Bilingual Advisor, Planning, Prioritization and Governance

Job Requisition ID: 10066  

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Position Type: Hybrid  

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

Travel Requirement: Limited 

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 123553.59 to $ 154441.98 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.


About the role
Join the Business Transformation Sector at CMHC, where we effectively deliver technology enabled transformative initiatives, harnessing robust core capabilities, that set CMHC up for long term success.


As part of the Sector Operations and Change Management team, in this Bilingual Advisor, Planning, Prioritization and Governance role, you will use your leadership, strategic thinking and analytical skills to lead horizontal integrated planning, risk governance and operational activities at the sector level.


What you’ll do:  

  • Offer advice and guidance to the Sector Management team regarding the alignment of strategic plans across the sector and effective execution of key priorities.
  • In alignment with the sector vision and priorities, ensure and lead a cohesive approach to strategic planning and performance measurement.
  • Ensure effective risk management practices are in place, and support 1B/ Privacy Lead/Business continuity activities.
  • Support strategic, corporate and/or operational activities that require sector alignment, oversight and coordination.
  • Lead the development and execution of the sector engagement plan, focusing on development needs and enhancing overall employee engagement.
  • Act as integrator and key horizontal communication enabler within the sector.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency improvements and collaboration across different divisions within the sector.

What you should have:

  • An Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration, or similar.
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience focusing on strategic thinking, planning, risk management, advising senior executives.
  • Proficient in oral and written communication, with strong presentation, negotiation, and persuasion skills, enabling effective engagement with Executives and Management teams.
  • The ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources and appreciate nuances / make linkages across stakeholders who have differing objectives and perspectives.
  • Outstanding leadership skills to create an organizational climate that is engaging and enables people to contribute to their full potential; develop and assign objectives and priorities and empower people to take ownership of their work, with the appropriate level of authority to deliver timely outcomes within the risk appetite framework of the sector.


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!