Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation - CMHC


Senior Analyst, Privacy, Advisory and Compliance (Position can be located anywhere in Canada)

Across Canada
Early Career

Sector: Risk 

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Salary Range: $64465.23 to $80581.54

Position Status: Temporary 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 Compliance and Governance team in our Office of the Chief Risk Officer sector. This sector enables each employee to embrace strategic risks within established limits.

About the role
We’re constantly evolving to build an inclusive housing system through research, design, innovation and partnerships. You will provide advice and guidance related to the application and interpretation of legislation as well as to the policy principles and requirements as set out in the Corporate Privacy Governance Framework (i.e. the “Privacy Program”).  You will address diverse matters of interest to the Corporation with respect to the application, interpretation, administration and compliance, protecting the Corporation from potential and actual negative reputational and financial impacts associated with any improper collection, use and handling of personal information that will help us make housing affordable for everyone in Canada.

Please note that this is a Temporary 18-month mandate.

What you will need
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Operations Management or a related field with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the privacy field. An equivalent combination of education and work experience with a minimum 5 years’ experience may be considered.
• Analytical and problem solving skills to assess privacy compliance for existing, amended and new programs.
• Ability to persuade, engage and influence to ensure the successful implementation and ongoing maintenance of the Corporation's Privacy Governance Framework.
• Strong analytical skills in order to resolve problems. 
• Ability to manage many deliverables of high importance and make decisions effectively.
• Some knowledge of the Privacy Act and other relevant regulations will be considered an asset.
• Bilingual (French and English) will be considered an asset.
• Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/C) and/or IAPP certification (University of Alberta) would be considered an asset.

What you will be doing
• In close collaboration with the Privacy Officer and Delegated Privacy Officer:
o Provide advice/guidance and subject matter expertise to employees of the Corporation/third party providers responsible for the operationalization of the Privacy Governance Framework.
o Provide advice/guidance to the all lines of defense for accurate determination/interpretation of privacy risk events and associated requirement for reporting, in accordance with the Privacy Framework.
• Support the Delegated Privacy Officer in the development of corporate policies, guidelines and procedures as it pertains to privacy related activities, in line with regulatory requirements.
• Contribute to the development and delivery of innovative and focused awareness and training activities/programs, in collaboration with other lines of defense, designed to increase employees' understanding and awareness of their responsibility under the Privacy Act.
• Ensure existing policies, processes and procedures meet or exceed established norms, and perform analyses in light of evolving technology and best practices to identify emerging risks and opportunities for improvement.
• Ensure that all privacy implications related to the collection, use and handling of personal information are appropriately identified, assessed and resolved before a new or substantially modified program or activity involving personal information is implemented.

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

Job Requisition ID: 5114  

Office Location: Calgary (AB); Charlottetown (PE); Edmonton (AB); Halifax (NS); Moncton (NB); Montreal (QC); Ottawa (ON); Quebec (QC); Saskatoon (SK); St. John's (NL); Thunder Bay (ON); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC); Winnipeg (MB); Yellowknife (NT)

Other Location(s):  

Security Requirement: Secret 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

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

*If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

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