Bilingual Senior Specialist, Analytics

Job Requisition ID: 9668  

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Position Type: Hybrid  

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

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 97692.52 to $ 122115.65 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.


About the role
Join the Multi-Unit Operations team where we enable each employee to lead change and embrace strategic risks. In the role of Bilingual Senior Specialist, Analytics, you will oversee and enable strategic analytics through the effective selection and implementation of tools, methodologies and strategies that translate and interpret data into valuable business insights. You will also ensure the effective development and usage of tools, such as performance measures, data communication tools and business plans that align with corporate priorities and strategic direction. 


This is a temporary position of a duration of 24 months.


What you’ll do:


  • Oversee data analytics and present, communicate and make recommendations to management for the purpose of evidence-based decision-making. 
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of business needs and objectives and develop strategies for effective data analysis.
  • Oversee the collection and analysis of data and ensure that it is interpreted accurately to fulfill client needs and influence evidence-based decision-making.
  • Identify opportunities to take on new analytical techniques that will meet business needs and targets, and direct team of analysts to build new analytical capabilities as required.
  • Provide functional guidance, advice and expertise to peers and management.
  • Oversee quality control of all data and reporting throughout the delivery life cycle by ensuring that risks are mitigated, and that reliable, methodological, sound and timely data, indicators and analytical information are produced.
  • Leverage insights into industry analytical trends to ensure the use and deployment of strategic analytical tools, models and techniques used for data analysis and interpretation.
  • Identify priority business needs for data, indicators and related analytics through effective engagement with clients.

What you should have: 

  • An Undergraduate degree in a related field such as business, finance, commerce or economics.
  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in creating or working with datasets, reporting, or preparing evidence-based recommendations. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Sound knowledge of data development, analysis, and research methodologies; quantitative and market analysis; economic modeling and projection techniques and software (Microsoft suite, R, Python, Power BI, Tableau, SQL, etc).
  • The ability to analyze transformation solutions and support their implementation.
  • The ability to effectively transfer knowledge and skills through training/mentoring of team members. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, in English and in French, including presentation skills and the ability to adjust communication to various audiences.
  • Advanced statistical skills to oversee the provision of high-quality data and analytics.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.


It would be great if you also had:


  • A Master's degree in a related field such as business, finance, commerce, actuarial, mathematical or economics. A specialty in statistics would be an asset.
  • A good understanding of Advanced Analytics tools such as Databricks.



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!