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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.

Vice-President, Indigenous Relations(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 eliminate racism and embed equity into our culture, processes, programs, and policies so that they reflect the lived experiences of all Canadians.

Reconciliation is a key corporate commitment at CMHC. We are committed to advancing reconciliation and renewing relationships with First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership. We will continuously evaluate our progress on reconciliation to promote comprehensive learning per the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action 57, and meaningful actions, such as the development of programs that are accessible and effective for Indigenous People.


Reporting to the Senior Vice-President, Client Solutions, the Vice -President, Indigenous Relations is responsible for developing and implementing the corporate vision for Indigenous reconciliation and improved housing outcomes for Indigenous peoples. 



This strategic role advances CMHC’s commitment to respect the principles of reconciliation in all our work and to co-develop housing solutions in collaboration with Indigenous peoples. This position is accountable for the horizontal view of Indigenous reconciliation across CMHC, to ensure that CMHC has a comprehensive and coherent strategy and resources to ensure actions are implemented across the Corporation. The incumbent informs and contributes to organizational decisions as a member of the senior management team and is actively engaged with Indigenous communities and partner organizations to meaningfully deliver on our strategy and accountability.      

This is a challenging and dynamic opportunity for an innovative leader who is committed to helping Indigenous communities reach their housing goals and outcomes. 



Minimum qualifications:


  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of fifteen (15) years of relevant experience with at least ten (10) years in a leadership role, working directly with Indigenous communities in Canada. 
  • Candidates must demonstrate that they possess excellent interpersonal, planning skills with the ability to organize, moderate and facilitating strategic discussions, training, and collaborative opportunities across cultures, disciplines, and belief systems. 



CMHC is partnering with SynergyOnBoards & Harbour West Consulting to ensure our applicant list is reflecting Canada’s diverse population.

Interested applicants must send their resume to Trish Mandewo or Carol Robinson at:




CMHC values diverse backgrounds and experience and welcomes non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada to apply!


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: 5382  

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Office Location: Calgary (AB); Charlottetown (PE); Edmonton (AB); Halifax (NS); Moncton (NB); Montreal (QC); Ottawa (ON); Quebec (QC); Saskatoon (SK); St. John's (NL); Thunder Bay (ON); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC); Winnipeg (MB); Yellowknife (NT)

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