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Senior Specialist, business analysis (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 8770  

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Starting Base Salary: 94388.91 

Position Status: Permanent 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 5 weeks of vacation;
  • An annual individual performance bonus;
  • Defined benefit pension plan;
  • Comprehensive group insurance to support your well-being from day one;
  • 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.

We are constantly evolving to build an inclusive housing system through research, design, innovation and partnerships. This permanent position is an exceptional opportunity to become a member of the Homeowner Business Transformation team where you will lead and provide the delivery of services and products to our clients using new technology. As a key member of the HBT team, your expertise in Business Systems Analysis, Systems Improvement and process optimization, will help us make housing affordable for everyone in Canada.




  • Developing and recommending innovative business solutions to support the advancement and maturation of the Homeowner Business Transformation.
  • Providing leadership and guidance regarding the design and implementation of transformed underwriting systems with respect to people, processes and technology.
  • Identifying and prioritizing enhancements, features, functionality, and improved short- and long-term integrations that support Corporate strategic objectives.
  • Building and maintain strong business relationships internal and external stakeholders and acting as a subject matter expert and trusted advisor with respect to HBT design innovation.
  • Providing advice and guidance to senior leadership and business areas regarding the transformation project and preparing reports or presentations as needed.


Minimum Qualifications: 


  • Minimum of 7 years of prior relevant experience in Business Analysis, Systems Analysis, Process Design and Optimization, Technical Writing, Systems Delivery or Support.
  • Experience with software or system development processes and major development methodologies (required).
  • Demonstrated experience supporting business and technology transformation efforts and leading others through change.
  • Demonstrated experience working with external partners to implement major system or process enhancements. 
  • Demonstrated experience conducting research and in-depth analyses of complex and unique business areas and synthesizing and presenting information to diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience planning, developing and implementing business systems enhancement strategies, plans and tactics. 
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills. Ability to persuade, influence and debate with senior level management. Tact, diplomacy and judgment are required.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and facilitating problem identification, idea generation and solution-based sessions with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge and experience with Homeowner Insurance systems, operations or policy is considered an asset. 


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.