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Specialist, Quantitative Analysis (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 8880  

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Limited 

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

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 78657.14 to $ 98321.43 and are based on qualifications and experience. 


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.

Join the Stress Testing and Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA) Team where we use financial risk oversight to monitor and support financial stability mandate. Your analytical and problem-solving skills and passion for maintaining relationships will support the development, implementation and management of enterprise-wide Stress Testing, capital evaluation and ORSA models and practices that will help us make housing affordable for everyone in Canada.




  • Lead the Stress Testing and Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA) delivery cycle, including liaising with stakeholders.
  • Employ qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques to perform analysis and report results with consideration for the various risks faced by CMHC (e.g., reputational, financial, operational, etc.).
  • Provide data interpretation including relationships and trends analysis using the appropriate tools, methodologies, and strategies.
  • Create opportunities to improve report delivery including automation and self-service approaches.
  • Lead the preparation of briefs, reports, business cases and/or presentations; present to senior level stakeholders, both internally and externally, as required.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Undergraduate degree in a quantitative field, such as statistics, economics, finance, computer science, actuarial science or business intelligence.
  • Expertize in the standard Microsoft suite and open source tools (R, Python) and data visualization (Power BI).
  • Minimum of five years of prior relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Sound analytical skills with demonstrated quantitative/qualitative analytical and problem-solving skills to capture and synthesize information and develop recommendations and provide advice.
  • Developed communication skills and the ability to make clear and concise presentations for decision-making.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

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.