Advisor, Housing Policy and Research


Offre publiée le 2024-07-05


Job Requisition ID : 10350

Position Status : Temporary Full Time

Position Type : Hybrid

Office Location : Ottawa (ON); Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); Montreal (QC); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC)

Travel Requirement : Limited

Language Designation : English Essential

Language Skill Levels (Read / Write / Speak) : ZZZ

Salary : Our salaries generally range from $ 123553.59 to $ 154441.98 and are based on qualifications and experience.

About CMHC

The work you do and the work we do together matters. We come to work every day with a common purpose : to contribute to a well-functioning housing system.

At CMHC, we hold ourselves accountable for our results and support our colleagues in their achievements. We thrive on collaboration , connecting across CMHC and involving the right people to get our work done.

We value flexibility , enabling you to choose where, when, and how you work, based on business needs and your role. Our leadership style is guided by trust , where our leaders favour an adaptive approach based on the needs of their teams.

Join us and be part of a team that's committed to making a real difference and be part of something meaningful.

What’s in it for you

We’ve got the purpose, the people and the perks you need for a fulfilling career. Here’s what you get when you’re a contract employee :

  • 3 weeks of accrued vacation.
  • Annual individual performance bonus.
  • Group insurance coverage to support your well-being from day one.
  • Support torwards your personal and professional growth with training, mentorship and more.
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment.
  • A hybrid work model that gives you the flexibility to choose when to go to the office to maximize your productivity, at a minimum of 4 times per month.

About the role

Join our newly established flood insurance development team. In this role, you will provide strategic advice on the development of a new national flood insurance program and provide support for fundamental decisions that will shape project work plans.

You will also provide expert advice and program guidance to support the implementation of this new program and its ongoing delivery.

Please note this is a temporary position with a duration of 13 months.

What you’ll do :

  • Lead the development of client-focussed strategies, policies, work streams and risk management protocols within CMHC.
  • Provide authoritative and tactical advice, guidance and support to staff within the program and to senior management and government officials on flood insurance policy matters.
  • Lead internal groups, along with working groups as well as with Government departments, non-government organizations, and expert consultants to develop and deliver on work plans.
  • Develop project work plans and priorities and conduct or manage projects.
  • Provide subject-matter expertise and work with divisional policy managers and analysts internally and externally to ensure the integration of affordability, adequacy and availability of flood insurance within broader policy development context.
  • Follow-up with stakeholders to establish long-term relationships, pose questions and consult to keep them informed of new developments as well as field complex questions that require innovative responses and solutions related to financing.
  • Build and maintain relationships with other CMHC sectors, think tanks, academics, federal strategic policy departments, and participate in relevant interdepartmental committees.

What you should have :

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant field such as finance, business, or administration.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of prior experience in policy, program / product development, and / or program / product delivery related to insuring perils related to natural catastrophes, such as overland flood.
  • Experience in preparing reports and developing and delivering presentations to achieve acceptance with senior executives.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to speak and write clearly and succinctly in a variety of settings and styles to effectively communicate to clients, partners, and decision makers.
  • Demonstrated experience in program management and working with multidisciplinary project teams.

Posting closing date : Note, the competition will remain active until filled.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We’re committed to employment equity and encourage women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions to apply.

We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.

CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought and of people are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our mission.

What happens after you apply

We know that applying for a new job can be both exciting and daunting, and we appreciate your effort. . If you are selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

If you applied before and you were not successful don’t worry we're always posting new positions, so don’t hesitate to give it another shot.

We’re excited to see what you bring to the table this time around!

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