Job Description

Role: Salesforce Consultant (Retail) – Products Technology Consulting

Location: London

Salary range: £50,000 – 65,000

Travel: Up to 100%

Closing Date: 31/08/2019

 

Introduction

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make identifying, shaping and delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

 

In Accenture Consulting, we focus on helping clients achieve profitable growth and solve their most pressing challenges; we do this by operating at the intersection of strategy, technology, digital and operations, providing a connected Consulting experience.

 

Our Products Technology Consulting practice provides advisory and delivery expertise to major Life Science, Retail, Consumer Goods, Travel and Automotive firms in order to help our clients pivot to the new by injecting new technologies, new methodologies and new ways to deliver innovation to the business. 

 

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. We are currently seeking Consultants to help shape, design and create innovative industry solutions based upon the Salesforce platform.

 

As a Salesforce Consultant you’ll often be required to;


  • Advise clients on their Salesforce transformation roadmaps, helping them develop strategies to best leverage cutting edge new IT for greatest strategic impact/ competitive advantage.
  • Play a critical client-facing role that interprets and translates client requirements into a solution that benefits from exploitation of some of Accenture’s predefined assets.
  • Use your knowledge of Cloud Computing (SaaS, PaaS) and Salesforce.com to advise clients on solutions
  • Actively participate in the delivery of solutions alongside Accenture Technology colleagues, ensuring that a value based functional business focus is retained in client transformation journeys.
  • Use your knowledge of the Consumer Goods and/or Retail industry to create unique solutions for our CG/Retail clients.
  • Provide functional and high-level technical knowledge of the Salesforce platform and services offered.
  • Help our clients understand how to best leverage Salesforce and related technologies through the creation of blueprints, roadmaps and governance structures.
  • As a team player, you’ll work within a multidisciplinary team combining industry and technical experts to create unique solutions for our CG/Retail clients.

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Qualifications

What we're looking for

 

Management & advisory experience in the context of complex, IT-enabled transformation programmes, which should include tangible examples in several of the following areas;


  • Proven experience of operating within IT enabled transformational programmes in the Consumer Goods or Retail industry
  • Previous experience developing/delivering solutions based on Salesforce platform
  • 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
  • Strong stakeholder management skills at senior IT and business levels
  • Understand and translate client requirements into solution definition, observing experience of standard finance process best practice.
  • Ability to effectively communicate the implications of complex technical concepts to senior, non-technical audiences.
  • Collaborate as a key member of the sales team to represent the solution offering to the client buyer and other internal Accenture groups.
  • Educated to a Bachelor’s Degree Level.
  • Confidence in presenting challenging points of view to client audiences
  • Experience in helping structure activities that play to a team's strengths and provide opportunities for others to grow.

You must be willing to be London, Manchester or Edinburgh-based, but be fully mobile, i.e. prepared to work away from home Monday to Friday as required


What's in it for you?

All our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!


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 clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Next Steps…

If this sounds like the role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

 

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 31/08/2019

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

 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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