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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Org Effectiveness Consultant - Talent Management in Dulles, Virginia

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman 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, you'll 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking a Talent Management Consultant. This position will be based in Dulles, VA, Linthicum, MD, Chandler, AZ, or Redondo Beach, CA. This position reports to the Manager of Talent Management & Development on the Space Systems Organization Effectiveness (OE) team.

Scope and Responsibilities:

The Talent Management Consultant will partner with OE and HR leadership to develop a robust, diverse pipeline of leaders ready to deliver on NGC's business strategies. The individual will also play a critical role in leading change initiatives in support of enterprise and sector talent strategies.

Job Duties:

  • Partner with OE leadership to develop the talent management strategy to support sector business objectives

  • Lead sector talent management processes in partnership with the Enterprise Talent Management & Development team to identify and develop individuals for future leadership positions

  • Perform succession management operations to support talent reviews, talent development and movement, and leadership program nominations

  • Develop and implement solutions to address sector talent management priorities gaps in the talent pipeline

  • Play a key change management role to help the sector adopt new talent practices and tools, including the implementation of Workday


Basic Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in human resources, org development, business, or related field of study and 10 or more years of talent management, OE, OD or similar experience; OR a master's degree in human resources, org development, business, or related field of study and 8 or more years of talent management, OE, OD or similar experience

  • Experience or knowledge of succession management, talent assessment, and leadership development

  • Experience leading change initiatives with an orientation to HR processes

  • Strong relationship-building and consultative skills

  • Ability to apply project management discipline to organize and manage work

  • Ability to maintain utmost confidentiality

  • Occasional travel required (up to 25%)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as a Human Resources Business Partner or other CoE(s) is strongly desired

  • Prior experience in consulting a plus

  • Experience developing and delivering training a plus

  • Experience working with highly skilled technical talent a plus

Key Leadership Traits:

  • Unwavering ethics and values; trusted partner

  • Strong partner and collaborator; ability to build strong consulting relationships focused on team, organizational and business success

  • Excellent business acumen; focused on how HR processes and tools accelerate business results

  • Solution-oriented; balances qualitative and quantitative measures

  • Never satisfied with status quo; always pushing for improvements and change

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