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Bilingual Specialist, Training (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 8448  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Starting Base Salary: 78657.14 

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Limited 

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


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 5 weeks of vacation;
  • An annual individual performance bonus;
  • Defined benefit pension plan;
  • Comprehensive group insurance to support your well-being from day one;
  • 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 Client Solution Team where our partners view CMHC as the catalyst for solving housing affordability challenges. The Specialist training will support the design, development and implementation of client-facing and/or employee training. The specialist will also implement strategies and plans for business lines targeting specific topics based on external and/or internal client needs.




  • Lead the design, development, delivery and implementation of new and existing learning and trainning materials for staff and external clients, including communications, training, functional guidance and monitoring.
  • Liaise internally to identify best practices and methodologies for meeting internal and external client needs and support CMHC's client relationship management activities.
  • Ensure that learning materials and strategies meet or exceed industry standards suitable to CMHC's culture of a high performing organization.
  • Ensure all learning materials address risk awareness and reinforce the implementation of a risk culture within areas of learning.
  • Develop and implement methods for soliciting feedback on program effectiveness and develop improvements.
  • Establish and maintain key relationships with program area subject matter experts and internal and/or external stakeholders.
  • Present strategic plans, training and other materials to internal audiences for approval and/or information purposes.
  • Manage the development, implementation, negotiation and quality assurance of contracts with internal and external service providers.
  • Influence relationship management strategies for internal client-facing positions ensuring that strategies and approaches are in alignment with corporate priorities, business line employee learning plans and client training programs.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Undergraduate degree in business administration, adult learning and training, marketing, communications or a related field.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in financial services industry with a learning, development, training, marketing or communications background.
  • Demonstrated experience in researching and developing content for the purpose of information dissemination.
  • Effective facilitation, "train the trainer" and negotiation skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to speak and write clearly and succinctly to inform a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering training with impact to both large virtual and in-person audiences.
  • Strong proficiency in technology and computer skills related to e-learning.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing learning framework(s) or work plan(s), using learning and adult learning principles, methodologies and various types of technologies.


Closing date: Note, this position may remain active until a position is 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.