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Residence Manager Job at An official diplomatic residence – Den Haag

An official diplomatic residence is seeking eligible and qualified candidates for the position of Residence Manager

Open to:

All Interested Candidates / All Sources


Residence Manager


The Hague

Opening Date:

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Closing Date:

Monday, August 22, 2022

Work Hours:

Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overtime on the weekends or holidays may be required.


EUR 4,249 gross per month* based on a 40-hour work week.

*NOTE: In addition, holiday allowance (per annum), food allowance (when present at work), commuting allowance, end-of-year bonus, and 25 days of annual leave will be added to the salary listed above.
Basic Functions of the Position
The Residence Manager is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the diplomatic residence, supervising and managing all household staff, whilst ensuring good morale. The incumbent acts as liaison between the employer’s office and the residence and is an advisor to the resident diplomat.

Main duties and responsibilities include coordinating upcoming events, maintaining the residence calendar and events schedule, monitoring staff schedules, time and attendance, and in conjunction with the employer, annual leave, as well as counselling the residence staff when needed. Manages all aspects of preparations for representational functions.

Financial duties include reporting monthly expenses in a correct and timely manner, tracking of staff days worked, and distribution of monthly payroll sheets. The incumbent also controls and coordinates the petty cash fund.

Other responsibilities include ensuring that the residence is clean and well-maintained, purchasing of household supplies, and overseeing and safeguarding all necessary maintenance and repair work at the residence. Maintains and supervises the silver, china, wine, and household inventories. Coordinates basic security matters pertaining to visitors and guests.
Qualifications Required
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  • Education: Graduation from college is desired.
  • Experience: Experience in the hospitality business including supervisory experience is required.
  • Language Requirements: Speaking/Reading/Writing good working knowledge of English and Dutch are required.
  • Skills and Abilities: Able to handle yourself with elegance and tact, and to work under pressure. Must have strong customer service and excellent communication skills. Must be well-organized and flexible. Takes initiative. A problem solver with attention to detail. Must be computer proficient.

Any of the above qualifications may be tested through an assessment as part of the recruitment process.
Additional Selection Criteria The employer may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification.

How to Apply: Interested applicants for this position must submit their application by e-mail (preferably written in English) and any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements of the position (e.g., transcripts, degrees, permits) to the following e-mail address:

. Incomplete packages (i.e., only resumes and application letters) will be considered unqualified. Download application form:

Note: The selected candidate will not be an employee of the U.S. Government.
Point Of Contact: Contact Cleopatra Gultie at 070–310-2435 or for additional information about the position.

All applications must be received by the closing date to receive consideration. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews. If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks from the closing date, your application was not successful.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From €4,249.00 per month

Application Deadline: 22/08/2022

About the Company

Company: An official diplomatic residence –

Company Location:  Den Haag

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