Head of Strategic Specification

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Reference: Head Strategist 1
Contact Name: Emily Moverley
Expiry Date: 2022-05-31

Title: Head of Strategic Specification
Contract: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000

Overview:

My client is a leader in their given field of design and manufacturing, supplying specialist structural building components. Through collaboration with other departments within the company you will provide a platform that enables Architects and strategic clients the opportunity to specify the company’s products through various channels. A BIM library of components is to be developed and this can be further enhanced with support from group resources.

You will be required to engage in dialogue with the leading regulatory bodies, offer constructive advice to steering committees, and be aware of the latest upcoming changes in building regulations and the responsibility and expectations. An ability to work using your own initiative is essential and you should demonstrate a track record of developing strategies to meet overall company objectives.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Head of Strategic Specification:

  • Solid understanding of the upcoming changes in building regulations and current government strategy, such as climate targets and other upcoming challenges facing the construction industry.
  • Regular communication and attendance of meetings with key industry organisations to drive higher standards of product development and testing to exceed industry codes of practice.
  • Develop and implement a digital platform to Identify, track and secure specifications with key architectural practices within the UK.
  • Provide technical expertise and advice to architects in order to develop a close, long-term relationship that ensures the continued specification of the company.
  • Target key architectural practices whilst working with senior decision makers to highlight and help eliminate risk to individuals, clients and project delivery times when specifying product solutions.
  • Provide technical expertise and advice to new and existing clients in order to develop a close, long-term relationship that ensures the continued specification of the company.
  • Produce application & system led solutions, to architects and engineers to ensure the 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.

Requirements of the Head of Strategic Specification:

  • Key Product Knowledge
  • Ideally to University Degree level in a relevant field or equivalent
  • PC literate
  • Business Appreciation / Market Awareness
  • Knowledge of CI (continuous integration)
  • Committed to achieving the identified objectives
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage own workload
  • Customer Focused

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Company Vehicle/Allowance
  • 23 days holiday + BH's, increasing with service
  • Pension scheme
  • Health Care and life assurance scheme
  • Modern Facilities with onsite gym

  

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client. Anyone wishing for further information or apply directly, please contact Emily Moverley on 07483 006 354 or email emily.moverley@hawk-3.com 

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

 

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.