Centrica • United Kingdom

Senior Business Development Manager (Energy)

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.

Senior Business Development Manager (Energy Solutions)

Flexible UK Locations with Flex First hybrid working

Bonus OTE £26k per annum


At Centrica UKI Services (Net Zero New Business) we provide integrated energy solutions that deliver cost efficiency, resilience and accelerate our customers’ journeys to a low carbon future. We serve business and public sector organisations, increasingly focusing on delivering decarbonisation of power, heating and transport through our portfolio of solutions.

We build, operate, and maintain clean energy assets to help large public sector and industrial customers decarbonise. This includes providing project design and delivery and installation expertise, financing options, and industry leading operational capabilities to deliver energy efficiency and save customers money, helping them balance the demands of planet and profit.

Reporting to our Head of Business Development you will focus on creating and closing new sales opportunities and implementing sales strategies for the Public Sector in UK and Ireland.

You will be joining a financially solid organisation with a pedigree of clients at a time of strong growth momentum.

The Role

In your new role you will generate, own and progress new sales opportunities outside of existing pipeline to sell the following: Hydrogen ready CHP; solar; battery; heat pumps and other energy solutions which could be multi-technology based and across one client site or multiple client sites. You will also employ innovative solutions to influence purchasing habits.

You will target Public Sector clients with multi-tech solutions to support client’s carbon and energy savings targets. Defining and developing new sales opportunities, building relationships with clients reaching the appropriate level of contacts within high value organisations (e.g. Board and Estates) and collaboratively work the opportunity to a close with colleagues in engineering, projects, commercial and finance.

You will also maintain a SalesForce database of pipeline opportunities and contract wins providing regular KPIs/reporting and forecasts.

Attending industry trade events and networking will also be a key part of your role as will collating and disseminating market intelligence.

The Person

To be considered for this role we would like you to have some of the following experience and skills:

Commercially aware and credible influencer you will have material experience of selling power and heat generation in the Public Sector and understand the sector’s net zero targets and funding pathways. You must also have experience of sales within one of the following commercially sized technologies: CHP, solar or heat pumps.


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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