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Business Case and Compliance Manager

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.


The Multifamily PMO is seeking a highly experienced manager to conduct the strategic investment business case process and lead compliance operations for the Multifamily Target State portfolio.  Manage multiple projects and project managers within a business unit. Lead activities related to analyzing business issues and future needs to identify projects that support the strategic plan, achieve business goals and objectives, and/or improve or streamline functions. Ensure that deadlines are met, issues are resolved, and customer goals are achieved. Track progress of projects and adjust as necessary. Hire, manage, train, develop, and evaluate staff. Develop, implement, document, and ensure adherence to practices and procedures.



  • Manage day-to-day activities related to multiple projects within a business unit to ensure achievement of business goals and objectives. Formulate goals, identify key stakeholders, and manage relationships. Resolve concerns on highly significant matters.
  • Develop business processes to manage projects. Align with other projects. Track, monitor, and report activities. Analyze results. Present insights and best practices.
  • Manage project reviews to assess overall project effectiveness. Ensure consistent methodology and alignment with business unit priorities. Advise management of significant findings.
  • Develop, monitor, and review project budgets. Verify expenditures vs. actual. Explain variances.
  • Prepare and deliver status reporting to senior management in areas such as metrics, staffing statistics, resource tracking, SOX compliance, unit progress, issue tracking, and staff meetings.
  • 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.
  • Identify and facilitate technology changes to support project needs.
  • Develop, implement, and document procedures. Adhere to corporate communication standards and procedures. Obtain and provide required approvals.
  • Coordinate and administer assignments, monitor team progress, and maintain schedules.
  • Develop team members and provide ongoing professional guidance and direction.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Preferred areas of study Business, Finance or Management 
  • 6 – 8 years of related experience  
  • Coordinating the annual business case development process
  • Must be able to lead Multifamily’s response to the new enterprise-wide quarterly compliance reporting process, capturing portfolio-wide performance against business case commitments
  • Must have experience with the identification, capture and monitoring of portfolio-level performance measures and milestones
  • Program management of business cases
  • Direct or matrixed management of all program-level program managers
  • Tracking of portfolio level risks issues actions and decisions
  • Preparation and delivery of executive briefings
  • Leading responses to compliance-related responses to the Enterprise, FHFA, and other non-Multifamily stakeholders 

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: 59064