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FULL TIME LIVE-IN HOUSEKEEPER FOR VVIP FAMILY IN LONDON

  • £30,000-£40,000 gross p.a. (negotiable depending on experience)
  • Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm | 40h/week with some flexibility
  • Chelsea, London
  • Occasional travel 

 
Chace People is seeking a full-time, live-in Housekeeper for a very appreciative and lovely VVIP Private Family for their large home in Chelsea. This is a 40-hour week position (generally to cover 8 hours per day, 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday), although some flexibility will be expected, to include occasional evening and weekend work when the family is in residence. Total confidentiality is essential for this position and all candidates will be fully vetted and should expect a security check to be carried out.

 
We are looking for someone with a great eye for detail, exceptionally high cleaning standards, flexibility and an understanding that there will be busier times when the family is in London, and quieter times when they are not.

 
The family is in residence approximately 8 weeks every year.  The remainder of the time the Housekeeper would be left alone in the home and will work autonomously, or will be required to travel with the family occasionally to other residences in the USA and South of France.

 
Successful candidates must have the right to live and work in the UK.

 
The job duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Constant maintenance of the family’s home to a high standard. 
  • Daily cleaning duties, to incorporate all aspects of the household, hard and soft furnishings, windows, walls and floors.
  • Reporting to and liaising with the family office should any necessary repairs or maintenance, damages or leaks need to be attended to.
  • Providing access to contractors, maintaining an access log and ensuring they are monitored within the property.
  • Preparing the property to an immaculate standard in advance of the family’s arrival.
  • Ensuring the property is secured at all times, especially when vacant, with intruder alarms switched on and doors and windows securely locked.
  • Liaising with the night security patrol.
  • Laundry and ironing duties when the family are in residence.
  • Grocery shopping prior and during the family’s arrival.
  • Maintaining a log of expenditure, using a float provided by the family accountant and submitting all invoices weekly.
  • Basic cooking duties.
  • Light gardening duties (sweeping, pruning and watering).
  • Liaising with the gardener.
  • Occasional childcare and babysitting when the nannies aren’t available.
  • To fulfil all duties requested by the family and family office staff.  

We are interviewing for this position now, so if it sounds like the right role for you, then please do get in touch, we’d love to hear from you!


Please note that candidates with relevant experience and excellent, checkable references need only apply.

 

 

 

 

Location: London, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: GBP £30,000.00
Salary to: GBP £40,000.00

ESTATE/PROPERTY MANAGER FOR GLOUCESTERSHIRE ESTATE

  • Gloucestershire/London
  • Full-Time, Mon – Fri with flexibility
  • £60,000+ per annum dependent on experience 

 

We are seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Estate/Property Manager for a beautiful estate in Gloucestershire. This role would suit candidates who really enjoy variety in their work, having a hands-on approach to achieve and exceed set goals and expectations, and ultimately to be results driven and focused!
 

The successful candidate will oversee and join a small established team of staff. The Principal spends time between his country estate and his main London residence and is seeking a manager with vast experience in;

 

  • Building maintenance, property management and land management
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Project Management to include extensive renovations, both to existing property and for new  
  • Land Management to include detailed planning and liaising with local authorities for proposals and project permission
  • Budget management; research, costings and presentations

 

As Property Manager we’re looking for;

 

  • Confidence in all areas of repairs and general maintenance. You will oversee budgeting and have the foresight of cost-effective solutions in all areas, without sacrificing the integrity and high standards of workmanship.
  • An exceptional eye for detail and a proactive nature. Understanding the needs of the Principal and his family to make sure the property is always prepared and ready for their arrival.
  • A practical approach ensuring that any issues which crop up are quickly and efficiently dealt with. This role is ideally suited to someone who is handy themselves and who will be able to fix/repair and deal with problems in the first instance, before having to call in contractors.
  • Project Management skills; from concept through execution, to completion, overseeing renovations and extension projects, compiling research and presenting your findings in a clear and concise manner.
  • Confidence in driving as the property is in a rural location. You will also be expected to travel to the London main residence on a weekly basis and as required as part of your duties.
  • Solid, proven experience working in private settings and a “roll up your sleeves” nature, helping your team as required with grounds-keeping, handyman duties and possessing practical skills and a penchant to get the job done!
  • Previous experience in building, or engineering would be an added bonus and very desirable.

