Project and Vendor Manager

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 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. 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, SOX compliance, 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 technology support and input. Support opportunities for technology 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.

Job Function Descriptor: Work is generally moderate to high scope and complexity. Knowledge is applied to resolve routine to non-standard issues, as necessary. Work may be done independently or under limited supervision.

EDUCATION  

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required    

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE  

  • 7+ years of related experience in Hospitality, Events and Food Service

 

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Must have experience communicating with executives and collaborating cross functionally with different Business Units.
  • Fundamental and strategic understanding of workplace, hospitality, meeting and hoteling services.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Customer focused
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving ability
  • Project management experience
  • Meeting planner systems, knowledgeable – SocialTables, Cvent,
  • Demonstrated experience with time management, prioritization, and creative problem solving for multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a budget and balancing expenses accurately and consistently on time.
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PPT)

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: 57106