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Salesforce Functional Consultants

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Recruiter: PwC
Listed on: 24th July
Location: London
Salary Notes: Excellent
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Salesforce Functional Consultants

About PwC UK
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is this focus which informs the services we provide and the decisions we make. In this fast paced, ever changing digital age, our clients are having to deal with the impact of more demanding consumers, new competitive threats, changing regulation, new technology innovations and the changing needs of their diverse workforce.

We help our clients solve these challenges by balancing business understanding with technology innovation and human insight, what we call "intelligent digital". We help our clients understand the impact on their markets and customers; define their strategy; evolve their existing capabilities; create new opportunities; accelerate delivery; and build digital trust in their brand.

We are a leading global professional services firm and acclaimed as one of the world's leading employers. We offer diverse and rewarding experiences for our people: through the variety of clients we engage with and projects we deliver; the calibre of our teams; and the exceptional training and career development opportunities we provide.

Our Salesforce Practice
We see Salesforce as a key platform for driving large transformation change in our clients and as one of the largest Salesforce users in the world, PwC is more than implementing for others we're living it every day ourselves. We are the fastest growing Salesforce Consulting Partner and have a proven track record in delivering the full spectrum of projects, ranging from start-ups to large transformation projects with an average customer satisfaction rating of 9.9 out of 10.

To support this rapid growth we are looking for people who enjoy the excitement of shaping new ideas and working as part of multi-disciplinary teams on complex challenges, where each project is likely to be different to the last. We are looking for candidates with the passion and commitment, intellect and experience that can enable our clients' success in the intensely competitive economic environment of the digital age.

The role

This is a consulting role with an equal emphasis on technical delivery and strong client management. You will be the clients main point of contact for the scope, requirements and Salesforce solution, taking overall accountabilityas the Functional Consultant for individual projects, delivering client solutions using the Salesforce technology set. You will be hands on both in terms of client engagement and technology implementation. You will operate across the project lifecycle from presales & discovery through to development, test and training.

The Essentials:

  • Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent, we are open to strong candidates from all relevant educational backgrounds but you must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Consulting experience, gained with a leading professional services or systems integration firm
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of digital trends and challenges across industries, gained through project experience, contribution to thought leadership, articles, client recommendation, etc
  • Proven experience in providing leadership on complex, digital and front-office transformation initiatives, working with and/or running mixed technical teams to deliver the work
  • Demonstrable track record of helping to shape successful business development of digital and other front office business transformation initiatives
  • Discovery and design workshops to identify and meet client requirements through relevant Salesforce solutions
  • Build of Salesforce solutions using configuration
  • Customisation of Salesforce using Apex and Visualforce / LEX
  • Data migration and integration using data transfer tools
  • End User Training and other user adoption activity
  • Supporting Presales during development of new business with new or existing clients
  • Producing proposals & working with Salesforce to present proposals
  • Review of proposals during the presales process to ensure proposal accuracy
  • Working with the commercial team to ensure a smooth handover in to Delivery processes
  • Participate in recruitment activities where necessary
  • Demonstrable hands-on CRM technology experience
  • Relevant Salesforce.com certification
  • Ability to travel throughout the UK and overseas


The nice to have:

  • Coding experience, server side (e.g. Apex, .Net, Java) and clientside (e.g. Javascript, CSS)
  • Majority of related experience gained in one of the following sectors:
    • Financial Services - Retail and Commercial Banking
    • Financial Services - Insurance and Investment Management
    • Financial Services - Capital Markets
    • Private Sector - Energy, Utilities and Resources
    • Private Sector - Technology, Media and Telecommunications
    • Private Sector - Retail and Consumer
    • Private Sector - Industrial products, manufacturing and professional services

Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: 21st of August 2020

About PwC

We're one of the world's leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Contact Name: PwC
Reference: TJ/2347/43006BR
Job ID: 2841754



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