Centrica • United Kingdom

Senior Social Impact Strategy Manager

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.

In this new role, you’ll support the Responsible Business Director by leading Centrica’s Group approach to assess Social impacts, risks and opportunities (IRO), and set strategy to maximise the positive impact we create in society whilst ensuring Social disclosures comply with the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD).

  • Salary: Competitive + bonus + car allowance + private healthcare + generous company benefits

  • Location: UK Flexible with travel as required

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop, maintain and evolve the Group-wide double materiality impact assessment for Social issues in line with CSRD

  • Co-ordinate research and surveys with external stakeholders on ESG matters to support the double materiality process, sharing insights and learnings across the business

  • Work with third party on additional research requirements to support ESG strategy development

  • Work with the business, HR, Procurement and beyond, to identify and manage Social IROs that arise from the double materiality process and develop strategic action plans alongside metrics and targets to effectively manage them

  • Work with issue owners to review and enhance governance controls for material issues

  • Identify and support additional strategic Social impact projects that deliver positive impact for customers and communities whilst driving progress against targets

  • Provide expert insight into Group-wide policies and frameworks

  • Input into Social disclosures for investors and other key stakeholder groups as needed

Work Experience

  • Deep understanding of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) issues and best practice around CSRD

  • Experience of stakeholder engagement, research and insights tracking

  • Track record of driving business change and positive social impact

  • Ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

  • Capability to project manage complex projects

  • Experience working with agencies and managing suppliers

  • Strong analytical skills


  • Commercial Know-how

  • Strong research and analytical skills

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Planning and organisation skills

  • Ability to understand and distil a broad range of subject matters

  • Building great relationships

  • Agency/supplier management skills

  • Making change happen

We’re proud to be recognised as a disability-confident employer, a carers-confident employer and to have gained a place in The Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality.

Our customers come from a variety of different backgrounds, and so do we. We hire great people from all walks of life, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We will continue championing inclusivity while investing in our local communities, to build a more inclusive and sustainable future for all.

As part of this, we’re working in ways that work for our people because they’re the beating heart of our business.

From childcare to furry friends, we understand that colleagues work best when they’re comfortable and have a flexible approach to working that suits their individual needs. We’re therefore thrilled to provide greater flexibility to all colleagues with FlexFirst.

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
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
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

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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