Centrica • United Kingdom

Senior Information Security Manager

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

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 Information Security Manager

Centrica Energy is the trading arm of Centrica. We trade gas, power and LNG and provide the route to market for our upstream and power generation operations.

We provide our clients with the best route-to-market services available to the market today, integrating sophisticated software, trading and structuring and optimizing exposures all the way from long term risk management down to physical trading seconds before delivery. In Centrica Energy we have a diversified portfolio of energy assets under management, and we represent the new generation of energy traders, leading our customers to value on low-carbon, digital energy markets across the World. Around 700 people work for Centrica Energy in our offices in London, Denmark, Germany, Sweden and Singapore.

In response to the escalating cyber threats and stringent regulatory demands, Centrica Energy is looking for a Senior Information Security Manager to join our Information Security team! This role is pivotal in fortifying our cybersecurity defences, ensuring compliance, and fostering customer trust through enhanced data protection. As a Senior Information Security Manager, you will lead strategic security initiatives, optimise cost efficiency by mitigating breach-related expenses, and empower secure business innovation. Ultimately, you will not only safeguard our current operations but also drive business value by enabling a secure environment for growth and competitive advantage.

The Senior Information Security Manager will also be responsible for conducting thorough assessments and continuous monitoring of security systems and protocols to ensure they align with industry standards and organisational policies. You will proactively identify security risks and exposures, determining the root causes of security violations, and recommending procedures to prevent future incidents and enhance security measures.

Location: This is a London based (close to Marble Arch) role and we encourage hybrid working with c3 days in the office and c2 days from home. There will also be a requirement for occasional travel to other Centrica Energy offices in Europe.

About the Role:

  • Perform comprehensive security system assessments and monitoring.

  • Align cybersecurity measures with industry standards and organisational policies.

  • Proactively identify and analyse security risks and exposures.

  • Investigate causes of security violations and develop prevention strategies.

  • Conduct advanced security risk assessments, system evaluations, and compliance audits.

  • Champion an overarching initiative to foster end-to-end risk management through trust and collaboration among teams.

About You:

  • Proven experience in information security management.

  • Strong understanding of security protocols, risk management, and compliance audits.

  • Ability to analyse complex security systems and protocols.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

Ready to Make Your Move and apply?

If you are passionate about discovering your potential and changing how we create a more sustainable future, then we would love to hear from you. We will be continuously reviewing applications; early submission is strongly recommended.

We're a People Place:

We have 4 People Promises, which are our pledge to all our colleagues. It’s the minimum of what you can always expect when working with us.

  • People Promise #1 We’re a people place - we are devoted to doing great work together and are cultivating wellbeing and flexibility

  • People Promise #2 You’ll ignite your potential - we are committed to career development and equal opportunities

  • People Promise #3 You’ll get your share of our success - we offer attractive Benefits and Rewards

  • People Promise #4 You’ll make an impact that will truly change tomorrow - we are committed to career development and equal opportunities. We are committed to moving towards a cleaner and greener future.

This is what you can always expect from us. It’s part of our culture, and we know it enables us all to make the most of everyone’s contribution for us to grow, move and thrive.

Our customers come from all walks of life, and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We will continue to champion inclusivity, develop future skills and invest in our local communities to create a better, more sustainable world, for everyone.

#LI-CET #MakeYourMove #MoreThanACareer

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
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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