Household Manager/Butler

SEEKING: A service-oriented individual to work as a Household Manager/ Butler in the large private residence of an English-speaking foreign representative:

Incumbent of this position supervises a staff of four Household Assistants and two Chefs and works with the Residence Manager.

  • Ensures the efficient day-to-day functioning of the representative’s household.
  • Manages the household by assigning tasks to staff, monitoring their work performance, preparing work schedules, and taking a proactive approach through implementing procedures to support the household and representational functions.
  • Conducts regular training and briefings with staff to ensure they are skilled in providing services such as food and beverage to the representatives and their guests.
  • Works closely with the Residence Manager and Protocol Staff to assist with and support planning and organizing official representational events.
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining and purchasing adequate supplies, both official and personal, for the representative’s household.  Submit costs of expenditure to the Residence Manager.
  • Responsible for ensuring that items in the household are in good order and stored correctly; and worn or damaged household items are reported for replacement or repair, by inspecting household equipment and rooms on a regular basis and reporting actual and probable maintenance issues through completing work request documents.
  • Monitors the Official Residence Employee (ORE) household expenditures and submits invoices of purchases and periodic reports to the Residence Manager. Submits ORE staff timesheets bi-weekly.
  • Supports to the Residence Manager and acts in this role during times of the Residence Manager’s absence.
  • Performs Household Assistant duties as required and other tasks as assigned by the representative or the Residence Manager.

Qualification Requirement:

  1. Possess good English communication skills. Thai language ability a plus.
  2. Must be able to work legally in Thailand.
  3. Must be comfortable dealing with high profile guests and Thai and foreign dignitaries. Must be diplomatic and discreet.
  4. Has recent and relevant work experience and skills requiring similar duties as described above; experience in the hospitality industry (food and beverage service, banqueting) or in a private residence would be beneficial.Skilled in basic preparation of mixed drinks a plus.
  5. Experience in event preparation, including supervising outside catering staff a plus.
  6. Experience in supervising housekeeping and food and beverage staff.
  7. Ability to manage and work as a team.
  8. Ability to understand complex instructions.
  9. Must be flexible.

The successful candidate will be required to work in a secure and structured work environment. It is essential to undergo a security and medical clearance before commencing work.


  • Salary between 80,000 and 90,000 baht per month depending on/ and negotiable based upon relevant skills and experience.
  • Hours of work: 6 day work week, 8 hour shifts (total 48 hours per week).
  • Medical insurance is provided.
  • 13 days paid annual leave per year.
  • Single rent-free accommodation can be requested.

Only those applicants with relevant qualifications will be considered. 

Interested candidates are required to send applications in English, to include a recent resume with contact details of referees by January 20, 2017.

Fax: 02 205 4928
Attn: Recruitment