Project Management Senior

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 24, 2019
Closes
Jul 04, 2019
Ref
12080BR
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Are you excited about an opportunity to leverage technology to support our customers and vendors? Do you thrive in a challenging environment and working across the organization to drive changes and new solutions? Are you an amazing communicator who can collaborate with others to resolve impacts? If so, apply today as our newest Project Management Senior and join our Strategic Delivery department in the Single-Family Division!

The Project Management Senior role will be part of the Strategic Technology Integration team. The position is responsible for supporting the planning and execution of significant integration of Freddie Mac origination and loan delivery technology solutions with our customers and vendors. The role will help lead multiple complex projects with internal/external customers and vendors throughout the lifecycle of a project and help to manage a portfolio of customer/vendor integrations, each might span multiple products and/or vendor technology interfaces.

Your Work Falls into Two Primary Categories:

Customer & Vendor Support

  • Collaborate with customers and vendors to develop formal implementation plans; including key success metrics and milestones
  • Partner with Sales management to facilitate the transition from technology sales to integration
  • Collaborate with customers, vendors and internal business partners to ensure product adoption
  • Successful delivery against stated objectives (both internal and external customer)

System Integration
  • Ensure successful system integration testing and verification. Create and/or update system integration specifications, data standards, forms, design documents and test cases
  • Maintain in-depth understanding of customer/industry trends and needs, as well as Freddie Mac strategic objections and technology solution roadmap
  • Conduct detailed process reviews to map, embed and optimize the assimilation of new tools and functionality into the customer experience and process
  • Translate learning and feedback into improvement opportunities for both the technology solutions and integration processes
  • Monitor and report on all integration efforts and outcomes
  • Provide guidance to subordinates within the Strategic Technology Integration team.


Qualifications

Qualifications
  • 5 to 7 years of related work experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree in any related field
  • Primary (lender) mortgage market experience
  • Prior experience implementing technology solutions with lenders (with lenders as customer)
  • 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
  • Ability to report on project level plans to Customers and Vendor partners (of varying level from staff level to Executives)
  • Self-starter who can work independently as well as in a group

Key to Success in This Role
  • Anticipate risks and manage issues; proactively seek and resolve problems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently as well as in a group

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess
  • Customer Focus - Personally engage with customers to learn their needs while delivering prompt and high-quality customer service
  • Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong individual performance treating obstacles as challenges to overcome, not excuses
  • Partnership - Build trust and strong partnerships with Lenders and key internal stakeholders through my own actions


Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • Working knowledge of MISMO and related mortgage industry data standards
  • Experience driving high visibility, mission critical, projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong communication and influencing skills


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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