Reference : GBR08803

Project Specification Manager (North West & Yorks)

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 11/23/2022

Position description

Saint-Gobain Interior Solutions provides innovative, market leading and sustainable solutions that help to make our built environments better.   Our aim is to make the world a better home for all by creating high performance drylining and insulation solutions that take care of our people and the planet.   

We do this with the collective expertise and know-how of our brands - British Gypsum, Celotex and Isover.  Together we will help our construction partners to design, manufacture and distribute products that build healthy, sustainable environments and support the wellbeing of us all.

As we continue to build on our history of investment and innovation, we are looking to recruit into our growing team and have  exciting new opportunities for a field-based sales role based in the North West & Yorks.

This is the perfect time to join one of the most exciting new collectives in the construction industry working across three well-known and innovative brands. 

We care about building better.

Is this role right for me?

This really is a great time to join Saint-Gobain Interior Solutions in this exciting new approach, you will be able to put your own stamp on it! No two days will be the same in this extremely varied and fast-paced role, also the opportunities for you to progress your career are endless.

You will be managing, influencing and providing technical support to prioritised Repair, Maintenance and Improvement, (RMI) projects. Engaging and consulting with key specifiers, specialist engineers/consultants, main contractors and their related supply chains to influence and agree a full system proposition in line with the company's commercial and specification strategies and objectives.

You will feedback market and customer insight to inform, support and challenge our internal and external stakeholders both technically and commercially.


Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications required for the role:

  • Understanding of technical specification documents, construction drawings and details
  • Understanding of the construction process (RIBA) - To especially understand construction project delivery methods and associated decision-making influencers
  • Effective Presentation and articulation skills
  • Networking and influencing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Collaboration skills to maximise influence and impact
  • Great communication and relationship building skills
  • Data accuracy and recording
  • Good IT skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of fire, acoustics and structures test reports and their relevance to providing suitable SGIS technical solutions
  • Degree Level education preferred but not essential where relevant experience can be demonstrated
  • Knowledge of the regulatory drivers
  • Solutions mind set, not problem solving
  • CRM Capability & Agility
  • Ability to give and receive effective feedback to support the growth of the business
  • Relevant Industry Experience

Permanent Role Package / Benefits

In addition to a competitive base salary plus an attractive bonus scheme, you will benefit from a significant focus on your own personal development and also have access to:

  • 36.25 Hours Per Week
  • 25 Days holidays + Public Holidays
  • Company Car & IT Equipment
  • Bonus Scheme (up to 20%)
  • Pension - 6% contribution
  • Life Assurance - 2 x salary / 4 x salary in pension scheme
  • Staff Discount - Across Saint-Gobain Brands

Additional Requirements

Are Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

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