• Location: Paris
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Housekeeping, Management
  • Salary €4,500 - €5,000 Per Month
  • ID 4023

Silver Swan is currently recruiting for a professional, experienced Head Housekeeper for a beautiful property in Paris. This is a part time residence for my clients, but the property is expected to be ready for use at all times. The successful Head Housekeeper will be working with a small team, managing a Senior Housekeeper and Housekeeper.

The house is a large historical building, with a courtyard, 8 principal bedrooms, 5 guest bedrooms, and staff accommodation.

The successful Head Housekeeper will have experience working for formal UHNW clients, adhering to high standards of presentation. If you are an experienced Head Housekeeper looking to join a prestigious household, we encourage you to apply. This Head Housekeeper search is part of a new team we are building for our clients. We are aiming to provide a strong, supportive team for this family, who are looking for staff to stay with them on a long term basis.

Please note: Candidates MUST have the right to live and work in France. We do not offer visa sponsorship. Candidates who do not have the right to live and work in France will not be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing daily Housekeeping 
  • Liaising with the property management company
  • Preparing and sending regular reports to the principal’s UK family office
  • Household admin – reports, bills, invoices, and expenses
  • Dealing with client and guests requests when in residence
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the property on a daily basis
  • Stock and inventory management
  • Reviewing household contracts if needed
  • Ensuring the house prepared for client’s arrival (this can often be short notice)
  • Scheduling any repairs or reporting issues to the property management company
  • Household appliances and equipment needs to be working at all times (AC, TVs etc)

Ideal candidate:

  • MUST have the right to live and work in France
  • Fluent French and English is essential
  • Previous experience within UHNW households is essential
  • Polished, professional approach at all times
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience working within formal households

Package:

  • Working week: 5 days / week – some flexibility to work extra hours when family and guests are in residence
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Accommodation: Can be provided if needed
  • Salary: €4,500+ per month

Job status: LIVE
Responsible consultant: Laura Reeves

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