Strategy Analyst - British Gas Business

  • Job Reference: R0057251
  • Date Posted: 23 April 2024
  • Employer: Centrica
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, bonus and benefits
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full 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.

An opportunity to play your part


British Gas Business (BGB) is the leading provider of energy to SMEs in the UK. We are seeking a talented Strategy Analyst - British Gas Business to support the creation of the commercial strategy that will help define and shape the direction for British Gas Business over the next three to five years. You will be reporting to the Strategy Manager - British Gas Business.

Location : FlexFirst hybrid working with travel to Leicester or Windsor offices as and when required

We have tailored our well-being & benefits package around our employees as follows:

  • 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

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist in developing the strategic narrative for BGB and creating effective material for communication to stakeholders

  • Support leadership in answering the key strategic questions facing the business

  • Support defining the strategic priorities that will form the key areas of focus needed to achieve our goals and vision

  • Work with functional areas to ensure the strategy is translated into plans, and support the execution of strategy, as needed

  • Analyse and understand historic and current performance and model future scenarios

  • Regularly analyse market and competitor trends and assess the implications for BGB

  • Use market, customer, and competitor insight to get a deep understanding of the needs and wants of our customers

  • Obtain information, working with, advising, and influencing BGB LT and ELT, and their teams, commercial, finance, legal, regulatory team

What we need from you

  • Significant energy retail industry experience, ideally in a commercial, or strategic role

  • Strong analytical, numerical, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to develop a story and communicate concisely

  • Advanced data modelling experience

Key Competencies

  • Ability to think creativity and identify new business opportunities

  • Commercial acumen and an understanding of key business drivers

  • Strong time and project management skills

  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work on a range of sensitive and confidential issues.

  • Comfortable with ambiguity

  • Strong attention to detail

Our commitment to diversity

We are proud to be recognised as a disability-confident employer. 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 create a better, more sustainable world for everyone. We are incredibly proud to have been recognised by The Times for being one of the Top 50 Employers for Women.

Our people are the beating heart of our business. We are incredibly proud of our commitment to being Flex First. From childcare to furry friends, we listened to our people and understood that they work best when they are comfortable and have a flexible working model that suits their individual needs. We embrace the opportunity to give our colleagues a choice to work from anywhere whilst still ensuring they can connect and engage with their teams through office days, employee networks and virtual events.