Collateral Risk Policy Senior

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
Apr 10, 2019
Apr 10, 2019
Full Time
Are you someone with a passion for real estate risk management? Do you thrive on the development and support of collateral risk management policies, requirements and guidelines? If you have proven residential real estate risk management and valuation experience and knowledge, then we are your next destination employer! Apply to join Freddie Mac's growing Single-Family Division, as our newest Collateral Risk Policy Senior!

The Collateral Risk Policy Senior is a key member of the Freddie Mac collateral risk management team who provides guidance and interpretation on collateral related issues to internal and external customers; and works on a variety of collateral related policies, technology related initiatives, and customer solutions on an as-needed basis.

Your work will fall under 2 Main Categories: Collateral Risk Management and Project Management

* Proactive development and recommendation of effective, timely and well-written collateral risk management policies, requirements and guidelines that adequately address and mitigate property valuation and underwriting related collateral risk.
* Leverage extensive knowledge of collateral, the mortgage loan origination industry, as well as mortgage loan industry developments and market trends consistent with the Single Family Mortgage Credit Risk Management goals and objectives to further our initiatives and division goals.
* Effectively work on a variety of complex collateral related policies such as leasehold estates, manufactured housing, properties located in rural locations, energy efficient properties, and renovation on an as-needed basis;
* Collaborate with the Mortgage Credit Risk Management, as well as with counterparts outside of Mortgage Credit Risk Management, to ensure that input from their respective areas are considered and evaluated when developing policies


* Candidate typically has 5-7 years related experience
* College degree or commensurate experience
* An extensive knowledge of collateral risk management policies, property eligibility and underwriting guidelines, property valuation methods and techniques, and the mortgage loan origination industry
* Must have demonstrated the ability to work with and advise internal corporate stakeholders on current and proposed policies
* Must have demonstrated the ability to effectively lead a cooperative effort among members of a project team
* Strong analytical/problem solving skills
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* The highest level of professionalism, self-motivation, adaptability and flexibility to work in a fast changing environment

Key to success in this role

* Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
* Ability to build upon prior knowledge
* Team oriented
* Positively accept feedback for self-development/improvement
* Strong work ethic

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess

* Customer Focus - Personally engage with internal and external customers and deliver as promised
* Partnership - Work effectively across teams to achieve both company and customer objectives
* Drive for Execution - Focus on results rather than the appearance of results

Preferred Skills

* Advanced studies/degree
* Real estate appraisal experience

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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