Leadership & Talent Development ManagerMelbourne, FL

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (AS) sector is looking for a Manager, Leadership & Talent Development to join the Aeronautics Systems Human Resources Organization Effectiveness (OE) team. If you are passionate about developing talent to reach their maximum potential, we want to talk to you! This position will be in either Melbourne, FL or Palmdale, CA and will report to the Senior Director, Organization Effectiveness for AS.

As a leader on the OE team, the successful candidate will lead a small team of consultants and specialists focused on designing, implementing, overseeing, and delivering leadership development programs and training specific to the Aeronautics Systems (AS) sector, in alignment with our Northrop Grumman leadership development strategy. Additionally, you will partner with our Operations team in an OE/Talent Advisor role.

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Lead a team of talented individuals responsible for designing, implementing, and delivering sector-specific leadership development experiences across our organization

  • Represent the sector on enterprise teams, bringing the voice and perspective of the sector

  • Partner with Operations executives and the Operations HR team to identify talent management priorities and goals and measures of success

  • Build relationships with assigned client groups alongside HR Business Partners

  • Learn the business and hone your business acumen, identifying talent solutions that will improve the performance and effectiveness of individuals and teams

  • Guide holistic management and development of key talent pipelines

  • Assess, diagnose and consult for things like: team enablement & optimization, organizational performance, organizational design, change management, instructional design and delivery, and leadership coaching

  • Assess organizational needs and develop fit-for-purpose solutions to increase team and organization effectiveness and drive systemic, cultural and leadership change across the business

  • Collect, analyze, and evaluate data for development related metrics to determine the impact of development initiatives and make appropriate recommendations

  • Provide subject matter expertise in instructional design, learning and development, change management, and engagement

  • Stay abreast of workforce development and engagement research, theories, methodologies, and techniques Demonstrate the ability to apply concepts and theories to develop practical solutions that can be implemented with positive business outcomes

  • Leverage solid project management skills to implement development activities to include managing multiple projects simultaneously, mitigating risk, escalating when appropriate and reporting status to key stakeholders

  • Ensure optimized resource planning and allocation to achieve expected outcomes and objectives; apply project management discipline to ensure projects are on time, on budget and on quality

  • Manage, coach, develop and drive engagement for staff; Mentor and coach other members of the extended OE team

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 7 years (5 years with Master's degree) of Human Resources, Talent Management, or Leadership Development experience in a large, complex, professional environment

  • Broad based experiences as an HR Business Partner or COE specialist, advising, influencing, and consulting with clients, to include change management, talent management & development, and on larger scale OD/OE projects

  • 2 years of people leadership, helping connect people's efforts to the bigger picture, creating an inclusive work environment, valuing diversity and interest in helping to motivate leaders and employees reach their full potential

  • Excellent relationship builder with a track record of forging collaborative partnerships to influence direction and drive change to meet specific business outcomes

  • Superior relationship building and interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities/clients is essential

  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning and agility to adapt to shifting priorities and navigating ambiguous situations

  • Strong organization and project management skills

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

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance and Special Program Access within a reasonable amount of time, as determined by the company to meet its business need

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in in Human Resources, Organization Development, Learning & Development, or related discipline

  • Professional certifications relevant to HR, OD, change management, human capital performance consulting or other relevant fields

  • Certified executive coach

  • Strong business acumen and broad-based knowledge of Human Resources

  • Self-starter and driven individual who is resourceful and resilient

  • Is agile and solution oriented

  • Strong ethics and values with the ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Strong systems thinking capability

  • Ability to influence without direct authority

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Current/active DoD Secret clearance

Salary Range: $108,400 - $188,300

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.