Massey's Agency
Published
5th November 2018
Location
St Moritz, Switzerland
Category
Job Type
Reference Number
7976
Basic Salary
Up to £60,000 depending on experience
The Household
1 adult
Working Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Working Hours
50 hours [ extra may be required]
Start Date
ASAP

Description

PLEASE NOTE: The Principal is a smoker

The employer is looking for someone who has a good employment history [contactable references] and someone who has stayed in at least two jobs for a reasonable length of time. You need to be a team player, proactive and someone used to working in a smaller private household environment as opposed to large estates or royal palaces.

Please note that there is a small element of personal care to assist the Principal with mobility.

This position will involve looking after one very active, elderly principal who travels extensively and runs his businesses.

Traveling between London, Sweden, Spain and Switzerland responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with ongoing tasks concerning the running of the private properties (internally & externally), including swimming pool maintenance
  • To advise and update the Household Manual
  • Assisting with monthly wine stock check, advising House Manager of any purchases required
  • Back up for House Manager when required to be responsible for expense reporting of funds issued to private staff for food/personal shopping for the Principal
  • Assisting with all general household duties
  • Cooking of meals as required using fresh high quality produce
  • Cooking and serving breakfast and lunch
  • If required, serving meals and drinks
  • Valet the Principal’s wardrobe including laundry
  • Office administrative duties – liaising with Executive PA and Family office
  • Assisting with making personal care and grooming appointments
  • Assisting with packing and travel preparations
  • To accompany Principal on his travels worldwide
  • Chauffeur duties as required
  • Car care (washing / hovering) and car maintenance to be done as requested
  • Working 6 days a week [may include weekends]

Accommodation will be provided at all locations either within or adjacent to the main property.

Required skills

  • Driving licence
  • Cooking (to home-cooking standard - useful]
  • Computer skills
  • Languages: English – to mother tongue standard
  • Understands concepts like being anticipatory, friendly not familiar, privacy and confidentiality, invisible and available
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Business and technology capability including computers and accounting
  • Problem solving and “get it done” attitude. Very “hands-on” and ready to pitch in. Flexible and well organised
  • Very resourceful, quickly learns how and where to get things done in the local area

Special requirement(s):

Required skills

  • Driving licence
  • Cooking (to home-cooking standard)
  • Computer skills including basic typing skills
  • Languages: English – to mother tongue standard.

Personal Qualities & Skills of Successful Applicant

  • Good social skills
  • Understands concepts like being anticipatory, friendly not familiar, privacy and confidentiality, invisible and available
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Business and technology capability including computers and accounting
  • Problem solving and “get it done” attitude. Very “hands-on” and ready to pitch in. Flexible and well organised
  • Very resourceful, quickly learns how and where to get things done in the local area
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