Sector : Policy and Innovation
Language Designation : Bilingual
Language Skill Levels (Read / Write / Speak) : CBC
Salary Range : $89823.44 to $112279.30
Position Status : Permanent 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.
The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation is looking for innovators to join the Housing Supply Challenge team to help with the design and delivery of several housing competitions addressing different aspects of housing.
The Housing Supply Challenge is a $300M initiative announced in Budget 2019 to reduce the barriers associated to the creation of housing supply.
The Challenge is an opportunity to think about how we can address barriers to affordable housing in ways that haven’t been tried before working with municipalities and clients who can help us find the way.
This position reports to the Innovation team in our Office of the SVP, Policy and Innovation sector. This sector is the change agent for operational efficiencies.
About the role
We’re constantly evolving to build an inclusive housing system through research, design, innovation and partnerships. You will oversee the strategic thinking around and the delivery of some key Research and Innovation related programs established at the implementation stage of the National Housing Strategy.
You will be responsible for selecting and interpreting relevant research projects, structuring topics, conversations and business intelligence and providing such information back to subject matter experts.
An important component of this role will be to ensure alignment with internal policy work at CMHC and supporting external groups with their information needs.
You will promote a culture change outside CMHC by getting more people interested in housing policy and research, building buy-in and interest in the vision from the National Housing Strategy (NHS) and driving sector movement towards this vision.
s overall innovation network of expertise. You will serve as a conduit and connector between various internal and external groups, including the National Housing Council, consultants, academic networks, and promotes a new culture of collaboration and excellence.
You will ensure alignment, quality and rigour in research and demonstrations to effect change in the sector AND be relevant to the development of future Government of Canada policies and programs under the NHS.
This will help us make housing affordable for everyone in Canada.
What you will need
Additional Assets (if applicable)
Direct housing sector experience and understanding of housing industry key players and delivery.
What you will be doing
Operations and Program Delivery
3. Housing Expert Community; and
4. Academic Research Initiative (including CMHC Housing Research Awards, CMHC Housing Fellowship Program, Collaborative Housing Research Network).
Perform in-depth analysis of documentation, funding applications, project proposals, and documents.
Negotiates directly with applicants on applications that could involve some complex concepts.
Provide thought leadership in areas of expertise and provide expert advice for responses to dockets and development of briefing materials.
s Office, and any other reports requiring input.
Culture Change / Outreach
Fosters a client-centred, focused, performance-oriented culture while building and maintaining relationships with senior-level stakeholders within the housing industry and the federal government.
Reviews articles, videos and other related marketing tools prepared by staff and the communications team to share and disseminate best practices and to ensure / promote federal visibility.
People Leadership (Human Relations Skills)
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Posting closing date : Note, the competition may remain active until filled.
Job Requisition ID : 4468
Primary Location : Ottawa , Ontario
Other Location(s) : Position can be located anywhere in Canada
Security Requirement : Secret
Travel Requirement : Occasional
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