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Administrative Assistant 3 (Active TS/SCI Clearance Required)

Requisition ID: R10077668

  • Category IconCategory: Administrative Services
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider of prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is seeking an Administrative Assistant 3 for to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Vehicle Products Center. This position will be based out of Redondo Beach, CA. 

In this role, the selected candidate will be highly motivated, collaborative, detail-orientated, assertive (as necessary), and friendly in the performance of the Administrative Assistant role. The selected candidate must be able to professionally and effectively communicate both written/verbally with internal and external representatives of all levels, demonstrating tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment when conveying, gathering, and sharing relevant information.

The Administrative Assistant 3 will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Serve as a focal point for the organization and communicates with internal and external customers.
  • Perform office functions such as arranging meetings/conferences, preparing material and setting up for meetings; answering phone calls and making proper referrals; receiving, referring, or answering mail.
  • Follow up on open actions to ensure deadlines are met, and gathers, compiles, and reports on information relevant to the supervisor’s assignments.
  • Make domestic and international travel arrangements and prepares expense reports.
  • Assist in event planning and activities of organization initiatives and reviews. 
  • Operate independently to meet the requirements of the leadership team.
  • Provide operational support for special projects; researches and obtains information, helps plan and ensure follow-through of assigned tasks.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite and other software productivity tools and can work with some supervision while exercising good judgment, demonstrating flexibility and agility, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines, managing schedule conflicts, and providing excellent follow-through.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED with four years of administrative support experience
  • Prior experience in organizing, maintaining, and de-conflicting schedules, meetings, and travel arrangements
  • Candidate must have an active DoD Top Secret OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree
  • Experience in Concur/ITRIP, I-Buy, NG My IT, SAP
  • Experience in reviewing and editing written material for correct spelling and grammar
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel

Salary Range: $50,200 USD - $83,600 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.