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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.
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Overview of Job / Management and Reporting Structure
President, SF Strategy and Insights leads a team of strategy and insights
professionals. Reporting to the EVP of Single-Family, the individual leads
business strategy for the Single Family (SF) business and provides vision to ensure
the SF organization is driving key initiatives to support the strategy and
business goals and opportunities.
Key Job Functions
The Vice President, SF Strategy and
Insights is responsible for leading the strategy and insights organization
while working closely with the Single Family (SF) line of business and other
key partners across the organization to develop and execute comprehensive
business strategies and plans. The Vice President will create strategic,
customer focused business objectives based on the competitive and marketplace
landscape and ensure that SF programs are aligned with the goals. The Vice
the Single-Family strategic planning process to drive the development of
on-going strategic plans that result in a clear direction for the
with SF leadership team to translate strategies into targeted actions
and programs that drive impact on business goals and objectives.
with the enterprise strategy team to ensure alignment of goals and
objectives across the enterprise.
governance models and internal processes to drive strategic initiative
prioritization and establish a clear link to overall strategy.
and report on competitive landscape and marketplace dynamics.
key marketplace opportunities and partner to develop marketing and
business capability plans to execute.
to set business goals, lead goals tracking and monitor to ensure rapid
and effective decision making when goals are not being met.
marketing insights and analysis team to drive insights generation and
dissemination to support marketing planning, business objectives and
external industry leaders on marketplace trends and opportunities to
drive innovative thinking into the planning process and business
The Vice President, SF Strategy and
Insights will effectively lead staff by:
the vision and direction of the business function effectively by
ensuring the development and alignment of division and individual goals
a customer-focused, collaborative culture committed to solving customer
problems, and weighing options and analysis in decision making
ongoing coaching to employees on performance by providing timely and
specific feedback during regular one-on-one meetings
performance concerns promptly and effectively
and rewarding people for their contributions
employees by implementing development plans and providing developmental
identifying opportunities to bring new skillsets into the team to
respond to business needs
employees by serving as an effective role model
- The successful
candidate will have the following professional qualifications:
- Bachelors Degree in
Business or other relevant study. Relevant post-graduate degree and/ or
- A minimum of fifteen
years’ experience with five years’ experience managing the strategy or
P&L function of a large financial services corporation or strategy
consulting firm is required.
- A comprehensive
understanding of the mortgage finance industry, either on the B2B or B2C
- Experience working
with C level business leaders to set and accomplish business goals.
leadership with evidence of increasing management responsibility throughout
career history of strategy or business leadership with sophisticated
financial products and services.
consultative and partnering skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and
execute solutions to complex issues and transactions
- Experience working in
the context of a large, complex organization where working across boundaries
and leading through influence are keys to success.
- Extensive experience
in managing, developing, and motivating a professional organization.
interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to effectively
communicate with all levels of management, staff, customers, and industry.
commitment to innovation with the willingness to take the initiative to
- The VP of SF Strategy
and Insights must also exhibit the following leadership qualities:
- Strategic direction
and vision for this function
- Strong relationship
management, communication, and presentation skills
- Intellectual curiosity
and willingness to explore new strategic alternatives
- Ability to work
easily with multiple internal and external partners, build consensus to
implement, drive to reach closure, and manage expectations about delivery
- Ability to influence
broadly and communicate clearly and frequently to ensure that people
understand what is happening and why
- A strong sense of
urgency about solving problems, meeting challenging deadlines, and achieving
- Establishes and
maintains relationships internally and externally that are critical to the
success to the business
intellectual honesty and influencing skills by identifying and presenting
information or data in ways that is persuasive to others
- Identifies and
proposes thoughtful solutions that address product performance issues while
minimizing the potential impact on leaders and consumers
- Executes and
delegates deliverables to ensure that timelines and results are achieved by
holding self and other accountable
Other Leadership Competencies
- Decision Quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep
the organization moving forward
- Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the
organization to be successful
- Strategic mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and
translating them into breakthrough strategies
- Collaborates: Building partnerships and working
collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
- Builds effective teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply
their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
- Communicates effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode
communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of
- Drives vision and purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the
vision and strategy that motivates others to action
- Ensures accountability: Holding self and others accountable to
- Optimizes Work Process: Knowing the most effective and efficient
process to get things done with a focus on continuous improvement.
condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be
required to pass to successfully complete a background investigation.
Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.