The chef should preferably already live within easy travelling distance of Monaco however all suitable applications will be considered - local candidates will have an advantage. Applicants must be able to speak conversational English, spoken French would be a plus. Chefs interested in this role must ensure that they have recent photos of themselves and their own plating on their cvs or as a portfolio attachment (not to be heavier than 5MBs), they must send to us all letters of reference, certificates/diplomas, etc along with a recent casier judiciare or DBS check. Intensive and in-depth security checks will be performed before any offer can be finalised therefore it is in the chef’s best interests to ensure that their application dossier is complete.

Salary: TBD

Start date: ASAP

Temp Travelling Chef ~ 4 months Los Angeles

An experienced chef is required to accompany these two Monaco-based clients to their homes in London for a few days followed by 3-4 months in their home in Los Angeles. The chef must have an extensive repertoire of international cuisines, especially Asian and Middle Eastern along with excellent experience cooking classical French cuisine. This client has a passion for food and also loves to cook with abundance and generosity; the couple enjoy unpretentious classical French cuisine and are not enamoured of minimalistic presentation; a favourite restaurant is Chez Bruno in Lorgues which gives applicants a good idea of the type of cuisine that is required.

Candidates must speak fluent English and be prepared to be away from home from mid-November until mid-March.

Salary: TBD

Start date: 13th/14th Nov

Permanent Housekeeper ~ Mouans Sartoux

An experienced housekeeper is required to join a team of 5 other housekeepers working in a luxury property which is part of a family-owned 100+ hectare domaine in the Mouans Sartoux area. Candidates must have several years of housekeeping experience working in similar properties or on yachts and have excellent letters of reference from previous employers. This role does not offer accommodation therefore applicants must live within easy travelling distance of the domaine and should have their own transport. All candidates must speak fluent English and some French. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm unless the Principal is in residence at which time any overtime worked will be paid on an hourly rate.

Salary: TBD (CDI)

Start date: November/December

Live-In Executive Housekeeper ~ Paris

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 a live-in position that will require a flexible approach and availability during the times that the Principal and family are in residence. 

At least 5 years of previous experience in the high level private service industry is preferred, consideration can be given to candidates who have had an extensive career in the ultra-luxury hotel/hospitality industry.

Salary: TBD (CDI)

Start date: ASAP

Housekeeper ~ Monaco & Italy

A very experienced housekeeper is required to work full-time providing general housekeeping, kitchen help, cleaning and laundry services in a 4bed/4 bath duplex apartment in Monaco; additionally the housekeeper will relocate for 3- 4 months in the summer to the Principal’s home in Tuscany. Seasonal workers will be employed in Italy and the housekeeper will be expected to train the seasonal housekeepers and ensure they understand what is required by the family.

Working hours will generally be 9am-5pm Monday to Friday unless travelling with the Principal at which time any overtime worked will be given as time off ‘in lieu’. A flexible approach is what is required by this American employer; her adult children live independently however if they come to Monaco to visit then weekend hours might be required with days off given later the following week. Similarly in Italy the housekeeper may be required to work alternative hours alongside the seasonal housekeepers. This client is very open and communicative and is looking for a positive, pro-active housekeeper who has energy and humour and who can ‘think on their feet’ when required.

Applicants must speak fluent English, some spoken Italian would be appreciated though not essential and a driving license is essential. This role will not be suitable for candidates who have family commitments which limit their ability to travel and work away from home at this will be the case for at least 3 to 4 months per year.  This position does not offer accommodation in Monaco therefore applicants should live within easy travelling distance of Monaco. Accommodation is provided at the clients home in Italy.

Salary: €2.5k - €3k npm dependent on experience and skills - CDI

Start date: TBD

Housekeepers x 2 ~ Monaco

Our clients are seeking two experienced housekeepers to work within a new team of interior professionals. Candidates must have previous experience working in similar UHNW households with a knowledge of suitable products  for the treatment and care of expensive furnishings, objets d’arts, fine fabrics etc. The Housekeepers will work under the supervision of the Head Butler who will assure the highest level of household and interior services. 9am to 6pm or 10am to 7pm with a one hour meal break - 39 hrs/5 days per week

Duties will include:

  • Tidying and cleaning of all rooms and terraces of the residence

  • Care of wardrobe in cooperation with the laundry department

  • Diligently perform the pre-defined duties with a great eye for detail

  • Correct adherence to all operational and hygiene standards

  • Travel to a separate location in Courchevel for the winter season or special occasions

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of housekeeping experience in a private household or as steward(ess) on private or charter yachts

  • Professional demeanour, excellent grooming standards

  • Flexible view at work execution

  • Open minded team player, yet with enough confidence to work independently

  • Hard working mentality flexible work approach to reach the high demands of the employers

  • Language requirements: Fluent English or French

This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must already be living in the region and within easy travelling distance of Monaco. This role will offer a 6 month contract followed by a long term contract on completion of the 6 month period.

