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Centrica • Denmark

Product Owner for Trading

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.

Interested in joining a growing multinational business and taking a central role in one of Europe’s leading renewable energy trading teams? We’re looking for a Product Owner, to help us meet our high ambitions for growth and help move energy into a fully renewable future.

The Team

The Business Management (Trading, Analytics & Algos) team is core in managing Centrica Energy and key for implementing the strategy which ensures a sustainable growth.

You’ll be part of a team of Business Managers and Product Owners, where we constantly strive to support and optimize the business, and where all team members add to a positive working environment, characterized by different personalities and skillsets, with great opportunities to make your mark and influence decisions.

The team’s purpose is to be the “right hand” of the business, with the responsibility of supporting our strategy and commercial product implementation. Furthermore, an important role is to ensure operational resilience of systems, process and controls in support of trading activities. The team is characterized by a high knowledge level and professionalism.

The Position

As Product Owner for the Trading area, you’ll set direction for the products in support of our long-term strategy of being the No. 1 Renewable Energy Trader in Europe and world-class globally. You will get a chance to be involved in the future of energy and work in a vibrant business environment with some bright minds and skilled people looking to re-shape the energy industry and move towards a low carbon economy.

In this role you will:

  • Translate power and gas trading visions and ambitions into a product vision and product roadmap, based on customer needs, business value, and market trends

  • Be accountable for ensuring that the product provides value to both customers and the business

  • Collaborate with the business stakeholders to ensure product backlog priority, transparency and taking on new projects, initiatives and tasks

  • Collaborate with your agile IT development team to ensure development and continuous delivery of increments, for successful implementation

  • Be responsible for alignment and effective communication to deliver a successful product

  • Make data-driven decisions, monitor performance, and iterate on features

For us it’s important that you understand both the “when” and the “why”, leaving the “how” to other roles. We have an international environment, and you will be working across our main geographical locations (Aalborg, Copenhagen and London. Occasionally with our office in Antwerp).

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone to join our team who can add enthusiasm and brings experience which might be different from “the usual”. Planning, communication and delivering business value is key skills in the Product Owner position within Centrica Energy. Being a diplomate and manage to align everyone’s expectations towards the IT deliveries and business outcome is also key.

We like to get challenged so we encourage you to apply even if you don’t tick all the boxes. Whether you are an experienced Product Owner or this is a new role for you; if you are structured and have experience working in a complex environment bringing solutions to problems and creating value – then this role offers you a great opportunity to grow and learn on a personal as well as a professional level.

The candidate might be fresh out of university or have some experience. The ideal candidate has studied Economics, Information Technology, Business Administration or similar business-oriented education.

We imagine that our new colleague has experience in managing business development or projects, but it is not a requirement. First and foremost, you take responsibility, you can reflect over strategy, business goals and your product domain. You have good communications skills and can present a plan that brings our strategy to life.

Furthermore, we expect our new colleague to:

  • Show strong subject and domain leadership to build credibility among stakeholders

  • Provide vision, goals and context for the product, understanding the products business value

  • Prioritize and manage the product backlog and deliverables, in a structured manner, within the product domain

  • Communicate the business value and strategy fit

  • Ensure business implementation and product quality

  • Be a strong facilitator of workshops, stakeholder meetings and business presentations

  • Show engagement in our purpose

The importance is the skills you bring. Ideally you find joy in working with on any type of task, challenge, or project in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. You can do so in fluent English, both written and spoken. Acting respectfully and with high level of responsibility, in all aspects of your work comes naturally to you.

We look forward to hearing from you!

We’re reviewing applications and conducting interviews on an ongoing basis, so don’t miss your chance to apply today.

About Us

We’re a profitable, agile company that understands the necessity of investment to achieve improvement. If you’ve got the willingness, ambitions, and right attitude we offer a work environment that will help you grow on a professional as well as personal level. You’ll get first-hand experience within the energy sector and within an international trading business with a proven track record and ambitious growth plan. The team consists of different personalities and skillsets, but the fundamental principle is excelling together. We offer flexible working hours and locations alongside a positive working environment characterized by expertise, responsibility, and innovation alongside great opportunities to make your mark and influence decisions.

Energy markets are increasingly dominated by an ambitious decarbonization agenda, and so are we. Leveraging our in-house talent and specialists, extensive market expertise, technical capabilities, and the strong balance sheet of Centrica plc, we’re focused on delivering on the net-zero agenda as a vital enabler of our future growth. Our ambition is to become Europe’s No. 1 renewable energy trader and a globally important player, and we’re delivering on an ambitious corporate- and commercial strategy to make those ambitions a reality. As one of Europe's largest energy trading companies, we offer an opportunity to work directly with paving the way for a cost-efficient and sustainable transition to zero-carbon energy, where you will play a key role and make a real impact on the future energy system in Europe. Our work culture is flexible, entrepreneurial, and collaborative, marked by a high pace and equally high ambitions, but also emphasizing social engagement and having fun.

We engage our employees in Guilds driving both technical innovation, process improvements and social activities. Our Skills Guild drives learning activities such as Hackathons, Study Groups and Brown Bag Sessions, and our Social and Work Life Guild drives frequent social events such as Department Events, Friday Bars, etc. We also have an active Staff Association that arranges a broad variety of activities – ranging from Foosball Tournaments to LAN Parties, bringing in people from the entirety of CE.

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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
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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