German Nanny Sought – Australian/German family in Dubai

A professional Australien/German family in Dubai are seeking a kind, gentle and passionate German Nanny to care for their two little girls aged 1 and 3 years.

The Nanny will be experienced working with toddlers and be confident in her approach to managing the little girls routine.

It is essential that the Nanny is creative and able to use her own initiative to ensure that the little girls day is full of stimulating age-appropriate and fun activities
to encourage their learning and development.

Someone with experience in a similar position or with a background in teaching or Early Years development would be highly appreciated.

The Nanny’s duties will consist of all nursery duties related to the little girls only.

Both parents work full time so the position is a sole charge.

The family employs a full-time housekeeper as well.

You must have a driver’s license and driving experience. A car will be provided by the family.

The family travel for holidays and will want to take the Nanny with them so someone with experience of traveling or a strong organizational ability is a bonus.

This position would suit a confident and experienced, yet loving and caring, Nanny who is seeking a new experience working in beautiful Dubai (Jumeriah Beach) with a welcoming family.

Working Hours: 10 hours per day, 6 days per week.

Accommodation: Live-in with your own furnished apartment close to the family’s Villa in Dubai (Jumeirah Beach).

Interested candidates who meet (or exceed) the needs of this wonderful opportunity should email Sebastian Hirsch with full work history, a current photo and written references at info@butlerforyou.de

Butler / Personal Assistant – Innsbruck & Vienna, Austria

We are pleased to be the agency to recruit a Butler / Personal Assistant for a highly successful family with residences in Innsbruck and in Vienna, Austria.

We are seeking a hands-on Butler / Personal Assistant (live-in) to assist the family, and to work in synergy with the current grounds staff, nannies and housekeepers.

Ideally, you can prepare simple to quality meals, are adept at personal service, must be able to drive and have a proven record as a personal butler.

Required skills:

• Have a proven record as a butler/house manager
• Excellent German and English language skills.
• Excellent managerial and supervision skills.
• Good general appearance, very clean and well mannered.
• A keen eye for details and a good capacity to adapt to any request or situation.
• Resilient to stress and able to handle requests in a professional and efficient manner.
• Understands concepts of privacy and confidentiality, invisible and available.
• Must have a current driver´s license
• Attention to detail

This is a live-in position with accommodation provided by the family in Innsbruck and in Vienna as well.

Start as soon as possible.

Excellent compensation package.

Interested candidates who meet (or exceed) the needs of this wonderful opportunity should email Sebastian Hirsch with full work history, a current photo and written references at info@butlerforyou.de

2nd Junior Butler – Super Yacht (468 ft/142m)

Our client is seeking a second Junior Butler that has previous work experience for a VIP and preferably, past experience of living and working onboard a superyacht.

The Junior Butler will accompany our principal’s family to their estates in Europe and USA as well as when they spend some months yearly onboard their two private superyachts.

Duties include:

• Would follow the family on the two superyachts, villas, flats, around 8 months of the year.
• Assist with planning and organizing parties and events
• Would collaborate and organize the staff in relation to the guests’ activities on board and in the private properties where he/she escorts the family.
• Review the menus, arrange the tables, supervise and execute service of meals and drinks to guests.
• Keeping wine cellars and having knowledge regarding fine wines.
• Welcoming guests and provide detailed and seamless service from arrival until departure.
• Valeting service to the care of his client’s wardrobe.
• May assume the role of a Personal or Household Secretary, hold and execute the family agenda.
• May have to carry out personal shopping, handle the mail and be in charge of certain household accounts.
• Must be adaptable and ready to take on new responsibilities as and when his employer sees fit.

Locations:

Several estates in Europe and two superyachts mainly based in the South of France.

The rotation will be approx 2 months on contract / 1 month on vacation, flexible as to follow the principal for a total of 8 months per year.

Required skills:

• Vast knowledge about wines and spirits
• Possession of excellent public communication skills.
• Excellent managerial and supervision skills.
• Good general appearance, very clean and well mannered.
• A keen eye for details and a good capacity to adapt to any request or situation.
• Resilient to stress and able to handle requests in a professional and efficient manner.
• Understands concepts of privacy and confidentiality, invisible and available.
• Attention to detail

Start as soon as possible.

Excellent compensation package.

Medical and accident insurance will be provided.

Flights and accommodation are covered.

Interested candidates who meet (or exceed) the needs of this wonderful opportunity should email Sebastian Hirsch with full work history, a current photo and written references at info@butlerforyou.de

German-speaking Executive Assistant / Family office in Dusseldorf, Germany

An exciting new role has arisen for a skillful German-speaking Executive Assistant to join the Human Resources team of a Dusseldorf based family office.

It is a great opportunity for a German speaking candidate with strong administration/IT skills and excellent communication skills in German and English!

As a German-speaking executive assistant, you will provide excellent organization and administrative support.

Within your role you will be dealing with HR related issues, managing all employment queries, translating inquiries from German to English, reporting and maintaining the HR database and have excellent communication skills in German and English.

