CHINESE House Manager (female) - Hong Kong

We are looking for a professional, experienced & exceptional House-Manager to work for a family who live in Hong Kong. The client has informed us that because of the personal nature of the role, and because of cultural reasons, they are looking for a female candidate to take this position. The House Manager will also need to speak English and either Cantonese or Mandarin.

The client's family unit includes: 2 adults, 2 children (5 & 3) and an active grandmother who lives next door. The House-Manager will oversee and ensure the smooth functioning and perfect presentation of their homes. There is also a lovely Golden Retriever in the house

The position requires someone who is hands-on and able to oversee all household matters, including but not limited to: housekeeping, service, kitchen (and hygiene), maintenance and sub-contractor management, the proper care & storage of wine, art & antiques. The house-manager will also be responsible for: human resource management and staff well-being, and have oversight for the proper training of: Health & Safety and First Aid for the household team.

The House-Manager will need to work with contractors and service providers to quickly familiarise herself with the technical systems incorporated into the property, which include: lutron/crestron lighting controls and state of the art audio/visual, heating and cooling systems etc. In addition, she will need to work with the members of the household team, teaching them how to use the different systems incorporated into the property, so that everyone can use them correctly.

The successful candidate may have gathered experience in private homes, deluxe or boutique hotels, ambassadorial residences, or super yachts etc. The role is focused on Housekeeping with cleanliness to the highest standards.The domestic team include: 5 housekeeping assistants, 1 full-time nanny, 1 part-time nanny (working 1 month on, 1 month off), 3 drivers, 1 cook (who is the only staff member who doesn't speak English).

A self-contained, off-site, apartment is included (approximately 10 minutes taxi ride away, or one stop on the MTR)Circa $30,000-$36000 Hong Kong Dollars Month A 6-day working week is required. To start ASAP. However the present House-Manager will stay until they find the right person. Salary 30,000 - 36,000 Hong Kong $ tax free (approx. £3,200 per month tax free). Email your resume to  Email your resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com