Talent Development Manager 3
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 world's 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. Northrop Grumman's Defense Systems sector is seeking a Talent Development Manager 3 to join our growing Organization Effectiveness (OE) team. This position reports to the Director, Talent Management and Development in Defense Systems and may be located in Linthicum, Maryland , Baltimore, Maryland , or in McLean, Virginia , and some telecommuting will be considered. If located in Linthicum or Baltimore, the selected candidate will be required to travel to the McLean office an average of 2 days per week, pending guidance related to COVID-19. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Partners with engineering, technology, and HR leaders across the sector to assess critical technical needs Defines, develops, and delivers leadership and technical development strategies and programs to meet current and future talent needs, and ensures practices result in a high performing workforce and achieve business and human capital priorities Partners with division and functional stakeholders to understand current and future development needs Identifies gaps in development offerings and implements mitigation plans Manages complex and competing organizational priorities Leads organization initiatives within cost and schedule and meeting/exceeding client expectations. Establishes and executes a DS early career development strategy Leverages programs at the enterprise level and in other sectors to build development approaches for DS Builds collaborative partnerships as the basis for being able to influence direction and drives change Helps employees connect their efforts to the bigger picture, creates an inclusive work environment characterized by mutual respect and the valuing of differences, and builds a culture that balances caring, empowerment and accountability, and motivates employees to their highest levels of performance. Evaluates offering effectiveness by demonstrating clear business outcomes to ensure offerings provide measurable value to the organization; this includes defining success criteria up front and identifying/collecting critical metrics and associated leading measures Qualifications: Basic Qualifications : Must have one of the following: Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 12 years of relevant instructional design, organizational development, and/or engineering experience Master's degree with a minimum of 10 years of relevant instructional design, organizational development, and/or engineering experience Track record of demonstrating creativity and thought leadership Ability to navigate ambiguous situations and proactively adapt to shifting priorities Outstanding organizational, project management, and interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration with multiple stakeholders Strong communication skills Possess exceptional consultative skills that combine thought leadership, influential communication, and strategic problem solving to design and drive talent development results Must be able to work on-site in one of the following locations: McLean, Virginia Linthicum, Maryland (with the ability to work on-site in McLean at least 2 days per week) Baltimore, Maryland (with the ability to work on-site in McLean at least 2 days per week) Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time) Preferred Qualifications : Degree in psychology, human or organizational behavior, industrial / organizational psychology Experience with project management methodologies Experience with learning & development methodologies / instructional design. Experience briefing senior leaders Strong business acumen, including value proposition development, metrics/measurement, and tradeoff analysis Demonstrated success translating HR, OE and OD concepts and tools to business solutions and outcomes for sustainable business differentiation in the marketplace Comfort with challenging the status quo 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. US Citizenship is required for most positions.