Centrica • United Kingdom

Senior Sales Channel Manager – Business Movers

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 Sales Channel Manager – Business Movers

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.

Are you a brilliant communicator with a real passion for engagement, willing to think outside of the box, roll your sleeves up and elevate internally and externally a business on the cusp of supercharging its profile? A business that is steeped in history and is full of people with passion, grit and determination to succeed.

Business Move is a significant customer event within British Gas Business. The Senior Sales Channel Manager role is to lead the team with a clear strategy aligned to maximising growth and sales opportunities through an engaging customer experience. You will help develop, implement and be accountable for high levels of customer retention through a focussed tactical approach of converting customers to contract and meeting their energy supply needs. Underpinning the sales drive, you will lead an effective people performance and operational delivery that supports a continuous improvement ethos. Through a detailed understanding of the end-to-end journey, you will enhance and unlock key initiatives to improve retention rates and customer satisfaction.

Accountabilities

  • Manage the Business Movers Sales teams in delivering industry leading customer service/sales experience to maximise sales opportunities and value to the business.
  • Manage an effective group of team managers that is driven to deliver the operation that strives for continuous improvement across First Call Resolution, Increased Sales and Customer Experience with a key focus on cost to serve reduction through a digital first approach.
  • Contribute to new ideas to increase NPS, Customer and Agent experience, retention, cross sell and value creation.
  • Manage the implementation of testing of new customer data sources and propositions to deliver targets and enable growth and increased insight/customer receptiveness.
  • Manage increased call and process efficiency to deliver a reduced cost to serve and ensure effective data utilisation and management is a leading KPI.
  • Ensure operational and regulatory risks are managed and escalated as appropriate.
  • Adhere to the Training & Competence framework policy and procedures to ensure each team member attains and maintains the required competency level to perform their role and, in particular, to promote a culture where customers are treated fairly and are properly informed.
  • Manage performance for all sales activity and developing actions plans to ensure targets are met.
  • Ensure customer related information systems are operated to the required standard to maintain accurate and secure records.
  • That competitor information is captured to support insight and intelligence.
  • Apply British Gas values in all day-to-day activities.

Competencies

  • Our Management Behaviours describe the high standards we should expect of ourselves and colleagues at British Gas. These behaviours are a key part of how we deliver successfully in our roles.
  • This role is at the level of ‘Leader of Managers’, which is about providing a clear vision, and enabling teams to make operational decisions. They hold their managers accountable and support them in the successful delivery of business goals to exceed shareholder, employee, and customer expectations.
  • For details on these behaviours see the Leadership Behaviours Guide.

Experience

  • Thorough understanding of what delivers great customer service and stay and leave experience.
  • Management within the Sales industry, specifically in multi-channel environments.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the commercial aims and objectives of British Gas Business.
  • Commercial Know-How: Managing for value, Understanding the external marketplace, Understanding Centrica, Understanding our Customers Understanding our Competitors.

Education

  • Preferably educated to degree level.
  • Experience of managing high performing teams.
  • Proven track record of developing others.
  • Good participative and competitive knowledge of the Energy markets.
  • Creative and able to initiate ideas to drive retention, growth and profitability.
  • Good commercial acumen and effective decision making that will deliver business goals.

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
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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