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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 Specialist, Data and Information (Position can be anywhere in Canada)

Sector: Information Technology 

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Salary Range: $91305.53 to $114131.91

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

 
We’re not your typical government agency
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) exists for a single reason: to make housing affordable for everyone in Canada. We’re mobilizing the expertise and energy of governments, non-profits, lenders, developers, social entrepreneurs and co-ops to create the future of housing. At CMHC, we believe that everyone in Canada should have a place to call home.
 
Experience a Results-Only Work Environment™ (ROWE™)
At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We’ve shifted from managing people to managing work. Each employee is 100% autonomous and 100% 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.
 
 

This position reports to the Data Governance and Exchange team in our Office of the Chief Information Officer sector. This sector uses financial foresight and legal insight to improve housing affordability.

 

About the role
We’re constantly evolving to build an inclusive housing system through research, design, innovation and partnerships. You will be part of the team building a data exchange for housing data in Canada. Your expertise in data governance will address the safe, effective and efficient sharing of data. Your experience in data project delivery will assist the organization realize the full value of structured data assets to drive efficiencies and value to business areas and into the design of information technology systems for external partners in order to help make housing affordable for everyone in Canada.
 
 What you will need
• Undergraduate degree in a related field such as computer science, information studies, business, finance or commerce.
• Minimum of seven years of experience with Data Governance, Management and/or data strategy.
• Excellent ability to understand business goals and align goals to data-driven IT solutions
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentation skills.
• Attention to detail.
• Excellent relationship skills.
• Demonstrated ability to negotiate and influence at multiple levels within the organization.
• Knowledge of mortgage financing, real estate, housing and mortgage markets and/or housing systems is desirable  

 
What you will be doing
•Engage with stakeholders to identify feasible data solutions that bring value, and that address concerns of privacy and governance and in accordance with operational, fiscal, legal and legislative requirements.
•Contribute to the prioritization and scoping of projects, supporting the creation of high-level plans and translating business needs into detailed requirements documents.
•Support the development of a data solutions strategy that encompasses outreach initiatives, information sessions, and change management initiatives introducing new data solutions, processes, etc. 
•Collect, analyze and synthesize information from diverse sources on proposed legislative/regulatory changes, industry leading practices, user needs and technological advances to determine best practices and provide recommendations to senior management for Data Exchange development.  •Support operational initiatives within the team, including information management, performance measurement and/ or senior management reporting.
• Provide functional/technical guidance and direction to create alignment and adherence to data governance policies.
• Implement mechanisms/solutions and facilitate support and coordination to solve data-related issues that impact business decision making.
• Ensure there is a clear linkage between the business vision / strategic context, governance policy, and the scope of assigned deliverables.
• Develop objectives and take responsibility for engagement, enabling a culture of learning, performance management and accountability within a divisional group

 

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

 

Job Requisition ID: 5115  

Office Location: Calgary (AB); Charlottetown (PE); Edmonton (AB); Halifax (NS); Moncton (NB); Montreal (QC); Ottawa (ON); Quebec (QC); Saskatoon (SK); St. John's (NL); Thunder Bay (ON); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC); Winnipeg (MB); Yellowknife (NT)

Other Location(s):  

Security Requirement: Secret 

Travel Requirement: Occasional 

 

We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
 
Diversity
CMHC is an employer that values diversity and encourages the learning and use of both Canada's official languages. CMHC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages application from women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities
 
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