AECOM National Security Programs

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Senior Administrative Assistant, Operations and Business Development

at AECOM National Security Programs

Posted: 11/21/2017
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1213270
Keywords: office

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category
Administrative Support / Secretarial

Job Summary
Looking for an opportunity to further your career with a top ranked, globally positioned firm while living in one of America’s most beautiful and livable cities?  AECOM is seeking a Senior Administrative Assistant professional specializing in Operations and Business Development to join our highly collaborative and motivated staff in our Roanoke, Virginia office. It is an opportunity to apply your talents in support of some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects in an environment committed to excellence in innovation, technical quality and client service. Roanoke is rich in cultural, entertainment and outdoor activities and has a strong sense of community. Nestled in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, it has been awarded the “All American City” designation a record six times.

The Senior Administrative Assistant for Operations and Business Development will work closely with office Buildings and Places Practice leadership in support of both operations and Business Development. Operational support functions will be coordinated with the Architecture and Building Engineering Practice Leaders.
Business development activities will function to liaison local office Program Managers and Business Line Leadership to Regional Marketing and Business Development staff

Responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to:
  • Prepares or proofs correspondence, forms, spreadsheets, or documents, schedules meetings, makes travel arrangements, resolves expense report enquiries, and/or maintains inventory of office supplies
  • Organizes and maintains local business development documents
  • Assists program managers and technical staff with resume and client proposal preparation
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish more complicated goals
  • Uses Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other programs to accomplish work
  • May direct and lead the work of others

Business Line
Building Engineering

Position Title
Senior Administrative Assistant, Operations and Business Development

Position Status

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Minimum Requirements
  • High School diploma
  • 6+ years of applicable experience
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with other team members and disciplines
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills a must
  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Clearance

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Graphic design capabilities


United States of America

USA - Virginia