Female House Manager/ Butler (Live in) – Amman, Jordan

Reporting to: Chairman’s residence Location: Amman, Jordan

Purpose of the position

We are looking to hire a highly professional and experienced House manager to oversee and supervise household operation, staff, budgets and accounts and external contractors.

Responsibilities & duties:

  • Oversees the household staff of the Chairman residence
  • Supervising the housekeeper and cleaning (includes advice on cleaning various materials)
  • Running an efficient kitchen and maintaining inventory
  • Supervising contractors, suppliers, and services (such as home renovations, landscaping, and catering)
  • Supervising and managing Chauffeurs/Drivers and the fleet, ensuring maintenance and cleanliness
  • Disciplining staff
  • Oversees family packing and travel preparations.
  • Taking Care of the Household
  • Ensuring safety and security in the house
  • Purchasing supplies and arranging for delivery
  • Keeping household budgets and accounts
  • Reception and looking after guests
  • Answering the door
  • Answering the telephone
  • Preparing for overnight guests
  • Organizing a formal dinner or banquet (including planning the event, seating arrangements, table settings, and supervising wait staff)
  • Organizing other social events (dinner at a restaurant, receptions, large outdoor parties, etc.)


  • Work experience & skills (including technical skills)
  • Hotel / Office or Restaurant management and service skills. (More formal background or schooling depending on the household.)
  • Excellent management skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Able to supervise and train the existing staff along with recruiting as and when needed
  • Responsible of household budgets and accounts as well as manage outside contractors.
  • Broad knowledge of household items and their care.
  • Good social skills and personnel management.
  • Business and technology capability including computers and accounting.
  • Leadership and motivation skills.
  • Independent and team project management.
  • Problem solving and “get it done” attitude. Very “hands-on” and ready to pitch in.
  • Very resourceful, quickly learns the how and where to get things done in the local area.
  • Negotiating and supervisory skills for outside contractors and other staff.
  • Personal qualities & behavioural traits
  • A positive and Can do attitude
  • Ethical & professional approach
  • Goal focused / result oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Able to handle stress
  • Fluent in English (reading & writing) and clear speaking is a must.
  • Flexible and able to work long hours if needed

Start Date: Immediately

Compensation is a professional salary based on experience.