Northrop Grumman Senior Principal Talent Acquisition Business Partner/Recruiter in El Segundo, California
At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Across our career areas and around the globe, we see the value of our performance every day. We are Northrop Grumman, and defining the next generation is at the heart of what we do.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Sector is currently seeking a Senior Principal Talent Acquisition Business Partner to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be based in El Segundo, CA.
In this role, your responsibilities may include:
Provide full-life cycle engineering and/or non-engineering recruiting, to include: sourcing, screening, qualifying, interviewing, and managing candidate relationships while advising hiring managers through the assessment and selection
process. A successful candidate must be able to effectively manage competing priorities, remain highly flexible in an ever-changing environment while consistently anticipating and delivering exceptional talent acquisition solutions to our
customers. A successful candidate must also demonstrate solid judgment, the ability to quickly learn systems, processes, procedures and the business. The ability to source and recruit qualified talent while maintaining excellent customer
service with hiring managers, candidates and other stakeholders is required.
Strategic Talent Acquisition:
Demonstrated ability to apply a business mindset to the talent acquisition function
Makes connections between all talent management phases (acquisition, development, retention, culture)
Leverages data and market intelligence to develop and execute staffing strategies
Successfully blends diversity, regulatory requirements and business strategy throughout the process
Demonstrates a deep understanding of the external recruiting landscape within their function
Ability to successfully source and attract passive external talent
Strong understanding of Boolean search methodology and execution
Leveraging sourcing data in weekly conversations with hiring managers and TA leadership
Attain a high level understanding of our business, program, technological and cultural challenges
Demonstrates uncompromising ethical standards, integrity and respect for people
Maintains composure under stress and understands how externalized emotions impact others
Demonstrates self-awareness of strengths and opportunities; acts with humility by asking for feedback
Serves as a steward of the company; placing the needs of the company/ department before personal goals
Influences hiring managers, executives, candidates and peers by developing trusting relationships
Advises hiring managers on effective interviewing techniques
Effectively leverages compensation, employee relations and business partners when advising the business
Routinely leverages metrics to advise managers, improve processes and/ or self-assess performance
Operates with a high sense of urgency (action-oriented)
Constructively pushes back and/or conducts crucial conversations with hiring managers as needed
Proactively collaborates with recruiting assistants to ensure a smooth process
Proactively serves as a change agent (first to adopt and promote new ways to delivering value)
Consistently promotes and adheres to compliance, diversity and talent acquisition processes
Routinely identifies innovative solutions to program, policy and process challenges
Self-governs staffing data (always ensures integrity of values captured)
Effectively partners with sourcing team to ensure pipeline targets meet business objectives
Assessment and Selection:
Accurately assesses candidates (via in-person or phone) for cultural, competency and skill fit
Quickly synthesizes candidate and hiring manager feedback
Routinely pre-closes candidates (early in the process) to ensure high acceptance rates
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10 years of directly related work experience; or 8 years of experience with a Master's degree.
Minimum of8 years full-life cycle recruiting that includes sourcing, screening, assessment & selection, and closing.
Demonstrated experience directly sourcing external passive talent
Comprehensive understanding of OFCCP compliance
Occasional travel may be required
Previous experience in both agency and corporate recruiting
Strong domain knowledge and expertise in sourcing methodologies, assessment & selection of talent, and closing strategies
Demonstrated personal accountability and integrity
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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.