Senior Specialist, Policy Analysis (Anywhere in Canada)
Vancouver, BC, CA
6d ago
  • CMHC’s 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.
  • Join the Policy team, where we accelerate housing affordability through evidence-based policy, research and disruptive innovation.

    You will provide housing policy advice, analysis, and contribute to policy development as a member, in collaboration with others within the team, Sector and across CMHC, and with external partners, with a focus on advancing reconciliation, Indigenous self-determination, care and control of housing, closing housing gaps, and improving Indigenous and northern housing outcomes.

    Responsibilities :

  • Provide policy advice to management and the Government on key housing issues, challenges, gaps and opportunities, with a principle focus on Indigenous and northern housing.
  • Provide advice related to modern treaties and self-Government, and Indigenous self-determination, care and control of housing.
  • Lead / Contribute to policy development processes, proposals and options - including Memorandum to Cabinet, Treasury Board Submission, and Budget proposals.
  • Represent CMHC at meetings and build relations with key federal partners, Indigenous partners and organizations, and other stakeholders to advance their housing priorities.
  • Scan the internal and external landscape to identify emerging housing policy issues and trends to inform evidence-based policy advice, including from data and research.
  • Collect, analyze and synthesize complex information from diverse sources.
  • Develop a variety of written documentation, presentations and briefing materials, in a logical, succinct, and timely manner.
  • Collaborate with team members and with other Sectors to advance corporate priorities, and with external partners.
  • Minimum Qualifications :

  • Undergraduate degree in public policy, social sciences or a related discipline. Master’s degree considered an asset.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in policy.
  • Knowledge of social and housing policy, Indigenous history and Peoples, housing, reconciliation.
  • Indigenous governance and Indigenous rights.
  • Knowledge of First Nations, Inuit and Metis housing conditions, context and landscape
  • Strong research, analytical and forward thinking skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Political and cultural acuity.
  • Members of the following employment equity deserving groups will be prioritized for this job : Indigenous Peoples.

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