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Specialist, Quantitative Analysis (Position can be located anywhere in Canada)

July 22 2020
Industries Public administration
Categories Accounting, Finance, Economy, Econometrics, Modelling
Ottawa, ON

Sector: Client Solutions

Language Designation: Bilingual

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

Salary Range: $74852.60 to $93565.75

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.

This position reports to the Decision Strategy and Risk Management team in our Office of the SVP, Client Solutions sector. This sector collaborates with our partners to solve housing affordability challenges.

About the role
We’re constantly evolving to build an inclusive housing system through research, design, innovation and partnerships. You will lead the development, implementation, calibration, documentation and maintenance of complex quantitative analyses. You will drive insights discovery through the right combination of quantitative techniques, analytical expertise and use of a variety of technologies while ensuring integrity and accuracy of data. Your expertise delivering results through appropriate channels and making adjustments based on the audience that will help us make housing affordable for everyone in Canada.

What you will need
• Undergraduate degree in a quantitative field, such as statistics, economics, commerce, computer science, engineering or business intelligence.
• Minimum of five years’ experience in employing qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques.
• Expertise in the standard Microsoft suite and other tools such as open source tools (R, Python) and data visualization (Power BI, Tableau).
• Demonstrated ability to build models required to understand issues at a detail level and forecast impacts of change.
• Sound analytical skills and problem-solving skills to capture and synthesize information and develop recommendations and provide advice.
• Developed communication skills and the ability to make clear and concise presentations for decision-making.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

What you will be doing

Analysis and Reporting
• Provide data interpretation including relationships and trends analysis.
• Develop indicators, scorecards and dashboards from environmental scanning, research and benchmarking exercises.
• Create opportunities to improve report delivery including automation and self-service approaches.
• Lead the preparation of briefs, reports, business cases and/or presentations based on research topics and analyses; present to senior level stakeholders, both internally and externally, as required.
• Manipulate and analyze large datasets while ensuring data integrity and accuracy.

Analytics and Model Development
• Employ qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques, including scenario-building, modeling of alternatives, etc., to provide assessments of policy options and expected outcomes.
• Develop predictive models and analyze program, product and/or service performance with a variety of analytical tools.
• Lead the analytical delivery cycle, including liaising with stakeholders and converting the business needs into strategic analytics while selecting the appropriate tools, methodologies and strategies that translate and interpret data into valuable business insights.

Oversight and Continuous Improvement
• Conduct effective testing and post-implementation reviews and calibrate the models as required.
• Continuously monitor and report on the external operating environment with respect to guidelines, policies and practices, which have an impact on internal standards and practices.
• Provide expertise and advice on relevant programs, policies, products or services, ensuring that recommendations support the business needs.
• Perform analysis and report results with consideration for the various risks faced by CMHC (e.g., reputational, financial, operational, etc.).

People Leadership (human relations skills)
• Understanding, influencing and/or serving people are important considerations in causing actions or acceptance by others.

Does this sound like you?
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Posting closing date: Note, the competition may remain active until filled.

Job Requisition ID: 4606

Primary Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Other Location(s): Toronto, Montréal, Québec, Halifax, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon & Vancouver

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.

Diversity
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
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