Specification Manager
1st fix building products
Up to £47k basic, £3k bonus potential, Hybrid co car, 25 days hols, mob, laptop, regular team nights out

Specification Manager- Fenestration, London

Ref: 262| Posted: 16th May 2022

-Do you love specification selling into Architects and Specifiers in the construction industry? Are you located inside the M25 or close to and have a passion for selling premium products, on both their aesthetic and technical qualities? If so, we have an outstanding opportunity with this highly ambitious fenestration company. Offering up to £47k basic salary, £3k bonus potential, Hybrid company car and the chance join a company with exciting growth plans. APPLY TODAY!


  • As Specification Manager, you'll be developing and growing our clients ranges of slimline and fire rated steel sections used in the premium commercial market.  
  • These profiles are used in the fabrication of internal and external doors, windows and screen applications, often on Listed buildings, industrial buildings, hospital renovations, universities commercial offices, museums, art galleries etc. 
  • As specification led Business Development Manager, you will be introducing tailor made steel windows and door profiles, that are durable, sustainable, fire rated and completely recyclable. 
  • You will be educating and gaining specifications with architects, specifiers and interior designers and ultimately generating the business for your network of fabricators. At the point that the main contractor is appointed, you'll then pass it over to your commercial team. 
  • The projects that you gain could be anywhere, but your time will be spent largely in London and the Home Counties calling on Architectural practices, discussing upcoming projects, delivering CPDs etc, although you may on occasion see an architect in Cambridge or Maidstone or Portsmouth, as the area does cover the Wash to Southampton. 
  • Projects can range in value from £10k- £200k, with an aov on material cost being circa £25k.
  • You will be targeted on specifications gained and CPDs delivered.


  • The successful Specification Manager must have experience in specification selling in the construction industry. Excellent product training is offered, so you may have sold anything that has both technical and aesthetic qualities, for example floor coverings, ceilings, lighting, partitioning, doors, timber, lifts, escalators.
  • You will have good contacts with architects, specifiers and designers. 
  • You will be a good team player, IT literate, confident at presenting and a good networker.
  • You will be excited to join a small, but ambitious and growing company, where you can shape the direction of your role.
  • You will be working from home when not on the road seeing customers, with meetings at their office once or twice per month.


  • Our client is a growing business with exciting ambition.
  • You'll be joining a small team, who regularly get together to collaborate and share their successes, whilst having fun doing go-karting, crazy golf, paint balling, meals out etc.


  • Basic salary of £42,000- £47,000 dependent on experience.
  • Annual bonus based on personal and company performance of circa £3k.
  • Choice of hybrid company car
  • Co credit card, mobile, laptop, all oops.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Pension.
  • Joining a fun, creative, ambitious bunch, reporting into a genuinely people centric MD.

For a candidate that loves dealing with architects, this is a superb opportunity to join a small, ambitious company. If you have the experience, attitude, enthusiasm and ambition that our client is looking for, then contact Colin Chandler, Nick Harris or Willoughby Finn on 01737 452030 or email your CV to