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Program Manager


The Co‐operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) – where you belong.

CHF Canada exists to inspire, represent, and serve its members in a united Canadian  co‐operative housing movement. With over 900 members in every province and territory, CHF  Canada is a leading‐edge membership association committed to the sustainable development of  co‐operative housing in Canada.  Our staff are passionate about co‐op housing as a means of  making affordable housing available to all Canadians.

Since 2014, CHF Canada has offered a range of asset management services to help member housing  co‐operatives understand and address the present and future capital requirements of their  buildings. Organized as social enterprises, this work promotes long‐term sustainability and is  intended to preserve the quality and affordability of co‐operative housing in Canada.

Because of a growing workload, we invite you to apply for the two‐year contract position of  Program Manager, Asset Management Services, based in Toronto.

Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, Asset Management Services, you will play a key role  in the delivery of specific asset management services including the preparation of long‐term  asset management plans (including building condition analyses, financial analyses and  financing/refinancing scenarios), and the procurement of technical documents and technical  services on behalf of client housing co‐operatives. You will also provide education and  information workshops to member co‐ops, and liaise with the partner organizations  participating in CHF Canada’s work.

You may be the person for this job if you have:

  • an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Urban  Planning or a related building science discipline
  • a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in property  management, including asset management and building operations
  • demonstrated knowledge of basic building construction elements and techniques,  including procurement processes, bidding requirements, and basic building systems  (structural, mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems, building life safety systems)
  • advanced level of proficiency with MS Excel, and proficiency with all other MS Office  programs
  • a thorough understanding of financial statements and financing related to multiresidential properties
  • strong analytical skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • excellent oral and written communication skills including listening skills and plain  language writing skills. Preferably with experience in writing technical reports.  Bilingualism (French/English) is preferred.

You will be working in a values‐driven and collegial workplace, offering a competitive salary and  benefits package, and flexible work arrangements to help balance your life at, and away from, work.   CHF Canada is an equal opportunity employer.  Some travel throughout Canada, as well as frequent  evening and weekend work, is required.

If interested, please apply in writing by 5:00 pm EDT, March 10, 2020 to:

Christine Seguin

Director, Finance and Corporate Service


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