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Centrica - Company profile

Industry Energy
Company type Public
Year founded 1997
Global headquarters Windsor / England
European headquarters Windsor / England
# Countries active 9
# Employees worldwide 33,166
Most common preferred study background
  • Computer science / IT
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Business Studies
Contact person Matthew Berry
+44 845 600 1870
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Required skills

Leadership 7
Team working 7
Problem solving 7
Communication 7
Creativity 7
Commercial Awareness 7
Pressure Resistance 6
Flexibility 6
Networking 6


Our Businesses
The needs of our customers are at the heart of everything we do, from sourcing energy to providing services to homes and businesses. From day one we will put you in direct contact with the people who matter most and you will experience the many ways in which our customers interact with us. Your customer understanding should inform every management decision you make. It is a foundation for your career. By working in real jobs throughout the company you will experience the strategies, working styles and issues within each business. You will gain a thorough understanding of the similarities and the differences, and develop a range of ideas and techniques to call upon as your career progresses.

  • British Gas
  • British Gas Business
  • Centrica Energy
  • Direct Energy
  • Luminus
  • Centrica Energia
  • Centrica Storage
  • Oxxio
  • Dyno

What we offer

Working at Centrica - Exciting challenges, great opportunities and a chance to make a real difference.

Our culture
We have an open, honest culture that's based on mutual trust and respect.

We're committed to helping our people fulfil their potential. You'll find many exciting opportunities and challenges with Centrica. Our team working ethos and strong sense of community contribute to our success not just as individuals but as part of the greater team. Everyone is rewarded fairly for their efforts, recognising the valuable contribution we make to the business. We're proud of what we do and are continually striving to be better. But don't just take our word for it! As we continually strive to become a better business and a better place to work, we are comparing ourselves against, and looking to learn from, the best organisations in the world. In fact, parts of our organisation have recently been ranked #3 in the Financial Times Best Places to Work and in the top 50 of the UK's Best Companies to Work For according to the Sunday Times.

Who we look for

Who we're looking for
We are looking for self driven, high-calibre individuals, able to grasp complex commercial issues. In return we promise to provide the support, guidance and opportunities that are the key to creating the next generation of business leaders.

For General Management, Finance and Information Systems a minimum 2:2 degree classification is required in any subject. For Engineering a 2:2 is required in a related discipline and for Geoscience a 2:2 in a related discipline and an MSc is required. Our assessment process is designed to identify candidates who can demonstrate strengths in the following competencies:

  • Focusing on solutions
  • Managing relationships
  • Managing self
  • Adapts to change
  • Organises and plans ahead
  • Learns and shares knowledge
  • Focuses on the customer
  • Delivers results