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This is a fantastic role for a motivated and proactive House / Estate Manager looking for a challenging live-in role in Hampshire. The main house is 7-bedroom with an adjoining annex and a residential stable block. Set in 17 acres of grounds which include landscaped gardens, a tennis court, a barn media room as well as garages. There are other staff employed (groundsmen, housekeepers etc) so you will work within a small close knit team.
The ideal candidate will:
- Have at least 5 years’ experience working in a similar role
- Available to work weekends, with lieu days given in the week
- Enthusiasm and commitment to get the job done well
- High attention to detail
- Ability to work collaboratively and harmoniously as part of a team
- Being one step ahead, and preempting the Family’s requirements
- An empathy with the environment
- Outgoing and confident personality, whilst also being discreet and professional at all times
- Must be able to drive
- Must be fluent in English
- Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages: Word/ Excel
- Must have a handson approach
Your main role and responsibilities will include:
- Develop a detailed understanding of the running of the house
- Good M&E & DIY experience
- To carry out basic property maintenance and be responsible for daily maintenance checks of services and equipment. This will include boreholes, generators, tanks, heating etc
- To ensure the security of the house and grounds and associated property is maintained at all times – ie: all alarms, CCTV systems
- Keep an updated house manual detailing how the house equipment works, and a list of local contractors
- To ensure lawn and hedges are cut and maintained and to oversee other gardeners
- Keep all machinery in good order ie. lawn mowers, strimmers
- Able to driver the Family when required, and the upkeep of all cars
- Comfortable assisting in the house when required to do so, ie: happy to help prepping/serving meals
- Happy working alongside the liveout Housekeeper
- To work a fiveday week with two days in the week being rest days (these are flexible). Working hours need to be flexible to suit the owners.
- Flexibility is key
- A onebedroom flat opposite main house will be provided. It has been built to a high standard, with an open plan kitchen/ sitting room and a separate bathroom and bedroom
- 28 days paid holiday days (including bank holidays)
- The successful applicants will have references checked and undergo employment screening.
- Salary will depend on experience but circa £37,000 £40,000 gpa
*Please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*
Live-Out Nanny Needed in Belgravia
First time parents based in Belgravia are looking for a highly experienced baby nanny to care for their 6 month old adorable daughter. The family are looking for a flexible and calm nanny with excellent knowledge of babies and their development. A friendly, discreet and sensitive personality would be ideal. The candidate must be able to commit to the family long term, for at least eighteen months. Candidates need to be willing to travel as the family frequently travel to the US. Fluent English skills is also required. You will be family focussed with a proactive and patient personality.
The family employ a housekeeper and family PA. This is an informal household. The family have a very friendly Labrador dog who is based at home. The candidate must be comfortable around dogs.
• Nursery duties relating to the baby.
• Interacting with baby and taking her to appointment, classes and some activities.
• Sole charge.
• Stimulating development.
• Implement a structure.
• Weaning and potty training.
• Preparation of organic food produce.
• Days - Monday to Friday
• Hours 8.30am to 6pm
• Babysitting - 2 evenings per week (Days to include one Friday or Saturday evening to be negotiated)
• Driver - n/a
• Travel - An unrestricted passport for travel (including the US)
• Salary - depending on experience.
• Start date - December 2019 or January 2020
Applicants for this position should have excellent checkable references and a valid DBS (CRB). Please note only candidates with a minimum 3 years experience in a similar role will be considered.
Lovely family of 5 are looking for an organised, positive, playful nanny to care for their two boys aged 4 and 6 years old, as well as their 6-month-old baby girl.
Duties include school drop-off/pick-ups, homework support, arranging playdates, taking them to after-school activities, care of baby during school times.
The family travel during most school holidays – destinations include Maldives, LA, Europe! A nanny who is happy to travel is a must.
The role is a mixture of sole and shared charge. For example, when the nanny is taking the children to after-school activities, the housekeeper is on call to help with the care of the baby.
The family employ a chef, housekeeper, private PA - so working well in a formal, fully staffed household is necessary.
Working hours: 24/5 (Sat eve through to Mon eve off duty). The overnight care will be for the boys who sleep during the night, the maternity nurse/ housekeeper will take the baby monitor.
Accommodation: bedroom with en-suite, separate entrance (staff quarters)
Start date: Immediate
Salary: £78,000 gross per year +
A fabulous opportunity has arisen for an experienced Chief of Staff to be based in Bermuda and support the Principal of a very successful USA firm with multiple interests and private requirements.
Assisting with the purchase of property and recruitment of household staff and screening/initial interviews. Liaising with household staff and supervision of rotas and household requirements. Oversee all aspects of renovation of a large residential property including goods to be shipped in. Upkeep and overseeing of a US property.
Travel with the Principal when required (Canada US and UK). Family related duties will include schooling, activities, school applications, liaising with nannies and professionals with regard to the care of the children.
Dealing with all personal appointments, meetings, travel, hospitality, events, gifts, invitations, dinners and private diary. Liaising with corporate staff when needed.
