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HR administrator (m/f/d)

HR administrators: performing administrative and office organisation tasks in companies

HR administrators can find a job in all industries and manage the administrative area of companies from different economic sectors. They perform administration and processing tasks as well as routine work as part of HR projects.

HR administrators are demanded in all industries and thus have good chances to find a responsible job. Recruitment agencies offer them the best chances. However, industrial and trading companies, freelance, scientific and technical service providers as well as banks and insurance companies also require qualified HR administrators. To start a successful career, they ideally have completed a training in the commercial area and obtained a qualification as an HR administrator or HR management assistant. An academic degree in an HR-related field further improves their chances. Learn more about the individual areas HR administrators can work in.

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Are you looking for a HR administrator (m/f/d)?

Do you need a HR adminstrator who, with their specialist knowledge, is jointly responsible for the administrative area of your company? With the specialized know-how in your industry, administrative knowledge and experience in personnel management, experts can take on a wide range of tasks. We have the right candidates for you.

Are you looking for a job as a HR administrator (m/f/d)?

As a HR administrator, you will bring your know-how to a company in organizing the administrative area of applicant management and in answering internal and external inquiries. You have the choice whether you want to work in the personnel services sector, the industrial sector, as a service provider in the freelance, scientific and technical fields or many other sectors.

HR administrators have a broad range of administrative tasks. They maintain personnel files, prepare certificates for employees and the company and are responsible for payroll accounting processes. Furthermore, they organise the administrative aspects of the candidate management area and competently respond to internal and external requests.

Finally, they closely cooperate with personnel officers and are often involved in HR projects.

  • Maintenance of personnel files
  • Preparation of certificates for employees and the company
  • Payroll accounting
  • Organisation of the administrative aspects of candidate management areas
  • Responding to internal and external requests
  • Involvement in HR projects

HR administrators have a broad range of administrative tasks. They maintain personnel files, prepare certificates for employees and the company and are responsible for payroll accounting processes. Furthermore, they organise the administrative aspects of the candidate management area and competently respond to internal and external requests.

Finally, they closely cooperate with personnel officers and are often involved in HR projects.

  • Maintenance of personnel files
  • Preparation of certificates for employees and the company
  • Payroll accounting
  • Organisation of the administrative aspects of candidate management areas
  • Responding to internal and external requests
  • Involvement in HR projects

HR administrators should possess skills in payroll accounting, administration and staff management. Besides, they should be familiar with the common Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook) and have good German and English language skills.

Apart from these hard skills, they also need to have certain soft skills, e.g. organisational talent, good time management skills and an accurate and independent way of working. Last but not least, HR administrators should have excellent communication skills.

  • Skills in payroll accounting
  • Administration skills
  • Experience in staff management
  • Experience in working with Office programs
  • Very good language skills
  • Organisational talent and good time management skills

HR administrators should possess skills in payroll accounting, administration and staff management. Besides, they should be familiar with the common Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook) and have good German and English language skills.

Apart from these hard skills, they also need to have certain soft skills, e.g. organisational talent, good time management skills and an accurate and independent way of working. Last but not least, HR administrators should have excellent communication skills.

  • Skills in payroll accounting
  • Administration skills
  • Experience in staff management
  • Experience in working with Office programs
  • Very good language skills
  • Organisational talent and good time management skills

The average annual salary of HR administrators amounts to approximately EUR 35,000 and partially depends on the company’s location. With up to EUR 42,000 per year, they earn the highest salary in Southern Germany.

The average annual salary of HR administrators amounts to approximately EUR 35,000 and partially depends on the company’s location. With up to EUR 42,000 per year, they earn the highest salary in Southern Germany.


If you want to work in human resources, you have a variety of options when it comes to choosing a career. Because there are a wide variety of areas of responsibility in HR departments. In large companies, for example, it is common for the HR department to have the following jobs in addition to HR clerks:

  • Personnel consultants: These take over the entire recruitment process of a company and advise on all personnel decisions.
  • HR managers: They are responsible for the strategy, procedures and processes of the entire HR department, mediate within the company between management, employees and the works council.
  • Personnel officer: As an all-rounder in human resources, you are responsible for covering personnel requirements as well as planning and implementing recruiting processes. They also ensure optimal working conditions for existing employees.

If you want to work in human resources, you have a variety of options when it comes to choosing a career. Because there are a wide variety of areas of responsibility in HR departments. In large companies, for example, it is common for the HR department to have the following jobs in addition to HR clerks:

  • Personnel consultants: These take over the entire recruitment process of a company and advise on all personnel decisions.
  • HR managers: They are responsible for the strategy, procedures and processes of the entire HR department, mediate within the company between management, employees and the works council.
  • Personnel officer: As an all-rounder in human resources, you are responsible for covering personnel requirements as well as planning and implementing recruiting processes. They also ensure optimal working conditions for existing employees.

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