About Finmeccanica

The Finmeccanica Group, headquartered in Italy, operates globally in the aerospace, defence and security markets, employing 64,000 people. Finmeccanica is one of the world's leading suppliers of helicopters, aircraft, aeronautics and defence systems, as well as a European leader in space systems, security and cyber solutions. In the UK, Finmeccanica and its operating companies AgustaWestland, ATIL, Selex ES, Telespazio Vega, Ansaldo STS and DRS Technologies UK make a significant contribution to the UK economy, employing 8,500 highly-skilled personnel across the country.

Facts & Figures

Industry Electronics, Engineering, Manufacturing
Number of employees 8500
Number of active countries 50

The Research

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The employee offerings of Finmeccanica

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Development Programmes

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Talent management/high performer programmes
  • Leadership development programmes
  • Coaching/mentoring programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • General training programmes
  • Industry-related/job specific training programmes
  • Self-selected training
  • International exchange programmes

Benefits

  • Car/travel allowance
  • Company car
  • Phone or smartphone allowance
  • Laptop
  • Childcare facilities/vouchers
  • Entertainment allowance
  • Gym or gym subsidy
  • Health insurance
  • Meal subsidies or subsidised canteen services
  • Religious and/or spiritual facilities (e.g. prayer room)
  • Sabbatical/approved extended leave of absence
  • Extended maternity leave/payment (above legal requirements)
  • Study leave (time)
  • Study support (financial or other)
  • Other insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Provident fund
  • Overtime pay
  • Performance-related bonuses based on individual/team performance
  • Profit sharing/variable pay based on the organisation's performance

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Compressed working hours
  • Flexi-time working
  • Job-sharing
  • Part-time working
  • Sabbatical/career break
  • Term-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Reduced overtime
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)

Onboarding Activities

  • A tour around the organisation
  • Induction course (covering the organisation's mission, vision, values)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hardcopy or online)
  • Networking events for new employees
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Standard meeting after specified period
  • Meeting with the CEO
  • Meeting with Executive Management
  • Formal session on targets