Elite Domestic Staff

Elite Domestic Staff

Setting the Standard of Excellence and Integrity in Domestic Staff Recruitment Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, South of France, UK

The Bespoke Staffing Agency for Private Households and Family Offices offers uniquely personal service and is always dedicated to finding the perfect match.

Are you looking to recruit household staff or special childcare? Or are you possibly looking for Ski Chalet Couples or Ski Head Chefs?

You’ve come to the right place. Pohlmann & Lange specializes in placing quality Domestic Household Personnel in residences, private estates and corporations throughout Europe and worldwide. We have the passion and the resources to find the perfect match for employers and employees. Pohlmann & Lange recruitment is one of the leading home staffing referral agencies in Europe, providing Estate owners and corporations with top professional domestic staff and excellent childcare. Whether you come to Pohlmann & Lange as my client or as the person I screen and find work for, the most important thing you need to know is this: Truth is our goal in all things. We take great pleasure in helping employer and employee find each other. We understand the complexities of wealth and a demanding lifestyle, as do the high quality applicants we represent. We believe the knowledgeable, work-oriented professionals that can be found through us are dedicated to completely easing the stress of high profile/high-income lives.


Geneva Switzerland Personal Trainer

The fitness coach will be coaching the female employer and her daughters (10 and 16 years old), who have already reached a very high level in different sports (power-plate, fitness, yoga, wake board, ski, etc.). Her duties will be to provide tailor-made sport and recreational activities and acilities, hiring and supervising sports instructors if necessary, organizing and conducting lessons in various sports and if required selecting high-quality outdoor and indoor venues where the activities will be performed.

  • Salary: The conditions will depend on the profile, but due to the requirement (24/7) and large range of competences it will be a high salary per year + accommodation if necessary + health insurance can be negotiated but in general it is at employees cost (health insurance in Switzerland is compulsory and can vary depending on the insurance, kind of coverage and franchise/deducible amount chosen)
  • Permanent contract in accordance with Swiss Law (which foresee a 3 months trial period)
  • Before signing the permanent contract, a further trial period of 2/3 weeks might be suggested depending on the availability/situation of the candidate;
  • No transportation is provided. Good public transportation available. In case of late/early work or for special occasions, a driver or taxi would always drive staff home

Female due to client’s culture
Russian speaking + English
East country native, but holding a Swiss or EU passport
Powerplate certification
Skiing certification (skating +)
Fitness certification
Nutrition knowledge +++
Used to work with children and teenagers as well as adults

Languages: French an asset
Available 24/7 (on call very often – or appointments changed last minute) => this means
living not far from the client
Available to travel and work 2 months consecutively (usually 1 moth off is given just after)
plus several short periods overseas during the year.
Knowledge of Megève and St Moritz an asset
Dance an asset (choreography with the children for family events)
A plus would be if she is interested in photography (family photo album of holidays, birthday,

Salzburg Austria: Butler Chef/Housekeeper Couple

We are looking for an international House Manager / Domestic couple for a stunning villa in Salzburg Austria.

The couple needs to run the Estate in the style of a 5-star luxury hotel with the utmost skills in luxury service and entertaining. The beautiful villa is about 600m2 with small gardens and two pools. 

The principals spend most of the time traveling and Salzburg is the country house – primarily for the Winter and Summer. 

The domestic couple need to understand high style, class and service, but with a casual, sweet, caring and quiet personality with Can Do Attitude.

Duties include Cleaning, grocery shopping, occasional cooking, Entertaining and Guest Service, Chauffeur Services, Managing Household finances, Auto care, sometimes Child care back up. Home Technical knowledge is a plus as this villa is technically very acvanced with latest in home technology. Clean driving licence, non-smoker, exceptional references required, Start Jan 2021

Gardener-/Housekeeper Domestic Couple – Provence South of France (French and German or English speaking)

Job offer Gardener and housekeeper like a domestic couple. elite domestic staffing by pohlmann&lange

For a beautiful second home in South of France we are looking for a reliable and experienced Domestic couple. The residence is situated in southern Provence in beautiful rural surroundings, near the sea. In your position as gardener and caretaker you maintain the outdoor facilities of the beautiful park-like property.

The Estate must be kept on a high standard. You will also be responsible for the maintenance of the heated outdoor pool and should be able to carry out minor maintenance work yourself. You will also be the contact person for external craftsmen. Driving services in the therefore provided company car can occur occasionally. In your position as housekeeper and cook you are experienced in running the household  smoothly. The tasks include cleaning, maintenance work, grocery shopping, taking care of the laundry, guest service, setting the table etc.

If you appreciate working in an elegant ambiente and are familiar with exquisite materials and the careful handling of a high-end-home, this position could be a perfect opportunity.

The principals spend approx. 5 months per year in their second home. A separate apartment with its own garden and separate entrance will be provided. The couple should speak fluent French and German or English as a second language. Driving licence mandatory, Non smoker.

Children should be grown up and live on their own. You are characterized by reliability, loyalty and discretion. The family is looking for long-term employees who would like to contribute to the property and take on responsibility. Salary between 3.500-4.000 Euro net per month

Our placement service is free for applicants, no costs involved. Please provide us with your full documentation such as both CV`s in German or English(German style CV with birth date and photo), scanned diplomas, references and certificates.

Communication in English or German please.

Basel Switzerland Nanny – English Native Speaker

In Basel Switzerland we are looking for a Nanny, English Native Speaker. A wonderful opportunity with a family in Basel Switzerland, caring for 3-year old twins.

Know more about this nanny-job in Basel Switzerland

Housekeeper Munich

We are looking for an Private family housekeeper /Family Manager with working experience from Luxury Hotels or Private Families.

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