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Human Resources Project Analyst 3/4

Requisition ID: R10090855

  • CategoryCategory: Human Resources
  • Location Location: Redondo Beach, CA, USA   |  Unknown City, CA, USA +1 more
  • 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is seeking a Human Resources Project Analyst to drive and lead the planning and facilitation of various human resources initiatives and processes, such as employee engagement, succession planning, metrics reporting and data analysis. The HR Project Analyst will collaborate with a diverse set of stakeholders and cross-business team members to meet project deliverables. As a thought leader on the SSSD HR leadership team, this position will help develop talent priorities and generate ideas of how to execute them within the division. The role will play an integral role in project tracking and team execution, drive the communication flow with all constituents to ensure project success and seek out and share best practices for continuous improvement.  This role is located in our Redondo Beach CA facility but telework may be considered.

As a HR Project Analyst, you will partner with the Division HR Director to drive strategic human capital plans that support sector and enterprise goals, providing HR guidance and counsel to leaders and managers regarding succession planning and talent development, reward and recognition, compensation, organizational effectiveness, performance management, staffing and employee relations.  

Keys to success include:

  • Ability to listen, communicate, collaborate, and influence effectively across levels and functions.
  • Strong project management skills (to include the ability to set and maintain accountability to execution schedules and commitments).
  • Someone who is energized by, and adept at, navigating ambiguous cultural and business sensitivities to drive some stability and clarity, and champion diversity and inclusion, performance, and employee engagement.
  • Working well under pressure.
  • Completing requirements in a fast-paced, multifaceted environment.

Specific duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Creating and strategizing for division-level HR presentations.
  • Serving as a liaison to compensation, talent development, talent acquisition, employee relations, talent management, and organizational effectiveness.
  • Partnering with internal stakeholders and leaders managing human resource projects and logistics.
  • Providing monthly and quarterly people analytics to division reviews.
  • Mentoring and training HR team on annual HR activities (ex. performance management, compensation planning, succession management).
  • Serving as a subject matter expert for human capital analytics and reporting.
  • Managing HR team MS Teams Channel and SharePoint.
  • Supporting large-scale reorganizations, as needed.
  • Leading other projects and initiatives on behalf of the HR team.

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 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 6+ years of experience in Human Resources and Project Management or Data Analysis – OR – a Master’s degree with 4+ years of experience in Human Resources and  Project Management or Data Analysis.

Basic Qualifications for a level 4:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10+ years of experience in Human Resources and Project Management or Data Analysis -OR- a Master’s degree with 8+ years of experience in Human Resources and Project Management or Data Analysis.

Additional Basic Qualifications for both levels:

  • Knowledge of annual HR activities (ex. performance management, compensation planning, succession management).
  • Experience providing HR data insights to the business and leading HR projects.
  • Strong data analysis capabilities.  Experience extrapolating data to tell a story.
  • Strong attention to detail and effective at problem-solving (ex. leveraging the enterprise to seek out information).
  • Computer applications skills:
    • Excel – intermediate knowledge (VLOOKUP/IF functions, pivot tables).
    • PowerPoint – basic knowledge of building a presentation.
    • SharePoint – basic knowledge of organizing and loading documents, can attend Site Owner training to learn how to manager site permissions.
  • Ability to work and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective consulting and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to obtain a Top-Secret level security clearance.  US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Active Top Secret clearance.  US Citizenship is a prerequisite.
  • Workday – prior experience helpful but not required, must be comfortable finding answers without assistance.
  • Experience leading project teams.
  • Aerospace and defense contracting experience.

This position reports to Redondo Beach, CA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Unknown City, CA, CA, USA.


Salary Range: $78,500 USD - $129,500 USD
Salary Range 2: $97,300 USD - $160,600 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.