Director, Strategy and Insights

Fannie Mae
Washington, DC
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
Description: THE COMPANY Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better. The Single Family Strategy and Insights group is a new team at Fannie Mae, working on the highest impact projects to drive change throughout the organization in pursuit of our corporate vision ? to be America?s Most Valued Housing Partner. As a founding member of the team, you help define our role as we work on foundational strategy issues for the single family business - changing the way we interact with our customers, the market, and each other. With leadership from top?tier strategy consulting and a range of high performing financial institutions, the group provides a strong learning and mentorship environment for those looking to enhance their strategic thinking, consulting, and change management skills. JOB INFORMATION The Strategy and Insight Director?s core responsibility is drive strategy and data-driven decision making and prioritization across the organization. Directors will build relationships with team leadership and partners across the organization to streamline decision making, build consensus on prioritization of existing and emerging strategic needs, and ensure that day-to-day operations are aligned with overall strategy. Lead teams to apply comprehensive knowledge of strategy principles, to synthesize customer research, robust data analytics, business modeling, and competitive / market intelligence, and implement long term business strategy. KEY JOB FUNCTIONS Managing a team and portfolio of initiatives, the director will\: Build out a high performing team of analysts and managers Establish independent trusted advisor relationships with senior business leaders Change processes, forums, and decision making to continually improve our rigor and efficiency Identify emerging trends that require strategic response and advise on opportunities for deprioritization Develop an independent point of view of our business and corporate strategy, informing broader discussions Report to senior management on the unit's production, activities, and efforts. Represent the unit as an expert or resource to cross-functional project or coordinating teams. Plan, document, and manage the performance of subordinate managers and/or staff. Provide for professional or technical growth through assignment, mentoring, or training. Plan and manage the unit's budget. Approve expenditures or budget transfers. Qualification: Specialized Knowledge & Skills Team leadership in management consulting, investment banking, or internal strategy/business analysis Track record for talent development and team building Demonstrated experience leading others to solve complex, ambiguous, and analytically challenging problems Strong organizational skills and good judgment; must be a team player, positive, flexible, and creative Excellent process management and planning skills Demonstrated change agent, creative thinker and problem solver Experience managing stakeholders at multiple levels - Strong relationship building and influencing skills Strong oral and written communication; demonstrated ability to communicate in a structured, precise and compelling manner Mortgage / financial services industry experience a plus Would you like to learn more about FNMA? We are looking to build our network of potentially interested candidates with Strategy and Insights background and invite you to share your information with us. Let us know if you would be interested in working on a high-performing team and making a difference in making homes more accessible. We would like to collect your information and learn more about your background. If there is a potential match, we may contact you and share further information about exploring upcoming opportunities at Fannie Mae. For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http\:// **Please note that this invitation is NOT an active opening/posting. Submitting an application constitutes an expression of interest in future similar active openings at Fannie Mae. A recruiter will review your qualifications and, if an active opening becomes available in the future that meets your skill set, you may be contacted.**