Principal / Senior Principal HR Business Partner
Requisition ID: R10002005Category: Human ResourcesLocation: Baltimore - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work "A cents € 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 Human Resources (HR) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a candidate to join a growing community of committed HR professionals. This position can be located at any of our major Mission Systems facilities including San Diego, CA, Baltimore MD, Fair Lakes, VA, Rolling Meadows, IL, or Woodland Hills, CA. Our HR community is composed of incredible people with different abilities, diverse thinking and varied backgrounds who find professional fulfillment in understanding and advocating for employees, supporting the coaching and development of the management team, and solving organizational challenges through our partnership with business leadership.The selected candidate will join a team supporting the Engineering & Sciences organization and will report to the HR Business Leader for E&S. This individual will support broader strategic talent initiative development and improvement efforts in support of E&S. This could include areas such as talent identification, performance management, employee relations, compensation, reward and recognition, succession planning, organization and staff development, leadership/bench strength development, staffing, EEO and other areas within the HR body of knowledge. The implementation of these programs will be through proficient leadership and project management skills and close collaboration with HR subject matter experts. In addition, the selected candidate will be responsible for project management of HR projects related to the Digital Transformation efforts, and must demonstrate the ability to plan, organize, implement, and close multiple projects simultaneously on various topics within HR work streams.The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate leadership and relationship building skills, a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. Skillful verbal and written communication talents are required and the ideal candidate will have prior success building or enhancing a collaborative, supportive and understanding work environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate how they have supported their prior teams through organization, self-motivation and task ownership skills, with the ability to accomplish complex duties in a high-impact, time sensitive environment.Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:Establish intimate understanding of the business, build and expand relationships with client leadership teams, and create close partnerships across HR, centers of excellence (COE's)Support and partner with HR colleagues in operations, talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, employee relations, diversity and inclusion and organizational effectiveness to support talent strategiesIdentify trends, risks, and opportunities within the organization and develop solutions in partnership with division and matrix leadership, COE and regional/division HR business leadershipAdvise leadership on new ideas and winning practices in the areas of talent acquisition, assessment, development, compensation, organizational effectiveness, strategy, on-boarding, change management and communicationsAnalyze and concisely present information to the management team to enable business growth and sound decision makingProvide business insight through data analysis, research and benchmarkingPlay a key change leadership role in the company's transformation by reinforcing a culture of growth, innovation and calculated risk taking through the application of human capital strategy, tools and processesLeadership Development"A cents € focused on comprehensive succession planning and strategic leadership movement. Partner with business leaders to build leadership depth to support the succession planning process.Support and enable leaders to make informed decisions about talent and to hold their organizations accountable for business resultsThe incumbent must have cross-cultural awareness and communication skills to be able to effectively interact with a geographically disbursed senior leadership team.This role can be filled at a level 3 or 4.Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:Bachelor's degree required plus a minimum of 6 of experience in HR or related fieldAbility to provide advanced consulting on and skillful application of HR principles, concepts, policies and practices to solve business challengesProficient verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and influence others. Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Ability to support the business and HR team with minimal task supervision, utilizing relationships to ensure alignment with organizational priorities and proactively sharing best practices for team learning and growthProven ability to lead cross-functional projects to completion including organizing, planning, scheduling and following up on all project related itemsProven experience with recruitment and hiring processes, workforce management practices and talent developmentBasic Qualifications for a Level 4:Bachelor's degree required plus a minimum of 10 of experience in HR or related fieldAbility to provide advanced consulting on and skillful application of HR principles, concepts, policies and practices to solve business challengesProficient verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and influence others. Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Ability to support the business and HR team with minimal task supervision, utilizing relationships to ensure alignment with organizational priorities and proactively sharing best practices for team learning and growthProven ability to lead cross-functional projects to completion including organizing, planning, scheduling and following up on all project related itemsProven experience with recruitment and hiring processes, workforce management practices and talent developmentPreferred Qualifications:Advanced degree preferred in Business, Human Resource management, Organization Development, Industrial Organizational Psychology, or related field.Working knowledge of HRIS platforms and technology, with preferred applications experience in WorkDay, SAP, Taleo/Talent+ and Saba Learning Exchange (LX).Advanced problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and adjust direction when needed.Experience in proactive HR assessment and diagnosis of business challenges and ability to craft effective solutions.Ability to navigate cultural and business nuances/sensitivities to promote top performance, employee engagement and inclusion.Exposure to larger scale change management efforts across sites/client groups.Salary Range: 79800 - 125400Salary Range 2: 98952 - 155496Employees 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.