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£12-15 nph DOE

You will work well alone, in this large newly refurbished property. The house is 6 bed over 5 floors. Top spec throughout with antiques and artwork. All housekeeping, laundry and ironing and handling of some expensive clothing and items. 
You must have extremely high standards of cleanliness and organisation. You will be a quick and efficient worker with experience working in UHNW/VIP Households. 
This is a family of 4, 2 adults and 2 children. There is a small household team employed (nanny, chef, driver, House manager and PAs) so you must be a good team player with a muck in attitude. However at weekends it will just be yourself and a nanny. 

The family recently got a puppy, so a dog lover would be good, happy to walk and groom etc. 
 
Starting: ASAP
Location: Holland Park
Salary: £15 net per hour
Hours: Every Saturday and Sunday, 9 hours a day (They would consider a Friday too if you are looking for more hours)

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£40,000 - £45,000

An outstanding opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant has arisen to join this vibrant, friendly and growing well-known restaurant group in E1 on a 1 year Fixed Term Contract covering maternity leave (start date anticipated as April 2020).

To be considered you will have solid EA experiences, supporting to senior/Founder level, hospitality experience would be advantageous though not essential, be well-versed with MS packages (Excel and Word are a must), top note taking skills, excellent written English with impeccable attention to detail, be proactive, self-motivated and fantastic with people – a great sense of humour is essential.

Daily you will have the opportunity to effortlessly manage the Co-Founders busy and ever changing diaries, scheduling meetings, travel and accommodation (personal too) to include visa applications, flights and transfers, be the gatekeeper/first point of contact for your Co-Founders, working with the upmost discretion and once you find your feet you will have the opportunity to support in other areas of the Co-Founders day.

In return you will join a friendly team who will value your support, a highly competitive basic salary, private healthcare, perk-box benefits, outstanding Christmas and summer parties - they have a band, street vendors and families are welcome and a pension! Their hours are 9am - 6pm with a good work/life balance. 

Please apply today for immediate consideration. Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Leaman Consulting are an equal opportunities employer.

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£55,000 - £60,000

Family Office Executive Assistant (Remote based initially) 

This is an exciting opportunity to assist this new Family Office and become a pivotal part of its' future.  The family Principals consist of three family members. One is based in New York and the other two are based in London.  It is a time of great change for them and the family office.  The family office is consists of 12 members of staff.  This is a remote role to kick off with and the role is work in progress during this time of change.  An office based in London could be organised in the future for this charming and extremely likable family.

Primarily supporting in a business context there will be some personal support over time, mainly events & travel when the three family members need to be together. This is a new role and with the wide and sometimes complex environment/investments the family are involved in you must have an understanding and interest in business and finance and be a self-starter able to bring much to the table.  Able to carve out and define your position an deal with a range of stakeholders and work with Senior team members of the Family Office and external professionals when required.

Able to work independently with top communication & organisational skills you will build strong relationships quickly and comfortable working alone for periods of time.  Some travel to New York will be needed (2 - 4 times per year). Flexibility and a hand on proactive approach is needed.  You will report directly into the Family Members and liaise with the Family Office on matters.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To support the family office operations by providing administrative support directly to the three family principals as well as to the wider family ecosystem when necessary.
  • To provide administrative support to the family in their leadership and management of the family office.
  • To work closely with the family and their family office and be responsible for the communication of information across the three principals to ensure all are aware of key updates as and when they arise.
  • To draft and dispatch reports, emails, agendas and minutes/records of meetings as required.
  • To ensure all relevant materials including briefing packs are produced in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring the family always have the relevant material ahead of any meeting or trip.
  • To coordinate, attend and take minutes for regular (every two weeks) update calls covering both portfolio (ie investments) and non-portfolio (eg personal, charitable, real estate) matters.
  • To attend and take minutes at any other relevant calls and meetings as required.
  • To manage a dynamic list of areas of focus on behalf of the Family and follow up on action points from calls and meetings on behalf of the family.
  • To provide administrative support to the family to assist them in the completion of action points in a timely manner.
  • To carry out extensive diary management and coordination of meetings and calls, often over several time zones, and ever-changing diaries.
  • To organise business travel, including arranging visas, travel, accommodation and restaurants, entertainment as required.
  • To get involved in various ad-hoc projects as and when required by the family.
  • To carry out research for the principals.
  • To liaise with third parties such as law firms, accountants and bankers etc on behalf of the family as needed.
  • To manage and respond to applications to the Philanthropic Foundation, as a first point of contact.
  • To observe a code of strictest confidentiality at all times.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Degree Standard or equivalent.
  • Demonstrates a high level of autonomy, independence and initiative.
  • Comfortable with operating in the ‘grey’ (as opposed to ‘the black and white’).
  • Efficiency & reliability: has strong organisational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritise multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Discretion and diplomacy: has exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Adaptability and versatility: able to respond to a constantly evolving set of needs and demands
  • Strong commercial judgement.
  • Proficiency in Windows, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Good research abilities.
  • Holds a valid passport and willing and able to travel, sometimes at short notice primarily to the US.
  • Has the flexibility to work additional/out of hours as necessary to fulfil the requirements of the role and meet the principals’ needs as and when necessary.

Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer.

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£40,000 - £44,000

A fabulous opportunity has arisen to work with one of London’s most prestigious property groups at a very exciting time of growth. They are looking for a very bright and switch on EA with a minimum of 3+ years experience in a similar role ideally with a background in the luxury hospitality sector. 


This is a fast paced role that requires a positive and proactive EA with excellent communication skills both written and verbal, high standards and a the ability to work under pressure and with diplomacy. 

Based in stunning offices with beautiful furnishings in the heart of the west end with a friendly and inclusive team. The right candidate will have the confidence to take ownership of the role whilst also being able to collaborate with the wider team to ensure the best results at all times. 


The CEO is extremely busy so you must be able to multitask and manage lots of last minute changes and requests. They are looking for someone with the ability to pre-empt issues and have a creative approach to problem solving. This role would suit someone who is self-motivated, with a professional but friendly and energised personality and can-do attitude. Must be organised, articulate, well presented and spoken with excellent people skills. 

Duties will include but not be limited to; management of an extremely busy diary, full international travel and logistics management, liaising with external stakeholders, booking all meetings ensuring time efficiency, taking detailed and accurate minutes in meetings, processing expenses (multiple cards/ currency) and invoices - so a good financial head and business acumen will go a long way. You will also assist with wider document preparation ( must have excellent word, excel and powerpoint) for both the CEO and wider team. Discretion is key so someone who is used to working under strict confidentiality is preferable. There will also be an opportunity to get involved in project support so there is real scope to get involved for someone who likes a meaty and challenging role where no two days will be the same. 

This is an immediate start so only candidate available immediately will be considered. The EA who joins the group will  have to complete a timely and comprehensive handover. 

A real opportunity for someone  switch on and with demonstrated experience at C-suite level to join this very exclusive and successful group. 

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£34,000 - £38,000

Live in Housekeeper Cook for High Profile Individual in Central London

 

This is a new position within a busy home in Central London W1. The role is to start in May/June 2020. The house is spread over 3 floors (including a basement), it is traditional inside with antiques and artwork, stone floors and wood also.

 

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • General cleaning/tidying daily (deep cleans will be taken on by other staff)
  • Cooking when requires, preparing breakfasts and dinners plus occasional lunches (this changes weekly)
  • Food shopping and maintaining the fridge
  • Dog care, walking, feeding, taking to vet/groomers
  • Taking and picking up dry cleaning
  • Laundry/ironing
  • Taking deliveries 
  • Sorting post
  • Answering the door
  • Ordering cleaning supplies
  • Maintaining outdoor area in between gardener visits
  • Managing security alarms 
  • Liaising with external contractor

Other:

  • Must have a full UK driving license ideally. 

 

  • Must have a recent enhanced DBC check, or willing to do one.
  • Checkable references a must

Start date: May/June 2020

Work days: Mon-Fri

Hours: 8am – 8pm

Salary: £500 - £550 net per week (£34,000 + per year)

Accommodation: is self-contained within the house

 

 

*Please note we cannot guarantee a response to all applications*

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£30-35k DOE + Excellent Benefits + Bonus

EA/ Office Manager + Projects TOP ART Gallery London

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a polished and degree standard EA /Office and Project Manager to work closely with this very successful and extremely busy Senior Director in Sales of an illustrious art gallery. The SD’s office is made up of a Client Manager who oversees all the sales administration for the SD and this role. A newly created and exciting role, involving more management responsibilities that will allow you really get stuck into interesting projects such as working with colleagues in art fairs, exhibitions and with the artist teams as well as liaising with colleagues in Paris.

