Bilingual Administrative Coordinator - Housing Programs

Job Requisition ID: 9577  

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Position Type: Hybrid  

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

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 51261.66 to $ 64077.07 and are based on qualifications and experience. 


About CMHC

At CMHC, the work you do and the work we do together matters. We come to work every day with a common purpose: to realize a future where everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and meets their needs.


Our people are second to none. We lean in with courage, band together as a community and try new things to make a lasting impact on housing from coast to coast to coast.


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
  • Support in your personal and professional growth with training, mentorship and more – because when you thrive, we thrive
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with Employee Resource Groups and more
  • A hybrid work model that lets you balance working from home and nurturing in-person connections by coming into your region’s office at a minimum of 4 times a month.


About the role

Join the Client Operations Team (Financing Operations), in the Bilingual Administrative Coordinator - Housing Programs position. Your mortgage financing skills and your passion for housing will help in the successful creation and renovation of housing projects as they move through the contract negotiation and advancing processes.


This is a temporary position for a duration of 18 months. 

What you’ll do:

  • Assess client accounts against program and product requirements, including applications and funding requests, financial reviews, existing and new agreements and loans, claim and subsidy eligibility.
  • Prepare and support our clients in the execution of agreements.
  • Provide timely and efficient delivery of services in contribution to service standards.
  • Participate actively in progress advances, client data gathering and analysis, reporting and the follow-up processes.
  • Participate in internal processes involving performance monitoring and quality assurance, by reviewing work and submitting detailed reports.
  • Ensure that all documentation in place is in accordance with program audit requirements.
  • Addresse client needs and inquiries while offering advice, support and alternative solutions.

What you should have:


  • College Diploma and/or Undergraduate degree in a relevant field such as business, finance or commerce.
  • One year of experience in social and affordable housing, mortgage financing and real estate and/or property administration.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to multi-task, prioritize, meet deadlines and take initiative.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Bilingual (French and English).


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.


Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion 


What happens after you apply 

We know that applying for a new job can be both exciting and daunting, and we appreciate your effort. Learn more about our hiring process.  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!