Bilingual Specialist, Change Management

Job Requisition ID: 9917  

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Position Type: Hybrid  

Office Location: Ottawa (ON); Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); Montreal (QC); 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 $ 81410.14 to $ 101762.68 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 Business Transformation Sector at CMHC in the change management team, where we effectively deliver technology enabled transformative initiatives, harnessing robust core capabilities, that set CMHC up for long term success. In this Bilingual Specialist, Change Management role, you will use your leadership, strategic thinking and analytical skills to provide change management support to our Homeowner Business Transformation (HBT), which is a complex, multi-year program that will enable modern, scalable technology to transform CMHC’s Homeowner Mortgage Loan Insurance systems into an analytics-driven mortgage business.

This is a temporary position of a duration of 2 years. 

What you’ll do:


  • Work with the project team to assess the level and impact of change, define a process for managing it, and develop change strategies and plans to execute on its delivery. 
  • Develop and support engagement, communication and training plans and materials in collaboration with other relevant teams within CMHC.
  • Monitor and report on change adoption and provide recommendations to stakeholders on best practices and targeted interventions that will manage resistance to change.
  • Provide change management advice and guidance to project leaders to mitigate change risks and support decision-making. 
  • Build and maintain connections across CMHC to anticipate impacts and dependencies and influence planning accordingly.
  • Advance organizational change management capability by educating project leaders, executive sponsors and employees on the value and role change management. 

What you need:


  • An undergraduate degree in a related field such as business, finance, social or human sciences. 
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience supporting change management on complex transformation projects. 
  • A good knowledge of change management principles and methodologies, including a change management certification (ADKAR preferred, others acceptable).
  • A demonstrated experience developing, implementing and measuring change management strategies, plans and tactics as well as developing a variety of communications products, to effectively lead others through transformation. 
  • Advanced interpersonal, oral and written communication, facilitation, influencing and stakeholder management skills. 
  • Bilingualism (French and English)



Posting closing date:  Note, the competition may 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 

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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!