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Administrative Assistant to VP

Requisition ID: R10100755

  • CategoryCategory: Administrative Services
  • LocationLocation: Falls Church, VA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Northrop Grumman's Corporate office is seeking a well-qualified Administrative Assistant in Falls Church, VA. The selected candidate will be required to work on-site, full-time, at our Falls Church, VA campus. The position of Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Air Force Programs, within the Corporate Chief Strategy and Development Office, both oversees and manages the day-to-day internal operation of the office and provides executive-level administrative support for the Vice President of Air Force Programs. This position requires strong interpersonal skills in order to maintain contact and work effectively with all levels of management, employees, and internal/ external stakeholders; it also requires the appropriate client focus to be projected at all times. This individual must be articulate, with excellent written and verbal communication skills, and have a heightened sense of confidentiality while performing a wide variety of sensitive administrative and support tasks for the Vice President of Air Force Programs. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, able to independently execute tasks, and will be expected to multi-task and balance daily activities with managing projects to completion. The use of good judgment, discretion, and uncompromising standards of quality, integrity, and performance are essential.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree with 6 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree with 4 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent with 8 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.

  • Strong MicroSoft Office skills.

  • Current DoD Secret security clearance is required on Day 1; maintaining the required security clearance will be a condition of continued employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 years of experience providing administrative support for a senior USAF executive.

  • Current DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance.

Salary Range: $73,200 USD - $122,000 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.