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Product Control Manager


London (UK)

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The Overview

Centrica’s Energy Marketing & Trading (EM&T) business operates in UK and European energy markets, trading in energy produced both inside and outside the business. The business is the trading arm of Centrica, trading gas, power and related commodities, and provides the route to market for our upstream and power generation operations.  EM&T also sources electricity and gas for British Gas customers.

The Role

The Power Product Control Manager will be working in a team of five. The team is responsible for the PnL reporting for all EM&T’s power and coal prop and asset books. The responsibilities include daily routines as well as project and ad hoc tasks. Daily routines will  include PnL and position reporting, with drivers explained, reconciliation to traders’ flash and balance sheet. Examples of project and ad hoc tasks are new product implementations as well as various queries from associate teams. Product Control is at the heart of the business, hence in addition to Power Product Control experience and knowledge of trading business, good people skills are essential.

The Person


  •  Qualified accountant
  •  3+ years Power Product Control experience , ideally also in CCGT, PPA, capacity 
  •  Understanding of Trade Valuations, Risk and Trade lifecycle
  •  Proficiency in MS Excel with strong macro (VBA) knowledge
  •  High work ethics,  sense of accountability and ownership of deliverables.
  •  Ability to work under pressure to meet reporting deadlines
  •  Working on own initiative and unsupervised
  •  Common sense, problem solving and analytical skills

The Company

Centrica plc, a FTSE 100 company, has operations in UK, North America and Europe. With 30+ million customer-product relationships, Centrica's vision is to become the leading integrated supplier of energy and related services for its chosen markets and maximise value to shareholders. Centrica's brand names include British Gas, Direct Energy (North America). At Centrica, our purpose is to help people today and secure energy for tomorrow.

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To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email Matthew.Sutton1@centrica.com typing Product Control Manager R9914907 in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.