Project Management Senior Business Tech Lead

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 19, 2019
Closes
Feb 19, 2019
Ref
11178BR
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Are you a passionate about working on multiple projects to support a dynamic, successful business? If you want to join a team responsible for managing offerings and initiatives that add value to Freddie Mac Sellers and Servicers and our business partners, then apply to join the Single-Family Strategic Delivery group as a Project Management Senior Business Lead. The Project Management Senior Business Lead is responsible for the management of significant projects (e.g., strategic change/program management, new business and product initiatives, process re-engineering, establishment of control procedures) with a focus on leading the implementation and change management of credit offerings. This position works on multi-disciplinary projects and the incumbent is required to have broad knowledge of the organization and key functions. The Project Management Senior Business Lead must be able to work collaboratively with business partners across the organization to meet implementation deadlines.

Responsibilities Include:

* Lead project management team to support the analysis, development and execution of new or revised offerings and appraisal modernization
* Create flexible and executable business solutions
* Build and maintain strong business partner relationships
* Manage full lifecycle project activities and documentation requirements from concept through execution within SF Project Management governance framework
* Communicate major milestones, project risks to stakeholders and management
* Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to determine and manage operational and system impacts
* Support overall success of multiple concurrent efforts/initiatives

Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
* 10+ years of related professional experience
* 3 or more years of related management experience
* Primary (lender) mortgage market experience
* Prior experience implementing technology solutions with lenders.
* Detailed understanding of lender mortgage origination process/environment (people, process and technology)
* Technical knowledge related to technology platforms, infrastructure and data
* Strong facilitation and project management skills with technology focus
* Significant experience implementing mortgage-related technology solutions
* Experience in creating and defining business cases
* Experience with Project Management Industry Standards and Best Practices.
* Proficient with project, resource management and documentation tools including MS Project, MS Visio, Planview, Excel and PowerPoint.
* Strong quantitative, analytic and project management skills

Key to success in this role
* Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
* Excellent interpersonal, consultation and verbal/written communication and listening skills
* Change leadership
* Ability to work with and collaborate across the team and where silos exist
* Deep curiosity to learn about new trends and process improvement
* Comfortable in the space between no longer and not yet
* Ability to use data to help inform strategy and direction

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess
* Leadership - Set and execute upon a clear vision, strategy, and/or goals
* Seek and Embrace Change - Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo
* Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong individual and team performance

Preferred Skills

*Graduate degree or advanced studies
*Working knowledge of MISMO and related mortgage industry data standards
*Experience driving high -visibility, mission critical projects
*Strong influencing skills
*Self-starter who can work independently as well as in a group

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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