HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS
The Human Resources Manager plans, directs, and coordinates functions related to the organization’s employees and contractors. They develop, implement, and maintain human resources policies, procedures, and forms; assist and support department managers and employees regarding personnel issues; and maintain personnel records in accordance with organizational and regulatory requirements.
The HR Manager also oversees recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of employees and contractors. They consult with top management (e.g., President, Finance Manager) on strategic workforce planning and serve as the organization’s link between management and employees/contractors.
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Under the direction of the Executive Officers of the company, develops, implements, and updates personnel policies, procedures, and forms. Stays current with laws and regulations affecting personnel issues (Equal employment, employee safety, etc.), employment practices or trends and recommends new or revised policies and procedures as appropriate.
- Assists and supports department managers and all employees regarding personnel issues. Answers employee questions regarding personnel policies, procedures, and benefits; researches and disseminates topical or timely information to managers and/or employees on personnel issues.
- Coordinates and assists with employee recruitment, hiring, orientation, and training; determines employee classifications and ensures completion of all appropriate paperwork for new employees.
- Coordinates and assists manager with employee reviews and performance appraisals. Coordinates and participates in completion of terminations and exit interviews.
- Establishes and maintains personnel records and reports; maintains company organization charts and employee directory.
- Prepares and coordinates all accident reports and worker’s compensation reports. Handles follow-up insurance and worker’s compensation claims. Handles return-to-work and disability slips.
- Performs other related duties as required or as assigned.
Reports directly to the Vice President of Finance and Administration. Coordinates activities and assists all department managers and employees.
The Human Resources Manager Job Description is mentioned in the following procedures:
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER QUALIFICATIONS
A bachelor’s degree in human resources or business administration is required. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels of the organization. Leadership skills are beneficial. Familiarity with personnel standards and regulations at the federal level is required; knowledge of state regulations, standards, and guidelines is desired. Project management experience is preferred.
SPHR or comparable HR certification is highly desirable. Membership in a professional organization (e.g., SHRM) is beneficial.
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Occasional travel by airplane and automobile to various worksites for conducting business is necessary (around 10%). Must be able to communicate well orally and in writing with board of directors, top management, legal staff, and coworkers and contractors individually and in groups. Regular use of a telephone, email, or other medium to communicate is essential.
Sitting for extended periods is common. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents.
No heavy lifting is expected. Exertion of up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally may be required. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, copiers, and FAX machines.
Good reasoning ability, eye for detail are required to solve a wide range of business problems.
The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting. Activities include extended periods of sitting and extensive work at a computer or other device.