Specification Manager

Full Time Permanent
  • Ireland
  • Post Date: May 27, 2021
  • Apply Before: June 27, 2021
Job Description

The Company

Sparktel have partnered exclusively with a leading global manufacturer and supplier to the construction industry. They are renowned for their superior product range and offer a complete construction solution to their international client base. With over 40 years in business, they have an unrivalled reputation for supplying to the most prestigious projects across the globe.

The Job

You will implement an agreed specification sales strategy to achieve profitable sales growth, enhance existing business relationships and foster new relationships with specifiers, clients, contractors and key projects in the UK and Ireland.
Using your technical expertise, you will operate across a mixed product discipline to offer turnkey solutions to your client base in both ROI and NI.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Write and follow through specifications from document to contract alongside regional team members following the industry standards.
Manage monthly reporting of activity with immediate team and planned actions with the regional team in line with objectives and KPI’s via business plan document.
Develop the client base further to add additional revenue-streams and growth opportunities through development of solutions to solve the client needs and differentiate from competitors.
Engagement with key influencers within product groups and in line with growth objectives – Technical presentations and product training.
Communicate both technical and commercial advantages of products leading to value engineered solutions for project requirements.
Carry-out training and toolbox talks for contractors.
Strategic management of projects from ‘inception’ via specifier, to ‘completion’ via contractor.
Maintain project tracker via CRM system and inform ASM of project forecast via monthly meeting.

The Person

Strong understanding of the specification process.
Previous success in selling a technical product/solution to specifiers would be an advantage.
Knowledge of the construction industry, and techniques.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Ability to demonstrate a high degree of emotional resilience and a strong focus on achieving goals.
Awareness of market conditions and competitor activity.
Full Clean Drivers License.
Sense of humour!


Attractive base salary (up to 55K DOE)
Commission structure
Company car
4% pension contribution
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Phone and tablet