Lord Chamberlain’s Office
The Royal Mews
Buckingham Palace
£23,000 - £24,000 per annum, this is a live-in position (for which there is a salary adjustment) with meals provided.
48 hours per week, over five days, Monday to Sunday

The Royal Mews supplies all coaches and cars for State and official occasions and is the department which is responsible for caring for and training Her Majesty’s carriage horses, maintaining the coaches and keeping all working vehicles in outstanding condition.

As chauffeur you will work as part of a busy and supportive team tasked with driving members of the Royal Family, Household officials, guests and official visitors.

You will ensure the vehicles are well maintained and kept to a high standard of presentation, whilst assisting with the daily administration and management of the Royal Mews Garage. With the opportunity to develop your skills, you will play an integral part in the smooth daily running of the Royal Household.  

Holding a full UK driving licence, (preferably with no endorsements) you will have professional driving experience.

You will be a good team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

With strong attention to detail you will be committed to maintaining high standards.

With effective organisational and administrative skills, you will be able to plan efficient routes in order to meet arrival times, whilst remaining calm under pressure.

As a motivated individual, you will be able to adapt to a busy and varied workload and be flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the Royal Mews' operations.

In return you can look forward to working in a unique and stimulating work environment, and be rewarded with a comprehensive benefits package, including 33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays), a 15% employer contribution pension scheme, meals provided, and support for your continuous professional development. In addition, as this is a live-in role, you will be provided with accommodation, for which your salary will be abated.

Vacancy Closing Date: 01/07/2015, 23:55

This vacancy is closed to applications.