Gstaad – Property Steward – Housekeeper EN/CH-GE/FR

LUXURY
Permanent, Full time
Bern
Posted 6 months ago

For one of our clients, Owner of numerous private properties all around the world and in Switzerland, we have been mandated to recruit an independant and multipurpose Property Steward – Housekeeper.

This is a permanent role based in Gstaad and the successful applicant must be settled for several years in Gstaad village/Saanen and surrounding area.

 

Main responsibilities:

You will be responsible for the general cleanliness of the entire property at all times throughout the year:

  • Liaise and negotiate with contractors for interior works and maintenance needs
  • When the property is in use by the principal, support the house team with service, cleaning, provisioning, delivery and pick up of the dry cleaning, orders
  • Arrange events/hospitality when required
  • Be in charge of meal service for the principals on some occasions
  • Receive parcels/mail, log it in the logbook and dispatch it
  • Manage pool system, its cleanliness and the water quality by sending samples to the laboratory
  • Stock and manage items in fridges and dry goods storage as well as liquor and wine inventory in liaison with the Residence manager
  • Prepare and participate with the logistics of events
  • Managing multiple inventories
  • Be available when requested by the head of security to drive/pick up family members
  • Maintain network with local agents, essential providers in the region and important places of interest (hotels, restaurants, shops and additional cultural activities). Create a strong network of people in these fields
  • Ensure the sport equipment is up to standard: skis, snow shoes, ice hockey equipment, tennis rackets and balls, bicycles, bikes…
  • Supervise general maintenance and cleanliness of office building in the village
  • A couple of weeks per year will be dedicated to supporting the house staff in other Swiss residences
  • Seasonal related upkeep of the exterior grounds including :
    • Snow clearance in the winter months
    • Lawn, trees, lake upkeep in the summer
  • Yearly drainage of the lake followed by a thorough clean
  • Clear/cleaning & setting up all terraces when weather allows
  • Make sure the heating system is operational
  • Clear snow from all parking areas on the property
  • Make sure all pathways and car access are free of snow and safe
  • Ensure all vehicles are clean, tanks filled, and the yearly technical maintenances done
  • Handy skills put to practice (fixing, building, repairing…)
  • Oversee seasonal refurbishment, building or maintenance projects

 

Profile:

  • Several years in Luxurious Hotel Industry (5* or 4*), preferably in Gstaad surroundings being in contact with VIP’s
  • Any experience relating to accomodation/hôtel Concierge/housekeeping experience is a must have
  • Very good physical condition is a must have
  • Hands-on, proactive, well-organised and paying attention to details
  • Strong ability to handle and fix simple issues on his own and liaise with external providers when required
  • Discrete, effective and detail oriented
  • Driving licence is required
  • Personal and professional network in Gstaad village
  • Full availability, and highly flexible with excellent communication skills in English, in Swiss German/German and in French (B2 level)
  • In order to deliver high-level of quality service, local residency in Gstaad or surroundings is mandatory

 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we will contact only the candidates who have been selected for a video call interview.

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