Senior Principal Human Resources Business Partner - Melbourne FL or Palmdale CAMelbourne, FL

Requisition ID: R10161512

  • Category: Human Resources

  • Location: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America | Palmdale, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 2

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’s Aeronautics Systems sector is currently hiring a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Human Resources organization. This HRBP will be responsible for implementing our human capital strategy in support of the Engineering Homeroom in Melbourne, FL or Palmdale, CA and will require occasional travel to various sites.

The selected candidate will join a team supporting the Engineering homeroom and provide Senior HR Business Partner support to Engineering leaders and employees. The incumbent will be the focal point to consult on and assist in the implementation of HR strategy, programs, and policies across multiple client groups, including talent identification, performance management, employee relations, compensation, reward and recognition, succession planning, organization and staff development, leadership/bench strength development, staffing, EEO and other areas within the HR body of knowledge. The implementation of these programs will be through proficient leadership and project management skills and close collaboration with HR subject matter experts. In addition, the selected candidate will be responsible for project management of HR projects, and must demonstrate the ability to plan, organize, implement, and close multiple projects simultaneously on various topics within HR work streams.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate leadership and relationship building skills, a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. Skillful verbal and written communication talents are required, and the ideal candidate will have prior success building or enhancing a collaborative, supportive and understanding work environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate how they have supported their prior teams through organization, self-motivation, and task ownership skills, with the ability to accomplish complex duties in a high-impact, time sensitive environment.

This position requires extensive senior leadership contact and the ideal candidate with possess a track record of leadership and decision-making skills with the ability to realize results in an environment of ambiguity. The incumbent must have cross-cultural awareness and communication skills to be able to effectively interact with a geographically disbursed senior leadership team.

Additional background and experience:

  • Ability to drive HR initiatives both at a local level and across various sites and Engineering disciplines

  • Strong relationship building skills; proven track record of building collaborative partnerships as the basis for being able to influence direction and drive change in partnership with HR and Engineering leadership

  • Strong consulting skills; able to dissect the root cause or core problem to solve and bring appropriate solutions and resources to bear

  • Deep talent mindset coupled with practical experience in driving leader development, succession planning and talent retention strategies

  • Demonstrate analytic skills; able to translate business strategy into implications for workforce

  • Inquisitive Mindset – seeks clarity and understanding in order to build the big picture and connect the dots; also dives into the details as necessary

  • Strong technical competence across one or more HR disciplines:

  • Leadership Development

  • Talent Management

  • Employee Relations

  • Key Leadership Traits:

  • Unwavering ethics and values; trusted partner

  • Strong partner and team player; focused on organizational and team success

  • Embraces ambiguity

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree AND 10 years of Human Resources experience OR a Master’s degree AND 8 years of Human Resources experience

  • Demonstrated experience in prioritizing the workday, balancing multiple projects, and working across multiple deadlines

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • 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

  • Must be willing and able to travel 15-20% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Workday

  • Previous HR experience in Aerospace & Defense

  • Current/active DoD Secret clearance

Melbourne Salary Range: $95,000-142,400

Palmdale Salary Range: $109,900-164,900

Salary Range: $95,000 - $164,900

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.