Talent Acquisition Business Partner 5

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a Talent Acquisition Business Partner 5 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to:

- Provide hands on full-life cycle technical and/or non-engineering recruiting while driving operational direction for a team of Talent Acquisition Consultants. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: mentoring, training, measuring and providing regular constructive feedback /input for a recruiting team while retaining a manageable requisition load. - A successful candidate must be able balance the hands on responsibilities while serving as subject matter expert and primary point of contact for the team. Must also demonstrate solid judgment, the ability to quickly learn the business, systems, processes, procedures and have a strong mentoring mindset, skills and experiences.

Strategic Talent Acquisition:

- Work to ensure hiring manager readiness and accountability to hire and partner with staffing
- Ability to understand and articulate client's requirements, culture and other compatibility issues that are critical to making a successful hire
- Routinely advises team members on applying a business mindset to the talent acquisition function
- Assists the team in making connections between all talent phases (acquisition, development, retention)
- Leverages data to improve team member and hiring manager staffing performance
- Regularly leverages market intelligence to develop and execute staffing strategies
- Successfully blends diversity, regulatory requirements and business strategy in the decision makingprocess


- Demonstrates uncompromising ethical standards, integrity and respect for people
- Proactively partners with TA leader peers to ensure consistency in governing teams and processes
- Influences hiring managers, executives, candidates and peers by developing credible and trusting relationships
- Effectively leverages compensation, employee relation and business partners when advising the business
- Routinely leverages metrics when advising managers, recruiter performance and department processes
- Operates with a high sense of urgency (action-oriented)
- Constructively pushes back and/or conducts crucial conversations with hiring managers
- Drive strong recruitment efforts through solid account management, recruitment process adoption

Coaching/ Mentoring:

- Serves as a department change agent (first to adopt and advocate for new direction)
- Coaches team members how to effectively conduct crucial conversations with candidates/ hiring managers
- Routinely provides performance feedback while co-facilitating annual reviews with the department managers
- Participates in the hiring, training and development of new hires
- Regularly partners with Recruiting Assistant team to foster high cross team collaboration

Process Management:

- Consistently promotes and adheres to compliance, diversity and talent acquisition processes
- Routinely identifies and implements long-term solutions to program, policy and process challenges
- Proactively identifies opportunities to operationalize processes, reduce costs and mitigate risks
- Proactively validates team member data (always ensuring integrity of values captured)
- Effectively partners with sourcing team to ensure pipeline targets meet business objectives
- Ensure Talent Acquisition team is utilizing ATS efficiently while driving and maintaining OFCCP guidelines. Drive consistency of all policies and procedures for Talent Acquisition team are consistent with the business needs.

Assessment and Selection:

- Serves as a subject matter expert to effectively assess candidates (via in-person or phone) for cultural, competency and skill fit
- Quickly synthesizes candidate and hiring manager feedback (teaches the team to actively listen)
- Routinely pre-closes candidates and mentors staff on effective closing techniques

Basic Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of recruiting experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 13+ years of recruiting experience with a Master's degree; or equivalent years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 2 years of recruiting management or recruiting team lead experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of OFCCP compliance
  • Ability to travel up to 50%will be required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading or managing a geographically dispersed recruiting team
  • Experience mentoring and developing recruiters
  • Previous experience in both agency and corporate recruiting
  • Previous experience developing military focused recruiting strategies
  • Experience conducting compensation-ratio's and communicating compensation philosophies
  • Demonstrated ability to command the attention and respect of leadership, ability to create and manage strategic alliances while driving the talent acquisition process
  • Comprehensive understanding of OFCCP compliance
  • Demonstrated ability to meet rapidly changing business requirements
  • Proven ability to maintain excellent customer service with hiring managers, candidates while maintaining strong partnerships with HR Business Leaders
  • Ability to function independently in a high-volume fast paced environment.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}

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