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Sr Principal Organizational Effectiveness Rep (Dulles, VA)

Northrop Grumman Published: September 7, 2020
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Requisition ID: 20015297

  • Category IconCategory: Human Resources
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1


Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking a Senior Principal OE Consultant and Trainer to join the Organization Effectiveness for the new Space Systems sector. This position will be based in Dulles, VA.  This position reports to the Director of Organization Effectiveness.      Scope and Responsibilities:This consultant and trainer must be able to design and facilitate interventions and will also deliver training aligned to executing our human capital strategies:

  •  Assess critical business issues and provide input, advice, direction and execution to advance the organization's business strategy
  • Design and facilitate culture change initiatives, organization transformations, and large-scale organization interventions in partnership with business leaders and the HR team
  • Diagnose organizational needs and develop comprehensive solutions to increase team and organizational performance
  • Provide expertise and facilitate strategic planning, change management, leadership assimilation, management skills training sessions and other organization interventions
  • Maximize learner experience in Foundational Skills for Management, or other trainings, by connecting current business challenges and past management experiences to bring training to life
  • Support other talent management engagements as the OE function matures
  • Partner with HRBPs to effectively transform the environment to a best-place-to-work.


Basic Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Org Development, Business or related field of study and at least 10 years of experience in Organization Development consulting and/or Talent Management leadership steeped in transformation and change management OR a Master’s and 8 years of the required experience.
  • Prior experience in talent management, OE, OD or similar function
  • Understanding and appreciation for business, and ability to apply systems thinking to identify, develop and execute solutions to enhance business performance
  • Deep change management and project management background; process orientation to HR work
  • Demonstrated experience leading organizational assessments that result in development and implementation of strategies that improve organizational performance and business outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience designing and facilitating workshops and senior leadership meetings
  • Experience as an internal or external consultant.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as an HRBP or other CoE(s) strongly desired
    Prior experience supporting a program start-up
  • Prior experience in consulting a plus

Key Leadership Traits

  • Unwavering ethics and values; trusted partner
  • Strong partner and collaborator; ability to build strong consulting relationships focused on team, organizational and business success
  • Excellent business acumen; focused on how HR processes and tools accelerate business results
  • Solution-oriented; balances qualitative and quantitative measures
  • Never satisfied with status quo; always pushing for improvements and change

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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