Enterprise Operational Risk - Risk Management - Senior Associate

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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

As a valued colleague on our team, you will contribute to assessing and identifying potential risks that may threaten our reputation, safety, security, and/or financial success, as well as work with the team to communicate and collaboratewith key stakeholders across the enterprise, and understand business objectives.


The Enterprise Operational Risk - Risk Management - Senior Associate role will offer you the ability to add value to the company by performing effective risk management with a team of highly skilled and collaborative teammates and leadership! Responsibilities include:
  • Identifying and providing oversight of Fannie Mae's businesses (including Strategic Initiatives) with a heightened focus on businesses that expose Fannie Mae to a high level of operational risk.
  • Performing oversight of risk and control assessments executed by Fannie Mae's in-business Risk Teams.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the risk profile for specific operational risks.
  • Analyzing internal and external risk-related data to effectively monitor and assess the risk and control environment.
  • Documenting results of operational risk evaluations and monitoring activities via recurring reporting.
  • Understanding and communicating, as well as supporting Fannie Mae in-business Risk Teams to adopt and implement operational risk requirements, as defined by Fannie Mae or its regulator.
  • Building and maintaining strong partnerships with Fannie Mae's businesses and itsin-business Risk Teams.



Minimum Required Experience
  • 2 years of relevant experience

Desired Experience
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of risk oversight and/or management experience
  • Relationship management skills including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, and building relationship networks
  • Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions
  • Risk assessment and management experience including evaluating and designing controls, conducting impact assessments, identifying control gaps, and remediating risk
  • Influencing skills to include negotiating and persuading others; must be able to facilitate meetings and resolve conflict

Additional Information

Job Reference ID: REF8689H

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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 careers_mailbox@fanniemae.com.