Change Management Oversight (2LOD)

Freddie Mac
McLean, Virginia
Apr 27, 2021
May 13, 2021
Full Time
At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Position Overview:
Developing, implementing, and providing oversight and effective challenge for the Service Transition domain (Change Management, Release Management, Asset and Configuration Management, Knowledge Management and End User Computing) supporting the 2LOD oversight of Technology Risk. This growing team provides strategic insights on key risks that impact Freddie Mac; working cross-divisionally at various levels throughout the company! Apply now and learn why there's #MoreAtFreddieMac!

**This position can be performed currently from a remote location in the U.S. but will require presence in a Freddie Mac office in the future.**
Our Impact:
Our team works directly with business divisions and IT across the Enterprise to:
  • Provide oversight of business area specific risk identification, assessment, measurement, and monitoring as it relates to this domain
  • Develop and/or implement elements of the risk framework and risk methodologies
  • Provide oversight and effective challenge to reinforce and mature the risk framework at Freddie Mac
Your Impact:
Supporting the identification, measurement, assessment and monitoring of risks by:
  • Collaborating with risk key specialists to execute high impact risk assessments in the Service Transition domain
  • Serving and acting as the SME for the Service Transition domain to support Enterprise Risk Framework objectives and projects which includes, designing and maintaining regular oversight risk monitoring routines and reporting
  • Effectively reviewing, challenging and aggregating data, information and analysis provided by the first line of defense to provide insights into the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, systems and internal controls
  • Developing and producing in development and production of risk performance reporting for senior management including, trend analysis, emerging risks, and mitigation strategies to address risk or control failure
  • Provides operational risk expertise and consultation to complex business units for initiatives with high levels of inherent and residual risk and assist in the production of Key Risk Indicators (KRI), risk appetite measures to measure impacts across the front line
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and 8+ years of relatable risk management experience (IT Risk Management, IT Audit, Operational Risk, IT Change Management Governance)
  • Strong understanding of risk and corporate governance practices, and the functions of a three lines of defense risk management structure
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships and influence at all levels of the enterprise
  • Ability to interact both verbally and in writing with senior executives
  • Ability to think strategically (short and long-term), evaluate options and make informed decisions
  • Knowledge and experience with risk management, including risk framework/methodology development, risk identification, assessment, mitigation, monitoring, and reporting
  • Professional Certification e.g. CRISC, CISSP, CRM, CRMP, etc. (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of risk and control standards e.g. NIST 800-53, ITICOSO, COBIT, etc. (Preferred)
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements and expectations related to risk management (Preferred)
Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Build trust and strong partnerships
  • Think strategically and assess risks and controls holistically
  • Speak up, be transparent and candid
  • Treat obstacles as challenges to overcome
  • Actively support culture change initiatives
  • Take initiative to continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo

Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Time-type:Full time

Job Category:Risk

FLSA Status:Exempt

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