Health and Wellness Manager

Bank Windhoek

Bank Windhoek is recruiting a Health and Wellness Manager, to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Responsible for assessing the health and wellness needs of the business, while providing solutions to both measure and address employee healthcare concerns
  • The position focuses on enhancing employee health awareness and promotes wellness related initiatives by offering and implementing a variety of health and wellness programs that meets the requirements of a diverse workforce in addressing the changing healthcare needs of employees
  • Wellness Strategic Initiatives:
  • Develops, implements, and maintains health promotion/wellness programs and events by benchmarking successful external programs and staying current with best practices to drive continuous improvement of employee health and decrease employer costs on a year over year basis
  • Initiate and plan company-wide wellness initiatives (e.g., blood donation clinics, World Aids Day Campaigns, etc.), health screen assessments and vaccination clinics as part of the wellness offering
  • Partner and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders (i.e., psychologists, rehabilitation centers, doctors etc.) to drive Wellness Initiatives, campaigns and offer the best solutions to employees
  • Leads the development of initiatives and implementation of wellness programs by the wellness champions
  • Wellness Interventions:
  • Provide ethical support for employees with health and personal challenges
  • Provide diseases management support to employees with illness / injuries
  • Organize training sessions and workshops on health and wellness topics, including physical health, mental health, nutrition, and overall well-being
  • Reporting:
  • Maintain accurate records and ensure confidentiality of all data collected health advising, health screenings, empowered health coaching, disease management and health promotion activities
  • Submit monthly and quarterly data on all wellness program planning, initiatives and campaigns
  • Financial:
  • Plan, propose and manage the annual Wellness budget. Monitor adherence to budget, prepare projections and make recommendations accordingly
  • Coordinate and liaise with all parties to ensure on-time payments of all service providers within approved budget
  • Policies:
  • Provide professional input to all Wellness related policies and ensure it adheres to legislation
  • General:
  • Conduct visits to Branches/Departments and employees in hospital/clinic for support
  • Perform day-to-day administrative duties
  • Ensure and maintain record keeping of all health and wellness information and data
  • Experience / Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the development of employee welfare and support programs or related environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Understand the basics of First Aid
  • Qualifications:
  • Degree in Psychology / Social Work or related field
  • Accredited Employee Wellness Certification will be an added advantage
  • Core Competencies:
  • Relating and Networking
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Presenting and Communicating Information
  • Planning and Organising
  • Analysing
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Learning and Researching
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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