Fannie Mae Careers

Executive Recruiting Lead

Washington, District of Columbia
Human Resources

Job Description


Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

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Focuses on proactively identifying and evaluating external talent in order to cultivate a pipeline of individuals to fill immediate and future executive level hiring needs. In partnership with Talent Enablement, work with internal talent and evaluate both channels as a source for succession planning. As a lead, this role is responsible for designing the strategies and tactics to build out a successful executive recruiting process to help our clients make informed hiring and business decisions.

  • Recruiting and sourcing executive level talent for active and open officer level requisitions.
  • Consistently source and network with passive talent in order to facilitate introductory/exploratory meetings for Management Committee members.
  • Develop best practices for an in-house executive search function
  • Consult with hiring managers and Human Capital Consultants to develop defined recruitment strategies to create active applicant pool to meet business requirements.
  • Deliver exceptional client and candidate experiences while conducting full cycle recruiting - sourcing, interviewing, closing and executing the offer with the candidate.
  • Build out and maintain a competitive intelligence plan.
  • Develop a personal and company brand in the marketplace, for top talent.
  • Capture and report on key metrics that show results, trends and opportunities in key talent markets and supported business areas.
  • Stay abreast of tools, technologies and resources to innovate on sourcing strategies.
  • Provide a stable and resilient operations environment by ensuring solid focus around risks and controls.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
  • 6+ years of related experience
  • Demonstrated experience managing all aspects of in-house executive recruiting.
  • Ability to partner and build credibility with all levels of management to define strategic objectives and executive hiring needs.
  • Proven experience conducting market research for executive talent profiles to identify hiring leads.
  • Strong professional judgment and decision making abilities on confidential subjects.
  • Ability to manage relationships with key executive search partners, ensuring they are delivering on commitments.
  • Executive search firm recruiting experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of HR practices and experience with a variety of applicant tracking systems strongly preferred.

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Req ID: 56107