House Manger - Corporate Family office

Greycoat Lumleys
Mayfair, London
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

45055) A top client of ours have a fantastic full - time permanent role available for an experienced House Manager in their newly refurbished corporate and family office located in Buckingham Gate, London Victoria. Your main responsibilities will be:-Planning and executing the clients meetings/events as instructed and in consultation with the Facilities team, including working breakfasts, seated lunches and AGMs (for up to 60 people)

Ensuring all meeting rooms, dining room, library are maintained to the utmost standard, set up in advance of any meeting and all equipment within each space is in working order Personally greeting, assisting and looking after visitors and meeting rooms users (from arrival until departure); developing his/her knowledge about regular visitor’s history and understanding of their specific requirements (i.e. food and beverages, AV) Deploying, instructing and supervising occasional agency staff when required Formal table service and service of drinks; delivery will vary from service of teas/coffees, to lunches and occasional dinners (plated service, buffets, canapé parties depending on meeting/event format) Participating in the appointment of private chef(s) when required and ensuring punctual and successful food delivery Purchasing and managing all consumables (drinks, coffee, tea, dry goods) to include special care of the wine cellar and general stationery.

Responsible for the site’s pantry housekeeping Supporting the housekeeping department in the upkeep of the communal areas (incl. toilets, staircase, etc.) to guarantee immaculate condition of such areas at all time Assisting in the audio visual equipment set up of the meeting space Overseeing the condition and care of the artefacts, interior decoration, fine china (i.e. cleaning of silver and care of fine antiques and art)

Essential skills: Excellent communication and social skills Organisational skills Ability to anticipate other people's needs Broad knowledge of household items and their care Problem solving and "get it done" attitude Very resourceful, quickly learns the how and where to get things done in the local area Supervisory skills for outside contractors and other staff Apresentation and grooming an absolute must We are looking for someone who has previously held a similar position - ideally within the military forces (not essential) and would be available within short notice. A strong customer service background is extremely critical to this role.

Salary: £30,000 per annum + a generous benefits package Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am until 4pm If you are interested in the position please apply with your CV today. Consultant: Darren Lewis