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Villa Couple - Seychelles


Matt Walton - Silver Swan Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Location: Seychelles
Job type: Any
Contact: Matt Walton
Category: Summer Jobs
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We are looking for a Domestic Couple to come and run a beautiful property on the East Coast of the Seychelles, the property is situated by the beach and also consists of 3 villas and a 2-bedroom cottage which you will live in.

 

It’s owned by an UHNW couple whom travel to their Paris property around 4 times a year for a least a month at a time. While they are away, they often have family and friends staying the villas however there will be quieter periods of the year.

 

The staff include local housekeepers, a pool maintenance person and a team of contracted gardeners. You will be employed to manage the operations while having a hands-on role as a housekeeper and all-round gardener/maintenance person.

 

The family requires flexible and hands-on applicants who can manage the upkeep & running of the property together, ensuring a high level of service and standards for the family and guests.

 

Maintenance/Gardener Responsibilities Include

§  Work alongside the rest of the team in all areas of property maintenance including but not limited to the following:

-       Garden upkeep – general planting, mowing, cleaning/pruning of the gardens, fertilise the plants, maintain the compost bins, assist with the plant nursery, weeding, cutting of grass, maintaining the machines and tractor and garden stocks.

-       Maintenance – Cleaning of the gutters and roofs, electrical maintenance & repairs, minor reparations on machines & buildings, painting & touch-ups, plumbing etc.

§  Liaising with other staff

§  Deal with household contractors

§  Ensure the security & privacy of the premises

§  Assisting with supervising & coordinating new projects

§  General understanding of the workings of machinery such as the pool pumps etc

§  Assist with the co-ordination of staff

§  Meet & greet property owners & guests upon arrival & attending to needs during stay

§  Overseeing the pool area

§  Some pet care (dogs and giant tortoises)

§  Driving duties for owners and guests

 

Housekeeper Responsibilities Include

§  Ensure a suitable standard of service is provided to the Employer and their guests

§  Work alongside the rest of the team in all areas of property maintenance including but not limited to the following:

-       F&B – Assist with the purchasing, checking stocks, serving

-       Housekeeping – General cleaning, polishing, laundry and any other duties as required by the property owner.

-       Cellar management

§  Liaising with relevant staff daily

§  Inspections and walks the property

§  Organize household inventories with relevant employee

§  Ensure adequate levels of provisions are maintained

§  Assist with the co-ordination of staff scheduling

§  Meet & greet property owners & guests upon arrival and during their stay

§  Serving of meals, clean up and assisting the chef as required

§  Turn down service in the evenings

§  Driving duties

 

Ideal Candidates

§  5 years’ experience in hospitality & ideally chalet/villa/island experience

§  Flexibility in all areas of work including hours

§  Must be able to prepare reports and manage household budgets

§  Proficient in Microsoft Office & Excel

§  Must have some knowledge in wines and cellar management

§  Fluent in French OR English

§  Driving License is a must

§  Must like pets

 

Package

Salary: €2000 per person, per month NET

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Seychelles

Accommodation: 2 bed cottages provided

Hours: 7am – 3pm with flexibility

 

We are looking for a Domestic Couple to come and run a beautiful property on the East Coast of the Seychelles, the property is situated by the beach and also consists of 3 villas and a 2-bedroom cottage which you will live in.

 

It’s owned by an UHNW couple whom travel to their Paris property around 4 times a year for a least a month at a time. While they are away, they often have family and friends staying the villas however there will be quieter periods of the year.

 

The staff include local housekeepers, a pool maintenance person and a team of contracted gardeners. You will be employed to manage the operations while having a hands-on role as a housekeeper and all-round gardener/maintenance person.

 

The family requires flexible and hands-on applicants who can manage the upkeep & running of the property together, ensuring a high level of service and standards for the family and guests.

 

Maintenance/Gardener Responsibilities Include

§  Work alongside the rest of the team in all areas of property maintenance including but not limited to the following:

-       Garden upkeep – general planting, mowing, cleaning/pruning of the gardens, fertilise the plants, maintain the compost bins, assist with the plant nursery, weeding, cutting of grass, maintaining the machines and tractor and garden stocks.

-       Maintenance – Cleaning of the gutters and roofs, electrical maintenance & repairs, minor reparations on machines & buildings, painting & touch-ups, plumbing etc.

§  Liaising with other staff

§  Deal with household contractors

§  Ensure the security & privacy of the premises

§  Assisting with supervising & coordinating new projects

§  General understanding of the workings of machinery such as the pool pumps etc

§  Assist with the co-ordination of staff

§  Meet & greet property owners & guests upon arrival & attending to needs during stay

§  Overseeing the pool area

§  Some pet care (dogs and giant tortoises)

§  Driving duties for owners and guests

 

Housekeeper Responsibilities Include

§  Ensure a suitable standard of service is provided to the Employer and their guests

§  Work alongside the rest of the team in all areas of property maintenance including but not limited to the following:

-       F&B – Assist with the purchasing, checking stocks, serving

-       Housekeeping – General cleaning, polishing, laundry and any other duties as required by the property owner.

-       Cellar management

§  Liaising with relevant staff daily

§  Inspections and walks the property

§  Organize household inventories with relevant employee

§  Ensure adequate levels of provisions are maintained

§  Assist with the co-ordination of staff scheduling

§  Meet & greet property owners & guests upon arrival and during their stay

§  Serving of meals, clean up and assisting the chef as required

§  Turn down service in the evenings

§  Driving duties

 

Ideal Candidates

§  5 years’ experience in hospitality & ideally chalet/villa/island experience

§  Flexibility in all areas of work including hours

§  Must be able to prepare reports and manage household budgets

§  Proficient in Microsoft Office & Excel

§  Must have some knowledge in wines and cellar management

§  Fluent in French OR English

§  Driving License is a must

§  Must like pets

 

Package

Salary: €2000 per person, per month NET

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Seychelles

Accommodation: 2 bed cottages provided

Hours: 7am – 3pm with flexibility


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