Lockheed Martin HR Project Manager - Saudi FACO (Final Assembly and Check Out) in Shelton, Connecticut
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is a world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced helicopters for commercial, industrial and military uses. Sikorsky helicopters are used by all five branches of the United States armed forces, along with military services and commercial operators in more than 40 nations. Based in Stratford, Connecticut, USA, Sikorsky has outlying facilities in other Connecticut locations as well as in Pennsylvania, Texas, Florida and Alabama.
Sikorsky Global Military Systems & Services (GMSS) organization has responsibility for program execution for all International Military Programs (TUHP, CMHP, S-70i and S-70B). The GMSS organization is responsible for $1.0B in annual revenue and over $6.5B in backlog. The identified candidate will be responsible for leading the development of the HR infrastructure for the Rotary Aircraft Manufacturing Saudi Arabia (RAMSA) Joint Venture, which is being developed between Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and Taqnia Corporation. This position will be based in Shelton, CT with business travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as frequent as once a quarter. Over time, the position has the potential to relocate to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
As a member of the Integrated Program Management Team (IPMT), the HR Project Manager will:
• Develop the HR strategy and supporting policies/procedures to launch the RAMSA JV including but not limited to: • Compensation and Benefits • Performance Management/Talent Management • Employee Relations (including Work Councils, Unions etc.) • Leadership Development and Training • Recruiting and Retention • Change Management • Lead the HR requirements development for modules within the ERP system supporting HR processes. • Partner with HR within Lockheed Martin International to effectively leverage resources, existing programs and best practices. • Lead C-suite talent identification and hiring (for positions held by Sikorsky – CEO/CFO/COO) as well as the Ethics/Compliance Officer. • Ensure identification of Sikorsky Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in partnership with functional areas. • Develop and obtain alignment and approval of in-country assignment benefits for Sikorsky SMEs. • Lead Human Resources workstreams including resources, schedules and priorities to ensure program requirements are met. • Collaborate on all HR deliverables with the designated HR Leader for Taqnia Corporation • Provide periodic updates to the leadership including the Vice President, GMSS • Work in close proximity to the IPMT functional leaders for communication and training. • Lead the development of the hiring process for all Joint Venture (JV) positions.
Basic Qualifications Experience/Qualifications
The successful candidate must have: - Knowledge of human resource practices and policies, and applicable state and federal laws - Five years of HR Generalist or Labor Relations experience - Demonstrated analytics experience in compiling/analyzing/summarizing data - Demonstrated ability to handle proprietary and confidential material - Well-developed decision-making, prioritization, and problem solving skills - Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills across all levels of the organization - Experience supporting senior leadership clients.
- Strong organizational and time-management skills and demonstrate successful management of multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
Desired skills - International HR Experience preferred - Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills - Ability to foster change and promote and implement improvement and effectively work in a matrixed organization - Prior experience with developing an HR infrastructure for a start-up enterprise - Ability to speak Arabic
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Job Location(s): Shelton Connecticut