Head of Energy Compliance

  • Job Reference: R0026628
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Employer: Centrica
  • Website: http://www.centrica.com/careers
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
  • Sector: Mining / Oil / Gas
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Head of Energy Compliance

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Energy Compliance to join our Ethics & Compliance team! The Ethics & Compliance function provides assurance that Centrica operates in a manner consistent with its legal and regulatory obligations.

Reporting to the Head of Compliance (Financial Services), the Head of Energy Compliance is accountable for establishing and maintaining a robust compliance framework for energy, and ensuring the governance structure within which the framework sits is effective.

The Role:

  • Establish a framework for evidencing British Gas Energy is compliant with relevant energy regulations (primarily the energy supply licence, and relevant statutes)

  • Structure and conduct risk-based reviews to provide compliance assurance. This will involve close working with the Regulatory Affairs team and the Director of E&C Assurance & Risk to provide proactive risk identification and effective prioritisation

  • Help maintain the governance framework developed for the regulated entity (British Gas Trading Ltd) and ensure consistency with the energy compliance framework

  • Provide assurance that Centrica operates in a manner consistent with relevant energy laws and regulations. As such, close working relationships with senior Centrica management is a critical aspect of the role and close support to business areas by the team is essential

The Person:

  • An excellent understanding (and ideally track record) of introducing and maintaining compliance frameworks and assurance methodologies will be essential

  • A comprehension of the energy sector will be an advantage

  • Excellent verbal, presentation and reasoning skills

  • Ability to build constructive relationships at all levels of an organisation

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

  • Ability to manage cross-functional project teams

  • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking skills

  • Trained to degree level, or significant experience in applying compliance frameworks