Bilingual Senior Specialist, Quantitative analysis

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Calgary

Website CMHC

Job Requisition ID: 10080

Position Status:  Temporary Full Time 

Position Type:  Hybrid

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

Travel Requirement:  Limited 

Language Designation:  English Essential 

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

Salary:  Our salaries generally range from $ 97692.52 to $ 122115.65 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 contract employee:

  • 3 weeks of accrued vacation.
  • Annual individual performance bonus.
  • 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.
  • Join the Commercial Solutions sector within the Risk Management team.

    In this Senior Specialist position, you will be asked to lead the development of effective strategies and products, risk management. You will also need to provide solutions through expert guidance to promote housing affordability and financial markets stability. Contributes to the development of new strategies, policies, services, business rules and systems. Provides strategic input into policy and risk direction and implements CMHC’s mission, vision, and goals.

    Conceives and oversees effective consultation processes with internal/external stakeholders to inform the divisional and corporate strategic directions.

    This position has a duration of 24 months.

    What You’ll Do

  • Lead the development of borrower and application risking strategies on the new underwriting system (CMCH Connect) that promote housing affordability and decisioning efficiency, business agility, decision/risk agility, and business traceability and security.
  • Extract and analyze the data that will allow the development of decision rules on the new platform (Decision Rule Engine).
  • Compile the analysis results that justify the recommendations to present them for approval.
  • Conduct internal consultations to confirm the analysis and recommendations.
  • Support and participate in the activities of the pod responsible for business risk management on the HBT project.
  • Provides recommendations/input on the management of new program policies related to new products, services, and systems or to better manage risk exposures.
  • Supports the cohesiveness of CMHC’s homeowner borrower and application decision rules on the risking ecosystem.
  • Develops tools (e.g., PowerBI reports) that enable the monitoring of borrower and application risking strategies and performance of risk mitigation practices. 
  • What You Should Have:

  • A University degree in Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, or related discipline.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of related experience on research and analytical services using computer-based tools, analyzing performance and housing market data to identify trends and patterns, using quantitative techniques to analyze data to inform decisions, designing and implementing risk management strategies.
  • Expert knowledge of the homeowner application and risking data.
  • Excellent ability to carry out research and analyze qualitative and quantitative data in order to propose decision-making strategies for the new CMHC Connect platform.
  • A very good aptitude for writing and preparing presentations and documents suitable for different audiences. Effective in translating detailed and complicated technical ideas to easily understood documents. 
  • Ability to work closely with project teams to develop strategy documents.
  • Great autonomy and sense of responsibility in carrying out the work.
  • Advanced computer skills. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, statistical software (e.g., SQL, Databricks, R), programming languages (e.g., Python, R) and PowerBI to produce comprehensive reports.
  • It would be great if you also had:

  • A MBA, and/or risk management certification
  • Experience with artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques
  • Bilingualism (English & French)
  • 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.

    What happens after you apply 

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