Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs - Program Management

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

The Regulatory Affairs - Program Management - Senior Director role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities.In this compelling leadership position, you will be the liaison between business units and federal regulators, and will direct team efforts to provide end-to-end management of regulatory exams and remediation, report developments to senior leadership, and ensure streamlined communication and processes.
  • Support informed, efficient, and effective regulatory examination, monitoring, and reporting processes across the organization.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the regulator and the business unit during a regulatory examination, audit, compliance review, or monitoring activity.
  • Interface with senior executives across the company and senior leadership at the regulator to ensure smooth communication and meet information needs.
  • Lead cross-divisional teams to gather and transmit data, reports, and documentation in response to regulator requests and regulatory agency submission requirements.
  • Maintain records of regulatory submissions and deliverables, coordinate with responsible business units to compile and deliver information on time, in the appropriate format, and through agreed upon channels.
  • Monitor and analyze regulatory developments and help determine which parts of the organization may be affected.
  • Develop and execute high-level strategies and plans in supporting assigned business units with transactions, recordkeeping, communications, and business operations that are subject to specific regulations or issue remediation.
  • Design, develop, and deliver training on regulatory requirements.

  • 10+years of professional experience and 5+ years of related experience in financial services with a regulator and/or regulated entity.
  • Direct interaction as the primary point of contact for senior management and senior leaders at regulators.
  • Experience developing and organizing background information to brief senior management on new developments.
  • Experience independently managing teams to deliver on complex projects, recognizing when to escalate issues, and managing escalated issues.
  • Experience managing multiple ongoing complex projects involving regulatory or business-related issues that could have significant impacts on the company, under short deadlines, in a fast-paced environment, requiring collaboration across divisions.
  • 4+years of experience managing teams preferred; large program management in lieu of people management considered.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required.


  • Excellent time management skills and a high degree of efficiency while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively towards a common goal.
  • Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to a senior managementaudience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand.
  • Experience identifying and gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions.
  • Managing and engaging senior-level stakeholders and building relationship networks.
  • Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion.
  • Collective capabilities for leadership, including leading teams, giving feedback, facilitating meetings, and coaching and mentoring.

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).
  • Skilled in using Adobe Acrobat including Adobe Pro.
  • Experience using eGRC tools or content management systems.

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