Housekeeper / House Manager – Zurich, Switzerland

A lovely client of BUTLER FOR YOU®️ is looking for a top-notch housekeeper/house manager to help with their home in Zurich, Switzerland.

We are looking for a professional, quiet, discreet and flexible housekeeper/house manager with several years of experience in domestic service.

They are looking for a housekeeper / house manager with high standards who can work quickly, quietly and discreetly. As well as cleaning and tidying, mopping wooden floors, cleaning windows and managing deliveries, laundry and ironing is a big part of the role and the housekeeper needs to have excellent laundry and ironing skills.

Working hours are up to 40 hours per week. Flexibility is key as experience has shown that their needs change over time and their schedules often change at short notice.

They are a generous and kind employer in return.

Key duties:

● Bed making and linen washing, ironing

● Cleaning of kitchens, bathrooms

● Laundry and ironing, clothes management and repair including delicate items and handwashing

● Receiving courier deliveries

● Dusting and polishing

● Changing bed sheets

● Hoovering and floor cleaning

● Cleaning of fireplace and fireplace glass

● Collecting and dropping off parcels and letters

● Window cleaning

● Dry cleaning collection and management

● Packing and unpacking suitcases

● Shopping, managing the kitchen and household supplies

● Arranging and overseeing work of contractors eg electricians

● It will be a huge bonus if the candidate enjoys cooking fresh and healthy meals

Personal attributes:

● Loyal, discrete and respectful of privacy, patient, welcoming and approachable

● Dedicated to professional service

● Quiet and professional without being overly formal

● Proactive, flexible and adaptable with lots of common sense

● Product/fabric/surface knowledge

● Intelligent and with ability to take feedback well and learn new skills as may be required

● Creating systems if and when needed and/or maintaining them

A very good level of English and German is required.

Driver desirable but not essential.

EU passport essential.

Accommodation: 1-bedroom furnished flat, which is about 10 minutes away from the client’s residence in Zurich.

Salary: Top salary for the right candidate.

I would like to suggest that working for this couple will be a joy.

Interested candidates who meet (or exceed) the needs of this wonderful opportunity should email BUTLER FOR YOU®️ / Sebastian Hirsch with full work history, a current photo and written references.