British Heart Foundation

Workplace Wellbeing Manager

Up to £45000 per annum + benefits
17 Apr 2018
07 May 2018
4387 (300045)
Full Time
Contract Type

Since we were founded, our research has helped turn the tide on heart disease. In the 1960s, 7 in 10 people died of their heart attack. Today, thanks to medical breakthroughs, 7 in 10 survive. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has been involved in so many critical breakthroughs and our staff are at the heart of the work we do.

About the role

We have an exciting role for a Workplace Wellbeing Manager to play a vital part in a BHF Programme that aims to support organisations have healthier, happier and more productive workers, as well as generating income to help fund our life-saving medical research.

You'll have the opportunity to be an integral part in the development of the external commercial workplace wellbeing offering, Health at Work, and align this to our well-established internal wellbeing programme, Live Well Work Well. A wide variety of well-known blue-chip organisations have already signed up as Health at Work members and you'll help us to develop ideas and deliver activities to bring in more member organisations.

This programme is about keeping the UK workforce healthy and well (including our own staff and volunteers), reducing absenteeism and staff turnover, minimising stress and anxiety, as well as the many risk factors that contribute to heart disease.

The ambition is to grow our Health at Work programme into something truly exceptional and you'll be at the centre of this to help produce a Workplace Wellbeing Programme that is World Class and be seen to have a positive impact on millions of workers across the UK and beyond.

About you

The successful candidate will use their operations and project management experience to help develop our external commercial workplace wellbeing offering. You'll have experience or an understanding in wellbeing or a similar field (such as nutrition, fitness, physical or mental health) becoming our workplace wellbeing subject matter expert.

With previous experience of managing complex projects in a fast paced environment you'll have excellent team building skills, able to develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external, and be experienced in business development and commercial relationship building.

With strong written and verbal communication skills you'll be able to prioritise own workload and coordinate projects, ensuring that key deadlines are met and those involved are updated on progress. You'll have excellent budgetary skills, looking to continuously seek to improve service to meet customer needs.

We are looking for candidates with a keen interest in the third sector and enthusiasm for health promotion work. You'll be involved in developing a truly exceptional programme promoting health and wellbeing across the country. If you are up for the challenge and eager to be part of an exciting new BHF start up, we'd love to hear from you.

At BHF we actively support our people in their career development and achieving their potential. Comprehensive technical training and certification will be available, as well as extensive learning and personal development opportunities. We enthusiastically support flexible working and positive, active lifestyles with activities from softball, yoga, bake-offs and many more.

How to apply

To apply for this role please click through to our website for further details. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the roles criteria.

Interviews will be held 17 and 18 May 2018.

British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.

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