EDF Energy is one of the UK’s leading energy companies, employing around 15,000 UK staff. This is a complex, fast-moving, industry-leading organisation and a very diverse business. You’ll find all the HR challenges here that come with contact centres, senior, strategic business roles, shift-working, field services and remote workforces. Whichever area you work within, you will be focusing on safe, efficient, compliant and cost effective solutions – options that deliver the maximum benefit to the business.

Your career could take you to any one of three core HR areas. Employee services covers day-to-day operational HR management, recruitment and disciplinary. Business Partnering involves supporting businesses closely, providing targeted strategic HR support. Centre of Excellence, brings a people perspective to our organisational structure – it’s a focal point for top level talent, L&D, leadership and strategic recruitment thinking.


Continual personal and professional development is a way of life at EDF Energy. All our HR practitioners are encouraged to remain at the forefront of HR policy and practice. That’s why we are creating the HR Business Line Academy – a hub for sharing knowledge and developing new skills now and in the future. We’ll be using the Business Line Academy to make available and develop competency frameworks, and to help people improve their individual skills and competencies encouraging new ways of learning.  The Business Line Academy will provide the facility for you to connect with colleagues from other areas of HR to learn from, share knowledge and develop together, bringing together the diverse HR community within EDF Energy.

What we look for

We’re looking for professionals who can combine a keen commercial interest with an ability to understand and speak the language of the business. Your ability to grasp the big picture will be matched with strong influencing skills, a talent for negotiating solutions that work for the business, and the ability to collaborate and build effective partnerships.


The HR team supports the whole business – looking after our offices, plants and power stations up and down the country. Joining them, your role may incorporate travel to our various locations.