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House Manager

Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing tasks within a household so everything runs smoothly. Help care for the house or residential building, supervise and train household staff, and oversee the work of contractors.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage all the day-to-day operations of a household and handle the homeowner’s needs.
  • Maintain the physical condition of the house and its grounds; keep the interior clean.
  • Find contractors and schedule appointments for maintenance and home repairs.
  • Ensure the safety and security of the house, its occupants, and its furnishings and equipment.
  • Oversee the household’s budget, make necessary travel arrangements, and plan social events.
  • Collaborate with external vendors to arrange deliveries and order food for events.
  • Coordinate with the family that lives in the house to achieve shared objectives.
  • Keep an inventory and restock items as needed, run errands, and pay bills for the homeowner.
  • Hire, train, fire, and supervise housekeeping, maintenance, and other household staffers.