Personal Assistant / Household Manager

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1632

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

On behalf of our prestigious, UHNW client we are hiring an experienced Personal Assistant / Household Manager to assist with the running of their properties in the UAE and internationally. 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 / or supported the needs of the UHNW. Candidates who have also worked in the UHNW boutique hotel environment, or who have considerable private household management experience will be considered at an advantage.


The role will be the interface between the Principal , and the staff, organizing everything for and on behalf of the Principle and the individual will be expected to have strong managerial and reporting qualities. The role will manage the schedules of the drivers and nannies and coordinate with the children’s schedules. 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. Thy are specifically requesting a fluent Russian speaker for this role as some members do not speak English and applications are open to both male and female candidates. It is also essential that candidates hold a valid UAE driving licence.

Confidentiality and the utmost discretion will be expected at all stages of the interview process.

About the Company

Irwin & Dow was established in 2013 to provide clients with a unique and highly personalised recruitment service, providing the very top calibre of candidates across the business support and secretarial function.

We provide a refreshing approach, working in close partnership with clients and candidates across diverse industry sectors; large MNC’s, government & semi -government entities, SME’s, local businesses and in the start-up and UHNWI support framework.

Great people equal great success: all our candidates are interviewed personally by a member of the team, and we develop longstanding and in-depth relationships with our clients, understanding their corporate culture and goals to ensure a successful outcome for both parties.

Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount, and we are pleased to be a partner of choice for clients and candidates.

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