 

Okay, what can I expect?

 

Your working week will be Monday to Friday, generally 9am – 6pm with flexibility when the Principal is in residence. At these times you will be required to adjust your working hours and overtime will be given back to you in lieu.

 

This is a live-out position and open to candidates who live locally, or who are happy to relocate. 

 

 

If this sounds like you get in touch with us today for further details and to discuss how your expertise could be the perfect fit for this exciting role.

Location: London, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: GBP £60,000.00
Salary to: GBP £70,000.00

TEMPORARY NANNIES FOR VVIP PRIVATE MEMBER’S CLUB IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

  • St Tropez, France
  • June 2022 start for the season until September 2022
  • ££ Salary negotiable depending on experience
  • Private, serviced accommodation provided off-site
  • Drivers needed

 
Chace People is building a team of creative, fun and experienced Nannies and Childcarers for multiple exciting temporary contracts this summer! These positions will be mainly based at the kids’ club of our client’s luxury private members’ club based in beautiful St Tropez.

 
These are exciting opportunities for those who have previous experience working with high profile private families and who understand their world. You should be a confident swimmer and sporty with a lot of energy and great ideas to create a safe and exciting environment for the young children in your care.

 
Ideally you will be located in France already and will have your own vehicle, so that you can commute from the Club to your accommodation, however the right candidates from elsewhere in Europe may be considered.

 
If this sounds like the right role for you, then please do get in touch, we’d love to hear from you!

 
Please note that candidates with relevant experience and excellent, checkable references need only apply.

 

Location: St Tropez
Job type: Temporary
Emp type: Full-time
Pay interval: Hourly
Pay rate: Negotiable

SPANISH SPEAKING TEMPORARY NANNY FOR VVIP PRIVATE MEMBER’S CLUB IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

  • St Tropez, France
  • June 2022 start for initial 2-week contract, with the possibility of extending for the season until September 2022
  • ££ Salary negotiable depending on experience
  • Private, serviced accommodation provided off-site
  • Drivers needed

 

Chace People is searching for a creative, fun and experienced Spanish speaking Nanny for this exciting temporary position this summer! The position will be mainly based in the kids’ club of our client’s luxury private members’ club based in beautiful St Tropez.

 
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has previously worked with high profile private families and who understands their world. You should be a confident swimmer and sporty with a lot of energy and great ideas to create a safe and exciting environment for the young children in your care.

 
Ideally you will be located in France already and will have your own vehicle, so that you can commute from the Club to your accommodation, however the right candidate from elsewhere in Europe may be considered.

 
If this sounds like the right role for you, then please do get in touch, we’d love to hear from you!

 
Please note that candidates with relevant experience and excellent, checkable references need only apply.

Location: St Tropez
Job type: Temporary
Emp type: Full-time
Pay interval: Hourly
Pay rate: Negotiable

REMOTE PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO THE CEO OF LUXURY PROPERTY GROUP

  • £50,000 - £60,000 gross p.a. depending on experience
  • Fully Remote Working from the UK or Europe
  • Flexibility for occasional ad hoc travel (if required)
  • To start ASAP

 

We are seeking a bright, highly organised full-time Personal Assistant to the CEO. The ideal candidate will be someone with experience dealing with a range of requests, whether this be dealing with property purchases and travel management, to assisting the CEO and his core advisors and top tier team with special projects and requests, to a range of typical PA and administrative duties. The CEO ultimately needs an extension of him to assist with day-to-day life and as the ideal candidate you will be completely self-sufficient and self-motivated. Whilst working as part of a wider, supportive team, your role will be fully remote and so you must be able to give confidence to the CEO that you have the gravitas to be successful and satisfied in this type of working environment.

