Trends in HR job titles – update

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A list with HR job titles. A list that can inspire you, when you still are in need of a job title.

The Leader

  • Chief Collaboration Officer
  • Chief Happiness Officer
  • Chief Heart Officer
  • Chief Hearts & Meaning Officer
  • Chief Human Capital Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
  • Chief People Officer
  • Chief People & Change Management Officer
  • Chief Purpose Officer
  • Director of Employee Engagement
  • Director of People and ….
    • Capabilities
    • Collaboration
    • Communications
    • Community
    • Culture
    • Engagement
    • Organisation
    • Places
    • Performance
    • Performance Management
    • Purpose
    • Recruitment
    • Values
  • People Champion
  • SVP People
  • SVP People Operations (or: Head of People Operations)
  • SVP Strategy & Culture
  • Vibe Manager
  • VP HR


  • Director HR Analytics
  • Director Human Capital Analytics
  • Director People Analytics
  • Director People Systems
  • Director Workforce Analytics
  • Global Master Data Manager
  • Head of Business Behaviour
  • Head of Workforce Intelligence
  • HR Data Analyst
  • HR Data & Process Specialist
  • HR Tech Lead
  • Lead People Data Scientist

Compensation & Benefits

  • Director C&B
  • Director Reward & Recognition
  • Head of HR Compliance
  • Senior Manpower & Compensation Specialist

Diversity & Inclusion

  • Chief Diversity Officer
  • Head of Inclusion & Diversity
  • Head of Inclusion, Diversity & Belonging
  • Manager Diversity & Inclusion
  • Project Manager LGBT
  • SVP Talent & Diversity

Employee Experience

  • Adventure Coach
  • Director Online Employee Engagement and Development
  • Employee Experience Architect
  • Employee Experience Designer
  • Employee Journey Advisor
  • Employee Journey Guide
  • Employee Success Program Manager
  • Happiness Activator
  • Happy Officer
  • Head of Employee Experience
  • People Engagement Director

Ethics and Risk Management

  • Chief Ethical and Humane Use Officer
  • Whistle Blowing Coordinator

HR Operations

  • Chatbot Operator
  • Chatbot Tutor
  • Director HR Operations
  • Director HR Service Center
  • Head of People Systems & Design
  • HR Business Partner (HRBP)
  • HR Controller
  • HR Enabler
  • HR Service Center Chatbot
  • Manager Flexible Workforce
  • Partner People and Organisation
  • SVP of People Operations

Innovation and other

  • Adventure Coach
  • Agile Coach
  • Culture Guard
  • Design Thinking Facilitator
  • Director HR Transformation
  • Global Head of workforce of the future
  • Global HR Lead Digital Transformation
  • Group Head of HR Modernisation
  • Head of HR Excellence
  • Head of Organisational Development
  • HR Scrum Master
  • HR Success Manager
  • Innovation and EX manager
  • SVP HR Digital & Innovation
  • Vibe Manager & Head of all things Awesome
  • Purpose specialist


  • Chief Learning Officer
  • Director HR Academy
  • Director Leadership Academy
  • Director Training & Development
  • Learning Ambassador
  • Micro learning Designer
  • Online Learning Designer
  • Performance Consultant


  • Onboarding Specialist
  • Onboarding Success Coordinator
  • Onboarding Success Partner


  • A.I. Recruiter
  • Candidate Manager
  • Cognitive Recruitment Assistant
  • Director Talent Acquisition
  • Global Head Attraction
  • Global Strategic Sourcing Manager
  • Head of Active Sourcing
  • Hiring Manager
  • Recruitment Manager
  • Recruiting Chatbot
  • Talent Recruiter


  • Director Talent Acquisition
  • Director Talent Procurement
  • Director Talent Strategy
  • Performance Consultant
  • SVP Global Talent
  • SVP Global Talent & Culture
  • Talent Champion


  • Change Agent
  • Change Expert
  • Culture & Digital Transformation Manager
  • COVID-19 response manager
  • HR Transformation Lead
  • Partner in Change


  • Corporate Wellness Specialist
  • Remote Working Advisor


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Last updated: March 1, 2021

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