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HR Officer CV Template + Tips and Download

author Sobhan Mohmand, Career Expert         date 12 May 2021

Tip: Use the HR Officer CV Template below as an example to help you write your own personal and fully-tailored CV.

Hayley Parker

277 Albert Road
NW22 7SK
Mob: 079 4775 6799       Email: [email protected]

Personal profile statement

I am a highly organised, dedicated and diplomatic Human Resources Officer, with a proven ability to improve working environments and a commitment to employee welfare. Sensitive to employee concerns, I possess strong interpersonal skills, demonstrating the utmost discretion and integrity when dealing with confidential information. I am also proficient in business, reflected in familiarity with payroll systems and employment law.


  • First class degree in Human Resources Management from Kingston University
  • Over four year’s practical experience working in Human Resources
  • Numerous vocational qualifications in personnel management


2011 – 2014BSc Human Resources ManagementKingston UniversityGrade achieved: 1:1

Relevant Modules:

  • Organisational Behaviour (77%)
  • Employment Law (76%)
  • Professional Development (74%)
  • Work Ethics in the Workplace (70%
  • Strategic Management (69%)
  • Individual Project (72%)

2009 – 2011
Results: Sociology: A Citizenship: B English: B
A LevelsManchester College
2002 – 2009
Results: 11 GCSEs at Grades A*-C
GCSEsManchester Academy

Work experience

Mar 2015 – PresentHuman Resources Officer       PGR industries

Main duties performed:

  • Acting as the first point of contact for any Human Resources issues
  • Provide advice and guidance to managers about HR-related issues
  • Consulting with a range of the organisation’s departments to implement the company policy and HR processes
  • Participating in meetings, investigations and consultations
  • Providing support to all employees on ‘long-term sick’ or with challenging medical issues and organising their duties appropriately (amending duties, return to work, etc)
  • Producing HR statistical reports (headcount, absenteeism, leavers, etc.)
  • Checking Passports / ID Cards to validate a candidate’s right to work in the UK
  • Checking Certificates for authentication purposes
  • Conducting CRB and driver licence checks
  • Recruiting, short-listing, interviewing and training new staff members
  • Writing contracts of employment and sending out offers of employment
  • Updating, maintaining and auditing of personal data for all the employees
  • Organising training and development workshops for new and existing staff
  • Dealing with general HR issues such as annual leave, bereavement, maternity, paternity, flexible working requests, timesheets, etc. on a daily basis
  • Implementing disciplinary action (when necessary)
  • Managing payroll systems and advising staff on remuneration packages
  • Developing and administering HR strategies to improve working environments
  • Encouraging diversity and promoting equal opportunities in the workplace
  • Implementing employment law and workplace regulations
  • Taking notes during meetings and writing minutes of the meeting afterwards

Sept 2014 – Feb 2015HR Assistant           Kingston University

Main duties performed:

  • Assisting in the administration of company policy and HR procedures
  • Dealing with employee grievances, reporting complaints to senior managers
  • Producing handbooks and employment information booklets
  • Drafting job adverts, creating job descriptions and personal specifications and reviewing job applications (CV, cover letter and application form) for short-listing suitable candidates
  • General Admin duties; regularly making and answering phone calls, sending out emails to staff, taking minutes, printing, photocopying, filing, etc.


  • Level 3 in Employment Law – NCFE
  • Business Driven HR (2 days) – CIPD
  • Developing an Employee Engagement Strategy (1 day) – CIPD


  • Advanced interpersonal skills, demonstrated in the ability to develop strong working relationships with colleagues and company employees
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Kronos Workforce Central HR Software
  • In-depth knowledge of employment law and workplace regulations
  • Professional and confident with excellent diplomacy and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to liaise effectively with a range of departments to effectively implement company policies

Hobbies and interests

In my spare time, I enjoy amateur baking, and I regularly attend a number of food festivals with my friends. I also take dancing classes twice a week as part of an active lifestyle, and I enjoy meeting new people from all backgrounds.


Mrs Claire Flanders
HR Manager, PGR industries
Address: 4 Field Rd, Hyde, HY8 2DK
Tel: 0743 6799 7657
Email: [email protected]
Mr William Sanders
Supervisor, Kingston University
Address: 1 Upper Ln, Courtney, CI1 3LE
Tel: 0793 4562 8955
Email: willia[email protected]

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  • Administrative skills: One of the key features of an HR Officer’s job is to manage a lot of data, records, information, forms, documents and computer systems. You should emphasise on your CV your administrative and organisational skills to demonstrate that you have what it takes to be a successful HR Officer.
  • Good with people: You will be dealing with a variety of professionals, from all backgrounds, on a daily basis. It is, therefore, a critical requirement that you will be able to get on with people and have excellent social and communication skills. You could indicate list down these skills under your CV’s Skills section and give a relevant, real-world example for each of the attributes mentioned.

Good Luck!

Written by Sobhan Mohmand
Sobhan is a qualified Careers Advisor and Professional CV Writer with over 10 years of experience in helping job seekers get a job. He is a Member of the Careers Development Institute (CDI) and is listed on the official UK Register of Career Development Professionals. He holds a Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (QCF).


    £20.000 – £40.000
    Degree and Work Experience
    38+ hours per week


  • Communication Skills
    Ability to communicate effectively and building good relations with other professionals (staff, employees, managers)
  • Writing Skills
    Excellent writing skills to write clear and concise reports
  • Computing Skills
    Excellent knowledge and expertise in Microsoft Office and HR-related software
  • Management
    Ability to lead and inspire staff to accomplish success for the company
  • Diplomacy
    Using appropriate techniques to move others to action or to gain agreements
  • Organisational Skills
    Methodically running different projects and meeting deadlines

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