Centrica • United Kingdom

Governance & Assurance Analyst

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

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.

An opportunity to play your part – If successful, your role as Governance & Assurance Analyst will include setting up and maintaining effective processes, quality controls, and governance systems that underpin all operational functions within DTS. You will be at the forefront of coordinating and leading important governance meetings across DTS. Furthermore, you will be responsible for conducting in-depth analysis of operational data, which is crucial for informed decision-making and process optimization.

Location: UK (talk to us about flexible working)

The day to day –

  • Offer business analysis support to enhance the governance and assurance for the Continuous Service Improvements Framework
  • Initiate service improvements within process and assurance, aiming for industry-leading service.
  • Develop and manage plans/actions to drive process improvements.
  • Act as a deputy for the Head of Operational Performance and provide cover for peers.
  • Keep track of the Governance platforms within DTS
  • Collaborate closely with the reporting team to understand customer requirements and provide insightful data.
  • Coordinate the creation of new dashboards and improvements to existing ones to enhance service performance and process adherence.
  • Manage the people dashboard and resource tracker.
  • Aid in improving Service Management processes and tools across DTS.
  • Provide tangible assurance of process and performance across Service Management ITIL processes.
  • Contribute to the DTS risk register, ensuring it is effectively maintained and managed.
  • Contribute to lessons learned to enhance Service Management effectiveness.
  • Manage Standards across DTS, ensuring they are up-to-date and accurate, and identifying any gaps.
  • Contribute to Management Reporting and provide valuable insight and analysis through status reports where relevant.
  • Support the SMF24 Statement of Responsibilities across DTS and Technology teams/CERTS under the Senior Management Certification Regime (SMCR) to ensure it is accurate and fit for purpose.

About You –

  • Outstanding skills in communication, interpersonal relations, and negotiation
  • Superior customer service abilities
  • Exceptional organizational and coordination skills, with the capacity to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks, and juggle multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Capability to maintain a sharp focus on achieving outcomes that meet professional and quality benchmarks.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team.
  • Strong analytical abilities with a keen eye for detail
  • Solid understanding of IS Operations and key processes.

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive salary plus bonus potential.
  • Employee Energy Allowance at 15% of the government price cap.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Company Funded Healthcare Plan.
  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus public holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 additional days.
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits, including technology vouchers, electric car lease scheme & travel insurance.

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!


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

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
Location
96%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
92%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
82%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
79%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
83%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
88%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
80%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
82%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
84%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
85%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
72%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees

20,000

Gender diversity (male:female)

68:32

Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

Belgium

Denmark

Ireland

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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