Regulatory Affairs – Program Management – Manager

05 Sep, 2022


Regulatory Affairs – Program Management – Manager

Fannie Mae
Washington, D.C.

Company Description

At Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do makes an affordable home a reality and a difference in the lives of Americans. Every day offers compelling opportunities to impact the future of the housing industry while being part of an inclusive team thriving in an energizing, flexible environment. Here, you will help lead our industry forward and make your career.



Job Description

Desired Experiences

  • Experience managing a team and overseeing system development and processes associated with producing a large and varied portfolio of reports related to the status of regulatory engagements and remediation activities, performance towards corporate goals, and filings required by law/regulation.
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with the business and technical teams to influence business/technology outcomes.
  • Implementing best practices and guidelines for existing or new technologies.  Developing system/user requirements and working with technology partners to design, implement, and test new systems and processes.
  • Assessing reports and systems for efficiencies and ways to improve processes and controls.
  • Reviewing metrics and data for inconsistencies, deficiencies, anomalies, and errors; researching and proposing resolutions for any incompatibilities.
  • Determining causes of operating errors and taking corrective action.
  • Serving as a point of contact and subject matter expert to address questions, provide guidance, create training, and develop overall communications to ensure awareness and adoption of systems, reporting, and related processes.
  • Reviewing information on regulatory requests and findings in SharePoint and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) databases on a timely basis to ensure accurate reporting.  Identifying data elements to be captured from qualitative source documents.
  • Compiling, verifying accuracy, and sorting information to prepare source data for entry into databases.
  • Identifying data anomalies; researching and obtaining further information to resolve incomplete documentation.
  • Training and managing a team to capture and report on data.
  • Designing reports to communicate data and trends to business-oriented, non-technical audiences, including internal and external stakeholders and senior management.
  • Proven ability to meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to achieve a common goal.  Thrives in a team environment.
  • Strong relationship management skills with the ability to interact effectively with various business units and senior leadership.




Minimum Required Experiences

  • At least six years of related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Experience working with a Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) tool.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills – ability to manage large data sets with experience in analyzing data to identify trends or relationships to provide insights into the data.
  • Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion.
  • Experience building strong working relationships with management across divisions.
  • Handling and protecting confidential information.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time and prioritize projects to meet deadlines.
  • Experience managing multiple ongoing projects under short deadlines, in a fast-paced environment, requiring collaboration with colleagues and across divisions.

Tools and Skills

  • Analytical skills that allow for the development of data-driven reports.
  • Advanced SharePoint (e.g., site development) and Excel (e.g., macros) skills and comfort with Microsoft Office.
  • RiskWorks, MetricStream, Adobe Pro, Tableau, JIRA, and other data processing tools desirable.
  • Collective capabilities for leadership, including leading teams, giving feedback, facilitating meetings, and coaching and mentoring.
  • Excellent time management, prioritization, and issue identification and escalation skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively relate data to coworkers.
  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership of responsibilities.
  • Tendency to pay close attention to small details that could impact results.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills to help solve business problems and make decisions.




Additional Information

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Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at

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Job posted: 2022-09-05