Centrica • Denmark

Head of Data Governance at Centrica Energy!

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

Job Description

Centrica Energy is one of the leading trading houses in Europe, moving energy from source to use and working tirelessly to provide renewable energy now and in the future. Energy is always moving – so are we. We are looking for an experienced Head of Data Governance to join our team in Denmark. If you want to join a Great Place to Work and contribute to the future of energy, now is the time to make your move.

If you're passionate about data governance and ready for a significant challenge, we want to hear from you. Join us at Centrica Energy and play a pivotal role in our journey towards a sustainable energy future.

The Role

In the rapidly evolving world of energy trading, data is a key strategic asset; it informs our decisions, fuels our strategies, and is integral to our success. At Centrica Energy, we understand the immense value of data and the growing importance of data governance in all aspects of our operations. That's where you come in.

As the new Head of Data Governance, you will:

  • Spearhead the creation and management of a robust data governance team.

  • Collaborate with our IT teams to enhance data governance practices.

  • Implement and oversee local governance policies and their deployment.

  • Lead efforts to register, manage, and mitigate data risks.

  • Manage tools and processes for effective data management.

  • Foster a centre of data excellence, supporting business functions in data utilisation.

About you

We are looking for someone who preferably has:

  • At least 5 years of experience in data governance, preferably as a data steward or in a similar role.

  • Strong communication skills and a knack for relationship management.

  • Experience with Meta Data/Data Loss Protection tools like Microsoft Purview (preferred, but not mandatory).

The role is based out of Aalborg. Our Aalborg office is not just a workplace; it's the epicenter of our innovative efforts. Here, you'll be instrumental in shaping our path forward.

About Centrica Energy

We’re a leading European renewable energy trading powerhouse, and one of only a few major actors in the energy trading business that manages both renewable assets and executes energy trading at large scales simultaneously. With +13 GW of renewable power under management and +15 years of experience innovating the European PPA market, we’re a unique player positioned in an exciting industry with the ambitions and capabilities to push the green transition forward.

Centrica has a strong focus and track record of nurturing talent. The responsibilities and tasks we take on are limited only by our imagination – we dream big and aim high when setting new goals, and we deliver on that through honesty, proactiveness and responsibility. By applying for this role, you will get the opportunity to join one of the most successful energy trading teams in Europe.

We have an inclusive environment, and our experience is that different views from different people with different backgrounds strengthen our business and makes us all better. Our people come from all over the world, and we invite anyone with the skills and the mindset to apply for this role.

Make your move today to change tomorrow.


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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

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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

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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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