Specialist, Securitization Policy

Job Requisition ID: 10210  

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Position Type: Hybrid  

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

Travel Requirement: Limited 

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 83038.35 to $ 103797.93 and are based on qualifications and experience. 


About CMHC

At CMHC, the work you do and the work we do together matters. We come to work every day with a common purpose: to realize a future where everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and meets their needs.


Our people are second to none. We lean in with courage, band together as a community and try new things to make a lasting impact on housing from coast to coast to coast.


Join us and be part of a team that's committed to making a real difference and be part of something meaningful.


What’s in it for you

We’ve got the purpose, the people and the perks you need for a fulfilling career. Here’s what you get when you’re a permanent employee:

  • 5 weeks of vacation.
  • Annual individual performance bonus.
  • Defined benefit pension plan.
  • Comprehensive group insurance plan to support your well-being from day one.
  • Support in your personal and professional growth with training, mentorship and more – because when you thrive, we thrive.
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with Employee Resource Groups and more.
  • A hybrid work model that lets you balance working from home and nurturing in-person connections by coming into your region’s office at a minimum of 4 times a month.

About the role 


Join the Commercial Solutions Team and help promote the stability of the housing finance system. As Specialist, Securitization Policy, you will apply a broad range of research and analytical skills to advance enhancements and innovations in CMHC’s mortgage funding programs that include Canada Mortgage Bonds (CMB), National Housing Act Mortgage-Backed Securities (NHA MBS) and the Canadian Covered Bonds programs. 


What you’ll do:  


  • Lead or contribute to the development of strategies, policies and risk management techniques for CMHC’s Mortgage funding activities.  
  • Research and scan capital market developments and provide advice and recommendations on assessed impacts and opportunities for our mortgage funding programs.  
  • Monitor the efficacy of strategies and policies and develop mechanisms to measure results. 
  • Prepare briefing and communications materials for various internal and external audiences. 
  • Provide policy interpretation and advice on CMHC’s mortgage funding programs. 
  • Provide input into the development and implementation of strategies and risk management practices. 


What you should have: 


  • An Undergraduate degree in business, economics or finance 
  • A minimum of five years of experience in capital markets, preferably in securitization products. 
  • Demonstrated experience developing strategies and policies that align program objectives with risk appetites.  
  • Experience developing briefing and presentation materials to support decision making.  
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, Power BI or other financial tools. 


It would be great if you also had: 


  • A professional accreditation in the securities field (Chartered Financial Analyst, Financial Risk Manager) or an accounting designation (CPA). 


Posting closing date:  Note, the competition will remain active until filled.


Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 

We’re committed to employment equity and encourage women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions to apply. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our mission.


Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion 


What happens after you apply 

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If you applied before and you were not successful don’t worry – we're always posting new positions, so don’t hesitate to give it another shot. We’re excited to see what you bring to the table this time around!