Product Owner Sharepoint & Microsoft 365

Full-Time Remote Closes: 2024-05-23

Job Type: Flexible
Location: Flexible
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35
Salary: £49,000 outside London, £51,000 inside London
Closing Date: 23 May 2024

When a child is diagnosed with cancer life becomes full of fear, for them and their family. Fear of treatment, but also of families being torn apart, overwhelming money worries, of having nowhere to turn, no one to talk to.

At Young Lives vs Cancer, we help children and young people (0-25) and their families find the strength to face whatever cancer throws at them. Join us and your skills will make a real difference to the lives of young cancer patients.

About the role

This is an exciting time to join the Technology Team at Young Lives vs Cancer. We are in the process of launching our new organisation strategy this year and a Technology and Data Transformation programme to underpin this. This role will play a key part in ensuring that we make the most of all the current tools and future functionality of SharePoint and the Microsoft 365 platform so that we are able to easily and effectively share information and collaborate across the organisation.

Focus areas for this role are:

  • Reviewing our current SharePoint, Teams and Microsoft 365 platform set up to identify and deliver a programme of improvements working cross-functionally with all areas of the business.
  • Establishing effective product ownership / management of SharePoint, Teams and Microsoft 365 platform to optimise value from investment in these products going forwards.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • An in depth understanding of the Microsoft 365 platform including SharePoint, Teams, Power Platform (covering the suite of applications, security configuration tools and governance components)
  • A customer focused approach, experienced in Product Ownership / Management and business analysis approaches
  • Strong business awareness and stakeholder management skills, with experience of project management and delivery with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to identify training needs for systems and work to develop and deliver training approaches, materials and guidance to suit different learning styles
  • Curiosity and love to get to the root of the problem, with the ability to innovate, work under own initiative and be comfortable with continual change


Young Lives vs Cancer is open to and in support of flexible working. Your flexibility requirements and that of the role will be discussed at interview stage with you.

This role is home-based and can be based anywhere in the UK with some visits to Young Lives vs Cancer workplaces (Bristol and London) as required to meet the needs of projects.

Diversity declaration

At Young Lives vs Cancer, we recognise that opportunities for too many people remain a condition of their race, class, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation – or a combination. This has never been acceptable to us as an organisation.

We are committed to taking anti-oppressive action and removing barriers in our recruitment practices. We particularly welcome applications from members of minoritised communities and creating equitable opportunities for all. We are passionately committed to taking actions and making changes to be a truly diverse, inclusive and equitable organisation, as well as reflective of the diverse children and young people we support. Click below to find out more about our Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging strategy.

Diversity and Inclusion


We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process and we’ll always endeavour to be as accommodating as possible. Please get in touch with us if you would like to discuss any specific requirements.

We will be conducting interviews throughout the duration of the campaign, and may opt to close the vacancy earlier than the current closing date listed.

What we offer

In return for your commitment, we offer a great reward package, which includes generous annual and family/ caring leave entitlements, enhanced pension and employee savings scheme. To find out more about our benefits package, have a look on our website:

If you join us, you will be part of a community that is committed make a difference to the lives of children and young people with cancer. Young Lives vs Cancer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

To arrange an informal chat, please contact Aileen Potts, Interviews will be conducted from week commencing 3rd June. If you have concerns about your availability during this time, please contact the recruiting manager.

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