At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
The HR Assistant will utilize their analytical and project management skills to provide comprehensive HR support to the Space Park Center of Excellence's HR team located in Redondo Beach, CA. This is an entry-level role that builds skills and knowledge toward an HR generalist role.
The primary duty will be to serve as a resource for our business leaders and employees on human resources matters. HR policy interpretation, HR Service Center referrals, and HR system (PeopleSoft) database queries, as well as report development/execution will be required. The position requires strong analytical skills to determine requirements, analyze data, develop charts, and ensure data accuracy. The selected candidate will also need project management skills as they will be asked to lead and/or work on a variety of HR projects related to succession planning, employee engagement and retention, talent development, compensation, employee relations, and other HR duties. Projects require an individual who is detail orientated, accurate, has the ability to understand processes, meet deadlines, and be willing to do a wide range of tasks.
Responsibilities also include creation of presentations using PowerPoint with imported charts from Excel and other software. Must be a self-starter, demonstrate resourcefulness, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize a changing workload. Ability to be a team player is essential, as well as demonstrating flexibility and adaptability. Position requires judgment and tact in dealing with employees and management at all levels with a high level of discretion and confidentiality.
Some responsibilities are of a general administrative nature, including scheduling, planning, and coordinating meetings via MS Outlook.
Data analytics and project management skills.
Knowledge and usage of the Microsoft Office Suite products, especially Excel.
4-year degree in Human Resources or related field; Master's Degree in Human Resources is a plus.
Knowledge of typical HR support duties such as HR policy interpretation, HR database inquiries and reporting, and related HR projects.
Advanced knowledge of the entire suite of Microsoft Office products, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
Prior experience with large HRIS such as PeopleSoft.
Prior relevant internship experience is preferred.
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