What does a Senior Human Resources 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

Senior Human Resources Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

$114,187 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $114K
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