February 20, 2013
Job Description of Human Resources Manager
The Human Resources Manager guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for a company within a small to mid-sized company, or a portion of the Human Resources function within a large company. The major areas the Human Resources manager manages can include recruiting and staffing, organizational departmental planning, performance management and improvement systems, organization development, employment and compliance to regulatory concerns regarding employees, employee onboarding, development, needs assessment, and training, policy development and documentation, employee relations, company-wide committee facilitation, company employee and community communication, compensation and benefits administration, employee safety, welfare, wellness and health, charitable giving, and employee services and counseling.
The Human Resources manager originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented; high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, and standards; goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. The Human Resources manager is responsible for the development of processes and metrics that support the achievement of the organization's business goals.
The Human Resources manager coordinates the implementation of people-related services, policies, and programs through Human Resources staff; reports to the CEO; and assists and advises company managers about Human Resources issues.
The Human Resources Generalist manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource office. The HR Generalist manages the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs. The HR Generalist carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: departmental development, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and employment. The Human Resources generalist is responsible for all or part of these areas: •recruiting and staffing logistics; •organizational and space planning; •performance management and improvement systems; •organization development; •employment and compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting;
•employee orientation, development, and training; •policy development and documentation;
•employee relations; •company-wide committee facilitation;
•company employee communication; •compensation and benefits administration; •employee safety, welfare, wellness and health; and •employee services and counseling.
Human Resource Managers plan, direct, and coordinate human resource management activities of an organization to maximize the strategic use of human resources and maintain functions such as employee compensation, recruitment, personnel policies, and regulatory compliance. TASKS * Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems. * Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements. * Advise managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment, and recommend needed changes. * Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures. * Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives. Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants. * Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating