Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

QinetiQ Inc. intends to make all reasonable efforts to live up to its Equal Opportunity Policy and Affirmative Action Plan. The Plan has been prepared to accurately reflect the company's current status, its actions to date, and its intentions for the future. The President has expressed support for the Affirmative Action policy and has assigned overall responsibility for fulfillment of the Equal Employment Opportunity policy and Affirmative Action Plan to the Director of Human Resources, who will periodically conduct analyses of all personnel actions to ensure that the company is living up to its stated intention.

The management of the company is responsible for the ongoing monitoring of all personnel actions in their respective areas of supervision, and will carry out the intentions of the Equal Opportunity policy and Affirmative Action Plan to the fullest extent possible.

Employment practices at the company are non-discriminatory and are based upon factors that are job-related. The Affirmative Action Plan is designed to report and monitor all related procedures that will include, but will not be limited to:

  1. Recruiting and hiring applicants, and training and promoting employees in all job classifications without discrimination;
  2. Basing decisions on employment so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity;
  3. Ensuring that promotion decisions are in accord with principles of equal employment opportunity by imposing only valid requirements for promotional opportunities; and
  4. Ensuring that all other personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education, tuition assistance, and social and recreational programs, will be administered without discrimination.

QinetiQ Inc. promises not to retaliate against any person who files a complaint concerning Equal Opportunity or Affirmative Action and will ensure that no one harasses, intimidates, threatens, coerces, or discriminates against any individual exercising rights under this policy.

The Persons with Disabilities and Veterans Affirmative Action Plan is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department during normal business hours. Please contact the Director of Human Resources at hr@us.qinetiq.com for further information.