Bilingual Senior Administrator

Job Requisition ID: 9927  

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Position Type: Hybrid  

Office Location: Montreal (QC); Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); 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 Agreement Management team, where our partners view CMHC as the catalyst for solving housing affordability challenges. Your skills and passion in overseeing the administration of affordable housing subject to an operating agreement with clients, including co-operative organizations and non-profit organizations, will help support and provide good client service and achieve corporate objectives. 


This is a temporary position with a duration of 24 months.
What you’ll do:

  • Monitor business activity and conduct an analysis of applications/requests to ensure compliance with program guidelines and policies and to identify issues, solutions and efficiencies.
  • Make recommendations for approvals, recommend courses of action for non-standard requests and process documentation or data such as applications/requests, commitments and payment requisitions.
  • Communicate and/or negotiate with clients and third party providers to obtain and/or provide information and represent the Corporation and its interests while seeking to enhance the client service experience in all client encounters.
  • Act as a liaison between business lines and play a role in collecting and disseminating information that is crucial to the achievement of business objectives and project deliverables.
  • Support functional teams in tracking and monitoring agreement review activities and/or reporting activities. Manage the coordination of action items and decisions and follows up with the management team to ensure appropriate actions are taken.
  • Coordinate the collection of data for reports as needed by management and validate and ensure accuracy of data that was input into the system.
  • Ensure all documentation is in place in accordance with business requirements, as well as manages such documentation in support of business outcomes.

What you should have:

  • An undergraduate degree in business administration or finance.
  • A minimum of one year experience in a financial institution or in real estate financing.
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to multi-task, prioritize, meet deadlines and take initiative.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills including the application of sound judgment and the ability to escalate appropriately and persuade others.
  • Oral and written communication skills in both official languages (English and French).
  • Attention to detail. 
  • An ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Proficiency with various computer tools and applications, including the Microsoft Office suite, Excel and Word.

It would be great if you also had:

  • Experience with a CRM.
  • Experience with Outlook.


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!