Northrop Grumman Executive Assistant in Redondo Beach, California

Executive Assistant

Requisition ID: 17005817

Location(s): United States-California-Redondo Beach

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: No

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Executive Assistant to provide diverse administrative support to the Western Region Engineering VP and leadership team. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The nature of the position involves exposure to sensitive information necessitating considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment.

  • Interacts with Division, Sector and Corporate management, administrative, and line management personnel to gather or convey relevant information.

  • Will be responsible for handling calendars with precision as well as travel plans.

  • Initiates, researches and obtains information for reports and special assignments.

  • May act as coordinator of special projects, following up on pending details, coordinating activities and ensuring deadlines are met.

  • Uses various PC software packages such as PowerPoint, Excel spreadsheets, graphics, etc., to produce high quality reports, presentations, or other documents.

  • Contacts company personnel at all organizational levels to gather information for reports, projects, meetings and events.

  • Will also be responsible for routine administrative duties: coordinates staff meetings, teleconferences, answers telephones, screens calls and forwards messages, prepares expense reports, and maintains filing system.

  • Answers mail, phone calls, and inquiries, routing correspondence to the appropriate person if necessary.

  • Answers questions relating to office operations and established policies and procedures.

  • Recommends new office procedures, processes, or techniques to improve effectiveness.

Basic Qualifications:

  • To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • High School Diploma and Ten plus years of experience with a minimum of five years supporting senior executives.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform detail oriented work, without close supervision.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Must be able to independently assess priorities and work with confidential information.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple administrative projects and initiatives.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook to produce and distribute email, letters, memoranda, and reports

  • Schedule monthly and quarterly meetings for senior management; coordinates any logistical support for the internal and external meetings, including offsite events.

  • Order supplies needed using iBuy eProcurement tool.

  • Interface with senior level management.

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.

Title: Executive Assistant

Location: California-Redondo Beach

Requisition ID: 17005817