Wellness Manager
Irving Oil
Saint John, NB
Who are we?

Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned company with operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England, and Ireland with a focus on providing exceptional service and high-quality products to our customers. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.

Here's what you can expect from us
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to our business and our employees. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, commitment to diversity and inclusion along with our safety-first culture helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to the development of our employees, so that they can reach their career goals.

What you can expect in a typical day
Are you someone who is energized by inspiring others and fostering new relationships? Do you have a natural ability and mindset to transform the status quo? If so, this could be the opportunity for you. As the Wellness Manager you will be passionate about leading a team that is committed to improving the overall health and wellness of Irving Oil employees. With a highly collaborative approach you'll design, implement and measure comprehensive programs that support our one company strategy for health and wellness. With a growing workforce that reaches across our network in Atlantic Canada, New England and Ireland, this is an opportunity to be extremely creative in finding new ways to inspire and engage our employees in a meaningful way.

What you’ll need to succeed

Innovatively design and activate a multi-faceted (body, mind and heart) enterprise wide wellness program that builds community, drives engagement and improves employee’s personal health and overall fosters a culture of employee wellness.
Ability to build a highly engaged and motivated team to deliver on the One Company strategy
Preparing and maintaining budgets, record maintenance and program reporting
Practicing strong leadership and participating in related Brand activities and projects as required
Build and maintain a network of wellness ambassadors across the company to foster engagement and support programming initiatives
Create/strengthen a network of external partnerships related to health and wellness across company (e.g. CMHA, YMCA)
Collaborate with internal resource groups (D&I, eMERGe, inspire) to ensure synergies are leveraged and strategies are aligned to foster engagement and drive participation (i.e. sports and recreation leagues)
An innovative mindset to keep the program fresh and current by always bringing new ideas to the table
Become a subject matter expert on wellness related topics/trends and best practices, both globally and industry specific
Design, activate, oversee, and measure success of quarterly fitness schedules for employees
Utilizing various communication mediums to promote and facilitate the development of awareness, knowledge, skills and commitment to achieving a workplace culture of wellness

Professional skills

Strong ability to build and maintain relationships, inspire and motivate others.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
Strong negotiation, influencing, and persuasion skills.
Experienced problem solving skill and ability to adapt in a fast paced environment.
Ability to execute on strategic visions and create plans for implementation.
Ability to manage multiple priorities is critical.
Research and benchmarking best practice tactics for employment engagement.
Professional demeanor and presentation.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information


Travel is not a requirement for this position; however some local travel may be necessary from time to time.

Education and experience

Bachelor’s degree in a related field, plus experience in the field of health & wellness..

7-10 years of proven experience with program development, implementation and evaluation experience

5-10 years of demonstrated leadership, project management and employee interaction experience

Knowledge of the principles, theories and practices of successful program design

Good knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint (create, populate, update).

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.

Job Requirements - Work Experience

Customer Service

Job Requirements - Education

Bachelors: Health & Wellness


Saint John, NB