Allegion Specification Manager -- Texas and Chicago RSOs in Plano, Texas

Specification Manager -- Texas and Chicago RSOs

The Specification Manager will lead and manage the specification team (consisting of specification writers level 1,2,3) to ensure customer satisfaction and loyalty to the full product portfolio of Allegion security products and services. The specification manager will work closely with the specification director to implement business strategies and priorities. They will drive revenue through the specification of market leading products that include electronic and biometric access control systems, proximity/smart/multi-technology readers & cards, electronic & mechanical locks, closers, exit devices, and steel doors and frames.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Specification Director and region Sales Managers to create, implement, and execute annual business plan.

  • Lead the specification team to meet specification writing goals.

  • Utilize management background and experience to mentor, coach and develop specification team.

  • Implement and manage new construction and demand creation strategies with specification team.

  • Drive and support specification team's use of specification writing software and CRM software to generate, pursue and track sales/project opportunities.

  • Work in conjunction with project and channel sales managers within their region for strategic joint sales calls, etc.

  • Maintain awareness of all Allegion policies, guidelines, and procedures and ensure compliance.

  • Implement consistency across specification team relative to specification documents, applications, and process.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or Technical field

  • 7+ years sales or specification experience including leadership experience

  • Knowledge of mechanical and electronic solutions, including options spanning from mechanical access/egress control to total facility integration

  • Basic understanding of electricity and electronic components

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience influencing others with a bias for action

  • Strong customer focus

  • Industry specific experience preferred

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All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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