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Salesforce Associate Director


North America

Job Description:

The Salesforce Delivery Manager will be responsible for the delivery of salesforce implementation projects. The role entails 2 main functions – hands on involvement in project teams as an active advisor and mentor, and overseeing projects being delivered by members of the team.


Candidates for this role should possess the knowledge and have experience implementing projects. They should be comfortable acting as a knowledgeable liaison with business stakeholders, possess the ability to uncover business requirements, develop a technical strategy and be able to create and effectively demonstrate solutions that address customer requirements.


This position will involve direct reports and is responsible for compliance and adherence of consistent delivery standards. The ideal candidate will provide visible leadership, accountability, and authority over high profile projects and should have an inclination for team building and career advancement of team members. Plative is a fast paced agile environment and the delivery manager will have a significant impact in transforming the technology landscape at our client and partner organizations.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Liaise with clients on an ongoing basis, to maintain and develop the business relationship, and keep projects to a set time frame.
  • Participate in sessions with customers and other team members to understand business Requirements and Business Processes Analysis.
  • Document detailed business, functional & technical requirements.
  • Manage and facilitate project delivery and build components as necessary.
  • Manage end-to-end delivery of complex solutions to multiple clients.
  • Develop and contribute to data migration and/or system integration strategy.
  • Actively manage stakeholders' expectations, resource alignment, and possible conflicting priorities across projects
  • Ensure adherence to Plative’s delivery structure and project management methodology during implementation of the solution.
  • Deliver strategic business reviews to educate clients on key platform trends and consideration.
  • Be client advocate to resolve and manage escalations to ensure client partnership endures
  • Weekly 1-1 / project reviews with direct reports
  • Mentorship and career guidance for team members, includes but not limited to tour of duty, quarterly goals and learning and development session.
  • Involvement in refining processes, procedures and strategic initiatives across the delivery organization
  • Ensuring adherence of process and procedures across delivery pod – utilization, forecasts and time-entry.
  • Providing weekly updates on project and team members to the director of delivery
  • This position has minimal travel and occasional presence to clients’ sites

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or MBA
  • 5+ years of working as a consultant with the platform
  • 3+ years hands on experience with salesforce implementations with an in-depth technical backend knowledge of the platform
  • Delivered numerous complex Salesforce projects
  • 2+ years of people management experience
  • Ability to handle client escalations, strategic alignment conversations and conflict resolution at executive levels


Desired Qualifications:

  • Salesforce Sales Cloud Certification
  • Salesforce Service Cloud Certification
  • Project management experience


Plative Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Plative is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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