Date Posted
10 Jun 2019

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Cobham is seeking a Senior Human Resource Generalist to partner with client groups and their leadership teams to provide business level input to the development of HR and human capital strategies that takes into consideration individual business needs and overall enterprise and HR strategy.

Core Competencies:
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization with emphasis on guarding the sensitivity and confidentiality of HR matters
  • Regarded as a problem solver with strong capabilities in counseling, coaching, assessing, developing and hiring talent
  • Has action-based, closure-oriented HR operational attributes
  • Answering to multiple stakeholders and facilitating change management with an emphasis on innovation and continuous improvement is customary
  • Develops the required knowledge of the business and management structure to be visibly impactful across all functions
  • Understands the short- and long-term strategic plans and partners to deploy effective HR plans and solutions for the broader business, which actionably result in enhanced organizational capabilities
  • Manager multiple projects and initiatives to ensure effective implementation and execution of program deliverables
  • Develops creative communications designed to address various levels of audience, which result in increased employee engagement and understanding. Proactively gets ahead of communicating by adeptly seeing the bigger picture
  • Drives the organization’s performance management, compensation, reward and retention practices and strategies to directly affect business continuity.
  • Reviews the effectiveness of activities on an ongoing basis, identifies opportunities for improvement and provides necessary feedback.
  • Plays a key role in workforce planning, including helping to define plans to address gaps.
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements, conducting investigations, maintaining records, and representing the organization on legal matters.
  • Maintains management directives and procedures (MDP’s) by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
  • Takes ownership for advancing professional and technical knowledge of the Human Resources field by pursuing educational venues, reviewing HR publications, networking within the field, and participating in professional organizations.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field.
  • 5-8 years of HR business partner work experience
  • Demonstrated work experience must include consulting with and advising business leaders in a strategic business partner role
  • Broad work experience in all areas of HR, for example: employee relations, compensation, talent acquisition, talent management, organizational development, employee engagement, analysis
  • Prior experience within a matrixed business model
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • All applicants must be a U.S Citizen or U.S Person as defined by ITAR (a lawful permanent resident or someone who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3)).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong working knowledge of the compliance factors within government / defense contracting operations, to include EEO / AAP / OFCCP regulatory environment, including the requisite reporting
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources or MBA
  • SPHR or PHR certification
About Us:
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Employment Transparency:
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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