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Live In House Manager - Apartment Provided

Sector: Hospitality & Leisure Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: PART TIME Applications: 3
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-344184

One of our clients are looking for a Live-in House Manager for a private household based in Datchworth, Hertfordshire. The role is to be based within a beautiful Grade II listed home in a countryside setting. They are looking for an individual with highly developed management skills, have a "can do" attitude, great attention to detail and excellent time management and organisational skills. Full furnished self contained apartment provided.


  • Managing the building and ensuring the smooth running of day to day household operations in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Scheduling home maintenance and repair work and ensuring all maintenance is carried out in a timely manner.
  • The first point of contact for family members and liaison with suppliers and contractors.
  • Handling a budget for household bills, and other numerous administrative duties/domestic paperwork.
  • Running errands and any other online ad hoc purchases and household related duties.
  • Working with the Principals on the care of their cats and chickens including full time care when both Principals are absent
  • Familiarity with and regular inspection to ensure maintenance of all systems: Alarm, Heating, Pool, AV etc.
  • Occasional food preparation and ironing as required.
  • Booking holidays, flights & airport transfers.
  • Overseeing all security procedures.


  • Excellent IT and organisational skills.
  • A driving licence is essential as driving duties required.
  • Flawless communication and presentation skills, Fluent English speaker.
  • Single Person - Unfortunately, they are unable to accommodate dependents.
  • Must have an interest in animals and country life.
  • Able to provide the highest level of operational management.
  • Working any two days per week - Flexible with days.
  • Empathetic, understanding, flexible and discreet at all times
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