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Job #: R-00024648
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Administrative
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos' Government Health & Safety Solutions Group is looking for a full time Administrative Assistant to support the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Data Center program. This position is contingent upon contract award.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Displays discretion, good judgment, organizational or management ability, initiative, and the ability to work independently.
  • Through various web applications, investigate research related data.
  • Provide dedicated support to assigned managers.
  • Produce agendas and presentation materials for meetings; prepares facilities and greets meeting attendees.
  • Facilitate and coordinate special events and meetings that may include internal and external participants.
  • Coordinate all required on-boarding and off-boarding activities including the following: HHS badge requests, E-QIP Initiation Forms, Standard Form 85 or 85P and other forms.
  • Submit new or replacement personnel resumes to the government COR for review.
  • Identify designated points of contact to provide information on task progress, issues, and concerns.
  • Create and maintain an organization chart by Functional Area.
  • Maintain a list of personnel system, application and building access. Ensure the list is updated as staff are on-boarded and off-boarded.
  • Coordinate all required Contractor staff training.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience providing administrative support specifically dedicated to the requirements of the project team.
  • Experience performing a wide range of clerical and administrative duties including, for example, typing, filing, tracking of time records, word processing, dictation, and composition of correspondence.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, oral communication and written skills.
  • Experience with computer software, including the Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint.
  • Fluent in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel software programs.

Education and Years of Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience.

Clearance Level Required:

Must be eligible for Tier 2 – Sensitive Moderate Risk


Yes, 10% of the time

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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