Reference : 570769

Project Specification Manager

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/16/2019

Who are we ?

Project Specification Manager

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 Project Specification Manager opportunity covering the Eastern Region excluding central London. You will get a company car as the role involves travel however this role is predominantly being based at home.

At Saint- Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, entrepreneurial and open and Engaging. These are the five key attitudes the successful candidate will need to demonstrate. Saint-Gobain Insulation UK is the bringing together of two very established insulation brands; Celotex and Saint-Gobain Isover. The project specification role is a field based sales role so you will receive all the tools you will need to be successful in that position, including a company car. The vacancy is for the East of England excluding central London.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the specification of both product lines into architects and large main contractors, focussing mainly on commercial project activity. You will be expected to use existing skills and experience to drive the Saint-Gobain Insulation UK project pipeline and provide valuable leads for the commercial sales team.

In the role as a Project Specification Manager you will;

  • Drive the technical aspects of the sales value proposition
  • Create collaborative and proactive relationships with a non-transactional customer base
  • Use the multi material product range as a differentiator into our customer base
  • Closely work with Area Sales Managers to ensure complete project awareness and success
  • Work to support other sales colleagues with regard to technical expertise when needed

In order to be successful, you must have;

  • Experience of architectural specification and/ or experience of selling on a technical level
  • Experience of delivering presentations to a technical audience
  • Experience in a consultative sales environment and being able to influence non-transactional customers
  • An understanding of how construction projects work
  • An understanding of the RIBA Plan of Work (not essential)
  • An understanding of the National Building Specification (NBS) process (not essential)

What can we offer you!

Saint Gobain also offers great company benefits such as a competitive salary, annual bonus, pension, holiday flexibility, rewards scheme, on call bonus, life assurance and company share scheme.

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.

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.


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