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Manager, Health Promotion Programs, University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia (UBC) holds an international reputation for excellence in advanced research and learning.  With over 48,000 students and nearly 13,000 faculty and staff at four campuses, UBC plays a vital role in the cultural, social, and economic development of our region and our country.

Manager, Health Promotion Programs
Vancouver, British Columbia

The University and its employees share responsibility for fostering health, well-being and a healthy work environment.  Health Promotion Programs (HPP) comprises an integrated set of strategic policies and initiatives that foster institutional and personal commitment to health through proactive and preventative activities as well as case management of employees who are away from work due to illness and/or injury.

The Manager, Health Promotion Programs is a key member of the Management Team within the Department of Health, Safety & Environment.  Leading a team of dedicated professional staff and working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders internally and externally, the Manager is responsible for the strategic and operational planning of HPP and for ensuring ongoing implementation, evaluation and modification of the programs.  In a leadership position, and working in partnership within the University community, the Manager has the exciting opportunity to explore, create, and promote health and wellness initiatives for a diverse population of faculty and staff.  The Manager also ensures the HPP team provides professional advice, consultation and service in confidence to departments on issues including occupational medical services, vocational rehabilitation, early intervention, return to work, claims management, and general industry trends.

As the ideal candidate you have completed a University degree in commerce or health sciences and have progressed in your career to become a highly respected manager with thorough knowledge of human resource practices, health promotion, WorkSafeBC regulations, vocational rehabilitation, and long term disability. Through exceptional communication skills and a systematic customer-centric approach, you have been successful in improving efficiencies and reducing costs in a large, complex, unionized work environment, where demands are high and competing priorities are the norm.  

If you have a commitment to seek out best practices in health promotion and a desire to make UBC a safer and healthier place to work, please send your forwarding letter and résumé, in confidence, to Casey Forrest or Shaun Carpenter at

Pinton Forrest & Madden / the Conscientia Group
Suite 2020, 1055 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2E9
Phone: 800.864.9970 / 604.689.9970
Fax:  604.689.9943

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