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Bilingual Senior Manager, Enterprise Risk Reporting (Ottawa, Toronto or Montreal)

Job Requisition ID: 9166  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Limited 

Office Location: Ottawa (ON); Montreal (QC); Toronto (ON)

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 121130.97 to $ 151413.71 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. 


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 Deputy Chief Risk Officer division in the Bilingual Senior Manager, Enterprise Risk Reporting position. In this role you will monitor, analyze and report on CMHC's key existing and emerging risks.



  • Ensure CMHC has right-sized and effective enterprise risk management frameworks and practices to support the identification, assessment, measurement, reporting, consolidation and aggregation of key risks across the company.
  • Responsible for building / evolving CMHC’s emerging risk program, processes, approaches, and tools. 
  • Responsible for reporting all top and emerging company risks to senior management (and potentially the Risk Committee of the Board) while ensuring that the company implements mitigating actions to remain within risk appetite and close significant gaps.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all emerging, top and companywide risks are adequately overseen, quantified and reported on a timely and effective matter.
  • Ensure a strong understanding of Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Appetite throughout CMHC and provide advice, direction on the application of ERM and Risk Appetite frameworks, their use in decision-making, limit setting and monitoring of key corporate risks.
  • Manage key relationships with clients (internal and external).                                                 


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Undergraduate degree in a related field such as Finance, Business Administration, Commerce or Economics. 
  • Minimum ten years of relevant risk management experience with at least five years experience managing others. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of all related risk-taking activities and a broad understanding of the housing market and economic environment. 
  • Detailed knowledge of the macroeconomic environment and regulatory requirements/trends.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Well-established oral and written communication skills along with the ability to present complex information to intended audiences.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to lead a team, develop and assign team priorities, and to build client relationships.
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is required


Preferred Qualifications: 


  • Professional Risk Management designation, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or MBA.  
  • Professional experience in banking, capital markets, and insurance.



Posting closing date: Note, the competition will 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.