Operational Risk Manager - Risk Technology Office

Freddie Mac McLean, VA

About the Job

Job Description

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:

Are you someone who loves to challenge status quo? Looking for the opportunity to demonstrate your ability to influence change? Do you have a keen interest in risk management practices and the technologies that automate them? If so, apply now and learn why there’s #MoreAtFreddieMac!

Our Impact:

The Risk Technology Office within the Enterprise Risk Framework team is responsible for:

  • Championing an Enterprise-wide risk technology strategy that aligns business need with technology

  • Spearheading the process by which FM procures, manages, and retires risk technologies

  • Partnering with the IT team to evaluate our risk technology landscape, and make investment recommendations to the leadership team

  • Supporting Stakeholders in the design, development, and implementation of risk technologies

Your Impact:

  • Support maintenance of program roadmap, budget and support coordination of roll-out across the Enterprise

  • Execute facilitation of process to procure, manage, and retire risk technologies

  • Collaborate with Stakeholders to define business cases, secure project funding, facilitate program reporting

  • Champion risk technology change management process

  • Spearhead development of business process flows, functional flows, and business requirements, as applicable

  • Liaise with business area, IT, and Vendor to align and coordinate risk technology activities Enterprise wide, to include development and deployment of risk technologies

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of related work experience in risk management industry

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Knowledge of risk management frameworks, and risk management applications

  • Proficient with MS office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Keys to Success in this Role:

  • Self-motivated individual with proven ability to champion change

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to view ambiguity as an opportunity to get creative

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including comfort interacting with internal leadership team and external stakeholders

  • Think broadly with keen attention to detail

  • Quick learner with ability to manage priorities within tight timeframes

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