Human Resource Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the human resource and workplace relations activities within organisations

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Human Resource Managers
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  • determining, implementing, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating human resource management strategies, policies and plans to meet business needs
  • advising and assisting other Managers in applying sound recruitment and selection practices, and appropriate induction, training and development programs
  • developing and implementing performance management systems to plan, appraise and improve individual and team performance
  • representing the organisation in negotiations with unions and employees to determine remuneration and other conditions of employment
  • developing and implementing occupational health and safety programs and equal employment opportunity programs, and ensuring compliance with related statutory requirements
  • overseeing the application of redundancy and other employee retrenchment policies
  • monitoring employment costs and productivity levels
  • may train and advise other Managers in personnel and workplace relations matters

Job Titles

  • Human Resource Manager

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Business
  • Cert IV in Human Resources
  • Diploma of Human Resources Mgmt
  • Adv Diploma of Management


  • Bachelor of Business - Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Human Resource Management
  • Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development

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  • Fri 19 Jan , 2018
  • Parramatta, NSW
  • Fri 19 Jan , 2018
  • Parramatta, NSW
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