 

The CEO has a great sense of humour and is very approachable by nature. He is involved in a lot of special projects, with many moving parts and continuous travel, so needs someone who can be on the ball and the lynchpin to him and his organisation, creating a seamless workflow.

 

As PA your Duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Complex diary management, scheduling meetings, and creating agendas
  • Regular travel booking - including flights, visas, accommodation and itineraries
  • Research and preparation for meetings
  • Drafting reports and presentations
  • Ad-hoc research projects
  • Managing expenses
  • Involvement in a variety of ongoing special projects

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Prior experience as a Personal Assistant
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must, with French speaking skills as a bonus
  • Experience in property purchasing would be highly desirable
  • Highly organised, efficient and driven to excel
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • A high level EQ
  • Hardworking, ambitious and eager
  • Top-notch communication skills
  • A proactive and solution-focused mindset
  • Able to prioritise effectively and manage conflicting priorities

 

If this sounds like the role for you then we’d love to hear from you! Please note that candidates with relevant experience and excellent, checkable references need only apply.

Location: St Tropez
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable

REMOTE ACCOUNTS CONTROLLER FOR PRIVATE FAMILY OFFICE

  • £30,000 - £50,000 gross p.a. depending on experience
  • Fully Remote Working from the UK or Europe
  • Full time or 3 day per week contractor agreement
  • To start ASAP

 

We are seeking an Accounts Controller with excellent multitasking abilities and knowledge of Sage and Excel to join a private family office based in Europe. Your role will be responsible for general bookkeeping including sales and purchase ledgers, banking and dealing with expenses, receipts and payments.

 

DUTIES TO INCLUDE:

  • Purchase ledger, invoicing, payments and reconciliation
  • Sales ledger, invoicing, payments and reconciliation
  • Creating budgets
  • Expenses payments and reconciliation
  • Daily review of bank postings and bank reconciliations
  • Balancing Bank accounts
  • Credit control
  • VAT Reconciliation and filing
  • Ad-hoc duties as required

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Experience of working in a similar role and ideally from another small business / private office environment
  • AAT part or fully qualified, or equivalent
  • Sage Line 50 accounting systems experience (or similar)
  • Microsoft Office proficient, including Excel
  • Previous experience as bookkeeper, financial assistant, company accountant, financial administrator and / or sales/purchase ledger
  • Self-motivated, hardworking and able to prioritise
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Ability to remain effective even when working under pressure
  • Honesty, integrity and reliability
  • Flexibility in approach and outlook when the situation demands

 

The contract offered can be flexible for the right person, either on a full-time, fully remote working basis, or on a 3 days per week retained services agreement with the potential that this turns perm after a fixed amount of time depending on the candidate’s situation and preferences. This TBD with successful candidates.

 

 

If this sounds like the role for you then we’d love to hear from you! Please note that candidates with relevant experience and excellent, checkable references need only apply.

Location: St Tropez
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable

EXECUTIVE BUSINESS ASSISTANT (CHIEF OF STAFF) TO SUPPORT OWNER OF LUXURY HOSPITALITY GROUP


London, UK | Immediate start
££ negotiable dependent on experience

Hybrid working – from Central London HO and on-site at hospitality establishments

 

We are looking for a hugely dynamic and committed hospitality professional to join the executive support team for our brilliant client, who is the owner of a well-known, luxury private members’ club group in London.

 

You will be someone who is entirely flexible and service minded, going above and beyond to meet expectations and to immerse yourself in every area of the business. This is a position which will see you working within a core support team, becoming an ambassador for the group and an extension of the owner. From providing top level strategic assistance, preparing the Owner for meetings, overseeing and updating presentation materials, managing special projects and events, to identifying opportunities and managing correspondence and and agendas — you're the go-getter who keeps their executive on top of their game by anticipating needs and streamlining requests and workflows.

