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Principal/Sr. Principal Talent Acquisition Business Partner

Requisition ID: R10069387

  • Category IconCategory: Human Resources
  • Location IconLocation: Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to deterring and defeating any adversary, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector has an exciting opportunity for a Principal/Sr. Principal Talent Acquisition Business Partner to be a telecommuter with the ability to travel 25% of the time to our Rocket Center, West Virginia site. This position will be on a 9 x 80 schedule (Monday - Friday). Join our growing team of diverse professionals. This role supports full life cycle recruitment of functional positions. The successful candidate will have experience in a high-volume, fast paced environment with demonstrated expertise in sourcing, screening, qualifying, interviewing, and closing candidates.  The Principal/Sr. Principal Talent Acquisition Business Partner (TABP) provides consultative guidance to hiring managers and candidates throughout the selection process.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides full life cycle recruiting to include screening, qualifying, interviewing, and managing candidate relationships while advising hiring managers through the assessment and selection process
  • Provides recruiting and sourcing strategies and adapts to new recruiting technologies and online tools
  • Ensures compliance with established recruiting processes and standards, and manages key metrics and reports
  • Demonstrates agility and manages competing demands in an ever-changing business environment
  • Effectively consults and partners with hiring managers and program leaders to understand their talent needs and build and implement a talent/workforce plan
  • Develops and implements creative and effective recruiting strategies to attract a qualified and diverse talent pool
  • Accurately assess candidates for cultural, competency and skill fit, quickly synthesize candidate and hiring manager feedback, and routinely pre-close candidates to ensure high acceptance rates
  • Effectively leverage other functional areas as well as utilize data and market intelligence when advising the business and executing staffing strategies
  • Quickly assimilates technical information and operates with financial responsibility
  • Successfully blends diversity, regulatory requirements, and business strategy throughout the process
  • Influences hiring managers, executives, candidates, and peers by developing trusting relationships
  • Apply knowledge of compensation guidelines and practices to conduct salary analysis and prepare salary offer recommendations
  • Routinely leverages metrics to advise managers, improve processes, and/or self-assess performance
  • Demonstrates uncompromising ethical standards, integrity and respect for people
  • Acts with a high sense of urgency
  • Proactively collaborates with recruiting assistants to ensure a smooth interview and onboarding experience for candidates

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This position can be filled at either the Principal Talent Acquisition Business Partner or Sr. Principal Talent Acquisition Business Partner, depending on years of experience and qualifications.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Talent Acquisition Business Partner:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of full life cycle recruiting experience
  • Will also consider:  
    • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6 years of full life cycle recruiting experience
    • Master’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of full life cycle recruiting experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience using an applicant tracking system

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Talent Acquisition Business Partner

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 14 years of full life cycle recruiting experience
  • Will also consider:  
    • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years of full life cycle recruiting experience
    • Master’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of full life cycle recruiting experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience using an applicant tracking system

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience conducting basic compensation analysis and communicating compensation
  • Knowledge of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)
  • Experience with Workday applicant tracking system



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.