Reporting to the Residence Manager, the Butler is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the household and the servicing of the High Commissioner and their guests. They will learn the personal preferences of the High Commissioner and ensure that the Residence facility and services are delivered in a proactive, discreet, timely, thoughtful and unobtrusive manner. They supervise the work of contract gardeners and other outsourced staff ensuring the property and the service provided are of a high standard and cost efficient.
The British High Commissioner’s Residence is a representational property and is used to promote the UK and to host VIP guests.
Main purpose of job
To ensure guests and clients receive excellent service
To supervise external service providers and suppliers when working on the Residence premises including casual staff hired for receptions.
To support Residence Manager in the management of the Residence including in the areas of maintenance, administration and budgeting
Roles and responsibilities:
High Commissioner - Personal Service
Certificate/Diploma in household & property management / hospitality and residential service
Experience as a Butler in a diplomatic residence, boutique hotel or private home of similar standing, with excellent references and a track record of expertise in:
Housing Allowance of 60 996 CFA
Transport Allowance of 32 884 CFA
Unsociable Working Hours Allowance of 15 000 CFA