Centrica • United Kingdom

Third Party Assurance Analyst

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 job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

An opportunity to play your part –Your role as Third Party Assurance Analyst Ensures that third-party entities adhere to Centrica's minimum-security standards for safeguarding digital assets, and document and communicate any findings regarding the extent and consequences of their compliance or non-compliance to Centrica's various business units.

The day to day

  • Manage the third-party security assessment procedure in response to procurement inquiries.
  • Assist in maintaining the master security schedule, ensuring its alignment with security posture, established standards, and controls.
  • Evaluate third-party compliance with minimum-security standards and documenting and monitoring any deviations or exceptions.
  • Identify potential risks posed to Centrica by the assessed third party.
  • Generate top-notch reports with guidance and recommendations to aid senior business leaders in making informed decisions.
  • Deliver a risk-based assurance approach to ensure ongoing compliance of crucial third parties with defined security requirements.

About you

  • Show proficiency in Cybersecurity and/or Cyber-risk roles.
  • Able to conduct third-party assessments, including contract evaluations, to ensure adherence to Information Security standards.
  • Knowledge or experience in the delivery of SOC Type II reports for thoroughness and collaborated with suppliers to address any issues or concerns.
  • Show familiarity with Governance, Risk, and Compliance tools and methodologies such as OneTrust and Keylight.
  • Possess a relevant industry certification such as CISSP, CISM, or equivalent is advantageous
  • Show knowledge of information security technologies including identity and access management, encryption, and multi-factor authentication
  • Provide a strong understanding and awareness of cyber threats and risks within supply chains
  • Previous knowledge of internal and/or external regulatory policies, standards, procedures, and controls such as CPNI, NIST, ISO27xx

What's in it for you

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential.
  • Employee Energy Allowance at 15% of the government price cap.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Company Funded Healthcare Plan.
  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus public holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 additional days.
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits, including technology vouchers, electric car lease scheme & travel insurance.

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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