• Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Service
  • Salary £55,000 - £65,000 Per Year
  • ID 3783

Silver Swan is currently seeking a Butler to work for an UHNWI, with a part-time residence in Mayfair, London. Our client is looking for an organised and disciplined Butler who has prior experience in private residence(s), is a good communicator and can efficiently handle the fast-paced environment whilst being able to overcome any challenges that may arise. The successful Butler will be managing the housekeeping team and will work closely with the Chef, Maintenance Manager and Head of Private Office, to ensure that the Principal’s (and family) life runs smoothly. Flexibility is essential when principal is in residence (approx. 6 months of the year).

Please Note: Candidates must have a legal right to live and work in the UK prior to applying as, unfortunately, we do not offer visa sponsorship.
If you do not have a legal right to live and work in the UK, your application will NOT be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Receiving guests in formal and welcoming manner
  • Assisting the Head of Private Office and Maintenance Manager with household and family security measures
  • Identifying maintenance issues, repairing / reporting to the Maintenance Manager
  • Maintaining budget and inventory of household supplies
  • Supervision of the household staff – schedule setting, allocation of duties and identifying areas of improvement/providing training
  • Daily silver service for the principal, family, and guests
  • Care and inventory of fine art and tableware
  • Liaising with chef regarding the menus for the upcoming day/week
  • Personal shopping and errands for the Principal when required
  • Wardrobe management, packing/unpacking of luggage
  • Supervise laundry to ensure highest standard of care for luxury items
  • Occasional travel

Ideal Candidate:

  • A minimum 5 years of experience working within luxury properties and for UHNWI clients
  • Be discreet with a strong sense of confidentiality and loyalty
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member
  • Hard working with flexible and can-do attitude
  • Fluent English and right to work in UK

Package:

  • Salary: £55,000 – £60,000, DOE
  • Live Out
  • Full-time working hours: 12:00-22:00 when Principal is in residence, 09:00-17:00 when Principal is travelling
  • ASAP Start
  • Working 7 days per week when Principal is in residence, with time lieu available when Principal is travelling (min. 3 days per week)

Job Status: LIVE
Responsible Consultant: Laura Reeves
 

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