What does a Human Capital Manager do?

Human capital consultants work in human resources planning, professional development, and performance management, helping clients and employers foster their employees’ optimal production and output. They use analysis and performance measurement tools to assess a client's needs and create a profile of employee skills and relevant qualifications.

Human capital consultants organize strategic activities and practices to improve the human resources department’s efficiency and facilitate training and professional development programs. Human capital consultants help clients achieve meaningful organizational change by helping them to motivate employees while implementing change. They provide expert advice and coaching that assist with growth. They also advise and help co-create a lasting strategy for implementing workforce change. Human capital consultants need a bachelor's degree in human resources management. Optional professional certifications are also available through entities including the Human Resources Management Institute.

What responsibilities are common for Human Capital Manager jobs?
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  • Participate in business development by supporting new opportunities in the areas of learning strategy, digital learning, and learning managed services.
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  • Participate in client service delivery teams in the active execution of engagements focusing in compliance with firm and practice unit service delivery standards.
  • Support engagement leadership and demonstrate ability to oversee team members on key project activities.
  • Execute the day-to-day activities of advisory engagements including supporting the development of learning strategies, needs assessments, content development, and training delivery.
  • Maintain extensive, accurate records, data and documentation of services.
  • Focus on revenue growth from new clients and expand relationships with existing clients.
  • Supervise and performance manage staff working on assigned engagements.
  • Identify and communicate findings to senior management and client personnel.
  • Lead project planning, requirements gather, design sessions and full development life cycle.
  • Direct and develop a vibrant RDT&E portfolio that simultaneously elevates the organizations scientific leadership and develop and delivers solutions to customers.
  • Develop and execute team vision, goals and planning against applicable objectives.
  • Maintain awareness and problem solving of programs and efforts (cost, schedule, performance).
  • Manage assigned caseload and establish caseload priorities to meet client needs and agency expectations.
What are the typical qualifications for Human Capital Manager jobs?
  • Bachelor's Degree in information technology, electronics engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, computer engineering or business administration, or equivalent experience.
  • Competent with predictive modeling and motivational interviewing.
  • Track record of successful organization transformation.
  • Strong command of English language, experience with writing protocols, and good communication skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership and collaboration abilities, along with solid time management and problem solving skills.
  • Fluent in a variety of programming languages, software, and systems.
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
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4.0 ★
Avg. Experience5-7 years

How much does a Human Capital Manager make?

$94,312 /yr
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Human Capital Manager

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Human Capital
Jan 20, 2022

“Being Human Capital intern for 5 months i got endless opportunities to learn and grow.”

Human Capital Consultant
Jun 16, 2022

“Good starting good for someone who is starting their career or choosing a new career path”

Human Capital Consultant
Apr 12, 2022

“Work life balance is a bit shacky but that’s only because of the type of clients.”

HCM Team Lead
Apr 2, 2021

“Paycom does a great job hiring people of high character that are a pleasure to work with.”

Growth Capital Manager
Jun 26, 2022

“Career progression paths are not straightforward and you would do better starting as a BDR to progress through the ranks of the company.”

Human Capital Consultant
Mar 24, 2022

“Top notch HR and consulting professionals.”

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Vice President Human Capital
Feb 5, 2021

“Everyone is there to focus on the customer and build the company to provide the best care it can.”

Human Capital Management Team Lead
Apr 16, 2020

“I highly recommend this company to anyone looking to be supported and challenged in their career and personal development.”

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When working as a Human Capital Manager, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Microsoft Office Suite, Urgency, Communications Management, Interpersonal and Communication, and IN Spanish.

The most similar professions to Human Capital Manager are:
  • HR Manager
  • HR Consultant
  • HR Generalist
  • Hr Business Partner

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

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