At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage, and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
The Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Human Resources organization is seeking a Principal HR Business Partner (HRBP) to implement our human capital strategy primarily supporting the Global Supply Chain (GSC) organization. The selected candidate has the opportunity to be based out of Redondo Beach, CA. This position requires travel between the various sites.
The selected candidate must also partner with business operations to ensure a complete understanding of business needs and objectives and resolves HR issues. In addition, the selected candidate will have opportunities to participate in and lead HR Business Partner strategic projects, utilizing the ability to plan, implement, and close multiple projects simultaneously on various topics within the HR body of knowledge.
The selected candidate must be able to work in partnership with client groups and HRBP peers across multiple sites. Primary responsibilities include serving as the business partner and consultant to internal client groups to help build organizational capability to meet sector and organizational strategic goals. Incumbent will develop and implement value-added HR programs and initiatives, support all aspects of HR for assigned client groups including performance management, employee relations, compensation, reward and recognition, succession planning, organizational and staff development, and change management. The selected candidate should have the proven ability to lead cross-functional projects to completion, ability to organize, prioritize, plan, schedule, and follow up on concurrent tasks and elevating issues or obtaining additional resources when necessary.
Solid, broad-based human resources background, with an emphasis in touch labor and manufacturing experience is preferred. Other areas of expertise include, change management, organization effectiveness, and leadership development; demonstrated ability to interface effectively at all levels of the organization and across multiple sites; effective interpersonal skills, influencing, consulting and negotiating skills, business savvy, strong problem solving, analytical and systems skills required. The selected candidate has excellent analytical, communication, and critical thinking skills, and the ability to function in high demand situations. This person has the ability to navigate cultural and business sensitivities within a large organization to drive performance, employee engagement, inclusion and accountability.
Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of progressive HR experience; 4 years with a Master's degree
Working knowledge of HR policies and practices
Experience working with touch labor and manufacturing employees
Proven experience with talent management, leadership bench development, employee relations issues, compensation, total rewards, performance management and talent acquisition strategies
Strong HRIS and Talent Management data and query experience
Proficiency with Microsoft office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required.
Current DOD Secret clearance
Extensive and current HR experience working in a fast pace environment
Experience leading organizations through change
Experience leading large scale projects/ HR project management expertise
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.