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Senior Analyst, Operational Policies and Programs (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 8552  

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Starting Base Salary: 66642.22 

Position Status: Temporary 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 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 Client Solution Team where our partners view CMHC as the catalyst for solving housing affordability challenges.  
In this role, you will identify strategic issues, strengths, challenges, and perform ad hoc analysis and forecasting while recommending operational policy and program options. Your expertise conducting standardized reporting, preparing reports, presentations, briefing materials, and liaising with business stakeholders will help us make housing affordable for everyone in Canada. 

This is a temporary position of a duration of 12 months.



  • Monitors and reports on the external operating environment with respect to guidelines, policies and practices, impacting internal standards and practices. 
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement by examining markets, programs, processes and policies. 
  • Acts as the first point of contact for internal/external stakeholders seeking guidance, information sharing and interpretation.  
  • Manages files and issues of a politically sensitive nature using critical thinking, judgment and experience to find a solution. 
  • Supports the development of briefing notes, submissions, issue papers, dockets and responses to correspondence. 
  • Undertakes research and environmental scanning in support of various projects and initiatives. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate degree in Social Science or Public Administration or in a related discipline. 
  • Minimum of three years of experience monitoring, reporting, analyzing and/or researching data and performance. 
  • Sound analytical skills with demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize information to develop recommendations and provide advice. 
  • Ability to write and/or edit documents to convey information that is subject to interpretation and requires reasoning and analysis. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to prepare briefing notes. 
  • Knowledge of database and analytical tools, including an understanding of Microsoft Suite products. 


Preferred Qualifications: 


  • Understanding of Indigenous housing and awareness of social, economic and political trends affecting the provision of housing. 


Closing date: Note, this position 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.