Salary: €2.5k net pr month

Start date: ASAP – after completion of extensive security checks

 

Kitchen Assistant/Plongeur ~ Monaco POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced kitchen assistant is required to work within a household team. The kitchen assistant will work under the direction of the Head Chef and Sous Chef assisting in all areas of the kitchen with general duties. 39 hrs per week/5 days per week.

Duties will include

  • Helping with vegetable preparation

  • Cleaning of all kitchen areas, fridges, pantries etc,

  • Washing of dishes, pots and pans, family tableware etc.

  • Correct adherence to all operational and hygiene standards

  • Working as part of a team with equal efficiency

Requirements

  • Applicants should have at least two years working experience in a similar role within a private family environment or on a luxury yacht.

  • Professional demeanour, excellent grooming standards

  • Flexible view at work execution

  • Open minded team player, yet with enough confidence to work independently

  • Hard working mentality flexible work approach to reach the high demands of the employers

  • Languages: Fluent English or French

This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must already be living in the region and within easy travelling distance of Monaco. This role will offer a 6 month contract followed by a long term contract on completion of the 6 month period.

Salary: €2.5k net pr month

Start date: ASAP – after completion of extensive security checks

 

Permanent Waiter/ess ~ Monaco

An experienced waiter/ess is required to provide a high quality food and beverage service to this Russian client, his small family and guests. Private service experience in similar households or on yachts is required. The waiter/ess will work under the direction of the Head Butler who will ensure a high quality level of interior services for the employer. 39hrs per week/5 days per week.

Duties

  • Food and drinks service for two adults and two children according to the instructions of the Butler

  • Table setting and service according to international standards

  • Work independently or as part of a team with equal efficiency

  • Correct adherence to all operational and hygiene standards

  • Travel to a separate location in Courchevel for the winter season or special occasions

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of fine-dining service experience as a waiter in a private household or steward(ess) on private or charter yachts

  • Professional demeanour, excellent grooming standards

  • Strong interest in food service and table decoration

  • Hard working mentality flexible work approach to reach the high demands of the employers

  • Professional communication skills with employers, guests and colleagues

  • Language requirements: Fluent English, French -a knowledge of Russian is a plus

This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must already be living in the region and within easy travelling distance of Monaco. This role will offer a 6 month contract followed by a long term contract on completion of the 6 month period.

Salary: €3k net pr month

Start date: ASAP – after completion of extensive security checks

 

Laundry Person ~ Monaco

Our clients are currently seeking a Laundry Person to provide high level laundry services for a family of four and the interior staff. Experience with high-level fabrics is highly essential. The Laundry Person will work under the supervision of the Butler 10am to 7pm with a one hour meal break - 39hrs /5 days per week.

Duties will include:

  • Washing, drying and ironing of all types of clothing and tissue materials in the residence

  • Stain removal according to safe and hygienic techniques

  • Meticulous care for fabrics

  • Correct adherence to all operational and hygiene standards

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of laundry experience in a private household or as laundry steward(ess) on private or charter yachts

  • Professional demeanour, diligent work execution

  • Flexible view at work execution

  • Open minded team player, yet with enough confidence to work independently

  • Hard working mentality flexible work approach to reach the high demands of the employers

  • Language requirements: English or French

 

This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must already be living in the region and within easy travelling distance of Monaco. This role will offer a 6 month contract followed by a long term contract on completion of the 6 month period.

Salary: €2.5k net pr month

Start date: ASAP – after completion of extensive security checks

 

Sous Chef/Family Cook ~ Monaco

An experienced sous/family chef is required to work under the direction of this Russian family’s Head Chef. Located in a large private residence in Monaco the role will include preparing meals for two adults and two children. Previous experience in UHNW households/yachts is essential. Working a 39 hour/5 day week with paid overtime when necessary.

Duties will include:

  • Food preparation for two adults and two children according to the instruction of the Head Chef

  • Support in maintaining a high-level work environment in terms of cleanliness, food preparation techniques, adherence to recipes, stock maintenance

  • Work independently or as part of a team with equal efficiency

  • Correct adherence to all operational and hygiene standards (HACCP)

  • Travel to a separate location in Courchevel for the winter season or special occasions

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of fine-dining cooking experience as a cook in a private household or on private or charter yachts

  • Strong interest in food products, cooking techniques and a desire to develop skills further

  • Hard working mentality to reach the high demands of the employers

  • Professional communication skills with colleagues

  • Language requirements: Fluent English/ Some French preferred

 

This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must already be living in the region and within easy travelling distance of Monaco. This role will offer a 6 month contract followed by a long term contract on completion of the 6 month period.

Salary: €3k net pr month

Start date: ASAP – after completion of extensive security checks

Domestic Couple/Single ~ St Tropez ON HOLD TO EARLY '22

Our client is seeking either a full-time housekeeper with a partner happy to work part time at weekends to provide maintenance/driver etc - or alternatively the client can consider a full-time couple if one of the couple is able to provide good garden maintenance and pool care as well as maintenance/driving skills. The property is still under full renovation which will be completed January ’22.

