House Manager for a private family

House Manager for a private family

Employment Type

Full Time 

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the household/estate and grounds are always run smoothly and efficiently
  • Supervising and managing other staff members
  • Organizing and liaising with outside contractors
  • Training other staff members
  • Organizing and overseeing maintenance of the property
  • Ensuring the property is always secure
  • Organizing family and household events
  • Greeting and caring for guests and visitors
  • Serving drinks and food
  • Chauffeur duties
  • Housekeeping duties
  • Running errands and shopping
  • Taking responsibility for the household inventory. Also ensuring that supplies are always replenished
  • Answer the telephone
  • Arrange entertainment for social gatherings and events
  • Arrange all aspects of moving house if the client is moving
  • Oversee the budgets of the household
  • Make travel and holiday arrangements
  • Packing of luggage
  • Recruit and interview for new staff
  • Maintain records where needed
  • Perform any other tasks, within reason, required by the employer

Job Description

Household managers take on the work of managing every detail of the home, from upkeep and maintenance to day-to-day task lists. They will oversee other household staff members, like nannies or housekeepers, assigning them tasks and helping them grow in their careers.

They make sure everything is taken care of, just the way you like it — from daily tasks like grocery shopping and dry cleaning to major projects like furnishing your second home with beautiful fixtures and favorite linens.

Their goal is to make life easier for today’s busy families, especially when it comes to life at home.

Requirements

  • Speaks Arabic and English
  • University Diploma
  • 3 years of experience
  • Female
  • Preferable an Arab nationality and experience in the field of home management
  • Live-in or Live-out house manager

Skills & Qualifications

  • Being a good communicator, understanding the client’s likes and dislike
  • Being knowledgeable on a wide range of areas related to the role
  • Being responsible, efficient, discreet and organized
  • Having a good memory is also a distinct advantage

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