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Salesforce Functional Consultant

Job Location: Hilversum

Regional Description: Netherlands

Job Number: 00133953


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Salesforce Functional Consultant 

Salesforce Functional Consultant – Accenture Cloud First 

Exciting and challenging work brings people to Accenture Cloud First. Variety, team work, working with the latest technology and personal growth are just some of the core values as you start to build your career at Accenture Cloud First. A career that translates into continuous opportunities to expand your knowledge as we help clients become high-performance businesses. Our Cloud First practice within the Netherlands has grown fast over the last years and we want to continue to meet the growing demand of our customers.  Accenture is the number one Salesforce implementation partner Global as well as in the Netherlands. That’s why we are looking for you to expand our team with Salesforce functional consultants.


Job description

As Salesforce consultant you will become part of the Cloud First practice where you will work, on a project basis, in a multi-disciplinary team engaged in a wide range of projects. As functional Salesforce consultant, you are specialized in Salesforce which enables you to provide specialist expertise to clients. You are knowledgeable of the technology of Salesforce and will act as a consultant in the successful delivery of Salesforce projects at enterprise and medium-small business clients. You have a proper understanding of implementing Salesforce capabilities, both from a functional and technical perspective.


You’re able to work in teams and/or guide teams that will successfully deliver the Salesforce project. Your team trusts and builds on your expertise and capabilities regarding the following areas:

  • Delivering Salesforce projects from start to finish on time, within budget and meet customer satisfaction;
  • Design and configure relevant solutions in complex environments that help clients become high-performance businesses;
  • Managing teams of highly qualified functional- and technical resources, both onshore as well as offshore.
  • Presenting and leading sessions and requirements workshops, based on Agile Delivery Process;

Place in the organization

Cloud First is part of Accenture Technology and is the perfect place to lay the foundation for a career helping the world's leading companies drive strategic business advantage through the innovative use of technology. And for experienced technology professionals, Accenture's global client base, proven methodologies and extensive technology organization provide the ideal stage to take an established career to new heights.


In a world where skills are being commoditized, we know how important it is for you to build a set of consulting skills to complement your growing range of skills. Accenture Technology works across the broad range of our business in addition to building skills in one or more of the following technology areas:

  • Strategic IT Effectiveness
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Application Renewal
  • IT Performance Engineering
  • Application Optimization & Modernization
  • Security
  • Data Center Technology
  • Workplace Technology & Collaboration
  • Network Technology
  • Accenture & Cisco Business Group

Within Accenture Technology we work together with a variety of industries: Products, Communication, Media, Entertainment & High Tech, Public Services & Health, Resources and Financial Services.

Basic qualifications


  • A Bachelor or MSc degree and 2-5 years of professional experience, some of which as a management and IT consultant in a top-tier firm; 
  • Experience outside of the consulting industry, in IT roles at large client organizations is desired;
  • Experience in Salesforce solutions (Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Analytics Cloud, Community Cloud, Salesforce platform);
  • Passionate drive to bring high value to our clients;
  • A team player that is focused to make the team successful;
  • Being able to coordinate and lead workshops;
  • Experience in executing Fit/Gap sessions;
  • Strong analytical skills with a focus on the business value of IT; the ability to communicate the value of IT and the business impact;
  • Experience in working with medium and large scale implementations;
  • Certificates in Salesforce administration and consultancy;
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English.

We offer

You work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses. Within Accenture, we offer our employees a lot of learning opportunities in the area of capability and within an environment with the focus on personal development. You will be attending training at international locations together with colleagues from various countries. You will get a personal coach helping you realize personal growth in your career. 

Moreover, you will have the opportunity to contribute with your expertise to our Corporate Citizenship Program.


Accenture offers excellent employee benefits, including:

  • A permanent contract;
  • 13th month and holiday pay which you can manage in a flexible benefits tool;
  • Appealing bonus program; 
  • Good transport arrangements (e.g. lease car); 
  • Pension scheme set up on your personal situation; 
  • Personal trainings budget;
  • Laptop and smartphone;
  • Discount on Accenture shares.


We are eager to meet you. Apply directly online through the button ´Apply Online´ and send us your resume and motivation letter. 

For more information about this vacancy contact Arjan Geense via 


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