Domestic Staff Agency

Pembury Partners are assisting our UHNW high-profile client, based in Cannes, in appointing a professional Property/Estate Manager to manage the family’s portfolio of properties and private assets along the French Riviera and internationally. The ideal candidate to be incredibly professional, discreet, and trustworthy with excellent communication skills and a friendly personality with the ability to manage the role with a meticulous eye for detail. The ideal candidate will be based in the south of France and be bilingual French and English. Please note that only candidates eligible to work in the EU will be considered for this role.

Start date: flexible, depending on the right candidate’s availability


Amongst the duties:

  • A highly professional Estate Manager role managing the family’s main property based in Cannes, Monaco
  • overseeing international portfolio of properties and yachts
  • Budgeting and dealing with all external contractors
  • Inventories, manuals and schedules managing
  • Managing an extensive team of professionals such as house managers, butlers, chauffeurs, housekeeping team, chefs, gardeners
  • Liaising with family office staff, security and all trusted personnel
  • Liaising directly with the Principal and EAs


Skillset required:

  • Bilingual French/English
  • Eligible to work in France/EU
  • A natural leader able to lead a successful team of professionals
  • At least 5 years previous experience within a formal, large and complex UHNW home or within a similar environment with transferrable skills
  • Trustworthy and the ability to be completely discreet and highly flexible
  • A quick-thinker, excellent ability to use initiative on tasks
  • Excellent time-management skills and incredible organisational skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • A self-confident, humble candidate with the ability to get on well with the rest of the staff team and entourage

Salary: DOE, competitive package

To submit your application for the role, please email the team 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