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Salesforce Project Manager
Ref No.: 14-00163
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 12/10/2014

Title: SalesForce Project Manager
Location: New York, NY
Position: Perm
Comp: Open

Client

Our client has a Salesforce practice that has over 170,000 customers in more than 100 countries that consults for a varity of large companies. They are known for their innovation and state of the art technology and are seeking a highly skilled Project Manager who fit the below description.

Position Highlights
Large global financial institution
Full Life Cycle Salesforce Program Management
Enterprise level work
Excellent Comp + bonus + benefits

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a large Salesforce implementation/upgrade project or several smaller Salesforce projects simultaneously

  • Work closely with Salesforce architects, technical teams, functional analysts to deliver project scope on time, on budget and with high quality deliverables.

  • Communicate effectively with clients regarding the Salesforce project, technology and functionality.

  • Use Salesforce experience to develop accurate work estimates, project budgets and timelines.

  • PM BASICS:

  • Ensure client satisfaction targets are achieved.

  • Exercise required controls and propose improvements as required, including quality plans, issues and action logs, risk management plans and change control plans, for all aspects of the assignment.

  • Responsible for Statement of Work preparation, purchase orders, price quotes and other contractual materials as part of scheduling and deploying resources.

  • Lead the delivery team, drive desired professional behaviors and motivate the team to the highest levels of performance and ensure that team resources have the best conditions to perform successfully.

  • Ensure business and assignment risks are identified, monitored and managed to achieve minimal disruption to the project delivery and success.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 3-5 years experience in IT project management

  • 3-5 years successful experience with Salesforce.com implementation projects

  • Solid understanding of Salesforce functionality and integrations (some understanding of Salesforce technology a plus)

  • Salesforce Administrator certification strongly preferred (or other demonstration of in-depth Salesforce knowledge and experience)

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to travel