The Centrica Information Systems (IS) Programme
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Information Systems (IS), with a team of over 1,500 people, is at the heart of Centrica, whether it is ensuring the safe running of the Centrica systems from disruption or deepening our relationships with customers, delivering enhanced customer service.
IS is aiming to enable market innovation and growth through a flexible technology environment that supports rapid change at low cost and proactively seek out ways to deliver business benefit through innovative or improved use of technology solutions.
Over 50m transactions supported daily
Over 30m customer accounts
Over 40,000 end users
450+ terabytes data storage [equivalent to 450,000 copies of the Encyclopaedia Britannica!]
Europe’s largest SAP & Siebel implementation for billing and customer relationship management systems.
Our IS programme offers you the opportunity to work in a range of positions across our diverse portfolio of businesses. IS requires skills in gaining a deep understanding of the needs of our business colleagues and their customers, as well as implementing and maintaining technical solutions that will enable the Centrica brands to lead in all their chosen markets.
In 2006 we offered our first IS graduate the opportunity to work in Direct Energy our North American service provider. This has now opened the door to international placements for our IS graduate population.
You will have the flexibility to guide your career and the chance to experience roles that are as business focused or technical as you wish.
Working within such a large function you will be able to experience a multitude of different disciplines, whether through assisting in the development of our IS strategy, improving our processes, helping to restructure divisions or managing projects. You will make a tangible difference.
For the more technically-minded of our applicants, Centrica will allow you to gain experience of Europe’s largest SAP and Siebel implementation, website development, support of our billing systems, and many other industry standard applications. We are considered an industry leader in mobile solutions for our thousands of service engineers and employees.
Our assessment process is designed to identify candidates who can demonstrate strengths in the following competencies:
Understanding of complex business and commercial issues
Ability to quickly gain new skills and knowledge
Adaptability in a changing environment
Planning and problem solving skills
Exceptional customer service
Experience of effective delegation, collaborative working and people management skills
A 2:2 in any subject is also required.
The Application Process
We use online application forms and not CV based recruitment due to the nature of our competency based assessment process. There is an opportunity to record your work experience and extra-curricular activities within the application form. In addition, there is space to provide evidence that you possess the skills we are looking for, not something you would necessarily include in a CV.
All submitted applications are read in full, so if you invest the time in completing an application, we promise to spend the time reading it.
Applications accepted until the end of July 2007 - keep in mind that places on the scheme are already being offered and we would encourage you to submit your application as early as possible
Apply online - we'll respond via email within four days
You can book your own assessment centre timings directly online, to suit your schedule
We'll notify you about the results of your assessment centre within 24 hours
So get the ball rolling and click apply now