Human Resources Manager

Human resources (HR) managers develop, deliver and manage HR policies and plans.

As a human resources (HR) officer you'll develop, advise on and implement policies relating to the effective use of staff in an organisation.

In the role your aim is to ensure that the organisation you work for employs the right balance of staff in terms of skill and experience, and that training and development opportunities are available to colleagues to enhance their performance and achieve the company's business aims.

HR officers are involved in a range of activities whatever the size or type of business. These cover areas such as:

  • conditions of employment
  • equality and diversity
  • negotiation with external work-related agencies
  • pay
  • recruitment
  • working practices.

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