Administrative Assistant to VP

Requisition ID: 21016042

  • Category IconCategory: Administrative Services
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. 
  Northrop Grumman’s Aeronautics Systems sector is currently hiring an Administrative Assistant to support the Vice President of Logistics & Modernization. This role is part of our team of qualified, diverse, individuals on the AS Engineering Program and will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.     In this role, the selected candidate will:
  • Be responsible for providing high-level administrative support, which involves interaction with internal and external customers, and exposure to sensitive information necessitating considerable use of tact, diplomacy, and discretion.  
  • Be an expert multi-tasker with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Have ownership of their role by conveying a strong sense of judgment and critical thinking.
  • Have excellent follow up skills and a strong sense of initiative to remain several steps ahead of a very busy calendar.  
  • Be tech savvy and able to learn business systems quickly. 
  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Managing and maintaining the Vice President’s calendar, including de-conflicting meetings and prioritizing/rescheduling accordingly.
  • Planning and scheduling executive travel and preparing expense reports using Concur. 
  • Daily administrative duties including answering phones, screening calls, maintaining the filing system, and ordering office supplies.
  • Providing support and logistics for all customer visits and internal/external meetings.
  • Utilization of various PC software packages to produce high quality reports, presentations or other documents.
  • Responsible for reserving conference rooms as needed for the Vice President’s meetings.
  • Collaborating with other administrative professionals in related organizations.
  • Demonstrating a wide and comprehensive acquaintance with and understanding of all aspects of the job and the practical application to complex problems and situations ordinarily encountered.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines.

Basic Qualifications:  
  • Must have a High School diploma and/or GED AND 6 years of related administrative experience including a background supporting Senior Level Executives, OR a Bachelor’s degree AND 2 years of related administrative experience including a background supporting Senior Level Executives.
  • Must have at least 1 year of advanced experience with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, with ability to create and manipulate deliverables utilizing the software.
  • Experience with systems such as Concur and SharePoint.
  • Must be able to attain and maintain an active DoD Secret clearance.
 Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience in Administrative support roles at the Executive level 
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Management
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance (or higher)
  • Extensive experience with Concur Software, SharePoint
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.

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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.