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Associate Development Project Manager

Sedgwick Properties
Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Sedgwick Properties Development Corporation (“SPDC”) is a unique, full service real estate company with an unparalleled reputation for beautifully designed buildings and fine craftsmanship. For more than ten years SPDC has managed successful developments in Chicago and Denver by engaging the best people and firms. SPDC is committed to being a leader in delivering affordable and luxury residences to the market. We have an entrepreneurial work environment that focuses on value creation while balancing quality of life. Sharing knowledge, promotion from within, and empowering employees are integral parts of our Firm’s culture. 

We are looking for highly motivated people who can bring passion to their work every day in helping us continue to grow. 

Benefit package can be discussed at the appropriate time.


The Associate Development Project Manager (ADPM) reports directly to the Director of Project Operations and supports the Development Project Management team. The successful candidate will have +/-1-3 years of real estate related management experience. The right person will combine the right skill sets with a positive attitude to be successful at Sedgwick Properties. 


The position offers activities and opportunities to gain experience to:

  • Prepare, implement and manage the master project schedule
  • Support in the creation of and manage project budgets
  • Understand project scope and manage change orders
  • Coordinate the process for obtaining necessary permits with the design team
  • Involvement with all development activities, requirements, and people to ensure a quality, profitable, and timely completion of assigned projects.
  • Involvement with the development process including multi-disciplined teams of internal and external team members that may include:
    • General Contractor
    • Environmental Contractors
    • Surveyors
    • City of Chicago, Planning and Development, DCAP and Building departments 
    • Insurance
    • Title Company
    • Land use advisors
    • Legal advisers
    • Investors
    • Lenders
    • Sales and Marketing
    • Upgrade Specialists
    • Junior project staff
    • Consultants
    • Misc. Third Parties
  • Sales / Leasing and Marketing team activities
  • Formulation of an optimal project program. 
  • Collaboration of Pre-Construction Services to prepare, review, and monitor data, information, and reports related to all costs and value engineering involved in assigned projects
  • Perform responsibilities to support the core company values and meet/exceed expectations
  • Establish appropriate relationships and communication tools with suppliers and other key people to ensure all materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and personnel are obtained and/or delivered when necessary
  • Provide support for the creation and management of weekly internal office project status reports  
  • Other responsibilities as may be required to facilitate the projects’ success


  • Ability to “roll-up the sleeves” from project inception through delivery.
  • Organizational skills
  • Hands-on skills
  • Preliminary aptitude for financial analysis
  • Strong interest in real estate practices
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing
  • Willingness to take on unstructured problems
  • Understands the value of team approach and effectively uses teamwork to improve results
  • Positive attitude and ability to work in team environment


  • Knowledge of
    • Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Word and MS Project
    • The Internet
  • Research skills and ability to compile data
  • Understanding of fundamental Project Management best practices


  • Ideal candidate would possess an undergraduate degree or higher
  • Familiarity with Chicago City and surrounding suburban jurisdictions

Sedgwick Properties


Chicago, IL



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