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At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. Since January 2019, we’ve shifted from managing people to managing work. Each employee is 100% autonomous and accountable. You can choose where you need to be and when you need to be there to meet your objectives. You’re in control of your time and are trusted to make the right decisions.

Senior Analyst, Economics


Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.

Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eliminate racism and embed equity into our culture, processes, programs, and policies so that they reflect the lived experiences of all Canadians.

Join the Market Insights team, where we advance housing affordability and inform on housing market stability.  We strive to be experts on housing markets, understand emerging issues and provide timely and insightful housing market analysis.  We are searching for someone with a passion for providing analysis of housing markets at the national, provincial and local levels to help us achieve our aspiration that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs.


•    Uses analytical tools, methodologies, housing market information and intelligence to monitor progress, identify trends and recognize risks in housing markets and communicates these results internally and externally.
•    Uses sound econometric modelling and analytical techniques to produce or to contribute to the analysis and forecasts of economic and housing market activity at the national, provincial and local levels for internal and external dissemination.

•    Prepares and presents economic and housing market analysis and reports to internal and external clients. Acts as media spokesperson for selected markets. 

•    Leads and/or participates in a team environment to contribute to the division’s knowledge of economic, housing and mortgage market analysis and forecasts; peer reviews market analysis reports.

•    Actively participates in teams assigned to improve products and processes.

•    Proactively engages and maintains working relationships with internal and external clients to build strong relationships in order to understand housing market issues, obtain market intelligence, and provide timely and reliable analysis to meet their needs and inform their decisions.

Minimum Qualifications:
•    Postgraduate degree in economics.

•    Minimum of one year of economic analysis experience. Experience in analyzing housing market conditions would be an asset.

•    Knowledge and understanding of external public and private data and information services involved in the monitoring and analysis of economic activity.

•    Ability to effectively communicate economic and housing market information, both orally and in writing, to internal and external audiences in plain language.

•    Understanding of and experience in analysis and forecasting of the general economy, housing and mortgage markets. Some knowledge of and experience in the application of statistics, econometric modeling, regression analysis, seasonal adjustment, simulation and forecasting techniques, and statistical software packages would be considered an asset.

•    Strong client relationship management skills is a must, with proven experience in building relationships, negotiating and influencing others.   

Preferred Qualifications:

• Significant coursework in econometrics is an asset.


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


CMHC values diverse backgrounds and experience and welcomes non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada to apply!


We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


Job Requisition ID: 6881  

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Minimum Base Salary: 65335.51 

Travel Requirement: Occasional 

Office Location: Calgary (AB); Vancouver (BC)

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