Assisting the Principal with managing the Bermuda office (5). Assist with payments/invoices, tax and regulatory filings, record keeping and administrative duties for the office.
A degree is required and 5 years++ minimum as a Chief of Staff in a multi tasking role covering both Private and Corporate support. Total confidentiality and discretion will be expected. Experience overseeing household staff and a willingness to work outside normal hours is a norm for you.
Able to make relationships quickly you will be the "go to person" to assist the Principal.
Excellent written and spoken English skills, able to compose correspondence and deal with email flow.
Excellent IT and organisational skills is essential and a bright and helpful personality is essential.
An excellent package is on offer (with significant tax breaks) and an interesting and diverse position in
beautiful surroundings with a great ex-pat community and all year round warm weather!
A valued client of Leaman Consulting based in Saudi Arabia is looking for an international nanny to care for their 4 year old son.
Highly experienced, ideally qualified, developmentally focused, live in nanny required to join a staffed household to provide one to one care for their child.
This is a fully staffed, formal VIP household and the family are looking for a friendly, well presented, professional Nanny who works well in a team and is happy working in a busy environment.
You will accompany the family on frequent trips abroad (typically 2-3 months in the summer, plus 1-3 week trips throughout the year) to various European and US locations.
Typical working hours will be 6 days per week, 12 hours per day, but flexibility is required.
Requirements, but not limited to:
- Knowledge and understanding of the British educational system.
- Demonstrate longevity in previous roles and experience with similar age group
- The ideal nanny will be caring and genuine, a sense of fun is very important.
- It is also essential that the Nanny is happy to travel with the family (Europe, US).
- Must be a team player as the home is fully staffed.
- Exceptional English skills are a must, with bilingual Spanish or French speakers being a bonus.
- Start date November 2019
- Salary: DOE approximately £52,000 net per year (£4333 per month +) Tax Free
An amazing role has arisen for a polished and experienced EA who enjoys being involved in multiple projects as well as the EA duties. The two entrepreneurs are different in personality and requirements. Based in the West End this role is ideal for someone who comes from a client focused industry/role such as PR/Private Jets/Celebrity or the Arts/luxury goods on the client side supporting as a first class EA to the Principal's.
Top EA skills to include excellent attendance at important meetings and taking detailed notes, extensive research into the arts including international art fairs and artists. A background meeting and liaising with high profile individuals/UHNW would be preferred.
The role will also be supporting in projects and logistics involving major property and important buildings projects. The projects are complex and involving as well as being very interesting dealing with some well known sites in London and abroad.
You will have at least 4 years+ experience at senior level (preferably supporting two individuals or a CEO) and have had an extremely busy and sometimes demanding role where you have to think on your feet, be proactive and a top problem solver. Emotionally intelligent and able to meet deadlines and work under pressure sometimes is essential. An intelligent approach and able to pick up projects/ideas easily.
Top diary, travel and logistic skills are essential as one of the Founders travels extensively and may require some remote support also.
This is a fabulous role that is interesting, fast paced with a foot in the arts camp as well as the property world.
Well spoken and presented, degree standard and experience at CEO/Founding partner level is essential.
Excellent package + bonus + really involving and interesting role with lots of projects!
A wonderful opportunity has arisen for a polished, degree standard Exec PA with excellent experience supporting to senior level/ a HNW, to support the Deputy CEO of a very successful independent international expanding firm. A good blend of boutique and corporate it has a friendly and welcoming team with great career prospects and a wonderful boss.
Being well-spoken and presented is essential with demonstrated experience in similar duties is a must, 5+ years preferred.
Excellent corporate experience with top communication skills. Screening all calls, managing a complex and ever changing diary and schedule. Sitting in on meetings and taking minutes. Travel (both personal and business) Personal property management. Family diary management. File maintenance and management.
Able to liaise with household staff and crew, keeping things running smoothly. You must have high standards, be extremely well presented (lots of client contact) and have a high level of English skills written and spoken.
Fabulous package and great colleagues. Top role for top EA happy to juggle many things and get very involved.
Apply today for consideration. Please note that due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact shortlisted applicants. Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer.
A busy and varied role has come in for a good all rounder to run the office and support the Senior Partner of this Boutique Consultancy (12) based in beautiful offices in Mayfair. Degree standard with a good knowledge of Quick books is essential for this role. The Consultancy is based in London and Paris so French would be a major advantage.
You will be responsible for the day to day running of the office and supporting the Managing Partner.
Dealing with Reception duties (phones and greeting clients) and building relationships with suppliers and taking care of the maintenance of the premises. Liaising with the IT supplier and troubleshooting any issues. Client invoicing and follow-up of payments (Quickbooks essential) Preparation of salaries and setting up various reports and budgets. Liaising with professional services i.e. accountants.
Diary management and meetings for the founder, booking travel and itineraries, email management, expenses and general assistance.
Organising presentations and follow up of meetings with clients, preparation of pitch books, folllow up of searches and schedules, updating database. Maintenance and updating website and drafting of marketing documents.
This is a busy and involving role for someone who enjoys variety and responsibility.
