Salesforce Consulting Director Private
PwC
London, GB
6d ago

Job description

Companies stand or fall by their technology and you’ll work with clients in all industries, from finance and retail to manufacturing and energy who share this belief.

What they all have in common is an understanding that future success comes from embracing the most advanced technology - and building their organisations around it.

By joining PwC’s Technology Consulting team, your clients will be looking to you to help them define their journey - generating insights to illuminate innovative ideas, creating amazing experiences for customers, achieving huge cost savings or embracing new collaborative mindsets.

And you’ll be doing it as part of one of the most awarded, innovative and ambitious teams in the industry. We’re recognised as leaders and have alliance relationships with major technology providers - including AWS, Salesforce, Oracle, Microsoft and SAP - as well as for our expertise in cloud, cyber security, data and analytics, and RPA.

Salesforce

You’ll be joining our Salesforce Consulting services team. At PwC, We believe Salesforce is a key platform for driving large transformations for our clients.

This commitment means we’re a Salesforce Global Strategic Partner and the fastest-growing Salesforce Consulting Partner, with a track record of delivering projects from start-ups to large transformation projects.

We’ve won more than 35 Salesforce awards for our innovative work, as well as being rated by analysts as a Market Maker for Salesforce Globally.

A career in our Salesforce Sales practice, within Salesforce Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients leverage Salesforce technology to enhance their customer experiences, enable sustainable change, and drive results.

We focus on understanding our client's challenges and developing custom solutions powered by Salesforce to transform their sales, service and marketing capabilities by exploring data and identifying trends, managing customer life cycles, strategically building and leveraging online communities, driving employee engagement and collaboration, and connecting directly with channel partners to share goals, objectives, and activities in a secure, branded location.

As part of our sales team, you'll help our clients improve the sales process cycle from lead generation through purchase by making it more targeted, personal and coordinated across channels and better manage customer acquisition and interactions.

Responsibilities

As a Director, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to :

  • Proactively lead the practice by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines
  • Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors
  • Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities
  • Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications
  • Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria
  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
  • Responsibility for management of engagement financials
  • Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching
  • The role

    The successful candidates will be joining a fast growing Salesforce.com team which works across industries on strategy, transaction services, Chief Information Office (CIO) and Chief Customer Officer (CCO) advisory and delivery types of engagements.

  • These candidates are likely to have a solution architecture background in Salesforce.com and other CRM platform from the following : Oracle / Siebel / Fusion CRM;
  • MS Dynamics CRM and SAP CRM, and now wish to build further on their Salesforce skills and expertise.

    The essentials :

    The role requires in depth understanding of the following :

    Salesforce data models and data structures

    Salesforce offerings, including licensing options

    Deployment management and software delivery lifecycle

    Salesforce architecture best practice

  • Recognised as a trusted adviser, with a track record of creating successful technology solutions that support the organisational strategic vision and goals;
  • A confident written and verbal communicator, able to clearly explain digital ideas to non-technical audiences, and work effectively with non-technical colleagues and business executives;
  • An inspirational leader, used to managing teams of consultants, analysts, technologists and third party suppliers to develop detailed solutions, costs, timescales and methods for delivery of technology solutions;
  • Seasoned at successfully managing the sourcing and selection process for third-party software and other technology components and services, as required to enable delivery of digital transformation solutions;
  • To do the job well, you should be / have :

    Majority of related experience gained in Industrial Products & Services

    Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent, we are open to strong candidates from all relevant educational backgrounds but ideally from a technology, science, engineering or business

  • background;Consulting experience in both business development and engagement delivery, 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 technical leadership on complex (e.g. multi-national), digital and front-office transformation initiatives, managing 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.

    Consulting

    In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster.

    You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

    Not the role for you?

    Did you know PwC offer arrangements as well as ( ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

    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.

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