Job Opportunity For Demand Forecasting Analyst in the UK


  • Windsor
  • Flexible
  • Leicester – Spinneyside

Time Type: Full-time

Job Requisition ID: R0054238

Centrica is more than just an energy company. They are a family of brands working towards a cleaner, greener future. Joining them means #MoreThanACareer – it’s about being part of a purpose-driven mission. Together, you can make a real impact and change tomorrow for the better. Whether you’re developing innovative green tech, assisting customers directly, or streamlining operations, your work here matters. They all play a crucial role in shaping a greener, fairer future.

Role: Demand Forecasting Analyst

Overview: British Gas Business (BGB) is the leading energy provider to SMEs in the UK. We’re dedicated to helping our customers create a greener, fairer future. They currently have an exciting opportunity to join the British Gas Business Demand Forecasting team. You’ll have the chance to apply your technical skills to real-world problems and contribute to the future of the UK’s energy sector.

The Role:

Reporting to the Forecasting and Hedging Manager, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Using your coding skills to monitor and enhance short- and long-term electricity forecasts
  • Leading forecasting projects
  • Providing analytical and data management support for energy forecasting activities
  • Financial reporting of commodity costs

You’ll be involved in managing forecast production and validation, generating reports, developing and maintaining datasets, tools, and systems, as well as managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

The Ideal Candidate:

As the ideal candidate, you’ll have some of the following qualifications and experiences:

  • Experience in an energy forecasting role or analytical role related to energy pricing or trading
  • Strong programming and data management skills, including SQL and either R or Python
  • Experience with Power BI for creating management reports is desirable
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and numerical skills
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and resolve technical issues promptly
  • Ability to take ownership and drive significant analytical work
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to engage and collaborate with stakeholders, and prepare and present high-quality reports

At Centrica, they value diversity and actively seek individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, they need the best team – a team that is diverse in people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and can succeed. We are committed to closing the diversity gap and encourage applications from females, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, as well as those from various cultures, ethnicities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Supporting diversity and inclusion is integral to who we are. They are not looking for people to fit into our culture, but to add to it!

How to Apply:

Please apply online by clicking the ‘Apply’ button. Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button. This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team, and NO agency contact is required.


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