May 09, 2023


  • Hutchinsons Domestic Staff Agency
  • Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Full time Butler

Job Description

Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, strong F&B skills, managements skills, front of house.

An experienced Butler is required for a formal residence in Riyadh. The successful applicant will be experienced with providing both formal and semi-formal food and beverage service for the family and their guests.

You will need to have a strong understanding of household management and food and beverage service. You have a ‘do what it takes attitude’ and have a calm and collected approach when things don't go as planned. You are comfortable both in leadership roles and working within a team, always a polished ambassador for the family.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Formal and semi-formal table setting, food and beverage service to Principals and guests
  • Event planning and facilitation
  • Greeting of guests and visitors, answering telephone, and taking messages, general mail and correspondence
  • Management of household inventories and implementation of organizational strategies
  • Care of the butler pantry including China, crystal and silver
  • Ensure all household mechanical systems, HVAC, plumbing, equipment and fixtures are in good working order
  • Schedule and supervise trades and contractors
  • Monitor household budgets and costs for trades and vendors
  • Assist with the ordering and purchasing of household inventories
  • Ensure household security protocols are followed
  • Occasional meal preparation as required
  • Occasional pet care responsibilities as required
  • Occasional driving family members as required

Applicant Qualities:

  • Be a self-starter with an anticipatory, service-oriented disposition
  • Must possess excellent time management skills, be punctual, courteous, possess keen attention to detail and follow through on all tasks and projects assigned
  • Must possess a strong work ethic and understand invisible service
  • Must be a team player able to motivate and work with staff to ensure a positive outcome
  • Must have a sense and respect of boundaries, exercise diplomacy, discretion and confidentiality
  • A driver's license and clean driving record is required

This position is full-time, live-in and you will report to the senior Travelling Butler. There is occasional travel required to a property in Dubai. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3959)

Contract: Full Time
Accommodation: Provided
Salary: Negotiable
Job Ref: HU3959
Job Category: Butler Jobs

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