British American Household Staffing

KS124 - Chief of Staff/House Manager - Palo Alto

Job Locations US-CA-Palo Alto
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/19/2021 7:24 PM)
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Chief of Staff


A very discreet and private family in Palo Alto is seeking a top-notch Chief of Staff/House Manager to join their team. As the Chief of Staff, the candidate will coordinate family schedules, calendaring, vacations, travel, etc. Family travels with another family and COS will interact with their COS to make sure all is consistent and travel ahead to set things up for arrival. Must be flexible and ok to travel within the US and internationally, when needed. The ability to work well and coordinate with other families’ teams is crucial for this role. The successful candidate will be comfortable and have prior experience running a smooth household as well as care for the family's ever-changing needs. The candidate will be responsible for such things as hiring staff, training staff, maintaining the home, the property, cars, and making sure that all runs smoothly and efficiently. Making sure that the staff is in a happy environment and working to their potential. Handling any staffing issues, suggestions, schedules, payroll, and making sure in compliance with all CA Labor laws. Staff to include nannies, assistants, housekeepers, and chefs. The candidate should have excellent leadership skills and be able to foster team culture/morale. Prior experience with construction is a Plus! The family is building a new home in Palo Alto that the candidate would be heavily involved in. Dealing with vendors, contractors, designers, maintaining a budget, schedule, and meeting the deadlines. In addition to this soon-to-be-built home, the family has another smaller home and condo, locally. The candidate should be driven, EXTREMELY Proactive, attention to detail, have patience, and a sense of humor.  There is a very generous salary and benefits package for the right person. You must be legal to work in the US and have a US Passport, Green Card, or EAC to apply for this role. If you are interested in this position, please apply online at KS124.



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