The team area inclusive and friendly and this is an important lynch pin role for the company
An outstanding opportunity to join one of the most influential individuals in the Music Industry in a fast paced and dynamic role. A rapidly expanding business with huge investment backing, this is a great time to join a friendly and passionate team and grow with them. The office is laid back and friendly but totally professional and this is a great opportunity to join a buzzy and young environment.
The role is primarily office management, but you will also support a high profile Principal with PA duties and as time goes on you will be given more PA responsibilities across both their business and private affairs.
You will be handling a large office move next year to Notting Hill so experience with an office move is ideal. You will need to be a confident communicator with a proactive attitude as you will be dealing with; all suppliers and trades, ensuring all systems and procedures are maintained, managing all stock and supplies, collating all bills and expenses, IT Systems and troubleshooting and handling some HR responsibilities such as sickness and holiday calendar. You must be tech savvy with a helpful and willing attitude and a top organiser.
This role will suit someone with proven OM/PA experience with exposure to the music and/or entertainment industry who understands the need for total confidentiality and has worked under these conditions before.
A wonderful opportunity for someone with a happy to muck in, fix it attitude with much to offer who wants to be a part of a growing and exciting industry with a wide network of high profile celebrity clients.
A lovely VIP family of four based in Holland Park, London seek a fun, bubbly and firm-but-fair weekend nanny.
The family have two lovely and energetic boys, aged 5 and 9 years old. The nanny will need to be confident and comfortable caring for the children on a sole charge basis. The parents travel for work occasionally and so there may be some proxy parenting required.
The nanny will need to be happy to get along with others and be a great communicator, confident and easy going, someone happy to work alongside other members of staff. The family employ a housekeeper, weekday nanny, driver and pa among other private staff.
The family are looking for someone who will keep the children safe, someone who has a genuine passion to work with children. The nanny will need to be physically fit (the nanny’s bedroom is on the top floor of a five story home!), organised, kind, positive and smiley, someone who is engaging with the children in their care, an excellent communicator, honest and transparent and an initiative taker.
Someone good fun and energetic! The nanny will have an excellent level of common sense, a fluent English speaker and ideally someone who is looking for a long-term position.
Duties will include: Lots of playing, reading and activities! Preparing meals for the children. Encouraging and supporting homework. Taking them to local classes and the park. You will be happy to arrange indoor or outdoor activities with both children. The ideal nanny will be good at cooking healthy meals for the children.
A current enhanced DBS certificate and paediatric first aid trained is essential. The chosen nanny will have excellent, checkable references from previous employers.
Working hours: Fri eve through to Mon morn
Start date: asap
Our client an international Chairman of multiple enterprises spanning from Entertainment, Retail, and Media to Hospitality is seeking a Private PA to join his support team. Working in a team of 3 during the scheduled hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, with some flexibility. Though overall there is a good balance to this role. You will be flexible to support remotely from your home, from the Family Office in the Kensington & Chelsea area and on occasion travelling with the Chairman.
We seek an experienced Private PA of graduate caliber, ideally with some exposure to a corporate PA role also, 50/50 exposure with a desire to be more private focused in your duties would be desirable, be professional, loyal and incredibly hardworking. Someone who wants to be a part of a support team with the experience of leading and supporting the Household Staff to ensure the smooth running of the Chairman’s life.
Daily you will have the opportunity to support with complex diary management, scheduling travel, accommodation, visas, manage and recruit Household staff building excellent working relationships, run errands as required, booking appointments, restaurants, managing correspondence, bills and liaising with suppliers and contractors plus everything in-between!
Please note: You must be happy to register as Self-Employed for this role as all team members are paid in the same manner.
Apply today for immediate consideration. Due to the high volume of applications received for the role it will only be possible to contact shortlisted candidates. Leaman Consulting are an equal opportunities employer.
UHNW businessman is looking for an experienced Private PA, who is also qualified in personal training with good knowledge of nutrition and healthy living. It is a travelling role, when in London you will be based in stunning offices in the West End, working alongside other members of staff in the Family office. You will be required to travel often the principal has large Estates in Majorca and Ibiza and trips further afield too, including Asia and New Zealand.
You will be solely responsible for looking after the principal’s health and fitness regime together with private PA duties. Working closely with the family’s chefs and other assistants in ensuring a healthy diet and lifestyle is followed.
You will need to be a real team player and happy to help with other requests that may arise - for example picking up guests from the airports, booking travel and assisting with diary changes,ensuring the villas are ready for principal and guest arrivals and generally mucking in with the office and house teams to ensure all needs are met.
You will be confident, capable and able to adapt to last minute changes in a calm manner. Top IT skills with a proven track records of working in a similar role for a UHNW / VIP principal. Ex-super yacht experience would be welcomed. Intelligent with an eye on current events - able to converse on projects and new business interests the Principal is involved in and forge a good relationships on all levels
The interview process is likely to involve a one weeks’ overseas trial at one of the family’s estates.
Competitive salary with good package. £60-70k Plus generous bonus + top company benefits