HR Manager Job Description

We are looking for a Senior HR Manager to join and lead our Human Resources department. Senior HR Manager responsibilities include overseeing the recruitment process, designing company policies and setting objectives for the HR team. You will also help shape our employer brand strategy. To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with HR technology, including payroll systems and Applicant Tracking Systems. Ultimately, you will ensure our company attracts, hires, develops and retains qualified employees.

HR Manager Responsibilities

  • Set objectives for the HR team and track progress

  • Design and implement company policies that promote a healthy work environment

  • Develop compensation and benefits plans

  • Support and suggest improvements to the entire recruitment process

  • Host in-house recruitment events

  • Discuss employees’ career development paths with managers

  • Monitor HR metrics (e.g. turnover rates and cost-per-hire)

  • Review departmental budgets

  • Organize learning and development programs

  • Ensure HR staff addresses employees’ requests and grievances in a timely manner

  • Maintain HR procedures that comply with labor regulations

HR Manager Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Senior HR Manager or similar role

  • Hands-on experience with Human Resources Management Software (including payroll systems and ATS)

  • Solid understanding of labor legislation

  • Excellent communication abilities

  • Leadership skills

  • Ability to foster healthy employee relations

  • BSc degree in Human Resources Management or Organizational Psychology

  • MSc degree in HR or relevant certification is a plus

How to Hire a HR Manager

The interview process provides hiring managers and professionals the opportunity to assess the candidates for these high-achieving qualities. In addition, HR professionals can delve deep into topics related to the candidate’s education, experience, and skills.

Ask your HR Manager candidates the following compelling interview questions to start the discussion:

  1. What do you like most about working here?

  2. How has this position changed over time?

  3. What does my potential team's role hierarchy look like? ...

  4. What are the main things HR does to assist the department I would be working for?

  5. What do you know about the company?

In the end, there are numerous HR Manager interview questions you could ask. So don’t limit your questions to these five. Ask the candidate questions tailored to your specific business to see whether they could perform well in your company or whether or not they would be an excellent cultural fit.

HR Manager Salary

The average salary for a HR Manager is $69,406.

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