Green Roof & Retaining Walls South East Area Sales Manager

South East England
£50000.00 per annum + £10k Bonus (Basic neg)
07 Nov 2012
05 Dec 2012
James Deacon
Job Type


Our client is a major name within providing environmental protection systems for landfill lining and containment, surface and sub-surface water retention for SUDS, gas dispersal, cut-off trenches and capillary break layers for contaminated land remediation, soil retention and erosion control for slopes and waterways, low cost retaining walls and reinforced earth for access roads and structures, and systems for the extended life of rigid and flexible pavements. They have full approval from both UK and International authorities, and are the only company of their kind to fully manufacture here in the UK. Their products include geocomposite drains, geocell, geogrids, geomembranes and GCL's erosion control mats, fin drains, woven and non-woven geotextiles.

Within their organisation they have a specific division that represents their Green Roofs and Retaining Wall products that are sold mainly into Architects and Consultants. As a company focussed on environmental solutions and experts within geosynthetic materials their Green Roof and Retaining Wall products represent a fantastic and unique way to introduce a drainage system to a building both adding to the aesthetic attributes of the roof, as well as saving money by enhancing the lifetime of the roof (protecting it from sunlight and cracks), eliminating drainage overflow that can occur with traditional drainage systems as well as providing a unique horticultural experience should the client be interested (very popular within education environments).


  • Promoting the company's range of Geosynthetic Green Roof and Wall Retaining products
  • Selling into Architects, Consultants, Social Housing and Local Authorities
  • Building and Maintaining good relationships with specifiers
  • Educating Architects and specifiers on having the option of using a Green Roof as an alternative solution to traditional drainage
  • Collating information of upcoming projects and ensuring the company's products are given as the option
  • Conducting CPD presentation
  • basing sales arguments on the technical aspects on the materials
  • Where an alternative solution has been specified, change the specification and gain the order
  • understand design needs and drawings
  • Site inspection with clients to determine what products to be used
  • Covering the south east of the UK


  • Knowledge of Green Roofs, Landscaping, Drainage or Retaining Walls a huge advantage
  • Essential to have experience in technical sales into Architects
  • Ability to read drawings
  • Experience selling into and managing the specification process
  • Passion for representing and environmental solution that is alternative to traditional methods
  • Ability to educate Architects away from traditional drainage that they are used to
  • Based in the South East
  • Ability to work under own autonomy
  • Thrives to hit annual sales targets

Points of Appeal:

  • Product is an environmental alternative and has an ROI associated to it
  • Strong independent company
  • UK Manufacturer

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