1+ months

Human Resources Business Partner/Principal Human Resources Business Partner

Northrop Grumman
Dulles, VA 20164

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman Space Systems has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, youll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman Space Systems sector is the place for you. Northrop Grumman is seeking a Principal HR Business Partner or Senior Principal (HRBP) to provide HR consultation, subject matter expertise and partnership to our Engineering and Products Business Unit (BU). The selected candidate will partner with the business to develop and implement solutions and deliver exceptional HR support in a challenging and dynamic business environment. The HR Business Partner will achieve results and address challenges, take ownership of projects, demonstrate self-directed learning, and provide and accept continuous feedback in a supportive work environment that offers continued opportunities for growth and development. This individual will work at our Dulles VA facility.

As an HR Business Partner, you will work in partnership with the HR Director to drive strategic human capital plans that support BU and division goals, and provide HR guidance and counsel to leaders, managers, employees, and peer team members. The selected candidate will collaborate with the business to develop and implement solutions and deliver exceptional HR support in a challenging, dynamic, and supportive and development-oriented business environment.

**Primary Responsibilities:**

+ Serving as the business partner and consultant to internal customers, including: organizational and staff development, performance management, employee relations, compensation and reward and recognition.
+ Diagnosing organizational needs and developing practical, creative and/or innovative solutions to increase team and organizational performance and advance the business strategy. Ensuring solutions are effectively implemented and sustained.
+ Organizing, prioritizing, planning, scheduling, and executing BU/Division/Sector/Corporate HR projects/initiatives.

**Additional Responsibilities/Duties will include (but not be limited to):**

+ Leading bench talent reviews for Directorates within the BU; consulting with leadership to define meaningful development experiences for identified critical talent. Coaching leadership on creating employee individual development plans (IDPs), sharing Northrop Grumman Development Center (NGDC) resources available, and partnering with leadership to solicit cohort program and Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) nominations.
+ Analyzing and presenting employee survey data/key themes to Directorate leadership teams and partnering with leadership to identify actions that address employee survey priorities and drive change. Advocating inclusion and engagement in driving performance.
+ Collaborating with the Talent Acquisition organization on forecasting resource needs and ensuring a strong talent pipeline. Providing candidate assessment through participation in select key position(s) interview(s). Partnering with hiring managers and Talent Acquisition to improve timeliness of talent acquisition process, when escalation required by recruiter.
+ Consulting with leadership on delivering continuous performance and development feedback, which includes throughout the year, mid-year and year-end evaluations. Consulting leadership on development and execution of an integrated approach and strategy on performance improvement (performance coaching, employee discussions, disciplinary actions).
+ Training leadership and consulting on performance ratings and compensation input. Preparing for and facilitating performance alignment sessions and total rewards sessions with BU leadership teams.
+ Coaching leadership on effectively responding to employee relations concerns. Advising leadership on managing employee and management performance and conduct. Performing investigations and partnering with leadership, ER Center of Excellence (COE), legal, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Training leadership on performance and conduct process, tools, and approaches. Interpreting/guiding employees and leaders on HR policies and procedures.
+ Reviewing out of cycle promotions and salary adjustments. Conducting compensation comparisons and consulting leadership with regards to recommendations for promotions, adjustments, leveling, offers and incentives.
+ Providing HR policy guidance and interpretation. Familiar with Federal and State laws; ability to develop and monitor good faith efforts to provide ensure a diverse workforce.
+ Consulting with leadership on COVID-19 risk assessment/mitigation, time charging, business resumption, and/or employee temperature checks.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

+ Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
+ 401k
+ Educational Assistance
+ Life Insurance
+ Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
+ Paid Time Off
+ Health & Wellness Resources
+ Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

**Basic Qualifications:**

**_This role may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3._**

**_Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:_**

+ Bachelors degree in HR, Psychology, Labor Relations, Business, or related field with 3+ years of broad/progressive HR experience OR a Masters degree with 1+ years of broad/progressive HR experience.

**_Basic Qualifications for a level 3:_**

+ Bachelors degree in HR, Psychology, Labor Relations, Business, or related field with 6+ years of broad/progressive HR experience OR a Masters degree with 4+ years of broad/progressive HR experience.

**_Additional Basic Qualifications for both levels:_**

+ Experience delivering results, adapting to change, demonstrating customer focus, and taking the initiative to continuously learn.
+ Strong consulting skills; experience analyzing data to define the root cause, designing practical, creative and/or innovative solutions, and ensuring solutions are effectively implemented.
+ Experience with project management, prioritization, continuous improvement and process improvement thought process.
+ Experience performing complex professional tasks and managing multiple projects simultaneously.
+ Strong written and verbal communication skills with strong relationship building and influencing others skills; proven track record of building collaborative partnerships as the basis for being able to influence direction and drive change demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and influence others.
+ Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ PHR (SHRM-CP) or SPHR (SHRM-SCP) certification.
+ Experience in a Manufacturing/Engineering environment.
+ Experience in a matrix organization with a large customer group (500-1000).

Salary Range: $68,100.00 - $102,100.00Salary Range 2: $83,800.00 - $125,800.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

**The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Posted: 2022-05-24 Expires: 2022-07-23

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