Business Support AssistantEdinburgh Parks, AUS

We're building a reputation as the place to be in Defence. With strong local management, sound investment and a fresh approach, we're on an exciting trajectory and building unique capability. Leveraging the kind of leading edge US capabilities and technology most can only imagine, our close-knit 800 strong team is busy delivering World-leading solutions to safeguard Australia's future. And, together, we're growing a business where everyone contributes and everyone matters.

Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) provides real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) over vast ocean and coastal regions. The aircraft can fly for more than 24 hours at a time, at an altitude above 55,000 feet and an operational range of 8,200 nautical miles. Australia is a cooperative program partner in the Triton program which consists of the US Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and Northrop Grumman.

Your Role

As a Business Support Coordinator within the Triton Program, your role is pivotal and extends beyond conventional administration, focusing on comprehensive coordination and support for both our local and dispersed management teams. In this dynamic capacity, you are charged with setting up and managing our new site operations in a fast-paced environment. Your expansive role entails autonomously establishing and coordinating the operational and administrative frameworks, ensuring a robust and efficient setup. Your leadership will be key in steering business meetings, crafting essential business support documents, overseeing the accounts payable process to ensure prompt and accurate handling of invoices, and managing monthly invoicing in collaboration with the Finance Analyst.

About You

As an experienced Coordinator, you are more than just an administration professional; you are a self-starting, tech-savvy 'life organiser' adept at working autonomously and taking initiative. You excel at being the central point of coordination, adeptly bringing order, efficiency, and innovation to every aspect of site setup and ongoing management. Organisational skills are not just part of your professional toolkit; they define your approach to addressing challenges in a fast-paced, evolving environment.

Your ability to anticipate needs, swiftly adapt to changing scenarios, and effectively utilise technology makes you an invaluable asset to our team. Your strong organisational skills are crucial in this role, ensuring smooth and efficient operations across various aspects of the programme. As a proactive, independent thinker with solid coordination abilities, you're ideally positioned to drive the development and continuous enhancement of our site and business support services within the Triton Program.

Furthermore, your capability to obtain and maintain an AGSVA security clearance is essential. This role is an opportunity for someone who is not just looking for a job but a chance to be a key player in a vital, fast-paced project.

What we Offer:

Whatever your role, life stage or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Professional Development - further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training

  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including 9 day fortnight

  • Purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Everyone Matters

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, as such your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.