Recruitment Manager job description

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Recruitment Managers are directly responsible for supplying a skilled workforce to their companies. They do this by scouting, recruiting, interviewing and orientating employees into the work environment. The job of a Recruitment Manager may involve a lot of traveling. They often visit high schools and collages to conduct presentations and attract prospective workers.
Recruitment Managers also send out information to media and communication companies, and also to employment agencies. Some companies post jobs to in-house staff and this communique is often prepared or approved by the Manager. They work normal office hours and receive very lucrative salaries for their vocation.
A Recruitment Manager usually performs many of the following tasks:
• Reporting to HR Directors
• Preparing documentation
• Handling recruitment budgets
• Assessing candidate's skills
• Analyzing statistics
• Approving background checks
• Working with Department Managers


Expertise in the following areas is an asset:
• Being analytical and observant
• Being resourceful and creative
•  Analyzing data and preparing reports
•  Being professional
• Administration and organization
• Project and time management
•  Implementing HR strategies
• Planning and prioritizing
• Being focused and self motivated
• Information technology
•  Problem solving
• Communication and listening


The qualifications of a Recruitment Manager are similar to that of a HR Manager. They study courses such as Business Management, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Business Administration or Leadership. These qualifications give them the opportunity to work in diverse working environments. They will be able to apply their knowledge to assess and hire skilled and fitting staff for any company. Many Recruitment Managers start out as interns in recruitment positions and work their way up to a managerial role.

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