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Centrica • United Kingdom

HSE Business Partner - Net Zero Fulfilment

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

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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.

We’ve been keeping Britain warm for over 200 years. Today we power 1 in 3 homes in the UK – but supplying energy is just part of what we do.

We’re on a mission to make the UK’s homes greener and more energy efficient. With clever tech like Hive thermostats, heat pumps, solar panels and EV chargers, we’re making it cheaper and easier to reduce your home’s carbon-footprint and with our new PeakSave programme, we’re actively rewarding better energy use too.

Our nationwide team of 6,500 engineers are energy efficiency experts – offering practical ways to make homes more sustainable.

That’s why we need a brilliant HSE Business Partner for our Net Zero Fulfilment performance unit to help us get to where we’re going. You’ll bring bags of energy, know-how and passion to our family of door-opening brands, including British Gas and Hive. And you’ll join a team who are just as focused delivering on fantastic results as you are.

Location: With our Flexible First working arrangements we empower our colleagues to work in a way that best suits them – meaning location doesn’t need to be a barrier. This role can be mostly based at home with occasional meetings required at our Centrica sites.

We have tailored our well-being & benefits package around our employees as follows;

  • Competitive salary and 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

In this role, you will be focused on providing support and coaching to line mangers and colleagues regarding HSE performance, and conformance/compliance with company and regulatory requirements. You will be the nominated HSE Business Partner for our Net Zero Fulfilment performance unit and will provide subject matter expertise in support of all HSE matters associated with business activities. Ensuring stakeholders needs are met as simply, quickly and as cost-effectively as possible to achieve continual performance improvements.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure HSE risks are identified and effectively mitigated, supporting field risk assessment and mitigation activities, including HSG47 application, lifting, work at height, driving, asbestos, technical safety, electrical safety, corrective action closure, COSHH, dynamic risk assessments, implementation of new/changed requirements, manual handling, occupational health, training completion and waste management to improve HSE performance.
  • Support, encourage and influence stakeholders at various levels, in a matrix style structure.
  • Provide focal point subject matter expertise to delivery unit at all levels from front line engineers to operational directorate.
  • Resolve, with agility, day to day field HSE concerns making recommendations for changes to risk assessments and safe systems of work to address ongoing risk concerns.
  • Undertake periodic site inspections nationwide, of HSE performance making recommendations to address performance issues.
  • Monitors myHSES (incident database) ensuring that events, investigations and actions are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Assist line managers with incident investigations, ensuring true root cause and class leading lesson sharing.
  • Conducting coaching, training and workshops to facilitate ongoing embedding of risk management. Support the delivery of the overall HSE strategy for BG and assist in achieving continuous improvement in HSE performance across all parts of the company.
  • Assist in delivering a single approach to HSE Management that meets the organisation needs, statutory duties and the expectations of key stakeholders with respect to HSE.
  • Support the development of BG culture as the Net Zero PU expands and changes.
  • Delivery and execution of a clear assurance plan to help improve health and safety performance across Net Zero.
  • Identifying and implementing opportunities for event reduction across the company’s operations.

Who are we looking for?

  • BSc (Hons) Occ H&S / Level 5 NVQ Occ H&S/ NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent would be desirable.
  • Chartered member of IOSH would be desirable but not essential.
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate as a minimum.
  • CSCS Black Card Holder (or working towards one).
  • Demonstratable experience in a similar role, preferably in a renewables or residential construction environment.
  • Working knowledge of LOLER: Appointed Persons, Scaffolding, MEWPs, Avoiding Danger from Services (HSG47), Road Risk and small site set ups.
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical design, installation and maintenance practices across domestic, commercial and industrial application is desirable but not essential.
  • Possess the ability to dissect data, trend analyse and produce a body of work fairly quickly in a succinct and simple way.
  • Proven track record of successful results in a similar org and environment.
  • Strong self-drive and resilience to overcome challenges and deliver results.
  • Relevant experience of building a strong and consistent culture of safety throughout an organisation.
  • Experience with on-site coaching.

Our people are the beating heart of our business. We are incredibly proud of our commitment to being FlexFirst. From childcare to furry friends, we listened to our people and understood that they work best when they are comfortable and have a flexible working model that suits their individual needs. We embrace the opportunity to give our colleagues a choice to work from anywhere whilst still ensuring they can connect and engage with their teams through office days, employee networks and virtual events.

We are committed to creating a cleaner and greener future. And we’re making big changes to help us get there. That means cutting customers' emissions and our own to reach net zero. And because our people are the beating heart of our business, we will continue to champion inclusivity, develop future skills and invest in our local communities to create a better world for everyone. As part of our reforestation project with WeForest, for every new employee that joins our family, we plant trees in underprivileged areas in Tanzania to offer farming and wildlife economy opportunities for locals.


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
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
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

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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