Staff Organizational Effectiveness Program LeadMclean, VA

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.

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.

The Defense Systems (DS) Sector Human Resources organization is seeking a Staff Organizational Effectiveness Program Lead to join the Defense Systems Talent and Organizational Effectiveness Team. This role will report to the Director, Talent & Org Effectiveness, and the primary function is in support of driving integration and exceptional program delivery across the team and for our customers This person will be responsible for understanding the business, looking around corners to proactively plan and drive progress, ensuring project management excellence, and utilizing data to assess and measure impact. This person will also apply their consulting and organizational development acumen to support our team and the business with org health initiatives as needed. This position can be based in McLean, VA or Linthicum, MD.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide program management leadership; including the development of roadmaps and project plans, instilling project management discipline, and driving integration of Talent/OE team portfolio to deliver a cohesive experience for our customer

  • Develop and execute change management and communication strategies that lead to customer confidence and clear expectations

  • Support the creation and delivery of professional presentations and resources that inform, compel, and drive action across various populations

  • Utilize data, in partnership with the People Analytics team, to discover & assess needs, and to establish & enforce performance metrics that drive measurable outcomes

  • Serve as a liaison and influencer across the Talent/OE Team, HR and the business; thus driving alignment and identifying win-win approaches that address varying stakeholder needs

  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve current processes and optimize organizational procedures for efficiency and productivity

  • Support organizational development initiatives for OE Team, HRBPs, and business leaders, including but not limited to team development facilitation, strategic planning, change management, culture building, and other org health interventions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 15 plus years of experience or Master's degree and 13 plus years of experience in Organizational Development, Human Resources, Learning & Development or a related field. An additional 4 years of relevant experience is required in lieu of a degree.

  • 5 plus years of project management experience, including experience leading across the entire project life cycle.

  • Demonstrated experience applying Change Management principles and leading varying level of transformation/change involving multiple stakeholder groups.

  • Demonstrated experience creating professional and impactful PowerPoint presentations, communications and resources, for a variety of audiences.

  • Demonstrated data literacy and experience utilizing data analytics to inform assessments, recommendations, and communications.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a senior OE or Chief of Staff role

  • Certification in change management, project management, consulting, or coaching.

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 most positions.