Principal HR Business PartnerHuntsville, AL

At 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 - 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently seeking an HR Business Partner (HRBP) to serve in our Huntsville, AL location.

As a member of the HR team, you will work in partnership with peer HR Business Partners, HR Managers, and the HR Director to drive strategic human capital plans that support organization goals. You will provide HR guidance and counsel to leaders, managers, and employees. The selected candidate will collaborate with the business to develop and implement solutions and deliver exceptional HR support in a challenging, dynamic, and supportive and development-oriented business environment.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as a business partner and consultant to internal customers and stakeholders.

  • Identify trends, risks, and opportunities within the organization. Provide business insight through data analytics, research and benchmarking to inform, develop, and implement solutions in partnership with leadership.

  • Diagnose organizational needs and develop practical, creative and/or innovative solutions to increase team and organizational performance and advance the business strategy.

  • Collaborate with business leaders to build leadership depth and address critical roles/skills needs. Coach leadership on employee development plans and development resources.

  • Collaborate with Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and leadership to support diversity, equality, and inclusion and social justice.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED with minimum ten plus years of broad HR Business Partner experience; OR Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, HR, Psychology, or related field with 6+ years of broad HR Business Partner experience, OR a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA), HR Development, Industrial / Organizational Psychology or related field with 4+ year of broad HR Business Partner experience

  • Proven ability, understanding, and application of project management and change management fundamentals, including organizing, planning, presenting, and executing concurrent projects and tasks. Ability to escalate issues and obtain additional resources when necessary.

  • Fundamental consulting skills, ability to understand business challenges, provide ideas/solutions and support implementation of solutions. Understanding of data analysis.

  • Knowledge and fundamental understanding of succession planning, culture and engagement, managing performance, and maintaining positive employee relations.

  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills; proven track record of building collaborative partnerships as the basis for being able to influence direction and drive change demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and influence others.

  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PHR (SHRM-CP) or SPHR (SHRM-SCP) certification.

  • Experience in Aerospace & Defense industry.

Salary Range: $84,600 - $127,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees 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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.