Working at Baillie Gifford
Our supportive environment promotes personal growth, while our partnership structure brings talented individuals together. Join us and shape the future of investment management.
We place great importance on recognising employees’ hard work. We strive to ensure that our benefits are competitive and contribute to how people are rewarded for their efforts on behalf of the firm. Benefits shown are UK-specific. We have different benefits available in our international offices. For more information contact HR@bailliegifford.com.
Providing financial security for employees and their families including:
- 15% pension contribution including discretionary dependents pension
- Life assurance
- Enhanced parental leave of 52 weeks, irrespective of gender or parental type
Health and wellbeing
Supporting the health and wellbeing of employees by providing a healthy work-life balance and promoting a progressive and engaging workplace including:
- Private medical insurance on an opt-in basis, with cover for employees and their dependents
- Mental health support for employees and their dependents, giving confidential access to counsellors and psychotherapists
- Digicare + Workplace app
Continuous personal development
Curiosity is encouraged by providing time, financial support and access to thought leaders that challenge conventional thinking including:
- Technical, behavioural and leadership programmes
- Speaker events
- Individual mentoring
Culture and events
Cultural benefits for employees including:
- Employee-led networks
- A lively social calendar of events to bring colleagues and families together
There’s something very special about Baillie Gifford, it truly is a unique work environment. Everyone has a voice, and everyone is listened to.
Our ways of working
Learning and development
We seek to foster a culture where individual strengths and curiosity intersect to put the firm at the forefront of investment management.
We see learning and development as more than just providing fundamental training: we embed it in every aspect of our work.
To support your progress, you have access to a wide variety of workshops, courses, on-demand teaching and, most importantly, learning in your role.
We understand that your career path doesn’t have to be linear, allowing you to craft a unique route based on your interests.
Our nurturing environment stimulates your curiosity, with opportunities to transition between roles as you unlock your full potential.
Hear from our people
At Baillie Gifford, our people are our greatest strength. Attracting talent is vital to our success, so we strive to create opportunity for all. We take diversity and inclusion seriously and encourage staff to join initiatives which support these values. As employees from across the business can attest, we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. Read about their experiences below.