Internal Consultant - Business Transformation
Fannie Mae - Dallas, TX

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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

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.

EDUCATION

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

6 years of related experience

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

6 years experience working in a major consulting firm

6 years project management experience managing large scale projects with high visibility

Solid understanding of business functions and their interconnectivity

Ability to pull information from customers in order to determine what department/organizational changes are needed

Ability to handle multiple priorities

Calm under pressure

Ability to successfully collaborate with all parts of the business

Appetite for learning new things

Ability to break down complex concepts into more easily understood terms

Flexibility and tenacity

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Ability to influence with integrity

Desire to work in an environment that provides vasts amounts of project variety and complexity

Mortgage/Financial Services experience a plus

MBA a plus

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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