Bilingual Advisor, Data and Information

Job Requisition ID: 9708  

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Position Type: Hybrid  

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

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 121130.97 to $ 151413.71 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 permanent employee:

  • 5 weeks of vacation.
  • Annual individual performance bonus.
  • Defined benefit pension plan.
  • Comprehensive group insurance plan to support your well-being from day one.
  • 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.



Join the Enterprise Data Office in the bilingual Advisor, Data and Information position, 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. 

What you’ll do:

  • Contribute to the overall maturity of CMHC’s Enterprise Data Strategy, with a focus on improvement of data and information management and protection of data. 
  • Spearhead robust data governance initiatives, ensuring that information is managed as a critical enterprise resource with defined standards and policies.
  • Elevate content management systems and practices, enhancing the discovery, delivery, and utilization of enterprise information.
  • Implement cutting-edge records and information management methodologies, aligning with compliance standards and facilitating efficient information retrieval and usage.
  • Champion the harmonization of information lifecycle management, fostering a culture of accountability and clarity in information handling.
  • Define and implement the overall approach to information asset management and deployment in collaboration with other roles for the enterprise data domains. 

What you should have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science (or related field) or equivalent experience in Data Governance. 
  • A 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. 
  • A deep expertise in the principles of information management and governance, with a strong grasp of DMBOK and related frameworks.
  • A history of leading transformational projects focused on the strategic use of information to enhance decision-making and organizational performance.
  • Solid experience in designing and leading content management strategies that optimize and leverage enterprise information.
  • Demonstrated success in driving the adoption of information management systems, improving enterprise-wide accessibility and interoperability of data.
  • Bilingualism (French/English). 

It would be great if you also had:

  • A certification in Data and/or Information Management and Governance. 
  • Experience with Information and Data management products.


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!