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United Kingdom
Permanent, Full Time
BOX: 1213868
Job Specifications

An exciting opportunity for a highly experienced, professional couple to manage a large country residence in Hampshire. This is a formal household and will soon become the main full time residence of the principals.

The ideal candidates must be forward thinkers with a pro-active attitude and work to a very high standard. The clients have multiple properties and often travel, so flexibility is key for when they are in residence.

The main grounds team consists of a Head Gardener and 3 other Gardeners who work full time and the main house has two full time housekeepers.

The role of the couple will be to encompass and oversee all staff and specific duties required alongside the following:

·Take responsibility for all aspects of the running of the house


·Laundry, ironing and taking care of fine fabrics and delicate items

·Wardrobe management

·Nightly turn down service, when in residence

·Up-keep of furniture, art, china, silver and crystal

·Flower arranging

·Front of house, greet and take care of guests

·Unpacking and packing for Principal, family and guests if required

·Table setting

·Wait at table and serve wine

·Ensure stocks of wine and other beverages are correctly stored

·Menu Planning

·Family cooking and the dinner party events

·Shop locally for fresh produce to use alongside the produce from the vegetable and fruit garden

·Maintaining a menu book in which meals, dates and guests names are recorded

·Local errands and managing the household supplies

·Dealing with contractors

·Ensure all household equipment including lighting and AV systems are in sound working order - thorough check to be carried out well in advance of family and guests arriving.

·Maintenance of the interior and exterior of the property

·Garden and lawn maintenance and swimming pool care.

·Driving duties, principals and guests

·Care and valeting of Estate and Family Vehicles and Classic Cars

·Keep accurate household records and record petty cash expenditure

·Security of the property

This role is to start as soon as possible with a two stage interview process via zoom.

Accommodation offered is an immaculate 2 bedroom staff apartment.

5 days a week with days off to be taken during the week.

Salary offered is in the region of £70K Gross combined depending on experience

It is essential that both candidates drive for this role and are physically fit. (AGY)







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