Specification Manager

  • Structural Building Components
  • Leeds
  • £50,000 to £60,000 (DoE) + Bonus + Car/Allowance + Pension + Healthcare + Life Assurance
  • JOB-2051 SPO

Proven Specification Manager required to establish our client as the construction industry’s company of choice when specifying structural building products.

The Position:

This is a newly created role in which the successful candidate will implement a specification strategy for our client’s award-winning existing product range as well a revolutionary new product to be brought to market in 2022.  This will involve:

  • Implementing a platform that enables architects to specify the company’s products through various channels such as NBS and Bimstore
  • Developing a BIM library of components that can be further enhanced with support from group resources
  • Engaging in dialogue with the leading regulatory bodies and offering constructive advice to steering committees
  • Maintaining awareness of the latest upcoming changes in building regulations and government strategy for the construction industry (eg climate targets)
  • Driving standards of product development and testing which exceed industry codes of practice
  • Developing a digital platform to identify, track and secure specifications with key UK architectural practices
  • Providing technical expertise and advice to architects in order to develop close, long-term relationships that ensure continued specification

The Candidate:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Specific product knowledge in relation to structural building components
  • A good level of educational attainment (ideally to university degree level) in a relevant field of study
  • Strong IT literacy and knowledge of CI (continuous integration)
  • A well-developed personal network of contacts among UK architectural practices and structural engineers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication / interpersonal skills to clearly articulate the benefits of the product range while developing relationships that support the company’s brand proposition
  • A track record of developing strategies to meet overall company objectives

The Company:

Without doubt one of the leading companies in the structural building solutions industry, our client operates from brand new purpose-built and state of art premises and have the earned prestigious recognition as one of the fastest growing manufacturing businesses within their field.  With a reputation for producing some of the most robust and high-quality solutions in the industry, the company designs and manufactures of stainless-steel fixings and wall ties for the residential and commercial new build sectors.