This employer lives in Monaco and generally at weekends will use their other rural property which is closer to Monaco. The St Tropez property has 5/6 bedrooms and a garden of approx. 4000m2. When the employers are in residence it will usually only be for long weekends, arriving on a Friday morning and leaving the following Monday. They will not use the property in July and August however it may be rented occasionally in the high season months at which time working hours will remain the same for the housekeeper/couple as extra staff, chefs, servers, housekeepers etc will be employed.

Duties will include:

  • Housekeeping

  • Shopping/Errands

  • Light family cooking

  • Table setting and service

  • Laundry and Ironing

  • Simple property maintenance

  • Garden and pool maintenance

  • Driving

Candidates must speak a good level of English and French, have a clean driving license and able to work autonomously year-round. A two bedroom gardien apartment, attached to the main house, is offered as accommodation.

Salary: TBD

Start date: January ‘22

Single Villa Gardien ~ 5 days on/5 days off ~ St Tropez APPLICATIONS CLOSED

A professional and experienced bilingual villa gardien is required to work alongside a second gardien to care for a beautiful luxury home in St Tropez. The property owners are in residence for 2/3 months per year generally in high season at which time long working hours will usually be required however for the rest of the year the two gardiens will work on a 5 day rotational system with each staying overnight at the property when on duty. Candidates must be able to speak and write in both French and English, be able to offer multiple practical skills, be highly organised and able to work autonomously with responsibility and discretion.

Duties will include:

  • General interior and exterior property maintenance

  • Security

  • Driving

  • Vehicle care

  • Minor admin/emails, filing etc

  • Pool cleaning and care

  • Care/Placement of garden furniture

  • Cleaning of terraces/exterior etc

  • Check completed work of outside contractors

Candidates will be interacting with a variety of guests during the summer season therefore should have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • An ability to anticipate guest requirements

  • Knowledge of the St Tropez

  • Knowledge of simple etiquette

A 70m2 apartment, located on the property is offered as accommodation. Applicants must have at least 3 years prior luxury property care experience, be in possession of a clean driving license; a boat license would be an advantage however not essential.

Salary: €2.5k npm negotiable

Start date: ASAP

Property Manager ~ St Tropez POSITION NOW FILLED

A mature and experienced Property Manager is being sought by our client who is the owner of an extensive estate in St Tropez. This clients previous Property Manager was in situ for many years and they are now looking to recruit their next ultra-professional long-term manager.

Required skills:

  • Fluent French and English

  • Highly organised

  • Excellent man-management

  • Able to communicate with clarity

  • Quick thinking with problem-solving

  • Excellent concierge/guest service experience

  • Good practical knowledge of property maintenance

  • Unafraid to be ‘hands-on’ when required

  • Ability to network locally to recruit and train when necessary

  • Ability to oversee interior and exterior departments

  • Prepare monthly budgeting and status reports

  • Liaise with and oversee local contractors

  • Clean driving license

  • Spoken Italian an advantage but not essential

The Principals are in residence throughout the summer months and usually bring with them their chef and service staff. Some of the younger family members might occasionally use the property outside of the high season months. For many years the villa has employed the same seasonal staff located in the region and a local housekeeper comes in from time to time outside of the high season to ensure the properties on the estate are kept clean; there is year-round garden and grounds care. Accommodation of a 2 bedroom guest cottage on the grounds of the estate is offered as accommodation for the manager. Candidates must have at least 5 years previous experience working in a similar property as a property manager and excellent letters of reference from previous employers.

Salary: €6k net per month negotiable

Start date: Mid/late September

P/T Guardian ~ Private Estate ~ Vaucluse POSITION NOW FILLED

This Scandinavian client is seeking a part time, live-in gardien for her large rural estate in the Vaucluse. The property is fully staffed, interior and exterior by local workers however since the departure of her previous gardien she misses the presence of a live-in gardien on the property. She feels this position could suit someone similar to her last gardien, a retired person who has a background in the military, security service or property care. The working hours will be only 10 hrs per week for which she will pay a regular monthly salary of €600 net for 40 hours per month - however this is a huge property and the client has said that for anyone who wants to work more hours in the garden with the gardeners or forestry management or general maintenance etc she is happy to pay for any extra work by the hour. The gardien can work as much or as little as they choose throughout each month as long as they provide the basic 10 hours per week.

Accommodation comprises a beautiful 2 bedroom house on the property and when owners and guests are not in residence the gardien has access to the swimming pool and tennis courts located close to the gardien house.

The client will consider either a single person or a couple with only the male working at the property. Applicants should speak a good level of French and English and must be physically fit. It is also essential that candidates really like dogs as the family will at some point be acquiring some dogs to replace their two recently deceased Labradors and they will be cared for by the gardien. Additionally candidates must be able to drive as there will be airport runs, especially in the summer season.

Salary: €600 net per month + hourly overtime

Start date: Mid to late Sept.

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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