Human Resources Manager

Job Description

Human Resource Managers organise, regulate, manage and coordinate workforces within organisations. They create policies for employees, hiring and training and ensure the proper human resources for organisations so that it can operate at optimal levels.

Careers Ladder


To be an HR Manager in Australia, it is recommended that you have a relevant qualification in human resources. This could be a bachelor or diploma-level qualification.

Undertake a qualification in human resource management, such as a Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) or a Diploma in Human Resources Management. These courses will develop skills in industrial relations, talent management, recruitment, diversity and inclusion and effective workplace relationships.

If you wish to undertake further study, consider an Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources).


  • Adaptable
  • Assertive
  • Eloquent
  • Ethical
  • Interpersonal
  • Organised
  • Perceptive
  • Problem Solving
  • Procedural
  • Rational

Key Skills

  • Critical Thinking
  • Leadership Abilities
  • Coordination Skills
  • Time Management

Future Prospects

There are numerous opportunities for HR Managers who wish to develop their careers, such as becoming a;

  • Human Resources Director
  • Consultant 
  • Advisor
  • Chief Executive Officer