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Lead, DEI Risk and Control (Hybrid Work Schedule)

McLean, VA 22102

Job Type

Hybrid Remote

About the Role

Position Overview:
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Risk and Control Lead will be responsible for managing, executing, and overseeing all risk, controls and oversight practices for DEI in support of an integrated divisional strategy. Consider applying if you’re interested in advancing DEI outcomes in service to our mission of making home possible.

**This position is a hybrid work schedule, requiring 2 days in the office and 3 days remote**

Our Impact:

At Freddie Mac, we are committed to addressing biased systems, igniting innovation through diverse perspectives, and instilling a culture where people feel valued and included. In doing so, we can address inequities that exist in the housing market and support our efforts to make home possible for America’s families.]

Your Impact:
The role is a risk and controls subject matter expert with demonstrated experience in partnering with key stakeholders across the company to help develop, execute, and sustain risks, controls, and oversight practices. Key responsibilities include the following:

Partner with division leadership and practitioners to provide sustainable ways to ensure that products and solutions meet corporate risk and regulatory requirements and standards
Lead risk and control efforts for DEI, including regulatory priorities such as examinations and directives (e.g., processes documentation, remediation action plans, issue management, operational risk management, etc.)
Serve as a lead representative with key internal stakeholders (e.g., ERM-2LOD and Internal Audit) to support overall DEI operating model and program oversight and annual audits
Develop and sustain mutually beneficial relationships with key internal and external stakeholders (e.g., FHFA OMWI, Conservatorship and Regulatory Affairs, Internal Audit and ERM-2LOD, etc.)
Support the DEI Risk and Controls team with risk management, execution and oversight of privacy, policy compliance, supplier risk management, operational risk monitoring and reporting
Maintain, track and communicate status of critical risk and controls priorities to DEI leadership and key stakeholders


Typically has 8+ years of related experience
College degree or equivalent experience
Demonstrated experience supporting divisional risk and controls priorities and use of systems to support risk management and oversight (e.g., BWise)
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
Strong project management skills to handle complex projects simultaneously
Ability to work well under pressure, with proven time management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment and organize complex information
Keys to Success in this Role:

Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
Comfortable in the space between no longer and not yet
Ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships inside and outside of DEI
Sense of humor
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
Job Category:Risk
FLSA Status:Exempt
Freddie Mac provides anticipated base salary ranges where required by law.

About the Company

At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you’ll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

As part of Freddie Mac’s return to the office pilot, all employees, contingent workers and visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to be on-site unless they have an approved accommodation.

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