House Manager/Private PA – Surrey
UK (regional) SALARY: £50,000 - £65,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent
This is a fantastic new role working for a lovely couple who live on an Estate in Surrey who are looking for an experience Private PA/House Manager. You will need to have at least 5-10 years experience in running a Family Estate and or Private House for a HNW/UHNW as well as solid experience in providing high level Private PA support. A solid-track record is also important as the last person held this role for 10 years so it would suit someone looking for longevity.
Day to day you will be responsible for managing the life of a senior individual and his family, including coordinating all related private household and wider Estate matters as well as managing their personal travel /diary management and other responsibilities as they arise.
You will also work closely with the Family Office and all related staff including household staff so there will be lots of communication between the Family Office and the Estate as well as lots of interaction with third party service providers including accountants, builders, architects, suppliers etc. There will also be exciting ad-hoc projects to get stuck into and you may often need to act as proxy at meetings (personal or commercial) for the Principal and his wife.
This is an incredibly exciting, diverse and all encompassing role for a Private PA/House Manager who loves variety and so it would suit a natural leader and someone who is warm and genuine whilst professional and down to earth who is used to mucking-in. As the family have many animals and pets you must be an animal lover as this is a big part of their life.
You will have a lot of autonomy in this role so it will suit someone who is a self-starter, quick learner and requires minimal supervision to succeed in their role. Of course you will also be a born organiser with excellent attention to detail with excellent communication skills and able to build lasting relationships with many different personalities. The family are warm and inclusive and just need a wonderful person to be part of this household.
There may be some (very occasional) travel in the UK and overseas so you need to be flexible but this role is based in the family house every day from Monday to Friday 9-6pm.
POSTED: 26 Aug 2021 JOB ID: AKLHMPA3353