House Manager

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House Manager Job Description


Job Title: House Manager


Location: [Insert location]


Reports to: Homeowner or Estate Manager


Job Purpose:

A House Manager is responsible for the daily operation of a household, ensuring that all tasks and routines are carried out efficiently and to a high standard. The House Manager will manage a team of staff including housekeepers, chefs, gardeners and other domestic staff, and will oversee household projects and events.


Key Responsibilities:

• Oversee and manage household staff, ensuring all tasks are completed to a high standard and on time.

• Develop and maintain housekeeping schedules and procedures to ensure the household is kept clean and tidy at all times.

• Organize and coordinate special events and functions hosted at the household, including dinners, parties, and charity events.

• Oversee and manage household budgets and expenses, ensuring all financial records are kept up to date.

• Manage and maintain the household inventory, ensuring all items are in good condition and properly stored.

• Oversee maintenance and repair work on the property, liaising with contractors and tradespeople to ensure all work is completed to a high standard.

• Coordinate travel arrangements for the household, including flights, hotels and transportation.

• Liaise with suppliers and service providers to ensure the household receives the best possible service and value for money.

• Ensure the security and safety of the household at all times.


Key Requirements:

• Proven experience as a House Manager or similar role.

• Excellent organizational and management skills.

• Strong attention to detail.

• Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

• Good knowledge of household maintenance and repair work.

• Good knowledge of household budgets and financial management.

• Ability to manage and motivate staff.

• Good communication and interpersonal skills.

• Flexible and adaptable approach to work.

• Knowledge of etiquette and protocol.

• Clean driving license.