Northrop Grumman Human Resources Manager 1 in McLean, Virginia

Human Resources Manager 1

Requisition ID: 18009745

Location(s): United States-Virginia-McLean

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services Sector is seeking a Human Resources Manager (HRM) to lead both the strategy and execution of the HR Sector Operating Objectives (redeployment and attrition) as well as the human capital objectives of the division. This position will be located in McLean, VA.

In this position, the HRM will also serve as the lead HR support to the division staff client group. This position is aligned with the Systems Modernization and Systems (SMS) division, reporting to the Division HR Director, and will have direct people management responsibility.

Emphasis will be placed on and the design and successful execution of human capital strategies that are aligned with business objectives and contribute to business results. Success in the role will require ability to positively influence, collaborate, and effectively manage matrixed resources to accomplish the following core responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the business and HR team, with specific emphasis on key programs, to provide guidance on a wide range of talent priorities (including but not limited to retention & redeployment strategies, talent development, and organizational effectiveness)

  • Lead the development of competitive, innovative, and efficient workforce strategies in support of current and new business efforts (i.e. program staffing & structure, workforce planning, leveraging at-risk talent)

  • Balance strategy and operational requirements to ensure results are both business-aligned and executable

  • Leverage data analytics to measure outcomes, drive business results, and influence decision making in areas such as retention, redeployment, and staffing

  • Create operational efficiencies across the HR team by identifying and scaling best practices to improve overall team effectiveness

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Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, or related field, plus a minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in Human Resources

•Proven experience with project management, to include successfully leading a project team

•Experience developing and executing strategy that aligns with business needs

•Demonstrated use of data analytics in support of the business/helping to drive business results

•Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

•US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

•Master’s Degree in Human Resources, or related field

•Experience working on new business pursuits/captures/proposal teams

•Previous experience serving as a trusted advisor to leadership using coaching and influence

•Demonstrated use of data analytics to predict business outcomes

•Experience preparing and presenting executive-level briefings

•Mastery in Microsoft Excel

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.

Title: Human Resources Manager 1

Location: Virginia-McLean

Requisition ID: 18009745