People and Organisational Development Staff Wellbeing Manager

Human Resources Division

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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK


  • Posted on: 16th Dec 2021
  • Salary: £49,482 - £59,582
  • REF: PRO00665
  • Closes: 13th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

Job summary

Are you an advocate for workplace wellbeing? This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of the People and Organisational Development team at Imperial College London and deliver tangible impact in a world-leading university. You will be addressing some of the wellbeing staff needs arisen from COVID-19 and ensure alignment with the new wellbeing strategy.

The Staff Wellbeing Manager (SWM) will be part of Imperial’s People and Organisational Development (POD) and will be responsible for meeting the College wide wellbeing needs developing and managing the suite of central wellbeing and resilience activities and ensuring it is aligned to the wellbeing strategy.

This is a new role, and it will involve drawing on data to evidence needs, managing an annual plan of wellbeing and resilience events, setting up communication plans and an effective infrastructure for wellbeing to become an integrated part of our people and culture provision at Imperial. The post holder will provide support to different areas of the College on wellbeing needs for staff and ensure the current wellbeing and resilience provision is effectively utilised.

They are expected to identify gaps in information and conduct analyses of existing data to identify solutions and put forward recommendations for meeting identified needs. Individuals are responsible for planning and organising their own work or that of a team of colleagues, who may be involved in different areas of this work.

Duties and responsibilities

The Imperial College London has an ambitious goal to build a supportive, diverse, inclusive and highly motivated staff community across all disciplines, functions and activities and you will have the opportunity to significantly contribute to that goal through the POD team.

The postholder will be a confident communicator both with design and delivery of presentations and written communications and engage proactively and positively with colleagues to raise awareness of the wellbeing support available as well as continuously reviewing needs and highlighting related POD provision.

The postholder will also work closely with internal and external providers, building positive relationships and ensuring that initiatives are organised and coordinated effectively and efficiently.

You will be involved in assessing or conducting survey analysis, presenting results and putting forward recommendations and you will design and implement communication plans to raise the profile of wellbeing activity, ensure clear communication and promote cross institutional learning.

Essential requirements

The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  • Significant experience within the higher education sector
  • Work experience and a professional qualification in areas such as: wellbeing and mental health, occupational health and safety,equality, diversity and inclusion, learninganddevelopment, human resources, psychology, organisational developmentor equivalent
  • Effective project management as well as analytical and problem-solving capability, monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills – able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people, produce evidence-based reports and communication campaigns
  • A positive, self-starter and motivated individual, with strong resilience skills and a proactive spirit.

Further information

In terms of application process:

  • Application
  • Supporting statement
  • CV

Interviews: end of Jan to early Feb 2022.

Informal enquires to the Senior Organisational Development Consultant,

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework . Our values are:

  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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