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Handyman/ Runner & Warehouse Assistant

full-time Lavanda London


Lavanda is a UK startup shaping the future of property rental by putting the sharing economy at its heart.

By using premium hospitality, technology and data, Lavanda helps landlords increase their occupancy level and property attractiveness. We put all our energy in making the customer’s journey perfect: from welcoming the guests to promoting the properties, we make sure that both guests and owners go through an amazing experience.

The Operations team makes sure that the customer’s time in the property goes smoothly. We take care of the housekeeping, of all the maintenance issues, we make sure every guests is welcomed by a Lavanda host, and we have a 24/7 customer service team that is great at resolving any kind of problem!


We are looking for a Handyman & Warehouse Assistant to join our Maintenance team, and be part of the Operations department.

Each day, you’ll be a key-player in resolving issues that happen in our properties. You might be asked to change a lightbulb, deliver an urgent item or support our warehouse manager.

You will be considered as a Lavanda Ambassador. In many situations you will have to face our direct customers, hence this position requires outstanding communication and customer service skills. We are looking for somebody who has a high-degree of autonomy and is not afraid of a fast-paced environment.

Day-to-day tasks could involve:

  • Diagnosis of on-site issues
  • Real time practical problem solving
  • Fixing things that have gone wrong in our properties
  • Working in our warehouse

Please note this role is required to work weekends. You can choose to work Friday to Tuesday or Thursday to Monday. We can be flexible and will pay hourly if you would prefer to work a 4 day week.

  • You have excellent customer service skills. You are very friendly and your communications skills are great.
  • You are a very organized person; you stick to your schedule and you are always on time
  • You know how to change a lightbulb and conduct basic everyday fixes.
  • You have a good knowledge of London and you know how to get around easily (if you have a bike or a motorbike and like getting around that way - even better!)
  • You are interested in the start-up world, and excited to be part of a very dynamic and fast-paced company.
  • You are good with technology and you own a smartphone
  • You are always happy to go the extra-mile: you only stop when the job is done and the customer is happy

Salary: £ 19’000 per year (£1583 per month) with overtime hours paid £10/ hour

Fully paid transportation in zone 1 and 2, while on call

  • This is an entry-level role: if you prove us you are a great addition to the team, you might be promoted very quickly!
  • You’ll never be bored and no two days will be the same
  • You’ll be joining a team of young, dynamic and motivated people! We’ll always be here to support you.
published: Jan. 23, 2018

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