Hiring Manager Job Description

February 24, 2010 | By More

Hiring Manager Job Profile and Description

Hiring Manger’s job entails working with line managers in recruitment and selection process. A hiring manager not only works with line managers within the organization but also with outside agencies like recruitment agencies and job centers. A hiring manager supervises the redeployment process of existing employees and assists in the execution of redundancy programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advising departmental and line managers on recruitment and selection best practices.
  • Providing professional advice and support on recruitment process to departmental and line managers.
  • Preparing person specifications and job descriptions, writing job advertisements, and managing job-posting advertisements.
  • Preparing recruitment material like brochures and further particulars depending on the variety of organization.
  • Designing application forms, reviewing them and developing online processes.
  • Developing creative and innovative recruitment solutions to attract quality and appropriate level staff.
  • Screening application forms of job applicants and shortlisting them.
  • Devising, managing and evaluating recruitment and selection processes including psychometric tests, interviews, personality questionnaires and other group activities.
  • Keeping abreast with existing employment legislation and managing selection centers for recruitment of graduates and senior vacancies.
  • Training staff in interviewing techniques and assisting in the execution of redundancy programs, including the development of voluntary redundancy schemes and early retirement packages.
  • Developing plans in relocating staff to new jobs and departments while restructuring within the organization.
  • Providing assistance in hiring process activities such as posting jobs on job board or website, reviewing applications and maintaining a spreadsheet on tracking an applicant.
  • Coordinating and participating as a selection panel member in recruitment process, including selection, appointment process, preparing reports.
  • Conducting an analytic job studies and constructing valid selection and job related criteria. Screening, evaluating and recommending applicants for interviews.
  • Preparing and maintaining job documentation, job evaluation, and company salary structure systems.

Skills and Specifications

  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and practices related to payroll activities.
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures and practices.
  • Able to exercise great initiative independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain the confidential information.
  • Able to interpret employment legislation, policies and agreements.
  • Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.
  • Knowledge of recruitment process.
  • Should be an effectual communicator verbally as well as through writing skills.
  • Ability to negotiate contribution agreement and contracts.
  • Solid problem-solving and business acumen skills.
  • Ability to speak, write and read the English language.
  • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Management or related field.
  • Degree in Human Resources Management related field from an accredited institution.

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