Vacancy:              Estimator/Projects Manager (Heritage, Restoration and Conservation)

Package:              £30,000 to £44,000 per annum dependent upon experience, company vehicle, office parking, laptop, 25 days paid holiday +bank holidays.


Due to natural growth and planned expansion, an excellent opportunity has arisen for an Estimator/Projects Manager to join the Quadriga team in the midlands area, reporting to the Contracts Manager who heads up our Birmingham regional office.

Quadriga Contracts Ltd is a private, specialist restoration contractor with its head office in Northwich Cheshire.  Established over 20 years ago, today the company has a team of surveyors and skilled craftsmen located throughout the north of England and the Midlands.

The company has been responsible for restoring some of our nation’s oldest and most famous landmarks to include The Royal Liver Building, Manchester Royal Exchange, The Tower Building and The British Museum in London to name a few.

Main Activities/Responsibilities

Carry out surveys and pricing of new enquiries and positively encourage repeat business through effective communication with clients.

Generate new enquires.

Estimating using specifically designed software to provide tenders in Quadriga format.

Chasing of existing tenders to establish whether successful and provide feedback to CM to analyse results.

Ensuring all allocated projects are delivered against budget and programme.

Leading and managing Project teams on the projects under your control.

Reporting to Contracts Manager on progress/programme/and cost control on allocated projects.

Procurement of sub-contract packages.

Ensuring close coordination and communication with clients, subcontractors and suppliers.

To ensure all allocated projects Risk Assessments and Method Statements are in place and issued.

Manage own areas of responsibility.

Organising and sourcing of sub-contractors.

Mobilisation of Site Supervisor to ensure that they are aware of specific requirements for each job allocated.

Prepare and submit labour costs weekly to Head Office for payment.

Inform Health and Safety consultants of any potential problems and hazards.

Prepare valuation and invoices for allocated projects.

Check and sign purchase invoices.

Attend weekly planning meeting with Contracts Manager to discuss current workload, cost to date and planning of future jobs.



Relevant HNC/HND/Degree/NVQ4 preferred, but not essential.

At least 5 years’ experience in working for a similar contractor.

Good existing network within the midlands of clients and labour resources.

CSCS card essential.

Driving licence essential.

SMSTS or equivalent.

Proven track record of leading and delivering successful projects with values of £100k and above.

Strong client interface.

Highly presentable with the ability to gain the trust of clients and contractors.

Able to model behaviour that shows, respect, helpfulness and co-operation.

High degree of initiative.

Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Excellent leadership and management skills.

Technical experience and site knowledge.

Commercial and financial awareness.

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

Problem-solving skills.

Ability to remain calm under pressure.

The successful candidate will be required to work from our Birmingham City centre office with the remaining time visiting potential and live projects.


Strictly No Agencies.

If this role sounds like a good fit please email Lindsay Law on