House Manager – Job ID# 18715

Vancouver, Canada
Posted 6 months ago

Position Overview:

Seeking a versatile, hands-on House Manager for a semi-formal private residence in Vancouver. This position is full-time, and applicants should be flexible with schedules, and able to travel as required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the home
  • Supervise 2 housekeepers and chef
  • Perform walk-throughs and inspections to ensure timely completion of all assigned duties
  • Schedule, assign and assist with seasonal deep cleaning projects
  • Maintain and update household operating and standards manuals
  • Maintain household inventories
  • Calendar management for social, family, and travel itineraries
  • Assist with event planning and execution, food and beverage service
  • Greeting of guests and visitors, and ensure their comfort during their stay
  • Schedule and supervise trades and vendors for home maintenance, repair or renovation
  • Knowledge of household mechanicals and security systems
  • Pet care (dog)
  • Occasional driving of principals, run errands and other duties as requested

 Applicant Qualities:

  • Previous experience in hotel management, or hospitality/private service management is required
  • Excellent time management skills, punctual, courteous, with keen attention to detail and follow through on all projects assigned
  • A team player able to motivate and work with staff to ensure a positive outcome
  • Tech familiar and computer literate; knowledgeable and experienced with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Polished and professional in presentation, service-oriented, able to anticipate principals’ and guests’ needs
  • Excellent English communication skills; ability to speak Mandarin an asset
  • Must maintain privacy and confidentiality at all times; exercise diplomacy, discretion, and respect boundaries
  • Possess a valid, clean British Columbia driver’s licence
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants please apply with resume to jobs@charlesmacpherson.com

Please refer to Job ID: 18715

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