It is essential for you to have a proven administrative background with the ability to work well in a fast paced environment.

This position is offered as a permanent position in central Dusseldorf for someone with previous experience working as a Personal or Executive Assistant with outstanding administrative experience in an office environment.

Your profile:

Required to be fluent in German and English, both written and spoken
Previous experience as a Personal Assistant / Executive Assistant is desired
Excellent administrative skills are essential
Excellent IT skills (including Microsoft Office)
Strong communication and organizational skills
Attention to detail and ability to work well in a fast paced environment

To apply, please send your CV in German to Sebastian Hirsch – info@butlerforyou.com .

Please note: Candidates must be eligible to work in Germany or hold a valid work permit. We contact successful candidates within 4-5 working days.

Female House Manager / Executive Housekeeper – VVIP client in Hong Kong

BUTLER FOR YOU´ s VVIP client who is based in Hong Kong is looking for an experienced Female House Manager / Executive Housekeeper to look after their luxurious property in the heart of Hong Kong Island.

You will be responsible for managing the Housekeeping team and department, maintaining the house to a high standard and to ensure the maximum enjoyment of the family and their guests.

The ideal candidate should have previous experience as a Head Housekeeper (or Assistance of Head HK) in well-established 5* hotel or high profile household.

The position is to start ASAP.

Duties and Responsibilities:

6 days a week 12 hours a day with flexibility when required

Management and co-ordination of housekeeping personnel on a day to day basis and the management of staffing levels

Organize an inventory for linen, uniform standard fixed assets.

Develop and implement Housekeeping system and procedures

Supervise all housekeeping staff

Full responsibilities for all Housekeeping aspects, including laundry and ironing – this will include overseeing of repairs, wardrobe maintenance, packing unpacking in respect to trips taken by the family

Maintain high standards cleanliness in and around the property

Requirements:

Ability to work well in stressful and high pressure conditions

Previous experience in a private estate or at a 5 * hotel

Accommodation: fully furnished room and bathroom in residence

Start as soon as possible.

Excellent compensation package.

Medical and accident insurance will be provided.

Flights and accommodation are covered.

Interested candidates who meet (or exceed) the needs of this wonderful opportunity should email Sebastian Hirsch with full work history, a current photo and written references at info@butlerforyou.com

Live In Nanny – Hong Kong

An incredible opportunity has arisen for BUTLER FOR YOU to be involved in recruiting a live in nanny for a VIP client in Hong Kong.

International family based Hong Kong is looking to hire a Nanny to care for their one-year-old boy.

The role will include travel to London, Paris, etc. and the candidate will accompany the family in their travels but there is some negotiation on this.

The role is a mix of the sole and shared charge as Mum is involved in the children upbringing.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience as well as longevity in each role they have been employed in. The role in Hong Kong is to start ASAP.

The role:

Working hours: Usually Monday to Friday 8am-8pm

Nursery duties

Care and well-being of the child

Someone kind, supportive , good with routines and structure

Activities and social calendar organizing

Troubleshooting and proxy parenting

The candidate:

English speaking to fluent level.

Experienced and professional

Longevity in previous roles a must

You do not need to drive the family employs a driver

Accommodation: fully furnished room and bathroom in residence

Start as soon as possible.

Excellent compensation package.

Medical insurance will be provided.

Flights and accommodation are covered.

Interested candidates who meet (or exceed) the needs of this wonderful opportunity should email Sebastian Hirsch with full work history, a current photo and written references at info@butlerforyou.com

Live in Housekeeper – Stockholm / Countryside, Sweden

We have a wonderful opportunity for a Live in Housekeeper in the countryside of Sweden (approximately 100km away from Stockholm). This role is to support a busy young family (2 adults and a 2-year-old child).

The position:

We are looking for a person who can handle the main household duties in their two homes.

Mainly doing the work but also coordinating with other staff and other contractors.

Cleaning, doing laundry, buying groceries, cooking as well as keeping their vegetable garden tidy. Also taking care of their 2 years old son from time to time.

At least 4 years of experience from household work or/and childcare is required. Additionally, interest in cooking as well as some experience in gardening is needed.

We are looking for a person who can handle the main household work so that our client gets more time to spend with their child. However, the family would like the person to be trained in first aid and to be fond of children.

Are you structured and have an eye for details? Do you know how to cook a healthy vegan and organic meal with a variation or enjoy cooking in general? Do you like working independently and value quality living? You know when to change out flowers in a fresh flower bouquet and when to give water to the plants.

You are discreet and know how to keep things confidential. And when a child has his own ideas about what to do with a pile of clothes you just organized, you handle it with humor and kindness…

The Job will be partly in Stockholm, partly in the countryside and includes some evening and weekend work. A drivers license is needed.

A beautiful, small 1 bedroom cottage may be available at your disposal in the countryside as well as a single room flat in Stockholm, next to the families residence.

There will be a car at your disposal as well.

About the family:

This is a family of three living in two homes one hour apart, Stockholm and outside Stockholm by the Lake Mälaren.

