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HR Technology Analyst, International

Requisition ID: R10066012

  • Category IconCategory: Human Resources
  • Location IconLocation: London, London, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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.

Your Opportunity to Define Possible. Our Opportunity to Deliver the Nation’s Security. Together.

Salary: £32,600 - £45,000

Role clearance type: UK-Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). Clearance required to start.

Location:  Flexible, United Kingdom

About Your Opportunity:

This role is to support our HR transformation journey to embed Workday, leverage its capabilities, extend the functionality available to the international population, drive our digital journey and enhance our employee experience. The role will report into the HR Technology Lead, International and will assist in being a functional conduit across the regions and countries in supporting new configuration and maintainance lifecycle for our international operations.

The role will also support implementation and on-going activities in respect of all HR systems deployed across International.  

Flexibility on where the role will be based within the UK.

Flexibility on working hours may be required at times, due to time zones (primary US/EST but also Australia on occasion).

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.
  • Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.
  • Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel
  • Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities:


  • Develop a thorough understanding of the Workday functionality across all the key product areas (Core HCM, Recruiting, Compensation, Talent and Performance) noting the differences for the 7x International countries
  • Be the first point of contact for local HR for any new Workday configuration requests
  • Identify and research issues / system defects (with / without guidance) and formulate recommendations to HR Technology Lead
  • Manage Jira for any new and approved configuration requests and testing feedback
  • Create test scenarios and scripts and coordinate testing and acceptance
  • Carryout user testing on behalf of Japan, Korea, Poland, Saudi Arabia and the UAE and gain local HR acceptance and approval
  • Manage Privacy notices for countries in Workday with support from Privacy office
  • Carryout testing for International privacy notices updates (applicants, onboarding and existing workers) for both Workday and the external Careers Website
  • Support the development of competence and capability within the local HR teams in relation to Workday
  • Proactively drive process improvement and new functionality
  • Maintain International master inventories for Workday documentation and data fields
  • Maintain International Workday Quick Reference Guides and share updates with local HR teams as appropriate
  • Work with the Change Management team to ensure Job Aids for International are readily available and ensure existing aids remain fit for purpose
  • Prepare and distribute the fortnightly HR Newsletter to the International HR community following digital enhancements
  • Create and maintain process maps for all Workday business processes
  • Manage the annual recertification of assigned security roles in conjunction with Workday Security
  • Support the long term employee and manager knowledge management solution for Workday
  • Support the implementation of additional Workday modules, changes and features across International
  • Support, as required, deployment of Workday to additional countries/entities
  • Ensure that compliance requirements, including privacy, are maintained
  • Run data quality audits ahead of critical annual cycles such as performance reviews and merit
  • Attend Workday meetings in the absence of the HR Technology Lead, International
  • Escalate issues as appropriate to the HR Technology Lead, International

Other HR Technology

  • Support current and any upcoming HR technology implementations as required
  • Support the International HR sharepoint (knowledge management) repository
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks as requested

Your Experience:

  • Good functional understanding of core HR
  • Good understanding of HR systems (Workday would be an advantage)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills – excellent listening capability
  • Proficient at multi-tasking, working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Well organised
  • Patient, understanding and love a challenge
  • Proactive and full of ideas
  • Self-motivated, able to work autonomously and collaboratively across teams
  • Cultural sensitivity

Other Requirements:

  • Travel requirements: Occasional UK travel may be required to attend team meetings and training activities

We believe that creating a team that values diversity and fosters inclusion is essential to great performance. We know the best ideas come from diversity of thought, background, perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry. We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry.

We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business. 

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes – then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who’ll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I’d like to find out more – then connect direct with, our recruitment business partner who will be happy to support you with any enquires.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nations security and future.

At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.

Find out more:


Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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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.