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Manager, Programs

Sector: Client Operations 

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Salary Range: $89823.44 to $112279.30

Position Status: Permanent 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.

About the role

We are constantly evolving to build an inclusive housing system through research, design, innovation and partnerships.


Bring your experience in lending, contract management and financing to this exciting leadership opportunity and help ensure that, by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. As a leader on the Financing Operations team, you will be lead for the day to day contracting, funding, and advancing operations for various CMHC initiatives, including Rental Construction Financing Initiative, Seed Funding, On Reserve Renovation Programs, Direct Lending, and new Budget 2019 initiatives.



What you will need

·        Undergraduate degree in a related field, such as business administration, finance or real estate law.

·        Minimum of seven years of relevant experience, including three years of supervisory experience.

·        Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

·        Exceptional ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment with the ability to lead others in times of change.

·        Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to influence, persuade others and present information to a variety of audiences.

·        Well-developed research and data collection and intelligence-gathering skills.

·        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.



What you will be doing

·        Lead the day to day contracting, advancing and funding operations for various CMHC initiatives.

·        Develop, implement, and monitor plans and processes to streamline operations and promote continuous improvement.

·        Analyze and deploy tactics and strategies to improve risk performance.

·        Generate awareness of the broad range of products and services available from the federal government and CMHC that contribute to local housing solutions.

·        Work closely with internal CMHC colleagues and internal partners to ensure a seamless end-to-end client experience.

·        Develop strategies, identify improvements and collaborate on issue resolution with national teams, local partners and stakeholders.

·        Manage risk by monitoring the quality of results, market conditions and key performance indicators (KPIs), and by taking appropriate action.

·        Set objectives and take responsibility for engagement, enabling a culture of learning, performance management and accountability Align people with work in order to achieve organizational objectives and results



Does this sound like you?

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Posting closing date: June 21, 2019 @ 11:59 pm EST (Note, the competition may remain active until filled)


Job Requisition ID: 3580  

Primary Location: OttawaOntario  

Other Location(s):  

Security Requirement: Reliability Status 

Travel Requirement: Limited 


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.

Learn more below about CMHC and how we help Canadians meet their housing needs.