Benefits

Ensuring your welfare

Our competitive employment package is regularly revised as you progress in your career as a DXO. Apart from core provisions such as annual leave, medical leave/benefits, you will also receive other flexible benefits that look after your well-being, family, and career development.

Market Competitive Remuneration
Market Competitive Remuneration

A competitive salary and benefit package , including performance-based rewards, 18 days annual leave, 14 days medical leave (up to 60 days if hospitalised), and more.

Training Credits
Training Credits

To facilitate DXOs in the fulfilment of their plan, MINDEF provides credits and time for DXOs to pursue self-initiated learning and development, which is over and above the courses arranged by HR.

Flexible and Family-friendly Work Arrangements
Flexible and Family-friendly Work Arrangements

Flexible work hours and arrangements are available for DXOs to better harmonise work and life. Various leave schemes are also in place to provide for a family-friendly work environment. Such schemes include maternity leave, paternity leave, childcare leave, parent-care leave and compassionate leave.

Medical Benefits
Medical Benefits

MINDEF provides all DXOs with S$150,000 Group Term Life and S$150,000 Group Personal Accident insurance coverage during the tenure of their service. The premiums are paid for by MINDEF. DXOs also have the option to purchase additional coverage at competitive premiums. They will also receive subsidised outpatient treatment (up to a capped amount), and dental benefits.

Welfare Benefits
Welfare Benefits

DXOs also get to enjoy a variety of welfare benefits such as corporate promotions, access to childcare services at selected work locations, and other flexible benefits.

MINDEF provides ample opportunities and means for self-learning through funds and days off for courses, study awards and sponsorships for postgraduate studies.

Cheong Qin Xue

Assistant Director (Data Science)

Cheong Qin Xue
Wong Wan Ying

I joined MINDEF as a fresh graduate. The idea of being able to contribute to the defence of Singapore as well as the competitive pay package attracted me to pursue a career as a DXO.

Wong Wan Ying

Deputy Director (People Services Digital Office)