Sika is growing to be one of the foremost producers of industrial, ready to use products for the construction and housebuilding industry, offering, amongst others, a wide range of façade solutions to meet the architectural style and finish specified by designers.

Our products provide a long lasting and durable finish as well as adding style, comfort and creativity to new builds and renovation projects. Our acclaimed reputation within the construction industry is a testament to the quality of our products and the unrivalled level of support made available via our highly experienced staff, combining technical expertise with a hands-on approach to meet the requirements of even the most challenging projects.

Our dedicated team are responsible for targeted growth within the residential construction market, whether it be single or multiple family homes and we operate in both new build and retrofit market’s.  We engage with all stakeholders from specification through to application of our materials and as we move more towards a total opportunity model rather than a technology lead, we want to bring in Residential Construction specialists into our team.

Purpose of the Role

Highlighted as an area of importance for Sika, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to enter a business where they can make a real contribution to the long-term success of the Residential Construction business. Engaging with multiple stakeholders across the industry this role will build Sika’s technical authority in the marketplace.

Our goal is to provide the best technical and commercial support to all of our customers and work with the best partners to deliver successful projects. We work as one team to build trust, offer the right expertise and support from start to finish. Ultimately have fun and celebrate success along the way.


  • Science, Engineering or Construction based degree (subject to experience)
  • Membership of or strong network within relevant residential construction associations.
  • Clear understanding of residential construction legislation related to Construction Materials
  • Understanding of the differences / requirements of single family and multifamily occupancy.
  • Understanding of the different requirements of traditional housebuilding vs timber frame vs panelised including Modular Building and Passivhaus with a view to creating competitive edge
  • Understand the housing stock retrofit market including legislation such as PAS 2035.
  • Understand the social housing strategy and be able to create a narrative on how Sika can support.

Additional Information

The Rewards:

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, and a sweep of great benefits. We pride ourselves on our total reward package:

  • EV/PHEV Company Car Fleet or Car Cash Allowance
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Holiday 25 days rising to 28 days with service, plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid Working
  • Core Hours Working
  • A company pension contribution of up to 10%
  • Private healthcare for you, with option to add family
  • Group life cover at 6x your annual salary
  • Global Income Protection (PHI)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Staff discount platform & Cycle to Work scheme
  • Dedicated Service Awards for reaching key milestones
  • Selected discounted Sika products

The Support:

You will work closely with the Business Unit Manager, Residential Construction, the Head of Sales for our Building Finishing team as well as a strong technical team.  With seven construction chemical specialist areas, you will support and draw support from a wide range of professional and helpful colleagues from right across the business.

The Skills:

The successful candidate will be central to the strategy creation to grow our Residential Construction business.  We require a strong base of residential construction knowledge combined with a structured approach to risk management.  This team member will drive our sustainability approach to ensure we are seen as the market leader for energy efficiency.

A significant commitment to professional and personal development from day one, including a comprehensive local, product knowledge and leadership development initiatives complimented by a global Sika Business School offering.

The Future:

Potential Career Routes: This role will be part of the Residential Construction Management Team.  With a wide range of technologies, this position will always have depth to grow.  Sika’s track record and future plans involve acquisitions which will require this person to grow with the business.

The opportunity to progress within a global company across a variety of business areas.

Commitment towards Diversity

We welcome expressions of interest from all eligible applicants. The Construction Industry and the Sika salesforce remain disproportionately under-represented by women and we therefore particularly welcome applications from women interested in a sales career in the building supplies and materials industry. Accordingly, we aim to provide an enabling and inclusive working environment for all.