Bilingual Senior Analyst, Total Rewards

Job Requisition ID: 9754  

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): BBB 

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 68974.7 to $ 86218.38 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.


Join the Corporate Services Team in the Bilingual Senior Analyst, Total Rewards position, where our partners view CMHC as the catalyst for solving housing affordability challenges. In this role, you will Implement, administer and contribute to the ongoing assessment of various HR policies, programs and processes, ensuring continuous improvements, enhancements and efficiencies through research and analysis. You will work with multi-disciplinary teams on the development, implementation and evaluation of HR initiatives and liaise with external vendors and/or clients.


Please note this is a temporary full-time opportunity of 18 months.


What You’ll Do:


  • Contribute to the analysis, design, and administration of Total Rewards programs, including Benefits, Recognition, Relocation, and other programs that align with company objectives for recruiting, retention, and employee engagement. 
  • Contribute to design and communication of Total Rewards programs. 
  • Participate in surveys, conduct research and analysis on best practices, track current and emerging HR trends. 
  • Collaborate with Legal, Accounting, and Taxation to ensure accurate reporting and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Provide calculations and estimates of program expenses to Finance and Corporate Planning groups on request and support the budget exercise.
  • Produce ad hoc analyses, advice and guidance to HR Business Partners, recruiters, and Shared Services staff on HR programs.
  • Partner with Systems in ensuring accuracy of data and seamless integration of systems and processes including benefits, payroll, and pension to support annual Total Rewards exercises.
  • Coordinate with third-party vendors to ensure data integrity, accuracy in reporting and quality of service delivery. 

What you should have:


  • An undergraduate degree in human resources, business administration or a related field.
  • A minimum of three years of work experience in a similar role.
  • A demonstrated ability to analyze and solve complex problems by collecting information from multiple sources.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to build successful partnerships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • A knowledge and understanding of human resources management policies, practices, theories, concepts and systems.
  • A demonstrated ability to work in an automated environment (proficiency in Microsoft Office, HR systems, etc.), with advanced Excel skills, analytical skills, finance and budgeting knowledge, math skills, modelling and benchmarking.
  • Bilingualism (English and French).

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!