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Salesforce Consulting Manager

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00693821


- Job description

Role: Salesforce Consulting Manager

Location: London / Manchester

Travel: Up to 100%

Career Levels: Manager

Salary: £71,000 - £100,000

Closing Date: 01.08.19


Are you ready to be at the forefront of the Digital and Cloud IT revolution? Are you passionate about helping the world’s most significant Energy, Utilities, Chemicals and Natural Resources companies succeed in this period of unprecedented industry change? Are you excited by the momentous impact being made by Salesforce, the world’s fastest growing enterprise software company and consistently ranked one of the world’s most innovative companies? If you can answer “yes” to these questions, then there has never been a better time to take your career to the next level and join Accenture’s Technology Consulting Salesforce practiceAccenture is Salesforce’s number 1 global partner. We have more than 3000 Salesforce certified resources, making our powerful capability more than twice the size of any of our competitors.


This role will build deep client relationships at senior levels and work with specialist colleagues within Accenture Cloud First Applications, Accenture Digital and the Resources practice to architect technology solutions. Accenture Consulting practitioners fuse together the power of Accenture’s 5 businesses; Strategy, Consulting, Technology, Digital and Operations to bring an unmatched breadth and depth of offerings for our clients.


The role

There will never be a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference to our clients are limitless and there has never been a better time to join us.


As a Salesforce Consulting Manager you’ll often be required to;

  • Work with the C-suite at our clients orchestrating strategies to best leverage cutting edge new IT for greatest strategic impact/ competitive advantage.
  • Help CMOs/CIOs define the value case for Salesforce.
  • Help our clients understand how to best leverage Salesforce and related technologiesthrough the creation of blueprints, roadmaps and governance structures.
  • Focus on problem solving and high paced value creation for our clients; using the Salesforce platform to deliver business value and support future growth through ‘new’ digital, cloud, and next generation technologies.
  • Undertaking sales origination, including working with other Accenture teams in identifying opportunities to grow a successful practice.
  • Providing Program and Project Services focusing on ‘new IT’ methods and tools (e.g. Agile/ Scrum, DevOps, Design Thinking) in combination with Accenture’s proprietary Salesforce implementation methodology.
  • Be at the forefront of the Digital Revolution; shaping and contributing to Accenture strategy and thought leadership for Resources clients around large-scale IT transformation and next generation technologies.

Required Capabilities

  • Proven ability to shape and lead IT transformation through provision of strategy, consulting, digital and technology and operations services in collaboration with our partners within and outside of Accenture.
  • Understanding of the Resources industry (Energy, Utilities, Chemicals and Natural Resources).
  • Experience in Salesforce and Salesforce ISVs such as Cloudsense, CallidusCloud, Apptus, Pros, Zuora, Chameleon, Thunderhead, Ciphercloud, RemedyForce and ServiceMax.
  • Thorough understanding of the SaaS and PaaS value propositions and a desire to grow into a thought leader in this area.
  • passion and commitment to Salesforce platform and ISVs and a drive to build vendor relationships and influence the way these are taken to market, including via the development of industry specific solutions.
  • Experience of defining and delivery IT strategy integrating ‘new’, next generation Technologies into organisations’ landscape.
  • Experience at leading complex programs and projects using new IT methods & tools (Agile/ DevOps/ Design thinking).
  • Clear understanding of key methodologies, approaches and market trends in the industry.


Leadership qualities (for senior positions)/ desired Leadership qualities to aspire to (for junior positions)

  • Confidence in presenting challenging points of view to Director- and Executive-level clients (i.e. CTO/CIO).
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with senior IT and business executives.
  • Ability to grow a strong team of Managers, Consultants and Business Analysts.
  • Experience managing large teams through complex situations, adapting quickly and helping others navigate change.


About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependants.


Closing Date for Applications 01/08/2019

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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