NFP PEOPLE: Junior Product Owner

Job Description


Junior Product Owner

We are looking for a Junior Product Owner to play a pivotal role in the charity’s journey towards achieving a Digital First strategy.

This is a remote, flexible working role, with excellent benefits.

Position: Junior Product Owner

Location: Remote

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Salary: £32,300 – £38,000 per annum

Contract: 12 month fixed term contract

Benefits: 26 days hols plus bank holidays, enhanced pension, employee assistance programme, health cash back plan, flexi working, fully remote

Closing Date: 17th April 2024

About the Role

Positioned within the Digital Transformation team, you will own and manage the website on WordPress while working closely with the Senior Project Manager and Business Analyst to deliver innovative digital products that enhance the efficiency, decision-making, and user experience for both internal and external stakeholders.

The role involves contributing to the definition of product vision, managing the product backlog, and ensuring that development efforts align with the strategic goals of digital transformation. You will be instrumental in facilitating the transition of ideas into actionable project plans, maintaining a seamless user-centric approach across all digital interfaces, and supporting the development and delivery of digital solutions that meet the evolving needs of the organisation and its stakeholders.

About You

You will have experience in product ownership or management, ideally within a digital or technology-focused environment with an educational background in a relevant field. While formal qualifications are valued, equivalent practical experience will also be considered.

You will also have experience of:


  • Working with cross-functional teams to deliver digital products or services
  • Agile methodologies and principles, with hands-on experience in backlog management and iterative development cycles
  • Gathering, scope definition, and user story creation, with a keen eye for detail in documenting processes and product features
  • Proficiency with project management tools and methodologies, particularly experience with JIRA for tracking development tasks and Agile project management
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite for effective communication and document creation, with a strong emphasis on Excel for data analysis and PowerPoint for presentations
  • SharePoint, for document management and team collaboration, ensuring that project documents are easily accessible and organised within the team and across the organisation
  • Utilising digital collaboration tools to work effectively with remote teams, including proficiency in video conferencing tools and collaborative workspaces.


You will also have an aptitude for learning and adopting new tools and technologies, with a willingness to develop expertise in areas such as digital analytics, user experience (UX) design, and customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Previous involvement in digital transformation initiatives or projects, with an understanding of the challenges and opportunities presented by digital change within an organisation will also be an advantage in this role.

You will need the right to work in the UK to apply for the role.

You will be asked to submit a CV and a supporting statement by 17th April 2024.Your supporting statement should set out your relevant knowledge, skills and experience against the job description. It should be no more than two sides of A4.

About the Organisation

The charity is the professional voice of the UK Fire and Rescue service, driving improvement and development throughout the UK, whilst supporting our leadership team. The charity is disability confident registered.

The organisation is committed to being an inclusive employer and complies with the Equality Act 2010 and acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard, protect and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice, all staff are expected to share this commitment.

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PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.