 

You will be someone who is energetic and with a positive, approachable demeanour.

 

What you’ll do 

 

  • Alongside an EA, provide comprehensive support – from high-profile calendar and schedule management, to inbox management and travel - acting as a “gatekeeper” by tactfully prioritising time and requests based on business needs.
  • Act as a contact point for internal and external stakeholders, ensuring you’re aware of “who’s who” and “what’s what” to best prioritise for business effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Act as a sounding board and partner, keeping the CEO and the executive team up-to-speed in order to help facilitate focus, time and decision-making.
  • Coordinate and arrange meetings including preparing agendas, meeting materials (from presentations through to detailed documents), reservations, meeting room and location set up.
  • Prioritise and manage multiple projects and events simultaneously.
  • Show your incredible attention to detail with a focus on efficiency without sacrificing quality.
  • Handle details of a highly confidential and critical nature.

 

Who you are

 

  • Previous relevant working experience as a Senior Executive Assistant and / or a Senior Advisor to CEO-level, broader C-level and / or senior Principal with an independent attitude to get things done.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment while being able to prioritise multiple tasks / projects, and always looking for ways to improve. A problem-solver who keeps a positive attitude! 
  • A self-driven individual who is able to work independently. You take ownership of your workload and react with appropriate urgency to frequently changing priorities.
  • Proven track record of being able to succeed under tight deadlines and time pressure.
  • Tactful with colleagues, and have a high-level of integrity with sound judgement when dealing with discrete information.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You are highly proficient with Microsoft Office and G Suite, including Google Calendar, Google Sheets, Google Slides (or similar).

More details will be discussed with successful applicants and interviews are taking place now!

Location: London, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable

AMAZING OPPORTUNITY FOR HIGHLY EXPERIENCED BUTLER, IN LONDON WITH TRAVEL

£60,000 - £80,000 gross p.a. doe and perfect fit

Full-time, permanent contract
London, UK | Ability to travel to US

Live-in

Formally trained

 

We are looking for a highly experienced Butler to be based in London for this exciting position for an American family with a residences in the UK and throughout the US. You you will be expected to travel to the US as required. Typically, the travel schedule will be; January through April and July through August, but a degree of flexibility is required.

 

Ideally this position would suit a mature person with few family ties due to the dedication required. You must be a confident driver and an excellent valet with great attention to detail. You will be fast on your feet, trustworthy, flexible and discreet, with the ability to maintain the highest standards at all times.

 

The role will involve all the usual duties associated with a modern-day Butler looking after the Principal’s every need including but not limited to:

- general household maintenance (light bulbs, basic interior and exterior DIY and so on)

- packing and unpacking

- valeting clothes

- polishing shoes

- running errands

- shopping

- looking after and maintaining cars

- preparing table/bar for entertaining

- serving guests (silver service)

- maintaining/organising wines and provisioning

- working as a team with the housekeeper, PA and chef

- Helping prepare the house/cars for arrival in the UK

- Must have (or be able to obtain) a shotgun licence and be eligible for a US Visa

 

 

Accommodation in London will comprise; a private, double room in basement of the residence with own bathroom and shared living space.

 

The salary on offer is negotiable depending on experience and current earning capabilities, plus your flexibility and hard work is rewarded throughout the year.

 

 

If this sounds like the right role for you then please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you!

Please note that candidates with excellent, checkable references and relevant experience need only apply.

 

Location: London, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: GBP £60,000.00
Salary to: GBP £80,000.00

PRIVATE PERSONAL ASSISTANT FOR HIGH PROFILE FIGURE IN ENTERTAINMENT  

  • £70,000+ gross p.a. depending on experience
  • South London based with international travel
  • To start ASAP

 

We are looking for a flexible and dynamic, Private Personal Assistant for our globally high-profile client, based in London with flexibility for international travel. This is a live-out, full-time role and as the ideal candidate you must be able to drive with an easy commute to South London. You will be joining a well-established private support team in what is a very rewarding and positive working environment.

