PALACE MANAGER/HOUSE MANAGER COUPLE ROLE AVAILABLE IN THE MIDDLE EAST TO START MID/END OCTOBER 2018
The Palace/House Managers are responsible to ensure the VVIP family’s complete satisfaction in the running of their exquisite home.
Together you must have the ability to develop and maintain a strong and dedicated team environment, placing emphasis on delivering prompt, courteous services. You will be integral in the running of the property which may include reception duties as and when required and you will be accountable for budgeting and financial management. Your working location will be the main property however you may be required to work at other locations occasionally. Highest attention to detail is expected without exception and leading the team by example in a hands on capacity!
Duties included but are not limited to;
Establishing superior standards and quality service
Developing and delivering the highest level of professional performance
Controlling, planning, organising and directing all operations and services including food and beverage, guest handling, housekeeping and maintenance
Managing household staff (approx. 25) and overseeing day to day requirements of the palace
Maintaining furniture, silver, crystal and fabrics to the highest standards
Overseeing all food and Beverage operations in the household
Organising banquets and events making sure everything is looked after from the flowers to the menus to the silver service.
Making sure all laundry is handled with utmost care, especially fine fabrics and Haute Couture items
Overseeing the kitchen operations and making sure the food is cooked and served to highest standards and to the family’s liking
Making the purchases required for the household
Maintaining inventory and stock control on all items in the household
Maintaining a budgetary plan, keeping accounts of all purchases and petty cash
£60,000 per annum tax free, car, on site accommodation provided, small studio apartment separate with own front door