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Human Resources Business Partner 2/3

Requisition ID: R10110240

  • CategoryCategory: Human Resources
  • LocationLocation: Devens, MA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: Not Applicable (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. Northrop Grumman is currently seeking an HR Business Partner 2/3 to provide support to our Space Components and Strategic Businesses Business Unit (BU) AOA Xinetics Strategic Business Unit (SBU) site. This role will provide customer support, primarily onsite, based out of our Devens MA location, with a weekly visit to the East Hartford CT site.   

As an HR Business Partner, you will work in partnership with the HR Manager and HR Director to drive strategic human capital plans that support BU and division goals, and provide HR guidance and counsel to leaders, managers, employees, and peer team members. The selected candidate will collaborate with the business to develop and implement solutions and deliver exceptional HR support in a challenging, dynamic, and supportive and development-oriented business environment.

In this role, you will:

  • Serve as a strategic business partner and consultant to internal customers and stakeholders.
  • Establish a solid understanding of the business, build and expand relationships, and create close partnerships across HR centers of excellence (COE's).
  • Identify trends, risks, and opportunities within the organization. Provide business insight through data analytics, research and benchmarking to inform, develop, and implement solutions in partnership with leadership.
  • Drive retention of critical skills and high performers thru differentiated rewards, analyze key attrition drivers and develop solutions to improve retention. 
  • Perform site specific duties to include but not limited to maintaining employee records, conducting new hire orientation, and reviewing/updating local policies.
  • Play a key change leadership role in the company's transformation by reinforcing a culture of growth and innovation.
  • Lead or support change projects to evolve organizational capability and improve our operating model. Recommend solutions to enable business growth.
  • Diagnose organizational needs and develop practical, creative and/or innovative solutions to increase team and organizational performance and advance the business strategy.
  • Effectively implement and sustain solutions by leveraging change management best practices.
  • Perform complex and comprehensive investigations and develop organizational actions in partnership with leadership.
  • Facilitate leadership development focused on comprehensive succession planning and strategic leadership movement.
  • Collaborate with business leaders to build leadership depth and address critical roles/skills needs. Coach leadership and HR team on employee development plans and development resources.
  • Analyze and present employee survey data/key themes to leadership teams. Collaborate with leadership to communicate actions progress to the organization.
  • Collaborate with Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and leadership to support diversity, equality, and inclusion and social justice.

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: 

This role may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.

Basic Qualifications for a level 2:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, HR, Psychology, or related with 3+ years of broad HR Business Partner experience – OR – a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), HR Development, Industrial / Organizational Psychology with 1+ years of broad HR Business Partner experience.

Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, HR, Psychology, or related with 6+ years of broad HR Business Partner experience – OR – a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), HR Development, Industrial / Organizational Psychology with 4+ years of broad HR Business Partner experience.

Additional Basic Qualifications for both levels:

  • Consulting skills and ability to solve business challenges.
  • Experience consulting with leaders on succession planning, culture and engagement, change management, managing performance, and maintaining positive employee relations. 
  • Passion to achieve results and uphold commitments, work independently and as part of a team, continuously learn, focus on continuous improvement, and manage multiple and competing priorities. Team player that communicates effectively with all levels of leadership and employees. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; proven track record of building collaborative partnerships as the basis for being able to influence direction and drive change demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and influence others.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.  US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Expertise to analyze data to define the root cause, design practical, creative and/or innovative solutions, and ensure effective implementation of solutions.
  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional HR projects and understanding and application of project management and change management fundamentals, including organizing, planning, presenting, and executing concurrent projects and tasks. Ability to escalate issues and obtain additional resources when necessary.
  • PHR (SHRM-CP) or SPHR (SHRM-SCP) certification. 
  • Experience in Aerospace & Defense industry.

Salary Range: $70,200 USD - $105,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $86,300 USD - $129,500 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.