House Manager PA for Family in Central London

£55,000 - £65,000
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Celia Harmston Private Household & Childcare Consultant

Job Description

House Manager with PA experience required for HNW family in Kensington. This is a new role where you will be responsible for ensuring the property is maintained to the highest possible standards at all times. You will head up a small household team of 5 members and work in conjunction with the principal and families EA to ensure everything is running smoothly.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Coordinating all related private household matters
  • Household administration including paying invoices, online purchasing and recording all payments
  • Engaging and overseeing outside contractors, service providers and suppliers; competition quotes obtained on annual contracts and comparisons made
  • Annual performance audit of contractors
  • Identifying and ensuring that any maintenance issues are dealt with; monitoring quality and deadlines for works done and service provided
  • Daily visual checking of both inside & outside the house
  • Overseeing and managing household staff including payroll/pension management and performance reviews
  • Staff training and development
  • Managing personal travel and diaries
  • Working with the Principal’s Business EA to coordinate family and business diaries
  • Receiving guests and visitors and signing for deliveries
  • Keeping inventory and managing household budgets
  • Organising parties, dinners and other events

 

The ideal candidate will be flexible in their approach and work in a collaborative manner. Discretion and professionalism is key alongside respecting the families boundaries. Ability to travel with family when needed would be advantageous.

 

Hours are Monday to Friday 9.30am – 7.30pm with flexibilty if there are events on.

Salary will depend on the individual

Location: Kensington

 

*please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*