HR Onboarding Manager job description

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Job brief

We are seeking an experienced, people-orientated HR onboarding manager to join our growing team! The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills, along with excellent interpersonal skills and a great problem-solving attitude. The main focus of the role will be to provide support with the onboarding of new employees into the business which can range from inductions to updating of personal information.


  • Organizing various orientation and induction sessions for new employees.
  • Ensuring new employees are introduced to the team properly.
  • Developing and Preparing employee handbooks and policies and updating them as required.
  • Acting as a primary point of contact for new starters.
  • Ensuring new starters Identification documents are received and properly stored, along with enrolling new starters for pension plans, health plans, and any other relevant programs run by the business.
  • Planning and scheduling various training sessions for employees from various departments.
  • Preparing onboarding packs to welcome new employees and ensuring relevant information is included.
  • Entering new employee details into the company software, including payroll software, and keeping the details up to date.
  • Assisting new recruits with any questions or queries and ensuring they have all information required to join the company.
  • Coordinating with the relocation and redeployment of employees.
  • Actively gathering and processing feedback from new recruits on the onboarding process and recommending improvements where required.
  • Arranging relevant access to hardware and software required by the new recruits.
  • Conducting market research and keeping up to date with industry best practices.


  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business or other related field
  • Minimum of X years in an HR-related role
  • Previous experience using an ATS (applicant tracking software) would be an advantage
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Able to effectively prioritize own workload with good time management
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Confident in communicating with various types of people including large groups
  • Good attention to detail
  • Experience with Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Effective diary management abilities
  • Able to work independently without supervision
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Effective team player

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