Azure AD / Office 365 – 3 new administration roles available

In the way to limit the need and use of the global administrator role, 3 new administration roles have been made available:

  • Groups administrator to delegate groups (Azure AD security groups, Office 365 Groups, Teams or Yammer) management, covering naming convention, expiration policy or even AAD security group restoration
  • Office apps administrator allows you delegating Office apps settings like policies (Office Cloud Policy Service –, self-service download settings or also the ‘What’s new content’ (currently in preview). This role also grants permission for managing support request and service health access
  • Power platform administrator used to delegate Power Platform (Dynamics 365, Flow, PowerApps) all administration tasks

These roles are available from both Azure (, Azure Active Directory ( or Office 365 Administration ( portals