Reference : 566454

Graduate Project Specification Manager

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom LEICESTERSHIRE
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 03/25/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Graduate Project Specification Manager opportunity based in East Leake, Leicestershire but with occasional travel required.


What impact will you have in this role?


This role is working with British Gypsum where you will be responsible for supporting the Project Specification Managers with specification documentation and attending/supporting the Project Specification Managers meetings with Architects, Contractors and Sub-Contractors. You will be supported in developing your technical knowledge and making technical calculations using our software tools and be able to influence and drive efficiencies within the team and department.


In the role you will be based in East Leake, Leicestershire however travel will be required at least once a week for meetings with the Project Specification Managers and the customers covering the North of the country, including Scotland. Overnight stays will be required as part of the role occasionally. The role comes with a company car as frequent travel is required.


What kind of person are we looking for?


First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?


In order to be successful in this role, you must have;


  • Graduate degree, ideally in a Construction or Engineering related discipline.
  • Customer service and/or sales experience from a previous role.
  • Networking skills.
  • The flexibility to travel and occasionally have overnight stays.
  • Driving licence as the role comes with a company vehicle.


Who are Saint-Gobain?


Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.


You are applying to work with British Gypsum this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.


Our Ambition as a business?


At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.


Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.