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Northrop Grumman Talent Acquisition Manager 2 in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Be part of a Talent Acquisition organization that pushes the boundaries of possible! Northrop Grumman's Space Systems Sector is seeking a Senior Talent Acquisition Manager to lead, partner, and develop the Strategic Space Systems' recruiting team from our Space Park campus in Redondo Beach, CA. If you are a dynamic leader with a passion for execution, this is the opportunity to lead a high performing team and drive the strategic development of business critical recruiting strategies.

At Northrop Grumman, we recruit top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.


  • Recommends and implements talent acquisition strategies as a highly influential talent advisor

  • Mentors, coaches, develops, and engages high performing recruiting team

  • Thrives in a fast paced, results-driven environment while modeling Northrop Grumman's Leadership Behaviors

  • Builds collaborative partnerships with customers, business partners, and other talent acquisition leaders within large and complex organizations

  • Develop operational efficiencies to streamline recruiting initiatives

  • Works with the Talent Acquisition Director and other talent acquisition leaders and consults with key stakeholders to identify talent strategies necessary to align with the goals of the business

  • Develops and executes cleared talent strategies providing expertise in areas of strategic sourcing and market intelligence

  • Leverages data analytics and metrics to maximize productivity and optimize results of the recruiting team

  • Builds deep relationships with our HR Business partners to improve talent outcomes

  • Partners with enterprise colleagues to strategically align sector resources and leverages partnership both internally and externally

  • Ensures staffing policies and procedures are followed in compliance with government regulatory requirements

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video:


Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 8 years of Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, or closely related experience

  • Master's degree with a minimum of 6 years of Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, or closely related experience

  • No degree, but at least 12 years of Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, or closely related experience

  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional projects to completion

  • Prior experience either as a team lead or manager

  • Demonstrated project management experience with the ability to organize, prioritize, plan, schedule, and follow up on concurrent tasks while elevating issues as needed

  • Understanding of applicant tracking systems, preferably Workday

  • Ability to travel within the United States as needed (10- 15% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Full life cycle recruiting process experience, to include comprehensive understanding of compliance with OFCCP

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience leading diverse teams

  • Project management experience

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 most positions.

Job Category : Human Resources