What does a HR Manager do?

An HR manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, and evaluating the various services, policies, and programs of an organization's HR department. This ranges from evaluating recruiting, interviewing, and hiring processes, to overseeing employee benefit programs, to developing a strategic plan for the HR department. In addition, HR managers keep a pulse on employee relations, ensure practices are compliant with regulations, and coordinate the administering of services like onboarding, benefits, and training.

Most HR managers have a bachelor's degree in human resources or business management, with some having a master's degree in human resources, labor relations, or business. Beyond a degree, successful HR managers generally possess keen interpersonal skills, a natural ability to lead, and a strong sense of prioritization.

  • Manage and lead a collaborative recruiting team that can scale to the dynamic demands of a growing company
  • Define consistent data-driven hiring metrics and goals
  • Act as a key business partner to members of the company to improve the recruiting process
  • Passionately drive results by thinking and acting quickly to ensure the long-term best interest of company objectives
  • Stay connected to the competitive landscape, including trends in tech recruiting and compensation
  • A track record with sourcing, recruiting and closing extraordinary talent
  • Strong program management skills
  • Experience designing, assessing, deploying and optimizing talent campaigns and initiatives
  • Experience with defining and presenting recruiting and pipeline metrics and data
  • We’re looking for someone with 5+ years of experience in HR, has a 4-year degree in Business, Human Resources or similar, and is familiar with the following software/tools:
    • {Insert software and tools that you’d like your HR manager to have experience using here}
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.9 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
4.0 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

HR Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

HK$44,750 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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HK$25K
Median: HK$45K
HK$60K
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HR Manager Career Path

Learn how to become a HR Manager, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L2
HR Manager
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L3
Senior HR Manager
HK$800,000/yr
L4
Leader of HR
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HR Manager Insights

Read what HR Manager professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
PearsonPearson
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
19 Jan 2021

“You get to work with really smart and good people who genuinely care about each other and education.”

Little Elms Daycare NurseryLittle Elms Daycare Nursery
Human Resources Manager
28 Apr 2021

“It's a fun place to work and I have made some good friends working here”

Hippo Innovations Private Limited
Senior Executive Human Resources
29 Jun 2021

“Storehippo is a great platform to start your career with and to enhance your skills.”

Enduring VenturesEnduring Ventures
People and Culture Manager
1 Jul 2021

“Some of the most brilliant and humble founders and I love the start up culture.”

Circle InteractiveCircle Interactive
Human Resources Director
18 Nov 2020

“Its a friendly place to work and its a growing company so there is room for progression.”

MultiplyMiiMultiplyMii
Human Resources Manager
15 Jun 2020

“Working with MultiplyMii and the awesome people behind the organization is the best career decision that I have ever made.”

Riverbend LendingRiverbend Lending
Human Resources Manager
17 Sep 2021

“The individuals I am lucky to work with are committed to great customer service to our clients and supporting eachother.”

Valiance Asset ManagementValiance Asset Management
Human Resources Manager
18 Sep 2019

“I find this a rewarding and inspiring business strategy where I am gladly helping and contributing in achieving this mission.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a hr manager

When working as a hr manager, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Strategic Thinking, Leadership, Collaboration, Consulting and Influencing.

The most similar professions to hr manager are:
  • HR Assistant
  • HR Generalist
  • Hr Business Partner
  • HR Coordinator

The most common qualifications to become a hr manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.