Graduate Technical Consultant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1312494150-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: BRITISH GYPSUM
  • Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Sales & Marketing, Commercial & QS, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Part Time

About this Apprenticeship

12 Month Temporary contract

Are you someone who is passionate about bring in new business and building strong relationships?

At Saint Gobain Interior Solutions we are looking for a Graduate Technical Consultant on a 12-month Temporary contract to work in our Commercial sector team helping to manage the project identification and specification activity providing leads to the Business Development Manager.

This Graduate Technical Consultant role will be a part of our Commercial sector team that will provide specialist and dedicated support for Business development Manager. This is a great developmental opportunity for a Graduate looking to enter the Construction industry. It is an initial 12-month fixed term contract which will be reviewed at the end point.

Saint Gobain Interior Solutions is part the Saint-Gobain group, our purpose is to make the world a better home for all, by creating high performance drylining and insulation solutions that take care of people and the planet. We will do this with the expertise and know-how of British Gypsum and Isover.

This role is a hybrid role based in our East Leake Head Office 4 days a week and 1 day from home.

What we're looking for:

  • Ideally you will have a degree in Construction Management or similar subject area or be of graduate calibre.
  • Have a keen interest in Construction and building a career in the industry.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and manage across a matrix organisation.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple simultaneous priorities.

What you will be doing:

This is a wide and varied developmental role within our Specification sales Team, however your duties will include the following:

  • Build strong working relationship with building designers through email and over the phone.
  • Support the project specification field-based teams.
  • Identify specification opportunities through various means.
  • Monitor, track and update the CRM system.
  • Undertake any administrative tasks that are required.

Is Saint-Gobain an inclusive employer?

Saint-Gobain is the worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction improving daily life through high-performance solutions. From wherever you are, let your unique personality and our values guide you every day to invent a more sustainable world.

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing. At Saint-Gobain, we're always open to new ways of working. Everyone has different needs and commitments. We'll happily discuss any need you might have for this role: flexible hours, job-sharing, part-time working, or anything else that matters to you. We can't promise to meet every request when we're recruiting. But we do promise to listen.

If you match our criteria, we will be in touch to discuss your experience and more about you as a person, we look forward to hearing from you!