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2018-07-092018-08-08

Well-Being and Community Programs Manager

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
  • Jobs Rated
    88th

Office:  Washington, DC
Department:   Human Resources (Firmwide)
Reports To:  Director of Health & Wellness Benefits and Director of Financial Benefits
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Schedule:   Core Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., M-F, additional hours as required to fulfill responsibilities

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GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the general and shared supervision of the Director of Health and Well-being Benefits and the Director of Financial Benefits, and following prescribed department, office and firm procedures, the Well-Being and Community Programs Manager will oversee and manage:

1)      the ongoing development and day-to-day functions of the firm’s well-being program and,

2)      manage and coordinate the firm’s social responsibility platform and programs. .

The Well-Being and Community Programs Manager is expected to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s clients, attorneys, advisors and staff, and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement. Above all, the Well-Being and Community Programs Manager must fulfill the needs of the firm in a manner which is consistent with the Firm's Core Values.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Duties are performed throughout every work day, as necessary):

Strategic Impact and Program Effectiveness

  • Partner with external well-being vendor and consultants to develop, manage, refine and expand strategic wellness initiative to reduce health risk, encourage healthy lifestyles, and maximize investment and potential ROI.
  • Identify and develop internal opportunities to weave mental, physical and financial health and well-being into the firm’s underlying culture.
  • Keep abreast of current national and international wellness and well-being initiatives and activities, developing a network of resources and contacts.
  • Design strategies for key community service activities and programs in partnership with firm leaders and other internal stakeholders. .
  • Effectively engage employees and firm leaders across offices, practices and departments in the governance of programs.

Program Coordination and Implementation

  • Collaborate with the Director of Health & Wellness Benefits to plan and implement overall well-being strategy.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Financial Benefits to plan and implement financial well-being initiatives within the framework of the overall well-being program.
  • Communicate clearly and in a timely fashion with well-being committee and team members, champions, and other stakeholders on all aspects of well-being initiatives.
  • Coordinate onsite well-being initiatives with local office contacts and support wellness subcontractors and vendors for wellness-related events at various locations.
  • Facilitate and lead well-being committee/champion meetings, educating members on existing programs and initiatives.
  • Troubleshoot and issue-spot with external well-being vendor and internal IT on technical or other issues that affect end users’ experiences.
  • Coordinate firm-wide service days building effective partnerships with internal departments and externally with nonprofits that will support the execution of volunteer activities.

Program Analysis and Review

  • Work with external well-being vendor to provide timely, accurate and meaningful status reports, data analysis and executive summaries regarding program initiatives and participation in existing programs, as well as site-specific health trends which will be used for future well-being program planning.
  • Monitor eligibility file to ensure proper access to well-being platform and to address concerns, if and when they arise.
  • Review and approve participation records to issue earned incentives, coordinating with internal partners such as local HR teams, IT, Payroll and Finance, as may be needed.
  • Partner with medical insurers, consultants and others to analyze aggregate claims data to develop and deliver targeted, relevant wellness programing aimed at reducing claims spend over time.
  • Ensure that firm social responsibility milestones/goals are met and adhere to approved budgets.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm about, excitement for, and interest in supporting and developing an “employer of choice” environment
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Willingness to be creative and bring suggestions and ideas to the table
  • Strong collaboration skills to partner with internal and external team members, and build consensus and buy-in, when needed
  • Proven experience and strategic approaches to build and drive engagement
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Prefer experience with Adobe InDesign
  • Proven level of comfort navigating and utilizing HRIS and carrier databases
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to organize self and others
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Willingness and ability to assume new tasks and responsibilities
  • Demonstrated strong service orientation, and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with users, peers, office and firm management, and outside business partners
  • Ability to work well under pressure, modify course as needed, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality of client and office information and adhering to the Firm’s Core Values
  • Commitment to the office and firm
  • Commitment to professional growth and development

EDUCATIONAL/JOB EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with coursework in corporate wellness management, or other health and/or community sustainability related fields strongly preferred
  • Five or more years of experience that includes developing and implementing all components of a comprehensive well-being program with emphasis on program development, motivational techniques, lifestyle intervention and evaluation.

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