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Human Resources Business Partner 2

Requisition ID: R10047639

  • Category IconCategory: Human Resources
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, 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: Not Applicable (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 seeking an HR Business Partner (HRBP) (Level 2) to provide HR consultation, subject matter expertise and partnership for our Strategic Space Systems Division. The selected candidate will partner with the business to develop and implement solutions and deliver exceptional HR support in a challenging and dynamic business environment.

The HR Business Partner will address challenges and achieve results, take ownership of projects, demonstrate self-directed learning, and provide and accept continuous feedback in a supportive work environment that offers continued opportunities for growth and development. The person hired into this role will sit in Redondo Beach, CA. Will consider a hybrid work solution, within commutable distance to our Redondo Beach CA facility.

Overview of the Role:

  • Serve as the business partner and consultant to clients including: organizational and talent development, performance management, employee relations, compensation, rewards and recognition.
  • Diagnose organizational needs and develop practical, creative/innovative, data-driven solutions to increase team and organizational performance and advance the business strategy. Ensure solutions are effectively implemented and sustained.
  • Organize, prioritize, plan, schedule, and execute Business Unit/Division/Sector/Corporate HR projects and initiatives. 

Job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Lead bench talent reviews for assigned engineering client groups.
  • Consult with leadership to define meaningful development experiences for identified critical talent.
  • Coach leadership on creating development, succession, knowledge transfer plans.
  • Review and analyze talent metrics to recommend systemic improvements, then partner with leadership to implement, with an eye on driving engagement and retention.
  • Collaborate with the Talent Acquisition organization on forecasting resource needs and ensuring a strong talent pipeline. Provide candidate assessments through participation in select key position(s) interview(s).
  • Consult with leadership on delivering continuous performance and development feedback, which includes throughout the year, mid-year and year-end evaluations.
  • Consult with leadership on development and execution of an integrated approach and strategy on performance improvement (performance coaching, employee discussions, disciplinary actions).
  • Coach leadership on effectively responding to employee relations concerns.  Advise leadership on managing employee and management performance and conduct. Perform investigations and partner with leadership, ER Center of Excellence (COE), Legal, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Where necessary, facilitate leadership training on performance and conduct processes, tools, and approaches. Interpret/guide employees and leaders on HR policies and procedures.
  • Conduct compensation assessments and consult with leadership in support of equity adjustments, promotions, leveling, offers and incentives.
  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation. Familiar with Federal and State laws.
  • Champion Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts, keeping DE&I central to all talent and organizational activities.

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

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of HR experience – OR – a Master’s degree with 1+ years of HR experience. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.  US Citizenship is a prerequisite.
  • Proven success in influencing, coaching, and partnering with leaders, peers, stakeholders, COEs to drive business outcomes.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.).
  • Proven ability to operate with autonomy and discretion, use of sound judgment in all situations, while operating in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Track record of influencing through data-driven recommendations.
  • Proven project management and execution skills.
  • Experience in an Engineering, Manufacturing, and/or A&D environment.
  • Experience in a matrix organization with a large client group (500-1000).
  • Current Top Secret security clearance.  US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 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.