head of housekeeper - (#H.187)

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 housekeeper.

Tasks & Responsibilities :
• Responsible for leading a team of 10 maids
• Preparation of suites (pre-opening) – 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 3 weeks with only one day off per week (from 24th June to 16th July) or when fully booked
• 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
• Seasonal contract from May to September

Location: Haut Var, France
Starting date: As soon as possible
Type of contract: Seasonal
Working hours: Full time
Salary: From

To apply for this job, please register or login
Go to Top