Centrica • United Kingdom

Enterprise Risk & Controls Manager

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

Job Description

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

Enterprise Risk & Controls Manager

Leicester with FlexFirst hybrid working


British Gas Business (BGB) is the leading provider of energy to SMEs in the UK and is focused on helping its customers energising a greener, fairer future.

This position leads the on-going risk management and control activities within British Gas Business, developing strategies to mitigate impacts.

You will be required to visit our Leicester and Windsor offices.

The Role

Managing and developing a team, you will support and challenge on how the business' key risks and controls are being identified, assessed, managed, monitored, and reported. Managing quarterly risk and control assessment reviews and reviewing/challenging the accuracy of the outputs to drive improvements will be part of your role. You will also facilitate and drive action planning for emerging risk identification and assessment and embed risk management in British Gas Business.

You will need to develop and maintain a Risk Register and Controls Framework along with requisite policies and procedures. You will also build out a forward-looking risk identification strategy to support business teams to identify and manage emerging/horizon risks and potential blind spots, introducing appropriate tools and approaches as required, such as data analytics and scenario analysis. Developing and driving a culture of ‘intelligent risk taking’ across BGB to support better application, outcomes and understanding of how effective risk management supports BGB’s commercial ambitions will be key.

Lastly, you will develop stakeholder relationships, engage colleagues from Group functions (Risk, HSE) and work closely with other Risk Managers to share best practice.

The Person

You will be an experienced senior risk manager within a regulated industry involving the interpretation and practical application of risk management requirements (first, second or third line).

You’ll have a proven track record of implementing best practice, robust and sustainable risk management and control frameworks within a complex organisation. A deep understanding of and expertise in the identification and management of operational, conduct and regulatory risk.

You will have a track record of influence, presenting implications to stakeholders, managing ambiguity and uplifting risk management capability.

We would also like you to have a professional legal, risk or audit qualification and have developed a team.


At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!

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Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
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Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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