Building Materials

The Global Building Materials Market is set to reach $1.5 Trillion by 2027. The industry has more than 733,000 employers, with over 7 million employees in the US alone.

The need for Building Materials in today’s world is paramount across many different markets. We've partnered with materials leaders across the globe to support their rapid growth.

Building Materials

We’re dedicated to supporting a whole array of teams in the space.

Whether we’re engaging with teams involved with mining, quarrying, extracting, or processing of raw materials all the way through to the end product, we have the capabilities to source the right talent. Supporting the growth of businesses across the Building Materials space naturally means our candidate pools have a whole range of talent, but every one of our placements is ensured to be the best talent for the role.

Building Materials

Experience and knowledge is integral to our work.

We work closely with some of the largest manufacturers and distributors of Building Materials globally. This experience allows us to understand our clients’ needs on both a technical and cultural level to continue to drive their business forward and continue to deliver on their requirements time and time again.

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An Introduction to Building Materials by Adam Hockley.

When it comes to bespoke approach, allowing us to deliver finding the high-performers of tomorrow, theres no one-size-fits-all solution. We make every search personal, diverse and provide an individual unrivalled experience.

Direct Contact

One point of contact. It creates a smooth, success-driven process.

To deliver the best executive search solution, we work closely with the hiring manager to better understand the organisation and it's culture. Having one dedicated recruiter and one point of contact ensures a smooth process from start to finish.

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360° talent mapping. Presenting the best candidates first time round.

We thoroughly map out a market and identify all possible matches for the specific position, as well as reciting notification when a new candidate becomes avaliable. Upon request, we can provide an overview of the market and movements within it.

Find an expert


Adopting a tailored approach to executive search.

Our team at Irving Knight view global executive search from an alternative perspective. Utilising a wealth of market knowledge and vast industry connections, we deliver an unrivalled experience for both clients and candidates alike. As a team of talented recruitment professionals, we trust that our deep understanding of the intricacies that each market entails takes us one step further.

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Delivering the best results

Over 80% of our searches are conducted under the retained model allowing us to conduct a meticulous and comprehensive service.

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We've filled 96% of the roles that we have engaged with on an exclusive basis.


Our CV Sent to Interview ratio across all searches engaged on in the last 12 months.


94% of our clients say they would use our services again on another assignment.