Project Manager Senior

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 16, 2019
Closes
May 24, 2019
Ref
11823BR
Hours
Full Time
The Project Manager Senior position supports all UAT LPA testing initiatives.

The position drives towards excellent execution of all project initiatives partnering with LPA Testing Manager by performing the following:
  • Managing the project roadmaps coordinating timing of testing resources and testing environments
  • Understanding roadmaps and ensuring roadmaps are accurate from a UAT perspective
  • Reviewing changes to roadmap and understanding impacts to other projects
  • Creating and maintaining LPA Knowledge Management
  • Motivating project teams
  • Backing up project lead and manager (as needed)
  • Collaborate with test management team (TMT) to ensure reporting activities are completed

The following activities are conducted in coordination with TMT:
  • Reviewing and ensuring test plans, test scenarios, and test cases follow department standards
  • Standardizing, training and ensuring testing documents procedures
  • Ensuring and enforcing the adherence of the team's processes and procedures
  • Documenting the team's process from start to end
  • Focus on process improvement, partnering to increase use of automation for test execution and data creation


Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • Typically has 5 - 7 years related experience
  • Project Management/Change Management experience especially involving changes to business applications and technology
  • Experience with creation and definition of business cases, business requirements and testing deliverables
  • Experience with testing and/or leading testing efforts
  • Effectively manage assigned efforts through the use of standard project management tools, including project work plans, issue logs, status reporting and the facilitation and documentation of effective meetings
  • Strong verbal and written skills, including the ability to develop and deliver presentations/materials to various types of audiences

Key to Success in This Role
  • Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
  • Strong consultation and communication 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
  • Growth and Development - Know or learn what is needed to deliver results


Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • Primary/secondary mortgage market and/or finance experience
  • Ability to support multiple concurrent efforts/projects in various capacities (lead one effort while supporting others)
  • Ability to work independently while driving and managing assignments from concept through deployment/launch


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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