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Project Manager(Position can be located anywhere in Canada)

Sector: Client Solutions 

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Salary Range: $74852.60 to $93565.75

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

We’re not your typical government agency
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) exists for a single reason: to make housing affordable for everyone in Canada. We’re mobilizing the expertise and energy of governments, non-profits, lenders, developers, social entrepreneurs and co-ops to create the future of housing. At CMHC, we believe that everyone in Canada should have a place to call home.
Experience a Results-Only Work Environment™ (ROWE™)
At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We’ve shifted from managing people to managing work. Each employee is 100% autonomous and 100% 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.

This position reports to the Mortgage Insurance team in our Client Solutions sector. This sector is the change agent who modernize CMHC’s homeowner mortgage insurance business. This is a full-time, two-year contract opportunity that can be located anywhere in Canada.


About the role
We’re constantly evolving to build an inclusive housing system through research, design, innovation and partnerships. You will coordinate the change management activities of a major technology-driven business transformation project. As a member of the Change Management team, you will draw on your project and change management skills to strategize and orchestrate the delivery of key change management activities for internal and external audiences. You will work closely with members of the Change Management team, members of the broader project team, business leads, and other communication and client-facing teams within CMHC to ensure communication, engagement, consultation and training activities are carried out according to a comprehensive and evolving Change Management/Communications/Training plan. You will understand and communicate the business and technical vision and underlying objectives of the project to relevant audiences. 

What you will need
•    Undergraduate degree in a related field such as business, finance, engineering, and commerce or a related discipline.
•    Minimum of five years of experience of recently demonstrated project management and/or change management experience.
•    Experience in managing all or key aspects of medium to large projects.
•    Experience in the areas of process design, business/systems solution design, and change management strategy.
•    Experience in identifying and resolving project conflicts related to resources, schedules, costs, etc.
•    Experience in conducting risk analysis and identifying appropriate contingencies.
•    Experience in preparing reports and briefing materials for, and delivering presentations to project governance, sponsors and senior management.
•    Demonstrated organizational and project management skills, including the ability to simultaneously manage a range of priorities, at the strategic and operational level, under tight deadlines, with ambiguity and in a fast-paced and occasionally stressful situations.
•    Experienced team player with a proven track record for meeting strict deadlines.
•    Sound analytical skills with demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize information to develop recommendations and provide advice.
•    Superior written and verbal communication skills, including influencing and negotiating skills.
•    Ability to deliver a persuasive, clear presentation of ideas that will convince others to gain acceptance of proposals or plans (small or large audiences).
•    Excellent interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills, with an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, including peers, direct reports, internal clients and senior external contacts.


•    Other certifications (Six Sigma, Prince 2, Agile, Prosci).
•    Experience in drafting and editing internal (employee-focused) and external (client-facing) communications material   


What you will be doing
•    Coordinating and orchestrating the internal and external change management activities of a major IT-driven business transformation project.
•    Supporting broader project planning to establish scope, assumptions, constraints, deliverables, interim milestones, work breakdown structure, and resource requirements.
•    Facilitating and/or developing strategies to achieve project outcomes.
•    Responding to and managing issues, changes and evolving client expectations as needed.
•    Coordinating with other transformation team members, business leads, account managers and other internal stakeholders to ensure timely execution of the change management plan.
•    Contributing to the risk log and ensuring that all project team members and stakeholders are aware of and understand the risks, and are actively reducing the probability of occurrence where possible.
•     Preparing and/or advising on change communication material for internal and external audiences, including info-site content, Powerpoint decks, emails and newsletters.
•    Preparing timely status updates and project reviews to project sponsor, senior management, and project governance as required.

•    Other certifications (Six Sigma, Prince 2, Agile, Prosci).
•    Experience in drafting and editing internal (employee-focused) and external (client-facing) communications material   


Does this sound like you?
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Posting closing date: January 26, @ 11:59 pm EST (Note, the competition may remain active until filled)



Job Requisition ID: 4155  

Primary Location: OttawaOntario  

Other Location(s):  

Security Requirement: Reliability Status 

Travel Requirement: Occasional 


We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
CMHC is an employer that values diversity and encourages the learning and use of both Canada's official languages. CMHC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages application from women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities
*If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

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