 

This is a very busy role with lots of involvement and will require someone who is highly organised, a team player, self-motivated and used to working outside of hours. High level of detail with travel & itineraries is essential as the Director travels frequently. 2/3+ years’ experience in a busy and demanding role where a very fluid diary and changeable schedule is common.   A can do attitude with energy and a positive approach is needed together with excellent forward planning and logistics skills. Taking care of expenses and office administration, phones and dealing with queries.  Calm under fire and good with pressure when it arises, you will have a mature and effective personality, on the ball and a real problem solver. 

 

Excellent English skills written and spoken is essential. The SD is French so having written and spoken French would be ideal although it’s not an essential. This role would suit a confident and bright EA who has the ability to juggle things efficiently and proactively and who is looking for real involvement and enjoys being a real lynchpin to a friendly and professional team.

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£35,000 - £40,000

A private HNW household are seeking to recruit a housekeeper to assist with the upkeep of multiple properties for the Principal, working as part of a team. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure that the properties are maintained to the highest standard.  Every day you will be directly involved in cleaning and laundry. You will be responsible for the appearance and upkeep of the house both on a day to day basis and during hosted events. You will also work closely with the other household staff, and may occasional be needed to assist with some valet and wardrobe duties.

The role will require flexibility to travel between Principal’s properties – two in London and very occasionally one on the UK south coast.

We are looking for someone who has a hands-on approach and an exceptional eye for detail in completing daily household tasks. You will have good communication skills, integrity and trustworthiness. You will be able to demonstrate a discreet approach and handling confidential information appropriately. 

 

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in private households, hospitality, hotels or restaurants
  • Expert experience with cleaning and laundry
  • Good standard of written and spoken English
  • Right to work within the UK
  • Able and willing to drive in the UK, ideally with own vehicle

Personal Attributes

  • Hands on approach, willing to be personally involved in cleaning and laundry
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Positive and can-do attitude
  • Team player who enjoys working with different types of people
  • Copes well with last minute requests
  • Trustworthy, works discreetly and handles confidential information appropriately
  • Happy to travel at short notice, sometimes for extended periods

Cleaning and laundry

  • Clean personally on daily basis; responsible for all cleaning that happens across the properties, using the correct products and equipment to maintain the highest standards
  • Do laundry personally on daily basis; responsible for the daily function of the laundry, ensuring linens and clothes are correctly cleaned, pressed and stored.
  • Ensure that laundry equipment is maintained and used correctly
  • Perform daily turndown
  • Assisting other household staff with valet and wardrobe tasks when needed
  • Prepare the property before events
  • Clean the property after events

Appearance and upkeep of properties

  • Responsible for maintaining properties’ cleanliness in constant readiness for Principal’s arrival
  • Responsible for keeping all consumables refilled – e.g. soap dishes and dispensers refilled, toilet rolls and tissue boxes refilled etc.
  • Ensure other smaller presentation aspects are in correct order e.g. clocks running at correct times, candles in correct places, any lightbulbs not working are quickly reported or replaced and similar.
  • Ensure all faults, breakages and maintenance jobs are immediately reported to head butler/house manager
  • Occasionally travel to Dorset property to prepare for the Principal

Communication and working with others

  • Working as part of the team with the rest of the housekeeping and butler/valet team.
  • Provide support and information to senior members of the household team to ensure that the routine of the house is clear and any issues are quickly raised

Hours

  • 10:00 – 20:00, 5 days per week, working at least two weekends per month. 
  • Flexibility with hours and travel between properties is essential
  • Requirement to respond to calls and messages outside of working hours

Salary:

£35,000 - £40,000, depending if live-out or live-in

 

Location 

SW London, close to Kingston (and occasionally other UK location, where staff accommodation is available)

 

 

*Please note we cannot guarantee a response to all applications*

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Head Butler / Household Manager

A private household is seeking to recruit a Head Butler with House management skills, to ensure the households are maintained immaculately and operating at the highest standards. The primary responsibilities within the residences will be managing the efficient function of the households and staff.

You will have a hands-on approach and be willing to be personally involved in daily tasks, as well as overseeing the rest of the household staff.

You will have integrity, strong work ethic and good communication skills. You must be trustworthy and able to demonstrate that you can handle confidential information appropriately. 

