Information & Technology Risk Manager (Policy, Standards & Procedures Manager)

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
May 16, 2017
Jun 01, 2017
Full Time
Position Overview
This Information & Technology Risk Manager (Policy, Standards & Procedures Manager) position is in the IT Risk Department of the Enterprise Risk Management Division at Freddie Mac. The ideal candidate will undertake assessments of business unit exposures, identifying risks, evaluating their potential impact and reviewing the strengths and weaknesses of the organizations existing controls. Where necessary, the candidate will work with other risk functions to develop and implement controls that mitigate identified risks. Once the controls are in place, the candidate will continue to monitor control compliance and the prevalent risk environment to ensure that exposures are kept at acceptable levels. The hired candiate will establish operational objectives and work plans, and delegate assignments to subordinate managers. S/he will be involved in developing, modifying and executing company policies that affect immediate operations and may also have company-wide effect. The candidate will work on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives. Implement strategic policies when selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. S/he will establish and assure adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements. This position will regularly interact with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers. The Policies & Standards Manager will join the Information & Technology Chief Risk Officer PSP (Policies Standards & Procedures) Work-Stream and will report directly to the IT Risk Director – PSP. Responsibilities include:
*Advising and supporting the PSP Director and team on policy and standards development
*Publishing and managing policies and standards that support the 3LoD Model
*Coordinating ERM policy and standards development between the IT CRO team, ERM risk officers and their teams, divisional risk personnel and division subject matter experts to ensure consistency and to identify and address any gaps in coverage and areas of overlap
*Communicating with internal stakeholders (i.e. Legal, Compliance, Internal Audit and others as required
*Performing industry and regulatory related research to ensure policies and standard are commensurate with those at the largest financial institutions
*Providing advice, guidance and support to the divisions for related procedures developed
*Working closely with the ERM team, divisional risk personnel, division subject matter experts and other IT CRO work-streams to ensure all updates and changes are accounted for within the applicable documents, and are in adherence to any and all program governance requirements pertaining to risk policies and standards

Basic Requirements
*Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
*4+ years of experience with policies and standards management
*8-10 years of experience in risk management, external audit and/or internal audit

Preferred Skills
*Graduate degree or advanced studies
*Ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to relationship

Closing Statement
Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you’ll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.

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