Butler/House Manager ~ Kensington

Top level 'Modern Butler' required for high profile client in Kensington. This role is only open to Butlers with Butler training & Chef skills.

Salary
£95,000.00-£150,000.00+
Location
Kensington
Position
Permanent

A full time Chef is in place, however Chef skills are still required to enable you to confidently offer the Principal breakfast, simple snacks etc when the Chef is not on duty.

The emphasis on this role is service (informal & formal) along with management of household staff.

Extensive travel is not expected, but it would be preferred if candidates would be flexible to travel should the Principal require it.

Previous experience with UHNW clients is essential for this role, with any superyacht experience being an enormous plus.

Candidates must have immaculate personal presentation at all times and have a confident but easy-going nature ~ we are looking for top level skills with the right balance of a relaxed yet capable and professional approach.

Responsibilities

  • Service
  • Management of Private Staff
  • Organising staff rotas
  • Handling budgets
  • Personal shopping & luxury gift sourcing
  • Recruitment & training of additional staff
  • Assisting business & personal PA with logistics & travel itineraries
  • Setting up overseas properties & superyacht before client arrival ~ when required
  • Wardrobe management & valet duties
  • Suitcase packing, unpacking & inventories
  • Insurance of clothing, watches & jewellery
  • Diary Management
  • Event & party planning
  • Liaising with large team of staff to ensure the smooth running of all households

Key qualifying criteria

  • Trained Butler skills
  • Ability to switch from informal to formal when required
  • Flexible to travel when needed
  • Immaculate personal presentation
  • Staff management skills
  • Knowledge of wardrobe care, packing & rotation of clothing on a seasonal basis
  • Candidates with experience with high profile clients would be preferred
  • Ultimate discretion expected
  • DBS check
  • NDA required
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