Administrative Assistant

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION - Arlington, VA (30+ days ago)4.1

Performs a variety of secretarial and administrative duties for assigned supervisor/manager or senior staff member. Performs normal office functions such as setting up and maintaining alphabetical, numerical and/or subject files; interviewing callers and making proper referrals; arranging meetings and conferences; and receiving, referring, or answering mail. May take and transcribe dictation; uses personal computers and standard desktop software to compose reports, correspondence, and memorandums; reviews drafts and finished documents for appropriate grammatical usage; answers questions relating to office operations and established policies and procedures. May provide guidance and direction, as needed, to lower-level secretaries and other clerical employees.
This executive administrative assistant reports to the Vice President of LMGA,and provides a full range of administrative duties in support of the team’s activities as needed, including, but not limited to:
  • Works complex calendar scheduling to ensure efficiency and optimal use of the VP’s and respective staff’s time; manages the VP’s schedule to de-conflict and help prioritize meetings based on mission and business needs.
  • Works closely with internal/external staff assistants to schedule meetings and coordinate communication between Executives in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Arranges air travel, hotels, and other transportation and travel needs for domestic and international travel. Prepares expense reports.
  • Interfaces with internal executives and high-level customers. Partners and coordinates with the Govt Affairs’ Mission Area and Functional Administrative Teams.
  • Ensures the VP is prepared for daily and weekly agendas by preparing meeting materials in collaboration with the PSE staff.
  • Proactively collaborates with a highly motivated, team-oriented, and can-do spirit.
  • Demonstrates initiative, discretion and tact in managing email, telephone calls and other requests. Ensures all correspondence is accurate, complete and properly handled.
  • Utilizes computer and standard desktop software to access LM systems, compose correspondence, memos, reports, create spreadsheets and presentation charts; ensures finished documents are proofread.
  • Assures administrative detail on all projects: updates and statuses delegated tasks to ensure progress to deadlines. Pursues opportunities to change or lean-out processes/approaches.
  • Builds knowledge of the Govt Affairs organization and its goals and objectives, including a firm grasp of LMGA operations and business practices.
  • Performs additional special assignments as required in support of the Govt Affairs Policy and Strategic Engagement staff and in support of the business rhythm.
Desired Skills: *Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with Lockheed Martin (LM) tools (Concur, STARS, Horizon, SAP, Visit LM, etc.), policies and procedures.
  • Prior experience in government, government affairs, or political advocacy organizations.
  • Internet research skills at an advanced level of administrative competency.
  • Familiarity with SharePoint.
  • Budget management experience
  • Multi-tasks effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as external customers, clients and vendors.
  • Displays strong teamwork ethic.
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Ability to coordinate complex travel arrangements and logistical challenges and populate and reconcile expense reports.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the utmost discretion.
  • Project planning/management skills and project coordination experience.
  • Self-starter who can independently accomplish tasks; is proactive, flexible and takes initiative.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in meeting technology such as VTC, Skype, audio and web conferencing.
  • Performs with attention to detail.
  • Recent and demonstrated experience in executive protocol and providing administrative support to Executive-level clients.
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