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Senior Manager, Risk & Pricing Analysis

Job Requisition ID: 3331  

Primary Location: OttawaOntario  

Other Location(s): Various Locations Across Canada 

Sector: Client Solutions 

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Salary Range: $111,373.92 to $139,217.40

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Security Requirement: Secret 

Travel Requirement: Occasional 

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) helps Canadians meet their housing needs. As Canada’s authority on housing, we contribute to the stability of the housing market and financial system, provide support for Canadians in housing need, and offer objective housing research and advice to Canadian governments, consumers and the housing industry. Prudent risk management, strong corporate governance and transparency are cornerstones of our operations. Our work matters to a great many people and our employees matter to us. 


Bring your strategic thinking and insurance expertise to this Senior Manager, Risk & Pricing Analysis position and participate in important mortgage insurance and housing finance developments to create better affordable housing for Canadians.


This permanent full-time position is an exceptional opportunity for a strategic thinker to become a member of the Risk Management, Strategy & Products team , where you will  be responsible for the recommendations to support products, policies, strategy and risk appetite for mortgage insurance and housing finance at large as well as the ongoing availability and effectiveness of supporting models and analytical tools.


How You Will Be Contributing

  • Providing innovative pricing and risk management solutions that support Insurance and corporate    objectives, strategy, and mandates.
  • Providing analysis and advice to support products, policies, strategy and risk appetite developments for mortgage insurance and housing finance at large
  • Leading regular and ad hoc pricing reviews and related risk and profitability analyses and making recommendations to support CMHC's mortgage insurance operation, policy, product, strategy and risk management objectives.
  • Collaborating and coordinating with relevant stakeholders to implement pricing changes
  • Leading the insurance pricing operation (providing pricing quotes as required) to ensure its compliance with relevant policies, guidelines and approved pricing parameters.
  • Ensuring models and analytical tools and related expertise are developed, updated and enhanced and are in line with best practices to serve business needs.
  • Establishing, maintaining and enhancing pricing policy, guidelines and processes (including quality assurance and risk mitigation measures) to guide and enable activities, governance, and risk mitigation.
  • Establishing and implementing ongoing pricing and related risk monitoring and reporting to support performance tracking and enhancements of pricing and risk models, policy and criteria.
  • Aligning people, work and systems to achieve program and policy efficiencies and results.


What We Are Looking For

  • Postgraduate degree in finance, business, economics, actuarial sciences, statistics or an equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of seven years of relevant experience in leading quantitative financial analysis and business/policy functions.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in managing teams and people.
  • In-depth knowledge of the housing finance and mortgage insurance markets and the banking system;
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Awareness of CMHC's mandate and its regulatory environment.
  • Strong strategic and analytical thinking, planning, and problem solving skills; ability to synthesize and conceptualize.
  • Strong oral and written communication, including the ability to write and present complex ideas and solutions to a variety of audiences, including senior management.
  • Having or working towards a CFA, FRM, or a related professional designation would be considered an asset.



Forward thinking/ Communicating Effectively/ Assessing & Managing Risk /Applying Business acumen


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 This job posting will be active until 11:59 pm EST on May 17, 2019; however, the competition may remain active until a successful candidate has been chosen.


To Note

  • Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as CMHC cannot make assumptions about your education and experience.
  • Selected candidates may be required to do a presentation or assessment as part of the interview. If so, they will be advised in advance. In the event that tests are administered, candidates will also be advised in advance.
  • We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. 
  • If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.
  • Candidates who do not meet all of the position requirements may be considered in an under-fill capacity, in which case the person will be hired at a lower salary range than is advertised for this position.
  • All applications submitted to this competition will be kept for a six (6) month period and may be considered for future related vacancies at CMHC.
  • Candidates must be eligible for Reliability Clearance.
  • Second Language Proficiency levels are defined as follows:
    • A = Beginner Level
    • B = Intermediate Level
    • C = Advanced Level
    • E = Exempt
    • P = Specific Language Skills



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

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

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