SAIC is seeking a Senior Executive Assistant to provide
executive level management and analytical support to senior DoD officials within
the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
(OUSD(R&E)). This is an exciting position that requires close interaction
with top department leadership within the Pentagon and across the Department of
Defense (DoD), including Components, industry partners, academia, international
partners, and associations to achieve mission goals and outcomes. Specifically,
the Senior Executive Assistant helps our customers solve complex problems;
manage project communications, meetings, schedules, risk, policy compliance,
and workflow; plan and track travel, budgets, and reporting; and increase
workforce productivity through process improvement.
Job duties include:
- Gather information; articulate,
analyze, and solve problems; visualize and present information; and provide
decision support to achieve mission outcomes.
- Create/manage communications for the
enterprise, group, and individuals including meeting agendas, briefings, and
- Develop weekly reports on significant
activities, report on the effectiveness of events and processes.
- Track and analyze office workflow
tasks using the Correspondence and Task Management System (CATMS); review
volumes of data to identify trends.
- Develop weekly staff meeting slides
including understanding of the context of the most important priorities.
- Manage executive schedules,
coordinate visit requests, de-conflict events.
- Manage senior-level executive
correspondence within OSD and across the DoD.
- Organize and facilitate internal and
external communications on a wide array of subjects including internal and
external tasks, program reviews, congressional events, invitations, and
- Assist government personnel with domestic and
international travel to accomplish mission requirements efficiently using the
Defense Travel System (DTS) in compliance with the Joint Travel Regulations
- Requires a current Top Secret
security clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI
- A bachelor’s degree with ten years
relevant experience is required. However, specialized experience including
military or industry executive assistant experience may be substituted in lieu
of specific educational requirements.
- Strong leadership, problem
identification/resolution skills, flexibility, initiative, and a proven ability
to work with Senior Executives efficiently and effectively (to include
experience interfacing/communicating with Senior Executive leadership in both
government and industry).
- Experience writing white papers,
briefings, correspondence, and reports.
- Expert with Defense Travel Service
(DTS) and data transfers.
- Excellent computer skills in MS
Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and databases.
- Excellent organizational and
teambuilding skills, good interpersonal skills.
- Strong understanding and experience
with Correspondence and Task Management System (CATMS).
- Background in National Archives and Records
Administration (NARA) requirements
SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions.
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