Are you excited about an opportunity to lead strategic communications in a fast-paced team that is at the center of driving enterprise-wide change? Are you passionate about delivering results to your stakeholders? Are you a creative problem solver, who thrives in using your risk management knowledge to drive adoption of changes and new concepts? If you are an effective communicator and have proven experience in project management, know what it takes to build partnership, we are your next destination employer! Apply to join Freddie Mac's Enterprise Risk Management Division as the new Governance Manager to the Chief Enterprise Risk Officer's Chief of Staff team!
Freddie Mac's Enterprise Risk Management Division (ERM) is an independent second line of defense function responsible for the design, implementation, and oversight of an effective risk management framework in line with Federal Housing Finance Agency ('FHFA') expectations. The Chief of Staff (CoS) team who supports the Chief Enterprise Risk Officer. CoS team's mission is to establish a unified and efficient service organization to provide a holistic and strategic view of development, business administration and communications and to help drive people and culture initiatives across ERM.
The ERM Governance Manager reports to the ERM Governance Director and supports and facilitates various divisional activities. Specific responsibilities will include:
Support ERM's engagement with Regulators, Internal Audit and other regulatory and oversight parties
Support the monitoring of issues remediation across ERM
Assist with the facilitation of ERO Monthly Risk Update
Assist with development and maintenance of the Divisional Risk Objectives
Assist with Divisional Risk Objectives periodic assessment
Participate in establishing and maintaining ERMs Business Continuity Plan
Assist with the facilitation of ERO Operating Monthly meetings with the LOBs
Perform research on risk management focused topics and best practices
Bachelor's degree in related field
6+ years of experience in risk management at a large financial services institution(s)
Strong knowledge and experience in risk management, covering the full lifecycle of activities, including risk identification, assessment, mitigation, monitoring, and reporting
Understanding of regulatory requirements and expectations related to risk management (e.g., Basel and FHFA)
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse group of stakeholders
Ability to motivate and inspire action through interpersonal skills
Ability to work in ambiguity and inspire growth and change
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong business acumen and problem-solving ability
Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
Keys to success in this role
Strong analytical skills, ability to 'connect the dots'
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Self-starter / independent thinker: demonstrated ambition to take on new roles with increasing responsibility with limited guidance and direction from management
Proven track record of driven, results-oriented, creative and nimble problem-solving capabilities and a willingness to do 'whatever it takes' to deliver business value quickly.
Ability to work in a dynamic, rapidly changing business environment and manage multiple tasks.
Highly organized and detailed oriented
Top 3 Personal competencies to possess
Seek and Embrace Change: Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo
Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong results and treat obstacles as challenges to overcome
Customer Focus (internal and external) - Personally engage with customers to learn their needs
Familiarity with GSE's regulatory operational risk framework, including prudential standards and FHFA advisory bulletins
Thought leadership in a highly dynamic and evolving environment in support of business objectives while ensuring a balance with the risk appetite of the enterprise
Demonstrated success managing large change initiatives on time and within budget
Management consulting experience a plus
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.