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.
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.