The Dad is an entrepreneur within real estate, the Mom is in sales and interior design, business owner as well, and a child, who is 2 years old.

The main home lies in the countryside 100 km from Stockholm. The second home in the city is under renovation and planned to be ready during the autumn.

There is a direct train line between the two locations. The home in the countryside is 10 km away from the train station and the apartment in Stockholm is a 5 minutes walk from the Stockholm train station.

In general, the family spends the weekends in the country house and weekdays in Stockholm. The Child is in kindergarten in Stockholm Monday to Thursday, even though they consider moving to kindergarten nearby the country house in order to make it their main home.

The country house was built in the late 18th century but has recently been fully renovated to a modern standard and extended. Additionally, there is a boathouse and two cottages. The boathouse is mainly used during the summer and includes a professional kitchen.

The family has a large vegetable garden which they love to develop each year. They enjoy eating fresh from the garden during the season. They appreciate quality food, both eating, and cooking, and have prioritized well equipped/professional kitchens in their homes.

The child is very a happy, curious, kind and an active boy who loves spending time outdoors and playing with his Brio trains.

We’d like to find a person who will let him learn another language, especially German, but even Finnish, French or Italian is interesting.

The Mom is Finnish speaking and Finnish is, therefore, the child-mother tongue. We’d like the person to be energetic, outgoing and kind.

And who can be the kind of person for him that he can trust.

Please note: Applicants must be eligible to work in Sweden.

Start as soon as possible.

Excellent compensation package.

Interested candidates who meet (or exceed) the needs of this wonderful opportunity should email Sebastian Hirsch with full work history, a current photo and written references at info@butlerforyou.com

Nanny sought – high profile family in Berlin, Germany

Nanny sought for a high profile family in Berlin, Germany
Nanny sought for a high profile family in Berlin, Germany – www.butlerforyou.com

High profile family living in Berlin, Germany seeks an English or French-speaking nanny to help care for their 4 children aged 6 months, 4 years, 8 years and 11 years.

There is another English speaking Nanny employed by the family, so you will work together in a team.

The family is looking for an experienced nanny who is interested to commit for a long-term position.

They need a communicative, energetic and smiley nanny who likes sports – swimming, cycling, etc.

Duties:

• To collect children from kindergarten

• To drop off children at various activities during the afternoon

• The preparation of the children meals (lunch and dinner)

• Reading books and singing songs for children

• Play and handicraft work with the kids

• Overseeing and encouraging healthy childhood development and interactions

• Helping with bathing, dressing, keeping children rooms tidy, etc.

Hours of service:

Approx. 40 hours per week in 5 days.

Job requirements:

• Native English or French speaker or equivalent
• Recent experience as a nanny, fun personality and a great attitude
• Applicants must be eligible to work in Germany
• The family wants someone looking for a long term position.
• Flexible and available for traveling
• Team-player

Excellent compensation and help will be given to find suitable accommodation in Berlin.

Please send your CV, a current photo and references to info@butlerforyou.com

Housekeeper – VIP family in Hamburg, Germany

VIP family based in Hamburg, Germany is looking for an experienced, professional, discreet and organized housekeeper.

The candidate must have exceptional attention to detail to keep the house clean and tidy at all times as well as possess excellent cooking skills,
with a particular emphasis on healthy meals.

The family in Hamburg has three children and there is a fulltime nanny employed as well as another housekeeper.

The family will have some extended stays in other parts of Germany and abroad as well each year and the candidate may be required to travel with them sometimes.

The ideal housekeeper will have an appreciation and understanding of social responsibility, ethical lifestyles, and organic products.

Crucially the candidate must be warm with a calm, positive personality, excellent manners and a mature outlook on life.

The housekeeper must be willing to work in conjunction with the other household staff (nanny and housekeeper) to provide a happy, efficient, clean and welcoming household.

The estate is centrally located in the heart of Hamburg.

Job requirements for housekeeper position in Hamburg, Germany:

• Recent experience as a housekeeper with verifiable references
• Fun personality and a great attitude
• The family wants someone looking for a long term position.
• Applicants must be eligible to work in Germany.

The family values their staff very highly and so it is a fantastic opportunity for the right person.

Excellent compensation and help will be given to finding suitable accommodation in Hamburg.

Interested candidates should email BUTLER FOR YOU / Sebastian Hirsch with full work history and written references.

Private Chef sought for VIP couple in Zurich, Switzerland

Private Chef sought for VIP couple in Zurich, Switzerland / BUTLER FOR YOU

We are looking for an experienced private chef for a high profile couple in Zurich, Switzerland.

You will be providing delicious, healthy meals for this couple in their beautiful home in Zurich, Switzerland.

Requirements:

• Must have previous experience working as a chef

• Applicants should have a neat and polished appearance

• Must exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times.

• Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.

• Applicants must be eligible to work in Switzerland.

A driver is a must as you will shop locally for fresh ingredients.

Excellent salary and benefits for the right candidate.

Interested candidates who meet (or exceed) the needs of this wonderful opportunity should email Sebastian with full work history, a current photo and written references at info@butlerforyou.com