Project Specification Manager, Central

An opportunity has arisen for the position of Project Specification Manager (Central) reporting to the Business Development Director. This will be a permanent, field-based role.

Main accountabilities:

  • Provide technical expertise and advice to new and existing clients in order to develop long-term relationships that ensure the continued specification of Knauf Insulation (KI) solutions
  • Deliver CPD’s to key targeted architect and specialist sub-contractors to win trust and repeat specifications
  • Produce application & system led solutions, to architects, designers and contractors to ensure Knauf Insulation products and systems are used correctly within their specific requirements
  • Monitoring of on-site construction in conjunction with the contractor to provide advice, solutions & specification compliance
  • Negotiate project terms direct with specialist sub-contractors, in conjunction with the Area Sales managers to maximise KI sales and profit opportunities
  • Provide solutions to design problems that fully comply with accepted standards and the industry codes of practice
  • Provide market knowledge to the commercial team and customer base clients in order to increase their business and so enhance our own
  • Develop strong relationships within supply chain accounts (SCA’s) by working closely with pre-contract & design teams, Quantity Surveyors & project managers by early involvement in both tender and secured projects
  • Demonstrate added value to both ends of the supply chain and work with our business development to ensure best compliance and future SCA retention


Person Specification:

  • A self-starter who is highly organised and proactive that works well as part of a wider team
  • A good understanding of the construction process and application
  • Excellent IT literacy, written and oral communication skills are essential
  • Ideally have experience working with CAD and BIM
  • A proven track record of working with specialist architects, main and sub-contractors
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the Knauf Family values
  • Background in insulation is advantageous but not essential


If you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV to The closing date for this vacancy will be Thursday 29th March 2018.

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