Head Housekeeper - (#H.289)

Household Staff - Head Housekeeper

For a new luxury private resort based in Provence (surrounded by hills and vineyards) with 18 suites spread over separate building (3500 sqm of interior space) , EDMAR Int., is looking for a seasonal live in Head of housekeeping, responsible for leading a team of 10 maids from 11th March to end of September.


Tasks & Responsibilities :
• Responsible for leading a team of 10 maids
• Preparation of suites (pre-opening – 3rd season of activity ) – installation of all bedroom accessories/bedding to organise
• Assist with recruitment and implement all training working with the assistant head housekeeper
• Orchestrate daily routine adapting to guest/house requirements/organising the Team/carry out daily staff meetings
• Checking communal areas and bedrooms daily to top standards
• Oversee laundry – knowledge of this department useful
• Able to unpack/pack if necessary/clothes steaming and give training
• Liaise with florists
• Control of stocks for linens and products/procedures to maintain equipment
• Oversee cleaning of staff accommodation
• Prepared to work hands on and do evening turndown service on occasion


• Driver essential with own car
• Proven experience of a similar position in 4* hotels or large private houses for VVIP’s
• Excellent eye for detail
• Well-presented and able to converse with guests – responsible for team presentation
• Good time keeping and forward planning depending on reservations
• Work under the supervision of the House Managers
• Positive outlook to bring team focus and unity – create good working environment
• Confident to liaise with VVIP clients and good communication skills to work with other departments
• Punctual, organised and trustworthy, able to adhere to strict policy on confidentiality
•Prepared to work 4 weeks with only one day off per week (from 29th June to end of July) when Owners are in residence
• French/English bilingual essential
• Non-smoker preferred
• Accommodation provided either on or off site (shared villa 15mins drive with other Head of Department)
• Meals available whilst on duty


Location: Brignoles, Var
Starting date: As soon as possible
Type of contract: Permanent
Working hours: Full time
Salary: From 3500

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