Here at Specified, we have developed outstanding long term relationships exclusively throughout the Building industry.

As a boutique technical sales and executive recruitment specialist, we work as a partner for both clients and candidates at all levels, and have vast expertise working on retained assignments, headhunt campaigns, contingency search and competitor analysis.


We work on behalf of candidates looking for a new challenges, and clients who are in need of specific candidates to meet a specific criteria.


Our ability to analyse information, construct a strategy, and deliver efficient on time, on budget results for our clients gives Specified an edge over our competitors.




  • Sales Representatives                                                                   

  • Key Account Managers                                                                 

  • Specification positions                                                                     

  • Sales Management positions                                          

  • Executive placements

  • Operational appointments

  • Market mapping / competitor analysis

  • Architectural / Interior Design Products

  • Building Services

  • Industrial Services

  • Structural, Civil and Mechanical Engineering


Specific – We specialise exclusively in the niche area of building materials for a reason – we aim to be a master of one

Transparency – Concise information and realistic time frames to suit your criteria

Integrity – We are boutique and unfortunately we can’t help every client or candidate. If we can’t assist for whatever reason, we will offer free impartial advice on who could potentially assist you

Results – They say the proof is in the pudding and first impressions count. We aim to deliver first time



Contingent Search:

Specified’s extensive and active network allows us to identify candidates that are immediately available, or looking to change roles. Our speed to market and specific industry knowledge appeals to clients who are in need of urgent assistance


Retained / Executive Search:

Due to our key relationships and specific knowledge of the building industry, we are able to identify and proactively approach candidates that are not visible online. A traditional and detailed headhunt approach, combined with our extensive network, enables us to connect you with quality talent, that is not necessarily active in the market. We can provide a highly confidential and detailed search to target the passive candidate market. A retained recruitment search will include an audit trail of who we have targeted, extensive feedback and a detailed recruitment solution to meet your business needs.


Relationship Builders:

We believe in making long lasting connections. In our industry, building relationships is vital and we do this by communicating and consulting with our candidates and clients. We will provide you with constructive advice, feedback and support, to ensure we add value to your recruitment process. 


Competitor Analysis:

This is arguably an area in which many organisations can benefit further. At Specified, we are able to utilise our in-depth knowledge of the market to discreetly profile current and future threats and weaknesses within specific competitors, giving you a strategic advantage when considering new hires or company direction


Technology We Invest In:

  • Networking – 15 years industry expertise couple with over 10,000 LinkedIn connections

  • Advertising – branded or unbranded advertising to attract “active” candidates

  • Seek Talent Search – The ability to utilise the Seek database of active and passive talent

  • LinkedIn Platinum – Accessing the potential talent not visible to the naked eye

  • Database – A mixture of passive and active talent

  • Social Media – Such an important tool and one we utilise well



If you are a candidate looking for a new challenge or a client with a specific recruitment need, then please do not hesitate to contact Tom to confidentiality discuss on 0450 397 284 or email

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