Job description / Role
On behalf of our prestigious client we are hiring an experienced Household Manager to take over core responsibility of the running of property in the UAE. This will include managing the maintenance and any interior design/ refurbishment requests, staff management, full hiring responsibility and private event management.
We are seeking an individual with a proven track record of working within the hospitality industry and who understands the housekeeping and banquet / event functions. Ideally you will have worked for a luxury five-star property and supported the needs. Candidates who have also worked in the UHNW boutique hotel environment, or who have considerable household management experience will be considered at an advantage. Service standards will be at a premium, and you will report to the Chief of Staff who resides overseas in the primary property.
The role will be the interface between the Principal, and the staff, organising everything for and on behalf of the Principle and the individual will be expected to have strong managerial and reporting qualities. The Household Manager will write comprehensive reports on suppliers, accounts and reconciliation of event expenses, staff appraisals and periodic reviews, as well as be expected to add value in terms of cost saving and ensuring the property is run efficiently.
This is a superb opportunity and offers long term career growth. This role is based in Dubai and interviews will be conducted in Dubai.
Confidentiality and the utmost discretion will be expected at all stages of the interview process.
About the Company
Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.
Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.
Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.
Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.