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House Manager – The Palm

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Dubai, UAE SALARY: 22,000 AED - 25,000 AED PER: Month TERM: Permanent

Location: Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

Employment Type: Full-time, Live-Out

Summary: We are seeking a dedicated and experienced House Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of a luxury residence located in Palm Jumeirah. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in household management, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to manage staff effectively. This is a live-out position, requiring a candidate who resides locally or is willing to commute daily.

Responsibilities:

  1. Household Management:
    • Oversee the maintenance and daily operations of the residence.
    • Ensure the property is always in pristine condition.
    • Coordinate and supervise repairs, renovations, and maintenance projects.
  2. Staff Management:
    • Recruit, train, and supervise household staff including housekeepers, chefs, gardeners, and other support staff.
    • Create and manage staff schedules to ensure efficient coverage.
    • Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide feedback.
  3. Event Planning and Coordination:
    • Organize and manage private events and functions hosted at the residence.
    • Coordinate with vendors, caterers, and event planners to ensure successful events.
  4. Budget and Inventory Management:
    • Manage household budgets, track expenses, and ensure cost-effective operations.
    • Maintain inventory of household supplies and ensure timely procurement of necessary items.
    • Oversee the purchase of groceries and other household items.
  5. Administrative Duties:
    • Handle all household administrative tasks including bill payments, record-keeping, and correspondence.
    • Maintain household calendars and schedules.
  6. Security and Safety:
    • Ensure the security and safety of the property and its occupants.
    • Coordinate with security personnel and manage security systems.
    • Implement and maintain health and safety protocols.
  7. Guest Services:
    • Provide excellent hospitality services to guests.
    • Manage guest accommodations and ensure a comfortable stay.
  8. Travel Coordination:
    • Assist with travel arrangements for the family and guests, including transportation, accommodations, and itineraries.

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role managing luxury properties.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, business administration, or a related field is preferred.
  • Skills:
    • Strong leadership and managerial skills.
    • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other relevant software.
    • Discreet, trustworthy, and able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge: Familiarity with high-end household systems and technologies.
  • Language: Fluency in English is required; knowledge of additional languages is an advantage.
  • Other Requirements: Valid UAE driver’s license preferbale; ability to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays as needed.

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POSTED: 22 May 2024 JOB ID: ZC-PALM-HB-HM

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