Veterans’ Employer of the Year – Large
Veterans make up 20.6% of Boeing Defence Australia’s (BDA) workforce. 50% of managers at BDA are veterans. BDA helps veterans to realise their leadership potential in civilian life, and highly values what veterans bring to their business.
BDA has a team of dedicated recruitment specialists who work closely with the ADF and understand the needs of veterans preparing to enter civilian life. The team highlights where military skills and experiences are desirable in advertised roles. BDA also has a formal mentoring program, where there are numerous cases of senior leaders mentoring veterans and veteran BDA leaders mentoring junior ADF officers.