Domestic Staff Agency

Pembury Partners have been appointed to assist our UHNW client who are seeking an experienced, hands-on maintenance manager for their large private estate near Ramatuelle, France. The working language for the position is English, so a sufficient level of fluency is required.

The right candidate should have solid technical knowledge in plumbing, electricity, home automation systems, and basic repairs. The candidate will ideally also have a reliable network of local contractors to draw on when necessary, although a hands-on approach to maintenance is critical. Experience in large HVAC systems maintenance is a plus.

Only candidates with the right to live and work in France/EU will be considered.

Applications: OPEN


Amongst the duties:

  • Hands-on maintenance in property & grounds
  • Liaising with external network of local contractors when necessary
  • Swimming care pool and upkeep
  • Ensuring all basic repairs in property & grounds are handles efficiently and swiftly
  • Ensuring health and safety standards are met in regards to property maintenance


Skillset required:

  • Proficient English speaker
  • Solid technical knowledge of plumbing & electricity
  • Good understanding of home automation systems
  • Competent and confident at basic repairs
  • A reliable network of local contractors
  • Hands-on approach
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to be flexible as and when needed in cases of emergency
  • Eligible to live and work in France/EU

Salary: Up to €60,000 gpa, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, with on-call work as needed only in cases of emergency. Live-in or live-out; private accommodation (for employee only) on-site can be provided.


To submit your application, please email Elvie Dakin at



Due to the high volume of applications, only suitable candidates for this role will be contacted. Interviews and meetings are by appointment only.

Pembury Partners endeavours to reply to all applicants, however, should you not hear back from us within 3 working days, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

Should you wish to get in touch and register your interest for future opportunities and discuss your career path, please email us at with a copy of your resume and cover letter.