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Human Resources Information System (HRIS) Manager

The Human Resource Information Services (HRIS) Manager supports and maintains specialized and internal HR systems, services, and applications used in organizations with customized or specialized needs, generally those without a commercially available, unified human resources information system (HRIS). He/She maintains internal database files and tables and develops custom reports to meet the requirements of company management and staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Works with both internal and external stakeholders to gather and analyse business requirements and drive the planning, development, testing and implementation of the system
  • Oversees and maintains internal database files, tables, codes, backup files, integrity, and security.
  • Records and processes employee information including annual leave, salaries and working hours.
  • Develops and maintains executive Dashboard reports (headcount, turnover, performance, etc.); generate reports that meet Management and end users requirements.
  • Supervises the daily HR Information Systems operations.
  • Identifies program requirements and determines how to correlate requirements with user objectives and work processes.
  • Works alongside the IT department to perform regular assessments and improvements to the HRIS.
  • Develops, configures, implements and modifies software requirements based on changing business needs.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends and developments in data management and security, HR technology, and HRIS applications.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Computer Science, management information systems or related field.
  • At least five years of database management or related experience required with at least one year in a supervisory position.
  • You must also have strong knowledge of applicable compliance & data privacy laws (GDPR etc.)
  • Practical experience with HR database administration, including payroll systems.

Skills needed for this role

The Human Resource Information Services (HRIS) Manager must have the familiarity with human resource policies and procedures to ensure the HRIS meets organizational needs and goals. He/She must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software and must have the ability to keep information confidential. Thorough understanding of database construction and thorough understanding of all areas of information systems with a highly technical understanding of at least one commercial HRIS product are highly essential.

Career Level


Job Specializations

Human Resources, Management Information Systems