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Centrica • United Kingdom

Personal Assistant (Tech)

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

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.

An opportunity to play your part - We have an amazing opportunity for an experienced PA to join our award-winning tech team! Centrica’s tech leadership team are growing, to help make sure we are well equipped to support them, we are growing too! Our strategy at Centrica is driven by our purpose to help our customers live sustainably, simply, and affordably. As the pace of change continues to accelerate, we respond by focusing colleagues and technology on helping businesses and households to use energy more efficiently and sustainably. technology is pivotal to our success, it’s the engine room of Centrica. Technology enables us to increase the efficiency of systems, products, and services and most importantly, it allows us to work flexibly with our customers and colleagues to meet changing needs, all things we are looking for in our next PA hire – efficiency, flexibility, adaptable to change, great communication and a lot of integrity!!

We’re looking for someone who can build relationships with a diverse workforce, has a natural flair for solving problems and a keen eye for detail. Being well organised and the ability to remain calm in quick and changing priorities is a must. You will need to gain a broad understanding of the business and their operations quickly and will be making an impact from the day you start your journey with us, but don’t worry, we will be supporting you every step of the way!

Location: Flexible with occasional travel to Windsor

Package: base salary is £43.118 plus bonus, private health care, pension, and 25 days annual leave

The day to day :

  • Diary management, coordinating arrangements for meetings and conferences.
  • Coordinating and booking travel arrangements and planning itineraries as required
  • Produce documents, presentations and print to Executive meeting standards.
  • Respond to routine requests for information and refer more complex requests as appropriate.
  • Screen telephone calls, emails and / or visitors
  • Send out routine letters and emails, and draft more complex correspondence for final approval.
  • Answer routine questions and respond to correspondence not requiring manager’s attention.
  • Attend meetings and take minutes as required.
  • Order and arrange payment of a variety of goods and services required by the relevant managers.
  • Organise and prepare complex documents requiring the integration of multiple office technology and software applications.
  • Maintain and monitor departmental budgets ensuring prompt and accurate payment of invoices and expenses.

At Centrica:

We’re committed to help solve customers’ needs, making lives simpler and more affordable, we also want to making big changes to create a cleaner and greener future. By cutting both customer and our own emissions on a path to net zero.

Putting customers and colleagues at the heart of everything we do is the Centrica way, 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 build a diverse workforce 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.

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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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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