Senior Strategy & Insights Manager

  • Company: Fannie Mae
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
  • Posted: April 15, 2017
  • Reference ID: 50257


Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

The Single Family Strategy and Insights group is a new team at Fannie Mae, working on the highest impact projects to drive change throughout the organization in pursuit of our corporate vision - to be America's Most Valued Housing Partner. As a founding member of the team, you help define our role as we work on foundational strategy issues for the single family business - changing the way we interact with our customers, the market, and each other. With leadership from top-tier strategy consulting and a range of high performing financial institutions, the group provides a strong learning and mentorship environment for those looking to enhance their strategic thinking, consulting, and change management skills.


The Senior Strategy and Insight Manager's core responsibility is to create impact in the organization by managing teams to change how we work. Managers will build relationships with team leadership and partners across the organization to identify high impact areas for investigation and prioritize the key questions that will inform a recommended course of action. Lead teams to apply comprehensive knowledge of strategy principles, to synthesize customer research, robust data analytics, business modeling, and competitive / market intelligence, and implement long term business strategy. Working with senior executives on the team and in the business, managers play an important role in translating those insights into innovative ideas for action and developing the communications to socialize, refine, and gain acceptance of those recommendations, as well as monitor results.

  • Managing others and working independently, the manager will:
    • Coach, mentor, and manage teams of analysts
    • Establish independent relationships with senior business leaders
    • Identify emerging trends that require strategic response
    • Structure common frameworks to investigate ambiguous strategic questions
    • Manage multiple analysts across full projects that are critical to our transformation
    • Build repeatable processes and sources to synthesize consumer, marketplace, and competitor trends
    • Build and refine prioritization and business case frameworks and advise on tradeoffs across initiatives
    • Replicate best practices for measurement and monitoring of business and strategic initiatives results
    • Coordinate and administer assignments, monitor team progress, and maintain schedules.

Specialized Knowledge & Skills
  • Team leadership in management consulting, investment banking, or internal strategy/business analysis
  • Passion for talent development and team building
  • Demonstrated experience leading others to solve complex, ambiguous, and analytically challenging problems
  • Strong organizational skills and good judgment; must be a team player, positive, flexible, and creative
  • Excellent process management and planning skills
  • Demonstrated change agent, creative thinker and problem solver
  • Experience managing stakeholders at multiple levels - Strong relationship building and influencing skills
  • Strong oral and written communication; demonstrated ability to communicate in a structured, precise and compelling manner
  • Mortgage / financial services industry experience a plus

Would you like to learn more about FNMA? We are looking to build our network of potentially interested candidates with Strategy and Insights background and invite you to share your information with us. Let us know if you would be interested in working on a high-performing team and making a difference in making homes more accessible. We would like to collect your information and learn more about your background. If there is a potential match, we may contact you and share further information about exploring upcoming opportunities at Fannie Mae.

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**Please note that this invitation is NOT an active opening/posting. Submitting an application constitutes an expression of interest in future similar active openings at Fannie Mae. A recruiter will review your qualifications and, if an active opening becomes available in the future that meets your skill set, you may be contacted.**

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