Centrica • Ireland

Sustainability PMO

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.

Sustainability PMO

Reference: R0057680

6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Legal, Regulation & Corporate Affairs - Dublin

Reporting to: General Counsel

Bord Gáis Energy is one of Ireland’s leading energy and service companies. We supply gas, electricity, and energy services to over 700,000 homes and businesses across the country, offering excellent customer service as well as the best value possible. Bord Gáis Energy is uniquely positioned to drive positive change and we have an opportunity, as well as a responsibility, to reshape our future. We’re powered by our purpose, and we all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future. While there are challenges ahead, we are dedicated to supporting our consumers and colleagues, to rethinking power generation, and to supporting an affordable and fair transition for all.

Role Purpose

The purpose of this role is to support the development of Bord Gáis Energy’s Sustainability Plan, managing all environmental and social impacts in line with Centrica’s overarching People & Planet Plan. As part of this, the Sustainability PMO will support in assessment of environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts, risks and opportunities (IRO) across Bord Gáis Energy and work across the business to develop a strategy to maximise opportunities, whilst minimising risks and impacts and deliver compliant and industry leading disclosures.

About the Role

  • Work with Centrica ESG team and Bord Gais Energy team to manage and deliver key disclosure deliverables including but not limited to Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and EU Taxonomy
  • Support the development and deployment of local implementation plans including value chain assessments, materiality assessments, stakeholder engagement, target setting and effective communication to all affected departments
  • Work with Bord Gáis Energy management and colleagues to ensure communication, understanding and accountability of Sustainability/ESG strategy and related programmes
  • Draft disclosures compliant with all mandatory and select voluntary ESG disclosure requirements
  • Support Centrica ESG team to coordinate its implementation of corporate-led ESG initiatives and benchmarks such as TCFD, CDP, WDI etc
  • Support Centrica ESG teams and local functions with data collection, analysis, and assurance necessary for ESG reporting to align with relevant reporting frameworks and internal needs,
  • Manage wider Bord Gáis Energy ESG assurance and governance tracking programme in line with legal and group requirements
  • Support Bord Gáis Energy Sustainability programme disclosures and wider mandated statements such as the Gender Pay Statement

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience within Sustainability/ESG
  • Significant professional experience in an ESG/Sustainability role
  • Proven expertise in ESG reporting frameworks (SDG’s, TCFD, CDP etc) and benchmarks
  • Deep understanding of ESG agenda and up to date knowledge of trends and best practice in reporting and stakeholder engagement
  • Experience of driving business change
  • Ability to engage and influence internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong data management and analytical skills to ensure data integrity and high quality reporting
  • Ability to communicate complex matters to non-experts
  • Strong capacity to be future focused in identifying ESG risks and opportunities and their implications to Bord Gáis Energy
  • Proven commercial acumen
  • Strong planning, project management and organisational skills

In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary, generous annual leave allowance, and a host of other benefits, including volunteering days with our charity partner, Focus Ireland. You’ll also enjoy our friendly and collaborative culture, flexible ways of working, and you’ll be making a key contribution to Bord Gáis Energy’s commitment to environmental sustainability.

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing society and the energy sector has a key role to play in helping the world transition to net zero. As one of Ireland’s leading energy and services companies, we’re on a journey of transformation; to accelerate our positive impact and bring our customers on this journey with us. As we look to the future we're transforming our energy supply, services and solutions in order to become a leading net zero business in Ireland by 2045 and to help our customers reach net zero by 2050. Our ambition is to use our services, footprint and propositions to better both people and planet

Bord Gáis Energy are committed to placing equality, diversity, care and respect at the heart of our policies and everyday practices. We encourage everyone to take part in our active employee networks, including the Women's network, REACH (Race, Ethnicity, & Cultural Heritage) network, Neurodiversity network, and BRÓD, our LGBTQ+ network. We're proud of the work our networks and allies do to help us promote a culture of inclusion, empowering our colleagues to be themselves and do their best work. Our vision is to employ a diverse mix of people who reflect the societies we work in and the customers we serve, so we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives.

Our Flexible First working model empowers our people to find a better balance between home and office working. You can enjoy the convenience of working from home combined with time spent onsite in a way that works for our customers, our business and you. Our office is used as a place to connect and collaborate with colleagues, rather than your default place of work each day.

Here in Bord Gáis Energy we’re helping to create a more sustainable and inclusive future that supports our communities, our planet – and each other. The prevention of family homelessness in Ireland is an area where we believe we can make a real difference and through our partnership with Focus Ireland, we have been working on making this a reality since 2015. We encourage all colleagues to get involved in the partnership, with everyone receiving 2 days' volunteering leave to participate in initiatives or events supporting Focus Ireland.

Our Values

care | delivery | collaboration | agility | courage

The closing date for applications for this role is 25th of April 2024

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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