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Assistant Manager Job in London

Posted: 68 days ago
Place: Greater London

Located in beautiful surrounds and yet within easy reach of central London, long-standing clients of ours are looking for a versatile, pro-active all-rounder to work as second in command to the Household Managers of a large formal home.
This is a purely administrative managerial role with no service of client facing responsibilities, and in essence is the engine that keeps everything running smoothly.  You will be required to manage and oversee all the essential administration for the daily operations of the household – staff rotas, holiday and leave charts, collate and manage inventories, file and confirm purchase invoices, update household manuals and assist the House and Facilities Managers with any project management, errand running and ad hoc needs that they may have.
This is a role that would be a fabulous opportunity for someone perhaps wanting to make the move from Hotel / Hospitality into the Private Household, or for someone from a corporate environment who wishes to transfer into Household Management.
Hours:                           Monday to Friday with some flexibility.
Location:                      north london.
Salary:                          doe – up to £60,000
Start Date:                    As notice allows.
Interviewing:                as soon as possible.
Notes:                          current dbs required.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Create and maintain complex household rotas, holiday and absence charts with regular submission to the Family Office.
Maintain and oversee the filing and confirmation of purchase invoices with a clear book-keeping system.
Liaise with external contractors
Liaise with the Family Office with regard to any property issues and complete required paperwork.
Ensure that all relevant documentation is up to date and complete regular inventories for insurance and fire safety purposes.
Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts.
Source quotes for any works for comparison and consideration.
Provide PA and Administrative support to the Household and Facilities Managers.
Ad hoc project management
Errand running

Candidates must be / have:

Flawless communication and presentation skills.
Exemplary IT skills – esp Excel
experience working in either a hotel or small corporate environment.
Empathetic, understanding, flexible and discreet at all times.
Willing to be flexible with hours
Pro-active and willing to lead by example.
Confident and intelligent and happy to assist where needed.


Statutory holiday, pension etc
Performance related bonus

We receive a considerable amount of applications for every position and there is tough competition in the employment market.  In order to process your application as efficiently as possible, please note the following instructions when responding:
¨      Detail your relevant experience in a cover letter and include this on an up to date CV.

¨      Quote your required salary

¨      Let us know your availability for interview and when you could start.

¨      If you can forward references to us, these can only strengthen your application.

Please also note that whilst we endeavour to respond to each applicant this isn’t always possible.  If you haven’t received a response from us within a week of submitting this will indicate that your application has been regretfully unsuccessful.

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