Centrica • United Kingdom

Industry Governance Lead – BGB

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.

Industry Governance Lead

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.

Working as part of the BGB Conduct & Governance team, you will be responsible for maintaining a robust governance framework for all industry requirements including but not limited to Smart Framework and RECCo change proposals.

You will be required to visit some of our Leicester Spinneyside office at least once a week.

The Role

You will develop and maintain high quality reporting standards, providing progress tracking, milestone management, dashboard updates, risks and issues to key stakeholders and senior management.

You will manage all aspects of Governance against our industry codes, tracking, driving key stakeholders to deliver and monitor completed work, milestones achieved (KPIs, dashboards), remaining work and key dependencies. Through collaboration you will work to ensure compliance against conduct & industry standards in our frameworks and escalate any issues and corrective actions where necessary.

In addition, you will co-ordinate responses across British Gas Business to industry change you will ensure our views are well represented in the industry.

You will also support in the running of Governance meetings (including accurate minute taking) and forums.

As a key point of contact for all governance related information for industry change including but not limited to Smart and RECCo you will aid compliance.

The Person

Ideally we would like you to have knowledge of the energy industry and experience of governance frameworks and compliance. You have a track record of collaboration; advising and challenging stakeholders to achieve conduct and compliance objectives. You will enjoy process and understand the potential impact on customers. You can manage ambiguity and recommend improvements to drive process optimisation in a challenging environment.


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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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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