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At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. Since January 2019, we’ve shifted from managing people to managing work. Each employee is 100% autonomous and 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.

Officer, Project Coordination (Position can be located anywhere in Canada)


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 eliminate racism and embed equity into our culture, processes, programs, and policies so that they reflect the lived experiences of all Canadians.

Join the Client Solutions Team under the new Vice-President of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, where CMHC advocates and promotes Indigenous Relations and corporate reconciliation framework.  You will provide proactive project monitoring support with various internal and external stakeholders  (senior or otherwise) including the coronation of the Indigenous Advisory Council, and the and effectively employproject,event planning and logistical methodologies. You will prepare project documentation in line with CMHC standards, analyze key performance metrics and identify project dependencies and manage financial resources. You will also maintain collaborative relationships with project teams, the Indigenous Advisory Council and clients across CMHC. You will act as an integral member of the project team responsible for coordinating and assisting with the delivery projects of varying sizes and complexity.


•    Actively engages and coordinates with stakeholders to establish and maintain open lines of communication to facilitate the exchange of relevant information about stakeholder needs related to project management.
•    Assists with the planning, preparation, logistical support and creation of various project teams.
•    Plans and participates in client meetings and plays a key role in supporting the process to establish project requirements.
•    Manages project organization and prepares communication products, plans and charts using thorough research on each engagement.
•    Plays a key role in project meetings by following up with team members and stakeholders to address any issues.
•    Monitors clients’ needs to ensure they are addressed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
•    Coordinates the Indigenous Advisory Council meetings and their subgroup meetings and develops required documentation and reports.
•    Manages and processes per diems and financial requests related to the Indigenous Advisory Council. 
•    Monitors project tracking including the divisional inbox and respond to questions and concerns in a timely fashion. 
•    Oversees the division’s financial budget and processes payments

Minimum Qualifications:

•    Completed post-secondary education in business administration or equivalent experience.
•    Minimum of two years of work experience in project coordination.
•    Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaboration and stakeholder relations skills.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•    Knowledge of Indigenous Peoples and reconciliation. 
•    Strong teamwork skills.
•    Demonstrated ability to develop successful relationships with stakeholders.
•    Ability to simultaneously handle a large and diverse number of tasks and issues with tact, cooperation and persistence.
•    Ability to prioritize work activities to desired business goals when faced with tight deadlines and conflicting priorities.
•    Knowledge of Indigenous peoples and culture, Reconciliation and Indigenous housing matters.
•    Knowledge of project management methodologies, standards and documentation.
•    Knowledge of MS Project, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel.

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


CMHC values diverse backgrounds and experience and welcomes non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada to apply!


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.


Job Requisition ID: 5594  

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Office Location: Calgary (AB); Charlottetown (PE); Edmonton (AB); Halifax (NS); Moncton (NB); Montreal (QC); Ottawa (ON); Quebec (QC); Saskatoon (SK); St. John's (NL); Thunder Bay (ON); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC); Winnipeg (MB); Yellowknife (NT)

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