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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.

Bilingual Senior Analyst, Economics (Position can be located anywhere in Canada)


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 Office of the SVP, Policy Team, where we help accelerate housing affordability through evidence-based policy, research and innovation. You will plan, manage, contribute, complete and communicate research and analysis, and provide subject matter expertise to management. Your work will contribute to the development and deployment of policies, strategies, programs, and standards designed to improve housing affordability and living conditions. 

•    Scanning the environment, consulting with clients and stakeholders, and participating in conferences and committees, and working groups to identify prospective research, modeling, projection, and housing data and indicator development projects and programs of work. 
•    Reviewing housing research literature/publications to ensure that CMHC is well informed about current and emerging housing-related trends, issues, challenges, and opportunities. 
•    Developing and recommending high impact research, modeling, projection, and housing data and indicator development projects, developing business cases, and identifying budget requirements and partnership opportunities. 
•    Developing detailed project objectives, scope, and deliverables; determining the expertise and the resources required to deliver the final products. 
•    Conducting research and analysis using appropriate methodologies, quantitative and statistical analysis, to assess and address complex housing issues and challenges, analyzing and forecasting trends, developing housing data and indicators, and providing facts, evidence and conclusions to support internal and external decision making. 
•    Developing reports, documents, briefing material, correspondence and memoranda for management and the Minister on related housing trends and issues. 
•    Providing expert input to the review and development of housing policies, strategies, programs, regulations and standards to address specific problems and challenges and improve housing and living conditions.

Minimum Qualifications

•    Postgraduate degree in economics, finance, statistics or an appropriate, related field and a minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    Demonstrated experience and skills in research, accessing and using microdata, statistical techniques, data development, methodological approaches, and quantitative and qualitative analysis. 
•    Highly developed methodological, analytical, creative, and conceptual skills in order to plan business objectives and strategic direction. 
•    Working knowledge of social, economic and political trends, factors and issues that affect the work area, including housing policies and issues and of the government policy development process. 
•    Excellent organization and time management skills enabling the balancing of workloads and the prioritization of requests to meet deadlines with strong attention to detail.
•    A ‘’can do’’ mindset with the desire to work collaboratively to deliver results that have a positive impact on the team, business unit and/or corporation. 
•    An ability to engage and influence others to achieve higher performance and have greater impact.

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: 6922  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Minimum Base Salary: 65335.51 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

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

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