Administrative Assistant 4

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Administrative Assistant 4 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 Project Manager and top Staff of the Assembly, Test and Launch (ATL) organization. The successful candidate will be a vital member of the team, performing in an administrative leadership role, which by nature involves high-level contacts and exposure to sensitive program, customer, new business, personnel and technical information, necessitating considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment.

Communicates effectively and professionally with executive, customer, supplier, staff, support and administrative personnel to gather or convey relevant information. Responsible for maintaining Project Manager's and top Staff schedule, coordinating between the unclassified and classified systems, answering phones, monitoring emails, coordinating critical customer and management visits/meetings/briefings/presentations, supporting positive customer relationships, and coordinating occasional ATL events, often time sensitive. Coordinates frequent, often dynamic travel arrangements, expense reports and routine and non-routine correspondence. Position will require some overtime.

The successful candidate must be proactive, well-organized, and dependable and have the ability to work with minimal supervision. He/she 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 high 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma and 6 years of experience, including experience in an Director or Executive level administrative assistant position
  • In scope SCI/SSBI
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Concur (or similar), iBuy (or similar), and purchasing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Northrop Grumman policies and procedures.


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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