Job description Manager, Human Resources near Toronto (ON)

Find out what work is like for a manager, human resources in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Human resources managers (NOC 0112).

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.

Job 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
  • Co-ordinate 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.

Job titles

  • administrator, human resources
  • manager, employment equity - human resources
  • manager, human resources
  • manager, employer-employee relations
  • manager, staff relations
  • manager, pay and benefits
  • manager, personnel
  • manager, personnel services
  • manager, recruiting
  • manager, occupational health and safety
  • manager, personnel training and development
  • manager, industrial relations

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