Inside BAE Systems: Women returning to work, flexibility and opportunities

Thursday, 15 September 2022  •  Online via Zoom

There is no one size fits all in terms of the way people work the best and individuals at BAE Systems have the ability to challenge the boundaries.

The women of BAE Systems

We are Australia’s most versatile defence and security company. We offer the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and our security customers total capability in vital areas such as through-life support, security, logistics and systems integration.

People are the priority at BAE Systems Australia and attracting, developing and retaining them is a key to our business success. As a team, we pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer of choice.

We are committed to:

  • Environmental zero harm and the safety and well-being of our colleagues
  • A culture that fosters diversity and inclusivity where people lead by example
  • Flexible working practices that allow us to work in a way that suits us best
  • Being an organization that embraces diversity and balance – views, teams, and between employee benefits and business requirements

Learn more about BAE Systems and check out their available roles.

What to expect from this session

Hear from Raj and Anthea as they reveal their culture from the inside, highlight career opportunities, and share their lived experiences on what it’s like to be part of the team.

During this session, you’ll discover:

  • How the company supports women returning to the workplace
  • How they provide flexibility and accommodating employee needs
  • How the company creates pathways for their employees to actualize their aspirations

They will also cover opportunities available in Engineering, Procurement and Project Management.


A quote from Cate, Manager at BAE Systems Australia

Meet and connect with the team

Raj is a Human Resources and Talent Acquisition Professional with 15 years of experience both in Australia and overseas across industries including energy, mining and defence. Raj is proactive, motivated and driven with a strong passion to work in partnership with stakeholders to deliver strategic outcomes. She is a resilient and passionate professional with a drive to explore and identify best practice or innovative solutions for recruitment & selection, workforce planning, talent management and HR processes/procedures. 

Connect with Raj on LinkedIn


Talent Acquisition Specialist

Anthea gained a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Melbourne graduating in 1992, and completed a Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management in 2011. Anthea has worked in defence industry for more than 20 years, with a background in aircraft structural integrity and technical airworthiness. As an experienced Engineering executive, Anthea is dedicated to developing an inclusive and challenging culture that enables individual growth and engagement, while realizing the organisation’s strategy.

Connect with Anthea on LinkedIn


Head of Engineering - People Development

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