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HR Project Manager

Requisition ID: R10080811

  • Category IconCategory: Human Resources
  • Location IconLocation: Falls Church, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking 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.

Reporting to Northrop Grumman's Director of Talent Operations, this position will oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing enterprise Talent Operations initiatives and serve as liaison between the Communications team, the sector TA leadership, and the Corporate Talent team. This key role will focus on the improvement of communication strategies, strategic initiatives, and sector media demands. This person will help drive strategic initiatives and work closely with our Talent Acquisition Council on marketing and media strategies. The candidate will also take the lead in our media buy process that includes purchasing of our Resume Database Access, marketing partnerships, and act as a liaison between our sector marketing teams.


  • Often manages small projects, business processes or parts of larger ones

  • Drive operational cadence for TA operations in collaboration with the TA Ops leads and the TAC

  • Works with limited supervision recognizing when additional leadership guidance is needed

  • Partner with Communications and TA Council

  • Develop strong and trusting relationships with team members and clients by collaborating on resource needs, search strategies and talent development

  • Demonstrate business acumen and subject matter expertise on using the latest trends and technology

  • Accountable for team's overall process integrity and effectiveness by proactively measuring, reporting and improving results

  • Identifies opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of business processes

  • Achieves results against budget within scope of responsibility

  • Develop new and innovative ways to access untapped markets and partner cross-functionally to create robust marketing plans

  • Serve as a talent advisor for recruitment decisions with knowledge of the organization and expertise for external markets

  • Makes budget recommendations to support sector Talent objectives for respective team

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate strategic decisions

  • Collaborative project and program management experience

  • Experience working in a communication or project management role

  • Track record of managing and executing large-scale HR or business projects and initiatives with multi-level stakeholder groups

  • Dynamic and executive briefing skills

  • Adaptable communication skills and the ability to influence senior leaders and drive decision making

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous HR or TA operations experienced desired

  • Experience with training or agile or project management tools

  • 3 years’ experience in media, marketing and or communications recruiting role

  • Experience with data analysis and data-driven recommendations to yield results

Remote location optional

Salary Range: $95,000 USD - $140,000 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

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.

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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.