Household Staff

Household EA - Knightsbridge, London - To Start ASAP - £65k+

This is an EA role for a professional family of 5 who have a fully staffed household based in Knightsbridge.

One attends University and may reside in London on weekends and holidays. The rest of the family are based in Riyadh but travels regularly to Knightsbridge property as well as their properties in France and Dubai. Their current PA is moving on after 15 years.

You will be responsible for running

  • All private aspects of the family’s home and private affairs in London and Europe with occasional travel to properties in London, France, Dubai and occasionally Riyadh
  • Oversee the management of household staff and recruitment of temporary hires when the family are in residence in London
  • Create and oversee household rotas
  • Regular liaising with external payroll and employment advisors
  • Management of contractors onsite at properties
  • Household procurement
  • Management of the family’s social calendar
  • Update household manual
  • Filtering through the family’s mail
  • Travel coordination for the family including visas
  • Diary management for the family
  • Arranging restaurants, theatre tickets, concierge style service etc for when they are staying in London
  • Arranging personal appointments
  • Processing of invoices and expenses
  • Management of extensive contacts database including key events/dates for friends and family
  • Managing events and gifting

The role is predominately based from home with travel to their property in Knightsbridge once a week to ensure all is in order when they are not in residence. More consistently based at their property when the family are in residence.
Occasional travel to their overseas properties when required

  • Days/Hours
  • Full-time Monday – Friday with occasional work over the weekend when required
  • Must be available 24/7
  • Travel to Europe with family on occasions
  • Opportunity for substantial time off when the family are abroad
  • Special Skills/Languages
  • Impeccable written and spoken English is preferred
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Driver’s license useful not essential

Key Requirements

  • You should be an experienced and dedicated PA/EA with experience in house management. You should be able to help manage the household daily admin as well as manage the other staff.
  • You should be meticulously organized in the personal assistance side of the work and effortlessly blending into the property existing staff.
  • You should have brilliant team energy and be looking to get the job performed to the highest degree. You must be able to show initiative and be able to hold your own.
  • You should have previous experience supporting a HNW family
  • You should have strong interpersonal and engagement skills
  • You should be fun, outgoing and flexible, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of working in an international setting is essential, with a good knowledge of different cultures
  • French and/or Arabic language skills is again helpful but not essential
  • A good ‘black book’ of contacts in London (restaurants, members clubs, theatres etc.) is highly desirable
Type

Household Staff

Locations

London

Middle East

Dates Required

ASAP

Salary Offered

£65000

Children Details

28, 23 & 17

Driving Required

No

Reference Number

1722-TI

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