 

 

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in private households, hospitality, hotels or restaurants
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing staff teams, rotas and procedures
  • Butler qualifications and experience of serving customers, diners, guests or a Principal directly
  • Full clean UK driving license
  • Wardrobe and clothing management experience is an advantage
  • Happy to travel at short notice

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Household

  • Responsible for upkeep and efficient function of the main residence in South West London, secondary property in Central London and a third property in Dorset.
  • Ensure the highest standards are maintained within the households, in terms of presentation and provisions.
  • Maintaining household lists, checklists and inventories.
  • Co-coordinating maintenance projects within the household, such as servicing of appliances, window cleaning, carpets cleaning.  Dealing with a network of preferred contractors and trusted suppliers.
  • Occasional picture hanging or other smaller household jobs when required, e.g. changing light bulbs, small repairs etc.
  • Re-stocking of non-scented candles, light bulbs, fire wood and other household consumables.
  • Shopping for new household items such as kitchenware and tableware, appliances etc.  Budgeting.
  • Liaising with the sommelier and the Principal on organization of the wine cellar and alcoholic drinks in the butler’s pantry

Events and Service

  • Butler and drinks service for the Principal when he is in residence
  • Table service for the Principal and guests when required, directing at other times
  • Greeting and welcoming guests and VIPs
  • Supervising and leading the service and logistics for events taking place at properties:
  • Occasional dinners for up to 4 guests once or twice a week
  • Monthly dinners for up to 15 guests
  • Oneoff summer party for up to 40 guests
  • Ensure property is fully prepared before events, and cleaned up after events
  • Organization of staff for private functions, weekends away, ensuring adequate cover is in place
  • Organization of tableware for daily use and functions; selecting crockery, cutlery and consulting the principle on his preference.
  • Carry out regular stock checks on china, crystal and other objets d’art, arranging repair/replacement where necessary

Staff Management

  • Overseeing household staff: chefs, valets and housekeepers. 
  • Ensure the chefs are planning weekly menus and all regularly ordering all catering provisions.
  • Ensure the household staff are following correct procedures (and any adjustments are passed on in a timely manner).
  • Collaborating with the security team and gardening team to ensure cohesive procedures and smooth running of the household.
  • Communicating with other household staff on behalf of the Principal
  • Regularly communicating with Director of Operations to ensure smooth running of properties, informing of any issues found by either yourself or your team that require attention.
  • Provide suggestions and direction regarding improvement within the household procedures and routines.
  • You will be trusted with the keys for the household, and will be provided with a debit card for expenses as and when required.

Day-to-day Routine

  • Hands on involvement in day to day tasks
  • Ensuring all household staff on site know their start times, roles and responsibilities for the day
  • Working closely with the security to manage visitors and deliveries to the property
  • Ensure all the daily and weekly house checks, procedures and activities are performed by assigned members of household team or yourself, such as;
  • Candles lit before guests arrive (lunch – all scented candles, dinner – scented candles and candles in conservatory)
  • Blow out candles at the end of the evening and replace lid
  • Check soaps in bathrooms daily
  • Master bathroom and guest bathroom cleaned each evening after use
  • Setting fireplaces daily, lighting fireplaces before guests arrive. House lights on in the evening.
  • Ensure all clocks are working and 5 mins fast at all times
  • Turndown when required (normal day – done in the evening. For events – once guests sit for dinner)
  • Polishing silver and cutlery
  • Arranging, changing and watering flowers daily
  • Cooking for the Principal when the chefs are away
  • Carry out any other task the Principal may reasonably ask.

 

Travel and Hours

Occasional travel overseas to properties within Europe, when Principal is hosting significant events, or travelling ahead of the Principal to prepare household for arrival.

Regular travel to the clients other UK property on the Southwest coast, to prepare household for arrival or post-departure.

 

Location 

Main location is South West London (main residence), but expected to travel to other residences in the UK and Italy.

 

Hours & Salary:

Working 5 days per week, including one or two weekends a month, according to rota. Flexibility will be required when events are hosted.

