FILLED - Estate Manager

Up to £100,000 per annum DOE

Job Description

Estate Manager High Profile Client in London

We are looking for a super switched on and proactive Estate Manager to work at a very high level overseeing the operations and maintenance of homes in the UK and Italy for a High Profile UHNW client in North London.

The ideal candidate will have strong leadership qualities, exceptional organisational skills, and a keen attention to detail and delivering high standards at all time. As the Estate Manager, you will be responsible for managing staff, overseeing property maintenance, and ensuring the overall smooth operation of the home in conjunction with the principal and other team members.


Responsibilities to include:


Property Management:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the estate, including maintenance, repairs, and improvements.
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure the property is well-maintained and adheres to safety standards.
  • Coordinate with contractors and vendors for necessary repairs and renovations.


Staff Management:

  • Recruit, train, and supervise estate staff including groundskeepers, maintenance workers, and housekeeping staff.
  • Develop and implement schedules to ensure adequate coverage and efficient workflow.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and provide feedback to staff members.


Financial Management:

  • Establish, develop and manage the estate budget, including expenses for maintenance, staff salaries, and supplies.
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and suppliers to ensure cost-effectiveness.
  • Monitor expenses and identify areas for cost savings.


Security and Safety:

  • Implement security protocols to safeguard the estate and its occupants.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Oversee the installation and maintenance of security systems.


Guest Services:

  • Coordinate guest arrivals and departures, ensuring a seamless experience.
  • Address guest enquiries in a professional and timely manner.
  • Maintain guest accommodations to the highest standards of cleanliness and comfort.


Administrative Duties:

  • Maintain accurate records of property maintenance, expenses, and staff schedules.
  • Prepare reports for estate owners or management as needed.
  • Handle administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings, responding to emails, and managing correspondence.



  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Hospitality Management, or a related field (preferred).
  • Proven experience as an Estate Manager or similar role, with a minimum of 5

years in property management for an UHNW/VIP/High profile client.

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational and multitasking abilities.
  • Knowledge of property maintenance best practices and safety regulations.
  • Familiarity with budgeting and financial management principles.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Some understanding of the Italian language a bonus.


Starting: Interviews now with the view to an ASAP start

Hours: Monday - Friday TBD, with flexibility

Salary: £80,000 - £120,000 will depend on experience and background


*This role has now been filled*


Celia Harmston Head of Private Households & Estates