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Health & Wellbeing Specialist


Home Health


Hong Kong, Central and Western, Hong Kong

Health & Wellbeing Specialist

As a Fortune 5 business, we’re one of the world’s leading healthcare companies. There are no limits here on the resources you’ll have or the challenges you’ll encounter.

We have been supporting global healthcare systems from Ireland and the UK for more than 20 years, building a dynamic and diverse team of more than 2,100 talented individuals. With a continued record of growth and stability, we're on the constant lookout for fresh talent to join our expanding teams.

If you're looking for a career where you can make a positive impact every day, using the latest advances in technology and innovation, this is truly the opportunity to do your life's best work.

About the role:

As a Health Promotion Specialist, you will be the face of Optum Workplace Wellbeing to the client and their employees. You will help the client build and enhance their wellbeing culture, deliver engaging health promotion activities, and increase employee health ownership. Your strength lies in your ability to motivate and engage employees in their journey toward better health.

The Health Promotion Specialist plays a critical role in the delivery and deployment of Optum’s Wellbeing suite of services, including the support of mental health & wellbeing initiatives.

The Health Promotion Specialist builds an annual global engagement plan which may include elements of digital health, employee engagement tactics, targeted health campaigns around topics such as mental health, biometric events, health fairs, and employee challenges. They will have the ability to build active networks with key contacts to keep abreast of new developments/insights. They will use data and population feedback to identify opportunities for driving lifestyle and behavior change through increased population engagement. They may also work with other vendors to support the client’s overall strategy, but they do not own vendor management or vendor relationships.

This role is a key resource working with our global client to assess their needs and help facilitate and successfully implement the wellbeing program.

Working Schedule:

This is a full-time position with standard working hours of Monday to Friday. Occasional after-work hours may be required to support operational needs.

Primary Responsibilities of a Wellbeing Specialist:

  • Assesses population health needs using audit tools, feedback from employees, and the client to develop and deploy appropriate wellbeing solutions and programming, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing.
  • Coordinates, develops, and delivers a range of health interventions to educate members on health & well-being, including an annual calendar of mental health improvement activities.
  • Coordinates health and wellbeing marketing and communications, to promote healthy behaviors.
  • Build, lead and supports the client’s network of Wellness Champions & Mental Health Ambassadors.
  • Reports on available data to evaluate program success.
  • Ensures familiarity with integrated products, programs and services in order to connect the employee population to their next best action.
  • Partners with the client, vendors, and community resources to execute on a workplace wellbeing strategy that will result in improving the mental health and resiliency of the employee population.
  • Host talks, webinars and training sessions on a broad range of health & wellbeing topics.
  • Handles and stores all data in compliance with relevant data protection laws and policies (e.g. GDPR, HIPAA,etc).
  • Responds to client suggestions, concerns, and complaints in a timely, professional, and consistent manner while providing the gold standard in customer service.
  • Implements and follows all Optum Workplace Wellbeing and client policies and procedures.
  • Performs any other projects and responsibilities as required.

You will be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role, as well as providing development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications of a Wellbeing Specialist:

  • Degree-level qualification or professional experience in a health & wellbeing field (e.g., health promotion, occupational health, EAP, organizational behaviour, psychology, public health, or related field)
  • Experience of supporting health & wellbeing to corporate environments
  • Demonstrable success in delivering mental health & wellbeing strategies/initiatives
  • Effective and engaging public speaking skills with the ability to present information using a variety of techniques such as in-person, virtual, group, webinars
  • Sound knowledge of multiple communication channels, digital and physical, curating messaging to suit the audience
  • Excellent time-management & project management skills managing multiple projects at once
  • Experience of working with a diverse range of stakeholders including a successful track record of influencing and engagement and able to establish credibility and build relationships
  • Experience in developing both internal and external strategic partner relationships and collaboration in progressing best practice Health & Wellbeing strategy/plan
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present information in a clear and compelling way
  • Strong curiosity & self-drive, able to prioritise, work independently and manage own time, with limited supervision

Please note you must currently be eligible to work and remain indefinitely without any restrictions in the country to which you are making an application. Proof will be required to support your application.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organisation around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.℠

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.