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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.

Senior Analyst, Operational Policies and Programs (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 eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.



Join the Office of the VP, Audit and Evaluation Team. You will play a key role in the oversight, strategic planning, delivery and reporting of the evaluation function and will serve as an internal expert in evaluation and evaluation standards, providing advisory services to policy and program clients. You will provide independent, evidence-based and value-added evaluation services in support of fundamental decisions that shape future directions. You will also plan, manage, complete and communicate evaluation findings related to the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of programs. You will support clients in the development of management response and action plans to address recommendations identified in evaluation projects. You will articulate expert advice and recommendations and develop briefing material for senior management, the Board of Directors and the Minister to influence decision making.
This is a temporary position of a duration of one year.


  • Provide independent, expert evaluation advice to support business line managers’ and senior management’s ability to design and deliver programs and achieve outcomes.
  • Act as an advisor on evaluation to inform the development of memoranda to Cabinet, Treasury Board submissions and other corporate deliverables.
  • Manage deliverables across all phases of an evaluation project (plan, conduct, report, dissemination and close-out phases), and provide guidance to support the business lines’ completion of management response and action plans.
  • Support program leads to produce evaluation reports, including recommendations for senior management, intended to influence policy and program changes.
  • Collaborate with evaluation staff to support evaluation projects, including work conducted by internal evaluation staff and external consultants.
  • Provide expert advice to support the Senior Manager, Evaluation Services, on strategic corporate projects  to advance the evaluation function, in line with best practices and/or to support innovation.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Undergraduate degree in economics, sociology, psychology, political science, program administration, business administration, statistics, or a related field.
  • Minimum of one year of demonstrated experience leading evaluation, research or other projects, particularly providing guidance to others, including external consultants and colleagues, to achieve results.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, research and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, using appropriate methodologies and statistical analysis and providing facts, evidence, and conclusions to support internal and external decision making.
  • Knowledge of data visualization techniques to enhance PowerPoint presentations, PowerBI or Microsoft Excel
  • Theoretical and specialized knowledge of standards and best practices relevant to evaluation activities and functions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of logic models and Treasury Board guidelines on evaluations.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Credentialed Evaluator (CE) or post-graduate degree/certificate in public policy, program administration, program evaluation or a related field, or equivalent experience.


Posting closing date: Note, the competition 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.


Job Requisition ID: 7905  

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