HR Manager Responsibilities and Roles

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By Himanshi Naryani

28 July 2021







For many, the role of HRM is a puzzling department. Everybody in the company knows that the department is important but what are its roles and responsibilities? HR adds value to the organization if its roles and practices are realized.

HR deals with the most uncomfortable aspects like laying off employees, violations, etc. One of the most important roles of HR is to support employees and handle their grievances. 

Here is a list of HR manager responsibilities and duties 


A right candidate is the one whose goals align with the goals of the organization. HR needs to understand the needs and goals of the organization and then advertise the position he wants to fill. The task never ends with posting a job on an online platform. It also includes analyzing the market, managing the budget, and consulting stakeholders.


From conducting interviews to onboarding new employees, the role of HRM consists of it all. They make sure all the paperwork involved is done and everything from the first day to subsequent days is navigated.

2.Performance Appraisal

Performance reviews are a method of evaluating the job performance of an employee. It bridges the communication gap between employees and managers. This is one of the key HR admin jobs and is considered best practice to improve results.

3.Updating Policies

An HR’s job is to evaluate and review the policies at least once a year and update them accordingly. It is required to suggest changes to the policies when the organization structure changes or when they no longer serve employees.

Being an HR, it is important to work towards their growth and development. As a human resource executive, one needs to support employees as well.


How Human Resources Support Employees?

list of hr duties and responsibilities

1.Career development

Nobody likes to do the same task every day and makes his career stagnant. To keep the best employees, human resources can provide career paths and guide employees towards the long future within the organization. 

2.Continuous Learning

The business environment is dynamic and therefore for career development, additional training is imperative. Companies can organize training sessions for their employees and human resources can guide employees as to which training sessions are beneficial according to the employee's career path.


3.Health, safety, and wellness

Human Resources can help employees through circumstances and sudden life occurrences like health issues, myriad, mental illnesses, etc.

Employees do not work only for the pay that an organization offers. Right benefits play an important role in the retention of employees. Extra pay might make employees happier like vacations, a childcare budget, etc. Human resources responsibility and role is to align the goals to maintain balance.

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