Manages the HR department and advises on and implements policies relating to the effective use of personnel within the organisation. They ensure that the right balances of staff are employed with the right skills to meet the company's needs. They will also ensure that the appropriate training and development opportunities are available to employees to enhance their performance.
To become an HR Manager you will need experience in a HR role first, a degree in human resources management, business management, psychology or other related subject would be an advantage. You will need specialist training in employment law to ensure that procedures are followed when making redundancies or taking disciplinary action.
- Excellent recruitment skills
- Good IT and numeracy
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- The ability to analyse, interpret and explain employment law to others
- Able to keep a confidence
- The ability to counsel people and deal with difficult situations
- Good influencing and negotiation skills
£19,000 to £22,000