MINDEF Singapore Reviews

Updated Sep 27, 2022

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3.8
69%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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MINDEF Singapore Minister of Defence Ng Eng Hen
Ng Eng Hen
110 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance andCareer Progression(in 54 reviews)

  • "Stability, good pay and good welfare(in 26 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Need to navigate through red tape(in 38 reviews)

  • "May be a little too hierarchical for some(in 21 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Career

      Jun 2, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good pay in the job.

      Cons

      Long working hours during peak periods.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Instructor

      Sep 25, 2022 - Officer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible working hours which allow rest days

      Cons

      Long weekends that May result in overtime

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Overall review

      Sep 21, 2022 - Classified 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good work life balance. Good bonuses

      Cons

      Many red tapes, lengthy approval processes

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Rewarding if you can handle the environment

      Sep 21, 2022 -  in Bucharest, Bucuresti
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Strong systems in place. Very well-defined job scope and roles.

      Cons

      Overbearing security rules from misguided security department. Work environment is very dated. Long hours.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Environment

      Sep 12, 2022 - Instructor in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      A lot of systems in place so don’t have to think so much

      Cons

      It’s a Male dominated environment

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Fun job

      Sep 27, 2022 - NSF 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Stable income but low sian

      Cons

      Dont ask me pls pls

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Mix review

      Sep 24, 2022 - Specialist 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Decent benefits and work life balance. However, experience may differ.

      Cons

      Too many red tapes and rules (it is the military afterall). Salary is not competitive. Limited learning of transferable hard skills.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      RSN NWSE

      Sep 25, 2022 - Naval Warfare Systems Expert 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good for people looking for stability and consistent progression

      Cons

      Not much room for personal development.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Bad career progression

      Sep 22, 2022 - Systems Specialist in Chisinau
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good stable job with little to no pay discrepancies with peers

      Cons

      Bad pay scaling Unable to keep up with payscale during 40s

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      SAF

      Sep 18, 2022 - Logistics in Singapore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Stable work with good annual gross

      Cons

      Long hours in a junior role

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    MINDEF Singapore Reviews FAQs

    MINDEF Singapore has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 488 reviews left anonymously by employees. 69% of employees would recommend working at MINDEF Singapore to a friend and 55% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, MINDEF Singapore employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at MINDEF Singapore. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    69% of MINDEF Singapore employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated MINDEF Singapore 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.4 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

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