Human resource managers plan, direct and coordinate policies concerning the personnel, industrial relations and occupational health and safety activities of an enterprise or organization, or of enterprises that provide human resource services to other enterprises and organizations.
(a) planning, directing and coordinating the personnel and industrial relations activities, policies and practices of an enterprise or organization;
(b) planning and organizing procedures for recruitment, training, promotion, transfer and dismissal of staff;
(c) planning and organizing negotiations and procedures for determination of wage structures and level and for consultation with workers on conditions of employment;
(d) overseeing safety, health and related programmes and activities;
(e) establishing and managing budgets, controlling expenditure and ensuring the efficient use of resources;
(f) establishing and directing operational and administrative procedures;
(g)overseeing the development and implementation of management information systems;
(h) ensuring compliance with standards and legislation relating to employees’ rights, health and safety, equal opportunity and related concerns;
(i) overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff for the entire enterprise or organization;
(j) consulting with senior management and with managers of other departments;
(k) representing the enterprise or organization in dealings with outside bodies.