11200 – Human resources professionals



11200 – Human resources professionals
Human resources professionals develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations policies, programs and procedures and advise employers and employees on human resources matters. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.


Index of titles
Bargaining agent
Benefits consultant
Certified disability management professional
Claims manager - compensation and benefits
Classification officer - human resources
Classification policy adviser
Classification specialist
Collective agreement negotiator
Compensation and benefits coordinator
Compensation and classification analyst
Compensation consultant
Compensation officer
Compensation research analyst
Compensation researcher-analyst
Conciliation officer - employee relations
Conciliator - labour
Disability case manager - human resources
Disability management coordinator
Disability management practitioner
Disability management professional
Disability management specialist
Employee relations officer
Employee services officer
Employer-employee relations coordinator
Employment adviser - human resources
Employment equity adviser - human resources
Employment equity coordinator
Employment equity officer
Employment practices officer
Human resources adviser
Human resources classification officer
Human resources consultant
Human resources coordinator
Human resources coordinator - Canadian armed forces
Human resources generalist
Human resources management consultant
Human resources planning consultant
Human resources policy analyst
Human resources policy officer
Human resources program supervisor
Human resources research officer
Human resources specialist
Human resources supervisor
Industrial relations consultant
Industrial relations officer
In-house training manager
Job analyst
Job and wage analyst
Job classification system analyst
Job evaluation analyst
Job evaluation supervisor
Job evaluator
Labour adjudicator
Labour organization agent
Labour organization business agent
Labour organization business representative
Labour organization liaison officer
Labour organization negotiator
Labour organizer
Labour relations board officer
Labour relations consultant
Labour relations coordinator
Labour relations officer
Labour relations returning officer
Labour relations specialist
Labour union business agent
Labour union liaison officer
Mediator - labour relations
Occupational analyst - human resources
Personnel research officer
Personnel standards officer
Position classifier
Salary analyst
Senior industrial relations officer
Senior negotiating officer - labour dispute resolution
Staff relations administrator
Staff relations officer
Staff training and development officer
Staff training and development supervisor
Staff training coordinator
Staff training officer - human resources
Training adviser
Training and development consultant
Training programs supervisor
Union adviser
Union organizer
Union representative
Wage analyst


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Plan, develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations strategies including policies, programs and procedures to address an organization's human resource requirements
Advise employers and employees on the interpretation of human resources policies, compensation and benefit programs and collective agreements
Negotiate collective agreements on behalf of employers or workers, mediate labour disputes and grievances and provide advice on employee and labour relations
Research and prepare occupational classifications, job descriptions, salary scales and competency appraisal measures and systems
Plan and administer staffing, total compensation, training and career development, employee assistance, employment equity and affirmative action programs
Manage programs and maintain human resources information and related records systems
Hire and oversee training of staff
Coordinate employee performance appraisal programs
Research employee benefit and health and safety practices and recommend changes or modifications to existing policies.


Employment requirements
A university degree or college diploma in human resources management or a related field, such as business administration, industrial relations, commerce or psychology or completion of a professional development program in human resources administration is required.
Some employers may require human resources professionals to hold a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.


Additional information
Progression to management positions is possible with experience.


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