Fannie Mae Careers

Program/Portfolio Manager

Washington, District of Columbia
Administration


Job Description

 

THE COMPANY

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.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress

JOB INFORMATION

Operate with considerable latitude in performing highly complex duties related to overseeing and managing the operational aspects of one or more projects/programs within a business unit. Participate in strategic planning, determining issues, and assessing future needs to identify projects that achieve business goals and objectives and/or improve or streamline functions. Provide value-added expertise in developing new concepts, techniques, and standards. Utilize wide-ranging experience to conduct research and problem-solving on highly significant matters. Monitor daily operations and provide direction to subordinate staff. May operate cross-functionally within the organization.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Manage daily team activities to advance the work of one or more projects/programs. Plan, document, review, and manage subordinate performance.
  • Develop implementation plans. Allocate and coordinate resources. Align with other projects. Develop methods for monitoring project progress. Provide analytical support in synthesizing and reporting results.
  • Develop, monitor, and review project budgets. Verify expenditures vs. actual. Explain variances.
  • Establish schedules and priorities. Prepare and deliver status reporting in areas such as metrics, staffing statistics, resource tracking, unit progress, issue tracking, and staff meetings.
  • Manage administrative tasks to include access requests, space management, equipment procurement and tracking, and contractor requisitions and work orders.
  • Develop, implement, and share best practices and tools in areas such as technology development, project management, risk management, change management, document retention and management, and post-implementation review.
  • Develop, implement, and document procedures. Adhere to corporate and business unit standards and procedures. Obtain required approvals.
  • Provide business process improvement input. Support opportunities for business process improvements. Make recommendations for enhancements.
  • Manage key internal and external relationships. Identify and resolve project issues, interdependencies, and conflicts. Ensure positive outcomes.
  • Develop team members and provide ongoing professional guidance and direction.
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EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
 
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 6+ years of related experience
 
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
 
Required:
  • Must have strong analytic and financial management skills
  • Demonstrated ability for cross-functional collaboration and influencing stakeholders
  • Prior experience as a Portfolio and/or Program Manager
  • Ability to manage ambiguity to develop clarity and deliver results
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
 
Preferred:
  • Knowledge of the primary and secondary mortgage originations industry
  • Familiarity with Lean management and Agile development practices  
  • PMP certification                                  
 
EMPLOYMENT               

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass to successfully complete a background investigation.
 
Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Req ID: 56585