Human resources managers jobs in Canada


87 720 $
This salary is an average estimate between all available diplomas degrees related to this career. Click here to get an overview of salary depending of diploma.
No certificate, diploma or degree : 67 560 $
High school diploma or equivalent : 72 810 $
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level : 79 890 $
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above : 98 120 $

Career's stability

The career's stability is based on the employment projection for that working area for the year 2022.

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.

Job overview

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. Human resources managers are employed throughout the private and public sectors.

Main 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.

Illustrative example(s)

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

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