Manager, Employee Wellness & Safety, Western Region

Human Resources / Ressources Humaines Winnipeg, Manitoba Kelowna, BC #2024-9472 (reqID)


Position at Dynacare


Job Posting: Manager, Employee Wellness & Safety  
Where YOU work, makes a difference.
Life is precious and every moment matters. Dynacare is helping Canadians achieve a healthy future with care and wellness solutions that are convenient, understandable, and accessible. When you join our team, every day is an opportunity to get better and be inspired. It’s an environment where you can grow your career in any direction you choose. We’re evolving our technology and optimizing our processes, so you can do your best work, make a meaningful impact, and thrive.
Are YOU our next Manager, Employee Wellness & Safety?
The Manager, Employee Wellness & Safety reports to the Director, Health, Safety & Wellness, Labour Relations.  
The Manager, Employee Wellness & Safety will provide subject matter expertise, consultation and implementation on a variety of health, safety & wellness practices to foster a thriving and inclusive workplace culture.  They will have responsibility for Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. 
This is a permanent, full time role working in Winnipeg, Manitoba or Kelowna, British Columbia.
Internal job posting closes at 5:00pm(EST) on April 9, 2024.  
Why Dynacare is an amazing place for YOU:
  • Join an award-winning "Top Employer" with meaningful and impactful career opportunities
  • Access a health and wellness benefits program that supports you and your loved ones
  • Grow and thrive with a dynamic, successful company through internal mobility opportunities
  • Invest in your future through RRSP match benefits and an employee stock purchase program 
  • Experience a collaborative, diverse workforce that prioritizes dignity and respect for all
How YOU will make a difference:
  • Support H&S national programs at the local level including the introduction and maintain of an incident management technology.  Must have experience working across multiple provinces.  Includes leading monthly reporting.
  • Consult with internal stakeholders regarding potential enhancements/improvements to the company’s Employee Wellness, Safety and Environmental policies, programs, processes, and standards and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Understand lab related risks and develop teaching aids and job aids to mitigate risks in addition to other administrative controls. 
  • Develop and monitor all Dynacare safety training material with a view to leveraging technology.
  • Conduct all internal safety and develop corresponding audit recommendations.
  • Ensure ongoing effective positioning and integration of corporate wellness, safety programs and services.
  • Provide on-going coaching and support for wellness, safety  services on a systems-wide basis.
  • Analyze Dynacare’s incident and accident data and claims management programs and processes enterprise-wide with a view to minimize workplace injuries and related claim costs.  Develop an area specific monthly report.
  • Partner with Corporate disability management team to facilitate short-term and long-term disability claims management .
  • Oversee annual compliance programs.
What YOU bring to the role:
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field.
  • Knowledge of Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia safety requirements and legislation.
  • Experience in a healthcare setting with knowledge of biosafety.
  • Strong research skills.
  • 5+ years progressive H&S business partner experience, including 2+ years’ experience working with multiple sites and in multiple Provinces.
  • Experience supporting employee client groups at different organizational levels.
  • Experience leading safety process and program change initiatives.
  • Experience in developing and implementing occupational health, safety and emergency management system programs.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Biosafety experience in multiple Provinces.
  • Strong leadership ability, relationship development, influencing and persuasion skills at all levels of the organization
  • Results orientation.
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task.
  • Experienced coach with solid understanding of leadership principles
  • Strong analytical skills and superior ability to problem solve complex issues.
  • Ability to be both hands on and strategic.
Working conditions:
  • Some travel may be required
Passionate about supporting healthy lives with commitment and care? Please apply today and let us open the door to your extended career journey.
Dynacare has been a “Top Employer” for many years and there is a reason why. We are a great place to work. At Dynacare, we’re proud to hire the best people. If you are looking for a meaningful career where you can support healthy lives with commitment and care – we would like to meet you. We hope you will join us in our journey to become Canada’s health and wellness solutions leader.
Dynacare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to the attraction, selection, advancement, and fair treatment of all individuals. We believe that our diversity is our strength, so we employ a diverse workforce and respect the needs of all our employees. 
 In accordance with provincial legislation and our Accommodation Policy a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the Dynacare hiring process.