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Northrop Grumman Administrative Assistant 4 in Redondo Beach, California

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 Strategic Space Systems is seeking an Administrative Assistants Level 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

In this role, the selected candidates will be highly motivated, collaborative, detail orientated, assertive as necessary, and friendly in the performance of the Administrative Assistant role. The selected candidates must be able to professionally and effectively communicate both written/verbally with internal and external representatives of all levels; demonstrating tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgment when conveying and gathering and sharing relevant information.

The selected candidates will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Serves as a focal point for the organization and communicates with internal and external customers and executives, professionally representing the corporation and organization.

  • Performs office functions such arranging meetings/conferences, preparing material and setting up for meetings; answering phone calls and making proper referrals; receiving, referring, or answering mail.

  • Assists in maintaining the organization's collaboration electronic sites, and department and programmatic folders. Follows up on open actions to ensure deadlines are met, and gathers, compiles, and reports on information relevant to supervisor's assignments.

  • Makes domestic and international travel arrangements and prepares expense reports.

  • Assists in event planning and activities of major organization initiatives and reviews. Operates independently to meet requirements of leadership team and offers expertise to assist other functions within the organization.

  • Provides operational support for special projects; researches and obtains information, helps plan and ensure follow-through of assigned tasks.

The selected individuals will be adept in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and other software productivity tools and have the ability to work with minimal supervision while exercising good judgment, demonstrating flexibility and agility, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines, managing schedule conflicts and providing excellent follow through.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible Schedules: For example, some roles offer the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum High School Diploma/GED with six (6) years of additional education and/or experience

  • Experience with organizing/maintaining/deconflicting schedules, meetings, and travel arrangements

  • Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:

  • Dept of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years

  • OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

  • OR Dept of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree

  • Experience in Concur/ITRIP, I-Buy, NG My IT, SAP

  • Experience in reviewing and editing written material for correct spelling and grammar

  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel

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.

Job Category : Administrative Services