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Senior Officer, Corporate Insurance (Position can be located anywhere in Canada)

Sector: Finance 

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Salary Range: $64465.23 to $80581.54

Position Status: Temporary 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.

This position reports to the Legal Services team in our Office of the Chief Financial Officer sector. This sector uses financial foresight and legal insight to improve housing affordability.


About the role

We’re constantly evolving to build an inclusive housing system through research, design, innovation and partnerships. Working under the functional guidance and advice of the Specialists, the incumbent will contribute to the management and administration of CMHC's corporate insurance programs, and provide advice and support to internal clients on a range of matters relating to risk management through insurance coverage to ensure CMHC is protected against risks related to its operational activities.  The incumbent will help us make housing affordable for everyone in Canada. 
What you will need 
•    Certified Risk Manager (CRM) and/or Licensed Adjuster would be an asset, Risk Management Certification, Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation. 
•    Undergraduate degree in Finance, Business or a related field.
•    Minimum of three years’ experience in the corporate insurance industry or in the risk management field. 
•    Strong oral and written communication and analytical thinking skills. 
•    Knowledge of the commercial insurance industry related to the procurement and marketing of insurance policies and the content and coverage of the policies, and a sound grasp of insurance terminology and concepts. 
•    Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in risk management concepts related to a wide range of activities and the administration of a general insurance program. 
•    Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively work with individuals from different sectors within CMHC. 
•    Bilingualism in both official languages will be considered a strong asset.


What you will be doing
•    Working under the functional advice and guidance of the Specialists in the Corporate Insurance team, the incumbent:
•    Reviews and analyzes risk exposures in CMHC’s externally contracted services, and makes recommendations to clients to effectively transfer the risks through an insurance vehicle. 
•    Evaluates risks and provides guidance and advice to clients with a view to mitigating risk exposures to CMHC. 
•    Advises clients, vendors, legal and/or risk managers as to acceptable insurance requirements and mitigating actions, while maintaining the risk exposures at an acceptable level to minimize exposure to CMHC. 
•    Advises CMHC internal clients regarding insurance coverage, insurance policy interpretation, event and occurrence reporting, risk awareness and risk mitigation measures, claims investigation and payment, underwriting data requirements, and the interpretation and application of insurance policies with respect to CMHC programs and matters. 
•    Supports the day-to-day management of the corporate insurance program, including management of insurance contract renewals in a timely and effective manner. 
•    Ensures that adequate insurance coverage is obtained and maintained, including through appropriate tracking and reporting.
•    Effectively and efficiently manages insurance claims, including by providing direction and advice to the insurance adjuster and/or internal clients on the assessment of a claim, its management and, where applicable, its settlement. 
•    Tracks and reports on claim outcomes for internal insurance coverage analysis purposes. 
•    Develops logical, well-reasoned and cost-effective solutions to problems identified by clients related to the identification and analysis of risk, the interpretation of insurance coverage and potential claims situations.


Does this sound like you? 
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Posting closing date: Note, the competition may remain active until filled.


Job Requisition ID: 4758  

Primary Location: OttawaOntario  

Other Location(s): Toronto, Montréal, Québec, Halifax, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon & Vancouver 

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.

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