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Bilingual Senior Talent Acquisition Partner (Ontario or Quebec)

Job Requisition ID: 8553  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Starting Base Salary: 66,642.22 

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Occasional 

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


At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We empower our employees to be fully autonomous and accountable in achieving their results. Employees focus on how they achieve results rather than when and where they choose to work.


Here are some of the reasons why we were chosen as one of Canada's top employers:

  • Enjoy up to 3 weeks of accrued vacation;
  • An annual individual performance bonus;
  • Access to a catalogue of courses for individual learning;
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with multiple Employee Resource Groups and much more!


Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.
Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.

Join the Talent Acquisition Team, where you will be responsible to attract the best talents to ensure CMHC has the right people, in the right place, at the right time to execute the Corporation strategy. Bring your expertise to serve as a trusted Talent Acquisition Partner and subject matter Expert to provide strategic/ tactical advices, services and support to internal stakeholders. Essentially, you will be responsible to lead the full recruitment life cycle process from the requisition intake meeting to the onboarding of the candidates.


This job opening is for a 24 month temporary contract.



  • Partner with hiring managers and HRBP to understand functional area, business needs and role requirements. Determine sourcing & attraction strategies and timelines to fill the position in accordance with the established talent acquisition metrics & service level agreements.
  • Coach & assist hiring managers in appropriate interviewing techniques, applicant selection, salary negotiation and other topics related to Talent Acquisition best practices.
  • Use a variety of sourcing methods (including data mining, resume database searches, Linkedin Recruiter license, etc.) to source & attract the best & diverse talents for CMHC.
  • Screen candidates for minimum requirements: behavioural competencies, past experiences, education, salary expectations and availability. 
  • Perform salary analysis for candidate’s compensation package respecting internal equity and salary administration guidelines, prepare offer letters and present packages to candidates.
  • Contribute to special projects related to continuous improvement process in Talent Acquisition.

Minimum qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or a related field such as Business Administration, Industrial Relations.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of full cycle recruitment experience in a large organization with the ability to manage a high volume positions. Note: Preference would be given to those with more than 5 years experience.
  • Experience in using social media, recruitment platforms or softwares, ATS database, websites, boolean searches and advanced sourcing techniques.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, policies and best practices related to talent acquisition.
  • Experience using an ATS (SuccessFactors is preferred).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written & speaking in English and French).

Preferred qualifications: 


  • Demonstrated strong project management skills. 


Posting closing date:  Note, the competition may remain active until filled.






On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that as of June 20, 2022, it will suspend vaccination requirements for federal government employees.  This decision followed a review of the current public health situation, including the evolution of the virus and vaccination rates in Canada. As a result, and consistent with the Government of Canada decision, CMHC has suspended its Vaccination Policy, effective June 20, 2022.  


As a result, at this time, CMHC does not require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  CMHC will continue to monitor the public health situation and may at any time make adjustments and adopt or reintroduce measures, including mandatory vaccination, attestation and verification requirements. Any such vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, shall form a term and condition of your employment at CMHC.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.
We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.