Odgers Berndtson

  • Odgers Berndtson - Salesforce SME - 12 months FTC

    Job Locations UK-London, England
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(02/11/2018 12:10)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Central Support
    Business Unit
    Odgers Berndtson
    Position Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • About the role

    Odgers Berndtson is currently embarking on a major Digital Transformation Programme which will migrate the company to a Salesforce Lightning Platform. You will assist in the discovery & requirements gathering, scope definition, together with implementation & deployment activities for the client software as well as Salesforce. You will be required to be proficient in all typical areas of Salesforce.com application configuration, testing, documentation and best practice.

    This is a customer-facing role, and candidate must be able to communicate well with customers of varying technical abilities. You will require an ability to understand customer requirements and translate them into technical reality.

    Responsibilities and Objectives

    Working with the Delivery team to deliver ‘end to end’ customer implementation projects using Salesforce.com technical & Functional expertise to design, configure, test, document, and deploy high-quality business solutions on the Force.com platform.

    • Ensure clear communication among all stakeholders, including the customer and internal team
    • Conduct and/or attend customer and team meetings onsite or at company offices as required by business needs; some international travel will be required
    • Assist with analysis and business requirements gathering, to develop detailed functional requirements, including scope of work
    • Conduct analysis of systems specifications and use analysis / diagramming tools to represent business / technical processes
    • Assist with the analysis, design, evaluation, modification, testing and implementation across customers’ functional areas of business
    • Produce a detailed functional design document to match customer requirements; provide current best practice and third-party solution alternatives as part of the functional design document
    • Work with developers to create clear, concise and complete solution design specifications and documentation
    • Produce technical specifications for custom development and systems integration requirements
    • Salesforce Configuration skills such as creating objects, custom fields, workflows, triggers and flows, security setup and configuration changes to communities
    • Prepare and analyse data migration requirements
    • Lead UAT (User Acceptance Testing) Support efforts
    • Train and develop the IT team and the training team in place for the rollout

    About you

    • Salesforce Certified Administrator, but preferably they have achieved Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator so they can make tune and elevate the application and its utilisation.
    • Salesforce Certified Application Architect (this itself has prerequisites including Design and Development to a sufficient level, and are all relevant to the role). 

    Additional certifications would be advantageous:

    • Salesforce Certified Integration Architecture Designer
    • Salesforce Certified Community Cloud Consultant
    • Salesforce Certified Mobile Solutions Architecture Designer
    • Essential Salesforce certifications:
    • Experience within the Staffing and Recruiting industry.
    • Experience working with web-based, Software as a Service (Saas) applications.
    • Familiarity with any of the following technologies:
    • Java/Javascript
    • HTML/CSS
    • Web Based Application Development

    About us

    Odgers Berndtson is one of the world’s largest Global Executive Search firms. Our reputation for excellence and integrity has been established over 50 years and we are a company driven by our clients, not outside shareholders.


    The aim of our organisation is to act as trusted advisors to our clients and candidates and to engage the very best talent for the most influential roles across a wide variety of industries. The service we deliver is creative, insightful and most importantly, in partnership; whilst being a global organisation, we pride ourselves on maintaining personable relationships.


    At Odgers Berndtson, you will find a meritocratic, collegiate environment where you can expect to find support, training and career development. In return, we expect your commitment, self-motivation and the ability to drive your own career.


    We operate out of a prestigious City of London head office, with regional offices around the UK and 58 offices worldwide, across 29 countries. We have over 250 partners specialising in over 50 sectors and have over 50 years’ experience.  For full details of our organisation please visit www.odgersberndtson.com

    What’s on offer?

    A highly competitive base salary is supplemented by a benefits package  and discretionary bonus

    • 25 days Annual leave + 3 gift days for the Christmas closure + bank holidays
    • Private Medical Insurance with Bupa and cash plan with Simply Health
    • Group Company Pension
    • Season Ticket Loan
    • Give As You Earn
    • Group Income Protection
    • Group Life Assurance
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Charity Day
    • Gym discounts

    Other informal benefits

    • Exceptional offices in the heart of the City of London
    • Mentoring and Buddy Schemes
    • On-boarding, induction training and ongoing professional development
    • Bicycle storage and showers on each floor
    • Various sporting and social events run by our CSR team
    • Peer to Peer learning sessions



    Odgers Berndtson is committed to continually improving the diversity of our workforce through the attraction, retention and development of a diverse range of talented people. We want people to be comfortable bringing their whole self to work and recognise that inclusion brings further opportunities for innovation and creativity.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed