Be Part of Our World
We are an energy and services company. Everything we do is focused on satisfying the changing needs of our customers.
Centrica is an international energy company that sources, generates, processes, stores, trades, supplies, services and helps its customers save energy. Securing energy to power the future is an important priority for Centrica, and the company is making vital investments across the entire energy spectrum.
We are the parent company for a range of global brands. British Gas, Bord Gáis and Direct Energy supply power and related services in the UK, Ireland and North America respectively. Centrica also manages power generation, gas and oil production and trading operations to ensure day-to-day demand is met, and Centrica Storage is the largest gas storage facility in the UK.
Centrica Enactus Partnership
Centrica has been a sponsor of Enactus for several years and has a large alumni support base for Enactus students interested in applying for the numerous summer placement and graduate programmes that Centrica offers.
We can offer you one-to-one support throughout your whole application journey via phone/ email. Please do get in touch to let us know you’re applying or we aren’t able to track your application/ offer any assistance.
- We can provide assistance withyour application form before you submit it (something we strongly recommend)
- We can share our experiences and offer advice
- Answer any questions you have about the scheme
- Connect you with a graduate on your stream of interest – allowing you to gain a deeper insight into the role, something you can use in your interview!
- Run a mock telephone interview
- Assessment centre hints, tips & expectation setting
Graduates, Summer Placements & Year in Industry
The aim of our graduate and undergraduate programmes is to find people with the energy and creativity to become future leaders and help us deliver our strategy.
We are looking for self-driven, high-calibre individuals who can grasp complex commercial issues and deliver solutions. In return, we'll provide the support, guidance and opportunities to help you become whatever you want to be.
The Centrica Graduate Programme offers exciting and challenging opportunities and responsibilities that will stretch and develop you to help you reach your potential. At Centrica, we adopt a 'blended learning' approach. Most of your development will be on the job as you rotate through your placements. This will be supplemented by self-driven learning. Your programme is made up of a Core Development Programme, focussing on self-awareness and Followership in the first year, and drive and Leadership in the second. You will also supplement your Core Development with technical training which may involve Professional.
Graduate Programmes: Analyst (British Gas); Analyst (Energy Marketing & Trading); Customer Insight; Customer Operations; Engineering; Finance; Health, Safety, Environment & Security; Human Resources; Information Systems ; Marketing; Procurement & Supply Chain; Subsurface.
Duration: 2-4 years depending on your programme (consisting of 3-4 placements)
Locations: UK-wide (see website for further details on your chosen programme – may also include Netherlands and Norway for certain programmes)
Salary: From £27k + £3k starting bonus (Engineering - £32k + £3k; Analyst (Energy Marketing & Trading) - £32k + £3k; Finance - £31k + £3k). 25 days holiday. Please see website for further benefits.
The Summer Placement programme is targeted at penultimate year students to give a 10-week taste of the energy industry. It provides experience of working on real projects and a chance to explore the opportunities available at Centrica, whilst also participating in a charity project. Each year, approximately 40% of summer placements transition onto the graduate programme which could mean returning for your final year without the worry of applying for graduate jobs.
Summer Placement: Analyst (British Gas); Customer Insight; Customer Operations; Engineering; Finance; Health, Safety, Environment and Security; Human Resources; Information Systems; Marketing; Procurement and Supply Chain.
Duration: 10 weeks with 5 days paid holiday
Locations: UK-wide (with accommodation provided locally)
Salary: £14,000 pro rata
Year in Industry
See website for further information. We anticipate that we will be hiring circa 20 YINI roles to start in 2016 to complement the regular intake of 70 Graduates and 60 summer interns and these form a vital part of our Graduate talent pipeline. The current year group is working across Centrica’s diverse business from roles in Insight to Finance to Information Systems and even including the Graduate Team themselves. Visit the website to find out more.
Ignite is the UK’s first impact investment fund with a focus on energy. We believe that energy entrepreneurs have a vital role to play in building a better society and we’re here to help them achieve their potential. We have partnered with Enactus UK to offer a summer internship with Ignite to one Enactus student in 2017. Find out more here.