Project Manager II
Fannie Mae - Herndon, VA

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THE COMPANY

Fannie Mae exists to expand affordable housing and bring global capital to local communities in order to serve the U.S. housing market. Today, our focus is on preventing foreclosures, making mortgages and rental housing as affordable as possible, and supporting the housing recovery. We are rapidly building and realigning our company to better serve the market as we support the Administration's Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan.

Join our dedicated, diverse, high-performing workforce and put your unique talents to good use as we work with our partners to advance our nation's housing recovery.

For more information about Fannie Mae and our career opportunities, visit www.fanniemae.com.

JOB INFORMATION

Under limited supervision, plan, manage, and execute varied software development, customization, or IT systems development projects. Gather information at front end to determine project parameters and specifications, and to budget human, financial and other resources. May provide technical oversight to some staff and track attainment of project milestones. Report on progress and budget expenditures to project owners.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

Meet with application owners, application developers and analysts, coding staff and the like to determine business needs and functionalities desired for new or revised application.

Plan course of projects, including milestones, resources needed in the form of staff hours, budget, use of technology and tools and document in project plan, following established project management methodology.

Track course of project from meetings, conferring with developers, and receiving reports. Update project plan as needed. Document changes to scope or functionalities with change ticket, project plan, or other format.

Assess compliance of development process with accepted methodology and communicate to responsible managers or staff. Document exceptions or deviations as needed. Convene meetings and plan agenda to ensure important issues are aired and resolved.

Report on progress of project, use of staff, $ expenditures, progress on milestones and the like to application owners.

Provide guidance to project staff. May plan, document, manage and evaluate staff performance, or contribute to evaluation by their managers.
EDUCATION

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

4 years of related experience

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

Proficient at managing projects while demonstrating ability to perform key job functions in a contributor capacity as well

Demonstrated knowledge of business process and best practices impacting procurement related programs; Project Management, Strategic Sourcing, Vendor Management, Contracting, Procurement Systems and Technology.

Highly proficient with the use of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project) as well as reporting & analysis tools.

Highly proficient with use of SQL

Demonstrated knowledge of workflow configuration related to procurement related programs.

Knowledge of ERP systems; preferably Peoplesoft

Knowledge of SAP including Sourcing and Contracts modules

Design detailed project plans and communication activities to achieve target objectives; coordinate project resources (people, funding, material, and support) to get things done; and, orchestrate multiple activities at once; uses resources effectively and efficiently; arranges information and files in a useful manner.

Advanced knowledge of financial reporting i.e. experience reconciling spend data with financials/general ledger

Support day to day Procurement system functions, answer questions and troubleshoot system issues.

Experience gathering and writing functional and technical business requirements

EMPLOYMENT

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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