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Advisor, Data and Information (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 8835  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Limited 

Office Location: Montreal (QC)

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 117034.75 to $ 146293.44 and are based on qualifications and experience. 


At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We empower our employees to be fully autonomous and accountable in achieving their results. Employees focus on how they achieve results rather than when and where they choose to work.


Here are some of the reasons why we were chosen as one of Canada's top employers:


  • Enjoy 5 weeks of vacation;
  • An annual individual performance bonus;
  • Defined benefit pension plan;
  • Comprehensive group insurance to support your well-being from day one;
  • Access to a catalogue of courses for individual learning;
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with multiple Employee Resource Groups and much more!


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 eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.

Join the Enterprise Data Governance Office where we are working to make data a catalyst for solving challenges for housing affordability. CMHC is in the process of maturing its Data Governance and Data Management capabilities and is working towards strengthening its operating model including frameworks, policies, processes, technologies, standards and program metrics ensuring the right accountabilities are placed. 
As a Data Governance and Management expert, you will be leading or co-leading the development of the operating model, integration and adoption, as well as adherence to the program standards resulting in an increased maturity and enablement to maximize the value of our data assets. 

  • Contribute to the overall maturity of CMHC’s Enterprise Data Governance program, with a focus on improvement of data management and protection of data through the development and implementation of policies and standards, processes, related tools, and coordination with data architecture. 
  • Co-lead the development and implementation of data management standards, data protection standards, and implementation of master data management (MDM) and Reference Data Management (RDM) solutions and adoption requirements, coordinating with multidisciplinary teams (Privacy, Security, Risk, Architecture) and third-party vendors. 
  • Leading the identification, design and operationalization of data governance use cases. 
  • Provide subject matter expertise related to data management, and inputs on the design and development of data modelling, cataloguing, business glossary, and Master Data Management / Reference Data Management activities. 
  • Co-lead to the implementation of the program roles and responsibilities to ensure clear accountability for data stewardship for data domains, including process and controls required. 
  • Define and implement the overall approach to information asset management and deployment in collaboration with other roles for the enterprise data domains. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science (or related field) or equivalent experience in Data Governance. 
  • Minimum of ten years of experience relating to data governance, including five years of leadership experience. 
  • A track record of implementing impactful and sustainable data governance models and data management frameworks. 
  • Extensive experience in developing and implementing in Master Data Management (MDM), Reference Data Management (RDM), Metadata Management, Data Quality management and enablement of advanced analytics and business intelligence.  
  • Strong knowledge with various ecosystem environments such as Data Marts, Data Warehouses, Data Lakes. Knowledge in cloud: SaaS, PaaS and IaaS. 
  • Ability to evolve and institutionalize behaviors for the appropriate use of data.  
  • Track record of building strong business relationships with internal stakeholders. 
  • Bilingualism (French/English). 

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Masters in Business Administration. 
  • Certification in Data Governance. 
  • Experience with Informatica products and Collibra. 


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



On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that as of June 20, 2022, it will suspend vaccination requirements for federal government employees.  This decision followed a review of the current public health situation, including the evolution of the virus and vaccination rates in Canada. As a result, and consistent with the Government of Canada decision, CMHC has suspended its Vaccination Policy, effective June 20, 2022.  


As a result, at this time, CMHC does not require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  CMHC will continue to monitor the public health situation and may at any time make adjustments and adopt or reintroduce measures, including mandatory vaccination, attestation and verification requirements. Any such vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, shall form a term and condition of your employment at CMHC.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.
We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.
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.