Operational Risk Senior Manager (Hybrid - 3 Days in Office - VA or TX)

Freddie Mac



Multiple Locations

Why you should apply for a job to Freddie Mac:

  • 56% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.


    Position summary

    ty to identify, assess, control, monitor and report comprehensive enterprise-wide views.

    Your Impact:

    Engage with multiple partners, including interactions on a regular basis with senior leaders and executives, and is a valued partner across all divisions and risk domains affording opportunities to build robust relationships across the Enterprise. Due to the nature of our horizontal activities and facilitating the execution of foundational risk programs this role will be responsible for:

    • Advising on and providing support on the implementation of the risk management framework (i.e., identify,) lifecycle.

    • Creating and facilitating training to support an understanding of the 'bigger picture' and how the risk management framework components work together.

    • Developing risk policies and standards to effectively manage risk (i.e., Risk Standards).

    • Providing expertise and development and/or enhancements to guide decisions related to Risk Management for both administrative and operational matters.

    • Managing the coordination of multiple activities, including but not limited to executive reporting.


    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and 10+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas: model or operational risk management

    • 5+ years with development, implementation, performance, use or governance of models used in areas such as credit risk, interest rate, mortgage and derivative valuation models

    • Experience in process design and assessment of controls

    • Experience with influencing others, including at the executive level, and bringing people together towards a common goal

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present content of varying levels of complexity to all levels of the organization including visualizations

    • Highly driven, results oriented, and looked at as a "value partner" across first line

    • Ability to problem solve and articulate complex concepts in a clear manner

    Keys to Success in this Role:

    • Willingness and courage to provide thoughtful fact-based effective challenge to the first line in a clear, concise and risk-based approach

    • Solid ability to use data to inform on risk perspectives

    • Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility

    • Proactively takes lead in building relationships internally and externally

    • Execution focused based on risk-based decisions

    • Strong situational analysis and decision-making abilities

    Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

    Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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    Time-type:Full time

    FLSA Status:Exempt

    Freddie Mac offers a comprehensive total rewards package to include competitive compensation and market-leading benefit programs. Information on these benefit programs is available on our Careers site.

    This position has an annualized market-based salary range of $149,000 - $223,000 and is eligible to participate in the annual incentive program. The final salary offered will generally fall within this range and is dependent on various factors including but not limited to the responsibilities of the position, experience, skill set, internal pay equity and other relevant qualifications of the applicant.

    Why you should apply for a job to Freddie Mac:

  • 56% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.