Working alongside a wider personal household and business support staff, you will be a key team player and won’t be afraid to go outside of your remit as required. You will be someone who is able to work on your own initiative, a good self–starter who will blend in seamlessly with the existing structure. The principal travels extensively and sometimes to a very changeable schedule, so you must be adaptable by nature and unflappable! The successful candidate for this exciting role will be completely flexible to travel at a moment’s notice. You will quickly familiarise yourself with the principal’s preferences and will always be a few steps ahead in terms of logistics, provisioning and communication with multiple teams to ensure a smooth and efficient day-to-day.

 

What will I be doing?

  • Managing the principal’s diary
  • Arranging private and commercial travel and holidays
  • Managing systems, including filing, inventories, contacts, house manuals, and preventative maintenance schedules
  • Paying invoices and liaising with accountant to help tracking household finances, bank statement reconciliation, and petty cash. Ensuring discrepancies are followed through
  • Liaising with the principal’s legal and finance teams to ensure instructions are being put in place
  • Carrying out an annual review of all major household expenditure items to ensure that the most efficient option is in place
  • Reviewing Insurance policies ensuring that there is no overlap
  • Understanding the operating household systems including TV, WiFi, Security
  • Reviewing/ renewing subscriptions including TV / Broadband / Gym / Healthcare ensuring best value.
  • Responsible for vehicle maintenance and taxation including parking permits, scheduling repairs and servicing
  • Handling purchases, returns, logistics, and memberships
  • Facilitating quotes and agreements with suppliers and tradespeople.
  • Organising celebrations, dinners and occasionally helping with staff events
  • Managing contractors and schedules for refurbishment, landscaping, and maintenance projects. Reviewing suppliers periodically for value for money
  • Supervision of contractors / trades people whilst they are on site
  • Managing holiday calendar for household staff. Ensuring household staff are fully updated with the principal’s and family’s needs on a day-to-day basis
  • Where necessary adapting household staff’s schedules to tie in with the principal’s and family needs
  • Flexibility to travel to various properties as needed around the world
  • Errand running and procurement of household items / gift buying / clothing
  • Liaising with all staff in the team to coordinate diaries to ensure the swift running of the principal’s schedule and life

 

 What do I need?

  • 10+ years’ experience within a Private Household setting
  • Car Driver located within easy reach of South London
  • Exceptional use of tech within the workplace
  • Disciplined organiser
  • Self-starter with strong initiative
  • Good at anticipating issues and a resourceful problem solver
  • Good relationship-builder with household staff, contractors and suppliers
  • The highest attention to detail with all tasks no matter how small, or large

 

If this sounds like the role for you then please do get in touch, we’d love to hear from you!

 

Please note that candidates with relevant experience and excellent, checkable references need only apply.

Location: London, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: GBP £70,000.00
Salary to: GBP £90,000.00

TALENT MANAGER (BUSINESS SUPPORT DIVISION) FOR SPECIALIST RECRUITMENT AGENCY

  • London, UK
  • Permanent contract
  • ~£60,000 – £100,000+ OTE
  • Competitive Salary + Transparent Uncapped Commission + Bonus Scheme
  • Flexible Working – Soho Friends & Soho Works memberships


About the role

As the Talent Manager, the entire candidate experience starts with YOU. It’s your job to SERVE people by helping them get closer to their DREAM ROLE and to get clarity on the TRUTH about where they are, help them transition out of mediocrity and introduce them to a BIGGERBETTER and more WONDERFUL vision of their career.

The people you will register and work with at Chace People will have their lives and careers radically transformed. They will be HAPPIER, MORE FULFILLED and will serve the world in a bigger, grander, more wonderful way. Ultimately your candidates will become our clients.

