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Northrop Grumman Senior Talent Acquisition Manager in Chandler, Arizona

Northrop Grumman's Space Sector is seeking an experienced Senior Talent Acquisition Manager to supporting the Launch and Missile Defense division by leading and developing our diverse Talent Acquisition team. This position would sit in Chandler, AZ. If you are a dynamic leader with a passion for execution, this is the opportunity to lead a high performing team and drive the strategic development of business critical recruiting strategies.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.


  • Implements recruitment strategies to support hiring needs across one of our Divisions

  • Manages the company's human resources operational staffing and planning functions

  • Works with the Space Sector Talent Acquisition Director and consults with key stakeholders to identify talent strategies necessary to align with the goals of the business

  • Thrives in a fast paced, results-driven environment while modeling Northrop Grumman's Leadership characteristics

  • Builds collaborative partnerships with customers and business partners within large and complex organizations

  • Develops and executes cleared talent strategies providing expertise in areas of strategic sourcing and market intelligence

  • Recommends and implements talent acquisition strategies as a highly influential talent advisor

  • Leverages data analytics and metrics to maximize productivity and optimize results of the recruiting team

  • Builds deep relationships with our HR Business partners to improve talent outcomes

  • Mentors, coaches, develops, and engages high performing recruiting team

  • Ensures staffing policies and procedures are followed in compliance with government regulatory requirements

  • Partners with corporate partners to strategically align sector resources and leverages partnership both internally and externally

  • Ensures focus on internal mobility by executing on sector redeployment strategies


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 8 years of Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, or related experience

  • Master's degree with a minimum of 6 years of Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, or related experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience leading diverse teams

  • Ability to travel within the United States as needed (up to 25% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Full life cycle recruiting process experience, to include comprehensive understanding of compliance with OFCCP

  • 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.

  • Experience leading a geographically dispersed team in multiple states

  • Experience leading remote teams/teleworkers

  • Program management experience

  • Understanding of applicant tracking systems, preferably Taleo

  • PHR/SPHR certification.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Human Resources