Career

Personnel Administrator

A Personnel Administrator provides staffing and personnel administration services in support of an organisation's human resources policies and programs. Specialisations within the role include workforce planning analyst, personnel operations, recruitment and new staff services, and payroll. The role may entail determining staffing needs, recruitment activities, planning staff services, facilities, and amenities, reviewing of personnel policies, procedures, and performance, maintaining personnel records, involvement in safety programs and procedures, responding to internal and external client requests, developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders. The responsibilities faced in this role will vary in type, frequency, and difficulty, depending on the employer organisation.

Personnel Administrators need to have highly developed communication skills, and be able to relate to people in a variety of positions. They also need a thorough understanding of their organisation's policies and procedures and of relevant legislation.