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Head of Housekeeping in France

EUR (€)4,000 per month

  • Job ID #2369077
  • Posted: 10th Jul 2024 by Winch Yacht Recruitment

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HEAD HOUSEKEEPER with administration skills.


Fluent English and French speaker

Live in or live out

Essential requirements: Previous experience working in UHNW formal residence or large Motor Yacht as Chief Stewardess. Fluent in French & English. Strong admin skills, technology savvy with good computer skills. Well organised, proactive with good communication skills.

Large formal property of UNHNW clients requires a Head Housekeeper with strong admin skills to lead a small team of 2 full time housekeepers and oversee any temporary staff when the principals/guests are in residence (no more than 3 months of the year).When in residence flexibility with working hours is required.

Duties at all times

Maintain high standards of cleanliness and presentation to all rooms, including specialist care of upholstery, fabric, glass, leather, etc., and careful attention to cleaning of paintings and antiques.

Monitor servicing of all areas, cleaning schedules to include deep cleaning of bathrooms, equipping bathrooms with toiletries, towels, etc., regular running of taps during absences to clear pipes, attention to limescale, etc.

Manage and maintain the stocking levels of all consumables.

Prepare the Property for visits (beds, liaison with visiting staff on food requirements, etc.)

Reporting to the Family Office & Property Management Company all breakages, leaks, and maintenance and upkeep requirements and keeping an overview and monitor the work carried out.

Prepare and monitor housekeeping schedules

Administrative management of the property: Liaison with the family office in London.

Management of expenses - monthly reporting of expenses incurred, in particular with credit cards, manage petty cash and incurred property expenses during visits.

Management and maintenance during visits

Fulfil all reasonable requests from the occupants and their guests, to ensure their comfort, satisfaction and safety.

Liaise with the family and their traveling staff to ensure their requests are fulfilled

Ensure that the laundry is washed, ironed, and stored correctly.

Check all rooms before and during visits to ensure they are consistently up to the standards and requirements expected by the owners.

Adhere to a dress code when the family is in residence.

SALARY CIRCA 4,000 Euros net per month DOE – accommodation may be available if required. Non-Smoker, excellent reference. 2 days off per week but flexible to work longer hours /days when the residence is occupied. ASAP Start


  • Vessel TypeShore Based Position
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypePermanent Position
  • Current LocationFrance, Paris
  • Cruising ItineraryMediterranean Sea
  • Yachting Experience2 - 5 years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 10th Jul 2024 by Winch Yacht Recruitment

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent
  • French Fluent
  • VisasSchengen (or EU Resident)


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