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Manager Organizational Effectiveness 3

Requisition ID: R10052946

  • Category IconCategory: Human Resources
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland, 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, 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.


Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Manager of Organizational Effectiveness to drive organizational change and develop critical organizational capabilities.  The manager leads a team of organizational effectiveness specialists to develop and implement organizational approaches and practices to enable top tier business performance. 

Open to hybrid telework, with primary location either Baltimore or Fairfax.  If located in Northern Virginia, will require travel to Baltimore office an average of 1-2 days per week. 

This position reports to the Director, of Organization Effectiveness and will require some travel. 

Scope and responsibilities:

  • Guide and consult with business leaders and HR on organization transformations, reorganizations, realignments and large-scale organization interventions.
  • Diagnose organizational needs and develop comprehensive solutions to increase team and organization effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with Division/Functional Vice Presidents and Human Resource Business Leaders to develop and implement strategies that result in systemic cultural change across the business. 
  • Develop strategic partnerships with the Leadership, HR Business Leaders/Partners, and other internal clients to promote organization effectiveness, and to address enterprise and sector strategic goals.
  • Provide expertise and facilitation for strategic planning, change management, engagement and other organization interventions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of experience or a Master’s degree and at least 8 years of experience in Organization Development, Organization Effectiveness,  Talent Management and Development, and/or HR Business Partner/Leader experience.
  • The candidate must have organization effectiveness, change management and project leadership experience.
  • Must have strong relationship-building skills; proven track record of building collaborative partnerships as the basis for being able to influence direction and drive change.
  • Possess exceptional consultative skills that combine thought leadership, influential communication, and strategic problem solving to design and drive people-related change (can start with a blank sheet, design a plan/program/process and then systemically execute.)
  • Demonstrated experience in leading comprehensive organizational assessments that result in development and implementation of strategies that improve organizational performance and business outcomes. 
  • Demonstrated experience designing and facilitating large scale workshops and senior leadership meetings.
  • Organization design experience; proven track record of being able to assess, diagnose and design creative and innovative organizational models and structures.  Experience working and designing in a matrix structure.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organization Development, Human Resources Management, Human Resources or related field.
  • Professional certifications in facilitation, change management, organization design, and/or assessments.

key leadership traits

  • Unwavering ethics and values; trusted partner
  • Strong partner and collaborator; ability to build strong consulting relationships focused on team, organizational and business success
  • Excellent business acumen; focused on how HR processes and tools accelerate business results
  • Grounded in the academic – but highly practical in approach
  • Solution-oriented; balances qualitative and quantitative measures 
  • Courageous; takes risks in ideas and actions
  • Never satisfied with status quo; always pushing for improvements and change
  • Strong people leader and manager; focused on organizational and team success.

Salary Range: $134,800 USD - $211,900 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.