HR Business Partner-20003727

Location: Palmdale
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to unmanned aerial vehicles, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.


Job Description:
  • Serve as Principal Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)
  • Partner with key executives to deliver HR services to assigned portfolio of clients 
  • Work with a variety of business leaders and members of HR leadership to drive core HR processes and initiatives

Background and experience:

  • Strong technical competence across one or more HR disciplines:
    • Compensation
    • Staffing/Talent Acquisition
    • Leadership Development
    • Talent Management
    • Organization Design/Development
    • Employee Relations
    • Learning
  • Ability to drive HR initiatives (can start with a blank sheet, design a plan/program/process and execute)
  • Strong relationship building skills; proven track record of building collaborative partnerships as the basis for being able to influence direction and drive change
  • 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 and succession planning strategies/processes
  • Proven track record of being able to assess, diagnose and design creative and innovate organizational solutions
  • Strong analytical skills; able to translate business strategy into implications for workforce (hiring, shaping, etc.)
  • Strategic thinking sees the big picture and connects the dots; also dives into the details as necessary
Key Leadership Traits:
  • Unwavering ethics and values; trusted partner
  • Strong partner and team player; focused on organizational and team success
  • Never satisfied with status quo; always pushing for improvements and change
  • Excellent business acumen; focused on how HR processes and tools accelerate business results
  • Embraces ambiguity
  • Solution-oriented; balances qualitative and quantitative measures 



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree required
  • 3 or more years of Human Resources experience; or 1 year with a Master's degree 
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel 10-20% of the time
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Secret Clearance strongly preferred

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 ID: 20003727

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position