Administrative Assistant 4
- Palmdale, CA
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 Aeronautics Systems located in Palmdale, CA has an opening for a Senior Administrative Assistant, who is needed for functional homeroom support within the Vehicle Engineering Directorate in PAICoE-OKC, Aeronautics Systems (AS). This individual will be a vital member of the team supporting a dynamic and challenging center. You will report directly to the Vehicle Engineering Director. Responsibilities include supporting internal and external briefings & presentations, managing calendars and meetings schedules, making travel arrangements and preparing expense reports, answering phones, monitoring emails, preparing for and coordinating customer interface and customer visits, as well as generating and maintaining internal file systems and records. Individual will be expected to handle sensitive personnel
and technical information.
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 correspondences and contacts, and coordinate high volume of travel (both domestic and on occasionally international). Must be effective at coordinating/hosting meetings as required, and be able to interface with all levels of management and customers. Be proactive in managing schedules including conflicts and changing travel requirements.
Responsibilities will also include providing back-up support to four department managers within Vehicle Engineering, and be the on call backup to the CoE VP Administrative Assistant.
- High School diploma/GED along with a minimum 6 years of Administrative Assistant experience supporting senior level management.
- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.)
- Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret Clearance.
- Associates Degree.
- Proficient with iBuy, Concur, and SharePoint.
- Experience with NGC corporate policies related to directorate personnel.
- The ability to learn and manage: MS Publisher, Sharepoint, iTrip, and ARCHIBUS.
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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