Employee benefits

Joining BAE Systems
BAE Systems has a range of benefits for its employees, including career development, flexible working options and even travel benefits. Find out what's available to you when you begin.
Find out more about employee benefits
Salary Sacrifice
Take advantage of a range of salary sacrifice options available to employees including but not limited to novated leases, laptops and mobile phones through to airport lounge memberships and self-education expenses!
Career development
We are committed to maximizing the potential of employees and encourage you to have a career development plan that is linked to agreed training and development needs.
Chairman’s Awards
The Chairman’s Awards acknowledge the exceptional ideas and achievements of our employees and industry partners and customers who have developed outstanding new and innovative ways to shape BAE Systems and contribute towards our global success.
Performance Recognition Awards
Our employees are also recognised for their dedication and achievements that have directly assisted the Company achieve its business objectives, positively contributed to the success of a project or an event or helped to achieve organisation improvements. 
Service Recognition Awards
We formally recognise our employees for their service by awarding a Service Recognition Award for 10 years’ service and each 10 year milestone thereafter.
Employee Referral Scheme
We’re always on the look out for great talent. If you know someone who you think would be a great addition to the team, refer them to the recruitment team and you could be eligible for a reward under our Employee Referral Scheme
E-Learning is an internet based education package that provides access to more than 500 online courses about IT and business skills. Employees and families can participate in E-Learning at no cost.
Employee Assistance Program
Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides professional and confidential, short-term counselling to employees and their immediate families. The EAP is provided free of charge and can be delivered over the phone or face to face. It can assist to clarify a work or personal problem, identify options and develop plans to approach difficult issues in a constructive manner.
Maternity/Paternity Leave
Eligible employees will be entitled to leave maternity/Paternity Leave as per Company process.
Flexible Working
We can recognise that employees work best when they can achieve the right balance between work and other aspects of their life and are committed to doing what we can to reasonably facilitate flexible working arrangements that suit you and the business.
Leisure Travel
Employees can access special employee rates for personal travel using our preferred travel suppliers.
Get your innovative ideas heard through the Innovation Hive, a dedicated program capturing employees creative ideas and providing the platform through which they can be realised and recognised! If you’ve got something to contribute, we’re here to listen!