Job: House manager, New York, NY

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General Information

Job title:
House manager
Job location:
New York, NY  10016 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job type:
Job Category:
Estate Manager

Job Description

A professional young couple residing in Bryanston, Johannesburg require the employment of a long term house manager/executive housekeeper.

?The candidates extensive experience in working in a large private residence, with full management responsibilities and cooking will be utilised to its full potential within this excellent opportunity. Qualified and energetic candidates can expect a competitive package with the option of accommodation.

Duties & Responsibilities
Maintain cleaning check list as record of work done
Detailed cleaning including carpets and windows
Organizing and scheduling
Laundry and ironing including linens, VIP wardrobe and delicates
VIP wardrobe management
Simple sewing and repair to clothing
Household inventory management, grocery list and shopping
Vendor supervision and scheduling
Running errands
Maintaining and purchasing of up-to-date household product inventories (food, cleaning supplies, medications etc)
Special care of furnishings, delicate surfaces, high-end household appliances
Hand-washing and special care of fine linens and delicate clothing
Supervision of contract workers and gardeners
Assisting in the preparation of meals
Deep cleaning
General home maintenance log and schedule of repairs
Guest room preparation for expected guests
Packing and unpacking luggage for family and guest arrivals and departures.

Job Requirements

Fluent command of English in verbal and written communication
Honest and Trustworthy individual with a pro-active mind set
Detail oriented with the ability to manage: schedule repairs, vendor and contractor relations
Extensive experience in similar position within a large private family residence
Qualifications and experience in domestic and cooking ability
Flexible and able to accommodate principle and guest requests
Service orientated and highly skilled
Drivers Licence would be a plus

3 years' experience working as a housekeeper/manager in a private residence
Fluent English (French would be a plus)
Cooking and Housekeeping qualifications
Dynamic, friendly yet professional person with kind and honest attributes who values the discretion required
(Job number: 3591227)
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