Project Management Senior - Scrum Master

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 22, 2019
Closes
Jul 31, 2019
Ref
12184BR
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Are you passionate about agile, people and change? We are searching for someone who understands that good planning is needed to drive a large change effort through an organization. If you are an energetic, creative and self-motivated professional who thrives in a fast-paced team, then apply today to our growing and dynamic Single-Family Modern Delivery Team!
In this new role as a Scrum Master, you will be part of a smart, talented team responsible for leading the transformation of how the Single Family (SF) business manages projects, to deliver more value for our customers. This high-profile company-wide initiative will change the way Freddie Mac and our SF business operates now and in the future.

Your Work Falls into These Primary Categories:

Coaching & Facilitation
  • Lead the team thru planning activities for all aspects of the transformation for SF
  • Manage daily standups for the SF Catalyst Team; manage tasks, key milestones, risks and issues
  • Work in partnership with the Enterprise MD Transformation Office and the SF BTO to align our plans and determine how best to implement in SF
  • Create key materials (e.g. Plan/Roadmap, dashboards, executive briefs) for key stakeholders to inform and engage them on our plans, progress, risks and issues


Qualifications

Qualifications
  • Agile experience (e.g. Certified ScrumMaster)
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Passion for managing a large complex plan thru execution
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A solid understanding of how people experience change and the phases of the change process
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others

Keys to Success In this Role
  • Proven experience in planning projects using agile for large organizational change initiatives.
  • Strong planning, organization and visualization skills.
  • Enjoy engaging all areas of the business and working with new teams. In addition, networking and connecting with people daily and building partnerships with multiple stakeholders while navigating complex, competing priorities are also essentials for this role.

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess
  • Partnership: Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's actions
  • Leadership: Set and execute upon a clear vision, strategy, and/or goals
  • Drive for Execution- Be accountable for strong individual performance treating obstacles as challenges to overcome, not excuses


Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools (e.g. Prosci Change Management)
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships and work effectively at all levels in the organization
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges


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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