Domestic Staff Agency

Pembury Partners are assisting a returning high profile international Client with the search of an experienced formal Housekeeper/Laundress to overview and manage two properties in Central Europe. The Clients live abroad however visit the properties for a period of up to three months during the summer and one month in winter. One of the Principal might travel in between visits for business purposes. The main property is modern and split over two levels surrounded by large grounds manned by a permanent full time gardener. The Housekeeper will be engaged on a permanent contract.

The ideal professional will manage all aspects of both properties from housekeeping, laundry management to provisioning and closing the houses at the end of each visit. When the Principal/s are in residence flexibility will be requested as well as daily assistance, cooking and shopping. This a wonderful opportunity for an experience professional with background in luxury private households. Spoken French is required, must be a driver. Please note that only candidates eligible to work in the EU will be considered.

The role starts asap – interviews taking place now.

Applications: OPEN

Amongst the duties:

    • Laundry management
    • Housekeeping, management of both properties (seasonal)
    • Stock control, provisioning
    • Dealing with contractors when needed
    • Daily assistance and cooking when Principals are in residence
    • Alarms and IT systems management
    • Troubleshooting

Skillset required:

    • EU passport a must
    • French speaking, German a bonus
    • Confident driver
    • Experienced, trustworthy
    • Self-starter, proactive, organised
    • Flexible and discreet – NDA bound

Accommodation: both live in or live out options considered – separate flat provided in the alpine residence

Salary: competitive depending on experience,

To submit your application for the role, please email Elvie Dakin at

Interviews and meetings are by appointment only.

Due to the high volume of applications, only suitable candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding. Should you wish to get in touch and register your interest for future opportunities, please do email us at