A prestigious estate near Gisors in the Oise region is seeking a dedicated couple to serve as live-in Property Guardians. This role is integral to the upkeep and security of the property, ensuring a well-maintained and safe environment for the owner.
The ideal candidates will be a couple looking to make a long-term commitment, becoming an essential part of the estate’s daily operations. They will join an existing team that includes a housekeeper and a chef.
Location: The role is situated in the scenic vicinity of Gisors, Oise (60). Contract: This is a full-time, permanent position with residence, starting in November 2023.
For the Gentleman:
- Oversee the property’s maintenance, ensuring all systems function smoothly.
- Manage and coordinate any maintenance, repair, or renovation projects on the property and its outbuildings.
- Handle the security of the premises, including regular patrols and monitoring.
- Liaise with contractors, draft project briefs, negotiate estimates, and oversee the approval and billing processes.
- Work in conjunction with the owner’s Treasurer to manage expenses and budgeting.
- Oversee correspondence, package deliveries, and staff leave schedules, coordinating with the owner’s HR department.
- Provide transportation for the owner and family when the regular driver is unavailable.
- Perform occasional handyman tasks and report regularly to the owner.
For the Lady:
- Maintain the residence, ensuring thorough cleaning and upkeep of all areas.
- Care for the owner’s personal and household linens and manage the upkeep of valuable furnishings and décor.
- Collaborate with the existing housekeeper to ensure seamless operation.
- Assist with table service during meals.
- Coordinate with the chef and steward for efficient procurement and inventory management.
- Step in to prepare meals that adhere to the owner’s dietary preferences in the chef’s absence.
- A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar stewardship role.
- A friendly and personable duo seeking a stable, long-term opportunity.
- Trustworthy, discreet, and dependable individuals.
- Energetic, adaptable, and flexible in their duties.
- Self-starters with excellent organizational skills.
- Fluent in French with basic English proficiency.
- Both individuals must possess a valid driver’s license.
- Title: Property Guardian Couple
- Start Date: November 2023
- Work Location: Near Gisors, Oise (60)
- Contract Type: Permanent, full-time with flexible scheduling, including weekends with compensatory rest during the week.
- A six-month probationary period applies.
- The couple will be provided with independent, spacious accommodation on the estate, suitable for a couple without pets (cats are an exception) and without children in their care.
- A competitive net salary of 2500€ per person per month, with a 13th-month pay structure.
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