Northrop Grumman Pathways Program Advisor in McLean, Virginia
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems seeks a highly motivated Advisor for its Pathways Program. This position will be located in Linthicum, MD or Northern Virginia and will support the strategy and execution of the Mission Systems' Pathways Program, a rotational program designed to provide new college hires an opportunity to experience multiple rotations in the core areas of the business to develop a solid foundation for a successful career.
The Pathways Advisor will:
Collaborate with ES&T as well as functional Pathways managers to ensure consistency and continuity; to ensure participants stay on track for rotations; and to ensure development and growth needs are met.
Provide coaching and feedback, as needed, to Pathways participants, with an emphasis on career exploration and professional development
Develop training and programming strategy and execute multiple events for Pathways participants nationwide
Provide assistance to the Manufacturing Pathways Manager to include, but not limited to, identification of rotation opportunities and needs, coaching, career guidance, track alignment and Pathways participant development.
Deliver and maintain Pathways new hire orientation, Pathways programming and Pathways communications
Support the Pathways Community of Practice
Collaborate closely with peers and stakeholders at all levels (including Human Resources and functional and technical leadership) across the sector to ensure a consistent, world-class Pathways experience
10 years of professional experience
Excellent communication skills (oral and written) including ability to deliver large group presentations
Ability to provide career development guidance to new college graduates throughout the first 2-3 years of their career
Proven track record as a trusted advisor and partner with business leadership, along with demonstrated project management, analytical and process orientation skills
Experience with the Northrop Grumman Professional Development Program
Employee management experience
University recruiting experience
Experience with providing career development guidance to junior employees
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