As part of our Business Support division you’ll be focusing on placing Personal Assistants (PA), Executive Assistants (EA), Team Assistants, Travelling Assistants, Lifestyle Managers, Chief of Staffs, Front of House Staff, Family Office Managers, Office Assistants, Legal Secretaries and Paralegals, Family Office Executives and C-Suite Executives and various other exciting roles.

Our ideal person

You TAKE PRIDE in your work. You care about the service you deliver. You SERVE not sell.

You must be naturally CURIOUS and LIKEABLE. You enjoy speaking to people (no matter their position) and can listen and understand people’s needs.

You must be COACHABLE and strive to be a WORLD CLASS. You must enjoy mastering your skills and strive to deliver excellence every time.

You must have high INTEGRITY. You honour what is right for your candidates and clients and that includes being able to say “no” when someone is not a fit. Doing the right thing has to be more important to you than making the sale.

We LOVE what we do, have a lot of fun and enjoy an amazing team environment. It’s integral that you enjoy working as part of a team.


What we’re looking for

We are looking for a TOP PERFORMING recruiter or salesperson with at least 3 years’ experience who will join our business support team.

  • Ambitious, sales driven and goal orientated individuals
  • A genuine passion for recruitment
  • Confidence in your communication style
  • An analytical mindset to produce excellent research and results


About us

We are a dynamic and fast-growing business with a team of superstars who consistently deliver exceptional results for our candidates and clients.

If you are going to work with us, you need ENERGY, a “CAN-DO” ATTITUDE, ENTHUSIASM and MASSIVE DEDICATION. If you are a dabbler, or your favourite phrase is “yeah but” we are not the right team for you.

Here at Chace, we’re all about community and we celebrate personal talent, entrepreneurial spirit, mastery and purpose. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to be inspired by what they do. Having great people around us is key to our success and we’ll support you and give you the autonomy to reach your big goals.

We are a specialist recruitment agency placing senior support staff with high profile employers around the world. Based at a West London co-working space as part of the Soho House Group, you'll be provided with a MacBook, iPhone and all the tools you need to be successful in your role, including working with one of the best tech stacks in the industry! You will report to the Managing Directors and will be working alongside a team of specialist Recruitment Consultants and Researchers.


Values we care about

  • EXCELLENCE – We love doing our ordinary jobs extraordinarily well
  • TRANSPARENCY – We believe our transparency leads to others’ transformation
  • RESOURCEFULNESS – Where there’s a will, there’s a way
  • EAGERNESS TO LEARN AND PROGRESS – We don’t always know the answer, but we are eager to learn
  • OPEN-MINDEDNESS AND ADAPTABILITY – Respect all ways. Always


Your Responsibilities outlined

  • Sourcing and interviewing candidates within your specialist division and desk
  • Identifying, assessing and engaging with skilled candidates through proactive recruiting techniques
  • Business Development to include cold calling and networking
  • Client retention and management of the client delivery process
  • Briefing the Research Assistants on individual mandates and on areas for growth within your specialist division and desk
  • Overseeing candidate vetting and background checks
  • CV advice and formatting
  • Interview planning and advice
  • CRM and ATS management
  • Working with the Research Assistants and your Direct Line Manager to strategise on advertising opportunities
  • Mentorship/training to junior consultants


On top of a competitive salary, we also offer the following benefits:

  • Transparent uncapped commission structure which supports you to more than double your salary!
  • Unlimited bonus potential including; restaurant vouchers and Apple products for meeting targets!
  • Soho Friends membership (part of the Soho House Group), which includes preferential rates across Soho House globally and invites to members-only events, plus discounts across some Soho House Group Restaurants and Cinemas, room rates, Cowshed Spa, Soho Home and more
  • Team activities and wellbeing in the office, such as; Monday meditation, Friday drinks trolley and holiday theme activities
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 22 days annual leave, plus UK bank holidays

 

So, what are you waiting for? Please upload your CV with a punchy paragraph as to why you’d like to work with us and apply now!

Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable