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Regent's Park, Greater London

Private Household

£65k-£85k plus (dependent upon experience)

Full time / Permanent

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Highly experienced and skilled senior Private PA / House Manager required to manage the household and UK affairs of an international family. As the family are frequently away from London, the position requires a mature, disciplined, and self-motivated individual to manage the household, staff and all matters proactively and with autonomy.

Hours:- 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday with very occasional evening / weekend support

Location:- 3 days from the family home in Regents Park, 2 days remote from your own home, plus occasional overseas travel to other locations when needed. The role could become full time onsite in the future

Salary:- Competitive salary, dependent upon experience

Start Date:- ASAP

Interviewing:- ASAP

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Drafting invites, applications, writing and updating household manuals as needed, general household administration, including organising children's birthday parties as well as various household events.
  • Complex diary coordination across the family including booking meetings, appointments, restaurants and activities.
  • Arranging travel itineraries, bookings, including commercial and private flights, accommodation and transfers.
  • Identifying and ensuring all maintenance issues are managed swiftly and appropriately, monitoring quality and deadlines for works done and services provided.
  • Regular visual checks on interior and exterior of the house.
  • Overseeing and management of household staff, staff recruitment, including payroll, pension management and performance reviews.
  • Working with the Principal's office and EA to coordinate family and business diaries.
  • Keeping inventory and managing household budgets.
  • Organising parties, dinners and other events.

Candidates must be / have:

  • At least 3 years' experience in a similar position
  • Educated to degree level or higher
  • A professional manner and presentation
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and follow through
  • Excellent MS office skills
  • Highly organised and well presented with a professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships at all levels across the household and external.
  • Acting as the first point of contact
  • Proactive and self-motivated, with a high level of initiative and the ability to work independently, strong problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Great attention to detail, accuracy and consistency
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, spreadsheets and be very tech savvy, to stay on top of various household calendars, as well as keeping on top of all AV/technical systems in the households
  • Able to multi-task and understand the various complex requirements of the family members
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Please include CV and References when applying

Applicants will be required to apply for a DBS Check

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