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Edwards Lifesciences Sr. HR Manager, Corporate Wellness in Irvine, California

Our Benefits and Wellness Team serves as a catalyst in delivering solutions that support employee overall health. The Sr. HR Manager, Corporate Wellness will play an integral role in the development, execution and on-going assessment of our Wellness strategy and program design. Our ideal candidate is a health professional who is passionate about improving the health and well-being of others, and enjoys working in a fast paced, dynamic environment.


  • Develop and design overarching global as well as specific wellness programs and projects for regions/locations, with accountability for successful completion of all project deliverables including identifying gaps, developing program communications roadmap, recommending solutions and providing direction and guidance to HRS functional leads on implementation

  • Oversee onsite clinic programming and vendor management; ensuring it continues to meet employee needs and population health goals

  • Develop and manage wellness dashboards including metrics on trends, performance, and ROI (return on investment)

  • Provide strategy for global wellness budget and recommendations for wellness budget investment across the globe to ensure funds are utilized to meet goals and deliverables

  • Develop and design, in partnership with local HR, Fitness Center programming for all onsite Fitness Center locations

  • Select and manage wellness vendors to ensure vendor performance and maximize investment

  • Establish key relationships with internal and external stakeholders across the globe

  • Identify opportunities for Total Wellness re-branding; oversee adoption of the new branding on a go forward basis

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, emerging technologies, knowledge share (e.g., present in conferences, association meetings), and build a wellness network

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 12+ years of benefits and corporate wellness experience.

  • 8+ years of wellness or population health experience

  • 7+ years of wellness program design experience

  • 5+ years of leadership experience, including managing direct reports. Demonstrated ability to manage teams and provide coaching and feedback, including responsibility for all employee actions including hire/fire authority and partnering with HR on all aspects of employee relations.

  • Ability to develop and integrate metrics into projects and operations that clearly demonstrate the value of benefits and wellness to the business

  • Expert understanding of related aspects of benefits and wellness processes and/or systems

  • Expert understanding of benefits and wellness procedures while identifying applications of functional knowledge and existing methodologies to complex problems

  • Experience developing communications to promote and market wellness program offerings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Corporate wellness or population health experience within a global organization

  • Certification in related discipline (PMP, Registered Dietician, etc.)

  • Proven successful project management skills

  • Ability to represent leadership on projects within multiple areas, interfacing with project managers, benefits team and cross-functional and global teams

  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Proven expertise in both Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced Excel and related systems

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills, with ability to drive achievement of objectives

  • Strict attention to detail

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.