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Business Development Manager - Salesforce

Job Location: Amsterdam

Job Number: 00387227


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Business Development Manager - Salesforce

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 Technical Architect 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 Combination of 10+ years of consulting, sales, marketing and business development experience.

Preferred Skills        

  • Excellent sales skills – Understanding of the sales cycle and how to advance it in our world.  
  • Strong work ethic and track record of success.
  • Prior experience selling Services.  The ability to sell intangibles.  Ideally someone who has sold Salesforce integration services in the past;
  • Industry Domain Expertise – Execute the consultative sales model and speak fluently as to the specific issues related to focus industries;
  • Deep knowledge of Cloud Computing (SaaS, PaaS) and, either through work at industry participants or consulting to the industry;
  • Consulting experience with medium to large consulting firms focusing on cloud computing related consulting (storage, SaaS, multi-tenant computing, large scale computing environments, etc);
  • Executive level sales experience in consulting/professional services; demonstrable experience developing relationships and revenue from named and new accounts;
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment;
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment;
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment;
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent leadership and management skills;
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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