10011 – Human resources managers


10011 – Human resources managers
Human resources managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of human resources and personnel departments, and develop and implement policies, programs and procedures regarding human resource planning, recruitment, collective bargaining, training and development, occupation classification and pay and benefit administration. They represent management and participate actively on various joint committees to maintain ongoing relations between management and employees. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.


Index of titles
Benefits manager
Chief safety officer - occupational health and safety
Classification and compensation chief
Compensation director
Compensation manager
Disability management program manager
Employee benefits director
Employee benefits manager
Employer-employee relations manager
Employment equity chief
Employment equity director - human resources
Employment equity manager - human resources
Employment manager
Human resources development and planning director
Human resources development director
Human resources director
Human resources management director
Human resources manager
Human resources planning manager
Industrial relations manager
Job evaluation and salary research manager
Labour relations director
Labour relations manager
Language training director
Occupational health and safety director
Occupational health and safety manager
Occupational training director - human resources
Official languages chief
Official languages manager
Pay and benefits director
Pay and benefits manager
Pay services director - human resources
Pay-processing division director - government services
Pensions and benefits manager
Personnel administration manager
Personnel and industrial relations director
Personnel chief
Personnel director
Personnel manager
Personnel services director
Personnel services manager
Personnel training and development manager
Recruiting director
Recruiting manager
Salary research and administration manager
Staff relations chief
Staff relations manager
Staff training and development chief
Staff training and development manager
Staffing chief
Training and development manager
Training chief
Vocational training director - human resources
Wage and salary administration manager


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of human resources or personnel departments
Plan human resource requirements in conjunction with other departmental managers
Coordinate internal and external training and recruitment activities
Develop and implement labour relations policies and procedures and negotiate collective agreements
Administer employee development, language training and health and safety programs
Advise and assist other departmental managers on interpretation and administration of personnel policies and programs
Oversee the classification and rating of occupations
Organize and conduct employee information meetings on employment policy, benefits and compensation and participate actively on various joint committees
Direct the organization's quality management program
Ensure compliance with legislation such as the Pay Equity Act.


Employment requirements
A bachelor's degree in a field related to personnel management, such as business administration, industrial relations, commerce or psychology or completion of a professional development program in personnel administration is required.
Several years of experience as a personnel officer or human resource specialist are required.
Some employers may require human resources managers to hold a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.


Additional information
Other joint committees led by human resources managers may focus on issues such as alcohol or drug addiction.
Progression to senior management positions is possible with experience.


Human resources and recruitment officers (12101)
Human resources professionals (11200)