Operational Risk Manager

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Posted
Jun 22, 2017
Closes
Jul 24, 2017
Ref
7310BR
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Position Overview
The Enterprise Operational Risk Management Department is seeking an Operational Risk Manager to support our enterprise-wide Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) application. This position provides an opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the GRC domain including, Enterprise GRC methodology, Enterprise Risk Management practices, Business Process Management, and technology advancements. Responsibilities include:
• Develop and maintain program roadmap, budget and support coordination of rollout across the Enterprise.
• Support evolving GRC process requirements – offering thought leadership, marrying business process and GRC application capabilities, and ultimately supporting solution design.
• Liaise with business area, IT, and Vendor to align and coordinate GRC program activities across the Enterprise.
• Support execution of GRC program assessments – such as performance and maturity assessments, vendor risk assessments, etc.
• Serve as the central point of communication with GRC vendor – producing vendor scorecards, managing SLAs, contracts, upgrades, etc.
• Support ad-hoc GRC program activities such as project plan management, meeting coordination, development of business requirements, training efforts, documentation of EDM project deliverables, etc.
• Foster and maintain relationships within the GRC user community – serving as central point of communication regarding eGRC program.
• Oversee day-to-day operations of team to include administration of the GRC application.

Basic Requirements
* Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, IT, Management or related field of study.
* Five to seven years of related work experience.
* Demonstrated experience in business process and project management.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Demonstrated experience in employee management.
* Ability to develop effective relationships across the Enterprise.
* Ability to analyze business requirements and independently translate them into detailed system requirements and functional specifications.
* History of enterprise-level project work experience with increasing responsibility.

Preferred Skills
* Understanding of Risk Management methodologies
* Application support – preferably direct experience with eGRC technology
* Experience with configuring and supporting eGRC platforms
* Self-motivated, pro-active, and result-driven problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills (both written and verbal)
* Ability to multi-task and exhibit initiative to work across teams and collaborate effectively
* Ability to be productive and drive results without heavy supervision At Freddie Mac, you’ll have a rewarding career as you play a role in keeping the mortgage markets open and helping the nation recover from the housing and economic crisis. A vital component of the secondary mortgage market, Freddie Mac has made homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable for one in six homebuyers and over five million renters.
Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity employer who firmly supports and recognizes the value of diversity and inclusion.

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.