Administrative Assistant 2 – Programs

Requisition ID: 20023542

  • Category IconCategory: Administrative Services
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today  Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for an Administrative Assistant 2 – Programs to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.  This is an excellent opportunity to support the Assistant Project Manager (APM) for the Hardware and Logistics (HW&L) organization.  The successful candidate will be a vital member of the team, performing in an administrative support role, which involves:
  • exposure to sensitive program, customer, new business, personnel and technical information
  • necessitating considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment
  • communicating effectively and professionally with program manager, customer, supplier, staff, support and administrative personnel to gather or convey relevant information
  • responsible for maintaining Assistant Project Manager’s and APM’s Staff schedule
  • coordinating between the unclassified and classified systems
  • answering phones, monitoring emails, coordinating customer and management visits/meetings/briefings/presentations
  • Running meetings, taking meeting notes or minutes, and transcribing meeting notes/minutes
  • supporting positive customer relationships, and coordinating occasional HW&L events, often time sensitive
  • Coordinates dynamic travel arrangements, expense reports and routine and non-routine correspondence
The successful candidate must be proactive, well-organized, and dependable and have the ability to work with general supervision.  Candidate must be a team player, possess effective communication and excellent interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate mature leadership capabilities.  The position requires a high degree of professionalism, presence, flexibility, diplomacy, judgment, discretion, and the ability to multitask and work independently.  Must have the ability to filter high traffic correspondence and contacts, and coordinate moderate volume of travel (both domestic and on occasion international). Must be effective at coordination/hosting meetings as required, and be able to interface with all levels of management and customers. LosAngelesSpace

Basic Qualifications: 
  • High School diploma or equivalent and 2 years of relevant experience
  • Candidate must have, and be able to maintain an active SCI/SSBI completed within 5 years
  • Basic use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience in an Assistant Project Manager level administrative assistant position
  • Typing proficiency at least 50 WPM
  • Working knowledge of Northrop Grumman policies and procedures
  • Experience with travel booking and expense report tools (Concur or similar)
  • Experience with purchasing tools (iBuy, SAP, or similar)

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.