£45,000 - £50,000 DOE

 

 

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

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£50-55K DOE + BENS + BONUS

Executive Assistant to CEO (Private Equity) Mayfair

A super opportunity has arisen for a polished and degree standard EA to join this Mayfair PE firm supporting the CEO.  This is a fast paced and sometimes demanding role for someone coming from a finance/investment background who enjoys a busy and interesting day.  Managing complex and strategic travel plans (multiple stops).  You will be the first point of contact whilst the CEO is travelling.  He has a demanding diary/schedule so you will be able to deal with pressure and changes.  Plan and manage CEO personal and company events (dinners, off-sites, client events, parties etc).  Manage press inquiries and external media and mail out of press releases  Maintain and build the CEO and firm's relationships and arrange season tickets and memberships to various clubs.  Organisation of management and firm wide meetings including agenda planning and attend meetings when required, taking notes/minutes.  Manage and attend annual journalist dinner in Berlin.  Assist with some private support for the CEO + family to include artwork, travel arrangements and some projects and events.  Well presented and spoken with a positive "can do" personality.  Happy to work quickly and juggle many requests (sometimes at deadline). 

A background in investment or finance is essential for this role.

Excellent package + bonus.  Start asap.

Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer.

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£35,000 - £39,000

A wonderful & busy international couple and their 3 teenage children (ages 15 – 18 years) are seeking a professional housekeeper to manage all aspects of their apartment within in central Mayfair. It is a stunning development refurbished to a very high spec.

The family are in the UK around 120 days a year and when they are in the here full flexibility will be required from the housekeeper. There is one other full time housekeeper/cook (who we placed), a driver and a PA - so you will work alongside each other as a team. The family are in informal however the apartments are kept to an extremely high standard at all times and your attention to detail must be top on.

You should be happy travel (mainly to USA) with them if needed – this is planned very far in advance and is unlikely to be longer than 7-10 days.

All usual housekeeper duties will be required. It would be helpful if you have worked previously as a housekeeper in Hong Kong.

 

Days & Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday - Friday when not in residence, flexible when they are here.

Starting: Feb/Mar 2020

Salary: will depend on experience c. £37,000 - £39,000 gpa

It is a live out role, but there may be times you will be asked to stay over / live in when they are in London – accommodation will be provided for you in a seperate apartment in the same building.  

*please note this role has now been filled*

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£50,000 - £50,000

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced PA who would like to gain further exposure as a PA to CEO level within a founder led, fast-paced and friendly environment. Your founder/CEO is a highly successful and recognised entrepreneur with charitable foundations alongside a growing business (1000 employees+) and other projects. 

Reporting to the energetic and welcoming CEO’s Senior Executive Business Assistant, you will be part responsible for the smooth running of the CEO ‘s day to day professional and personal activities.

You will be bright, polished, dynamic, self-motivated and efficient. You will also be an innovative and forward thinking individual who has a flexible and proactive approach to your work.
 
In this role you will:

  • Assist in ensuring that the CEO’s time is maximized and that his diary and office runs smoothly (professional and personal)
  • Provide organizational and administrative support to the CEO, including management of travel
  • Assist in planning and executing leadership events and conferences
  •  Assist in preparation of meeting materials
  • Ensure and maintain confidentiality of all appropriate communications and documentation
  • Carry out research projects
  • Assist with any necessary additional support to the Executive Assistants and to the CEO

Experience required:

  • Self-driven and motivated, with an ability to show initiative in all situations and the ability to take responsibility for actions
  • Calm under pressure
  • Confidentially is a must – this role is party to highly sensitive information
  • IT literacy across a variety of tools, including GSuite
  • Excellent literacy and reporting skills
  • Excellent verbal communication
  • The ability to challenge and see beyond current state – spot opportunity for process improvement and act upon these observations
  • Be well versed at communicating with members of staff from all levels and areas of the business
  • Ability to drive would be advantageous

Please apply now for immediate consideration. Do note that due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Leaman Consulting are an equal opportunities employer. 

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£32,000 - £33,200

UHNW Family of 3 in Kensington are looking for a top notch professional housekeeper with good laundry and front of house experience.

 

Experienced with meeting and greeting guests, serving drinks, answering the phone etc.

 

You will work closely with the close knit team of housekeepers, security, and chef ensuring you know the daily schedule of the house and requirements.

 

Alongside service and front of house you will work with the small housekeeper team. Being hands on with cleaning and all laundry duties -  including wardrobe management.

 

You will be extremely well presented with a friendly manner and a proven track record working within luxury yachts, 5* hotels and/or UHNW private households.

 

Starting: ASAP

Location: Kensington

Hours: 45 hours per week including a one hour lunch break (occasional weekends)

Salary: £33,250 gross per annum

 

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