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Manager HR Business Partner 1

Requisition ID: R10062695

  • Category IconCategory: Human Resources
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman Space Systems 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.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a HR Business Partner Manager 1 to provide leadership within our Strategic Deterrent Systems Division. This role is the HR Operations lead, responsible for managing all Division HR projects and providing business partner support to the Division functions as well as directly supporting senior leaders through the VP level.  This individual will have direct reports and require occasional travel to support a geographically dispersed client group.  This position is located in Roy UT.

As a HR Manager you will partner with the Division HR Director to drive strategic human capital plans that support sector and enterprise goals, providing HR guidance and counsel to leaders and managers regarding succession planning and talent development, reward and recognition, compensation, organization effectiveness, performance management, staffing and employee relations.  

Keys to success include:

  • Ability to listen, communicate, collaborate, and influence effectively across levels and functions.
  • Strong project management skills (to include the ability to set and maintain accountability to execution schedules and commitments).
  • Someone who is energized by and adept at navigating ambiguous cultural and business sensitivities to drive some stability and clarity, and champion diversity and inclusion, performance, and employee engagement.
  • Working well under pressure.
  • Completing requirements in a fast-paced, multifaceted environment.

Specific duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Establishing a solid understanding of the business, building and expanding relationships with program leadership teams, and creating close partnerships across HR centers of excellence (COE's).
  • Identifying trends, risks, and opportunities within the organization and developing solutions in partnership with Division staff and key stakeholders.
  • Providing business insight through data analytics, researching and benchmarking to inform and recommend solutions to enable business growth.
  • Leading all HR team projects utilizing Agile methodology - ensuring accountability and completion.
  • Playing a key change leadership role in the company's transformation by reinforcing a culture of growth and innovation.
  • Partnering with key leaders to ensure a cohesive and engaging onboarding experience and leadership training framework.  Focused on comprehensive succession planning and strategic leadership movement.
  • Partnering with business leaders to build leadership depth to support the development and succession planning process.
  • Leading a team of HR Business Partners.
  • Serving as the HR Business Partner to a small group of Division customers.
  • Representing the HR function with the Division Executive leadership team as needed in partnership with or in lieu of the Division HR Director.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field and 6+ years of applicable experience in HR, project management, compensation, talent acquisition or organizational effectiveness – OR – a Master’s degree in HR or related field and 5+ years of applicable experience in HR, project management, compensation, talent acquisition or organizational effectiveness.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience leading a project and/or driving performance against schedule.
  • Demonstrated success in the application of HR principles, concepts, policies, and practice.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Top Secret Clearance.  US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance.  US Citizenship is a prerequisite.
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile; experience using JIRA.
  • Experience leading through a program or project start-up phase to demonstrate processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting and influencing senior executives.
  • Proficiency with HRIS platforms and technology (Workday, Confluence, SharePoint).
  • PHR (SHRM-CP) or SPHR (SHRM – SCP) certification.


Salary Range: $85,400 USD - $128,000 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.



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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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.