Job Posting: Behavioral Research Scientist

01/05/2017 6:22 PM | Anonymous

Northrop Grumman

Location: Falls Church, VA

About the Job

The Engagement and Learning Measures organization within the enterprise Talent Management Center of Excellence is seeking a Behavioral Research Scientist 3 / 4. This individual will report to the Manager of Enterprise Engagement and Learning Measures. The Behavioral Research Scientist 3 / 4 will support enterprise-level program evaluations using CEB’s Metrics that Matter, as well as Northrop Grumman Corporation’s engagement and inclusion survey. This position will require effective collaboration with internal Organizational Effectiveness, Human Resources, and information systems stakeholders, as well as external vendors.

Job Responsibilities 

Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare project plans that detail program evaluation activities and timelines.
  • Drive progress and the successful completion of program evaluation activities.
  • Respond to ad-hoc reporting requests from organizational stakeholders.
  • Apply measurement and evaluation principles and best practices to organization initiatives.
  • Analyze and interpret data and indicators using statistical and other analytic methods.
  • Develop metrics that evaluate development programs at multiple levels (e.g., reaction, learning, application, organizational impact).
  • Explain complicated technical results in a compelling and understandable way for a non-technical audience.
  • Develop effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Qualifications

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

  • Master’s degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology with 6 years of working experience with applied research methodologies and performing data analysis in a professional environment.
  • Knowledge of best practices around topics such as training and development, leadership, retention, and selection.
  • Outstanding organization and project management skills.
  • Exceptional relationship building with an ability to manage customer expectations in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Experience in survey design and statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning with flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities and navigate ambiguous situations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Basic Qualifications for a level 4:

  • Master’s degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology with 8 years of working experience with applied research methodologies and performing data analysis in a professional environment.
  • Knowledge of best practices around topics such as training and development, leadership, retention, and selection.
  • Outstanding organization and project management skills.
  • Exceptional relationship building with an ability to manage customer expectations in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Experience in survey design and statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning with flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities and navigate ambiguous situations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field.
  • Experience in talent management, change management, and larger scale OD projects.
  • Experience with gathering information from various data sources to include: systems, structured interviews, focus group sessions, etc.
  • Experience with CEB’s Metrics that Matter.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should complete there application here: https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=16030613&lang=en 



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