HIRING: Salesforce Senior Consultant at Vera Solutions (Remote in the USA)

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Join our innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. We run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. We encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise, we reinvest a majority of our profits in our growth and continued pursuit of our mission and vision.
Position Overview

As a Senior Consultant, you’ll work with a diverse global team dedicated to delivering innovative solutions that transform the ability of social sector organizations to collect, manage, and use their data.

You’ll be a key member of our project teams, working with Solutions Architect and other consultants to design, configure and support the rollout of Salesforce systems for our clients working in the social sector. Consultants are involved throughout the entirety of a project’s life cycle — discovery and design, platform configuration (including mobile data collection tool configuration), and training/rollout. Consultants may travel to client locations to facilitate discovery and design workshops or conduct trainings.

At Vera, you will join a team of passionate individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences, all dedicated to improving the way social impact organizations operate. We’re a self-motivated, creative group, and we emphasize collaboration, flexibility, and professionalism.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate discovery sessions and gather business requirements
  • In partnership with the Solution Architect, design solution proposals and collaborate with clients to build implementation plans
  • Configure, test and deploy high-quality systems
  • Deliver client training
  • Support clients in other relevant project delivery areas e.g. technical documentation, data migration etc.
  • Research new technologies, methodologies, and tools relevant to nonprofits and NGOs with public health, education, poverty alleviation, and other international development focus areas
  • Contribute to Vera’s learning environment by coaching junior staff

Qualifications and Experience

Essential:
  • 6+ years professional experience, especially in  technology, the social sector or consulting
  • Experience with Salesforce or other cloud relational database systems; preferably configuration experience
  • 4 or more Salesforce certifications (including Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Previous people management experience
  • Consensus builder who is fantastic at fostering relationships, generating buy-in from multiple stakeholders for proposed solutions, and building trust
  • Curiosity and problem-solving skills
  • Strong aptitude for using technology and data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills
  • Ability to carry tasks forward independently or ask for help along the way 
  • Meticulousness, punctuality, and outstanding attention to detail

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree
  • Business analysis experience
  • Significant experience with data analysis software (Example – Power BI, Stata etc.).
  • Proficient in the use of G-Suite applications or other common cloud-based software (i.e. Dropbox, Box, etc.).
  • Awareness of core social sector concepts such as Grant Management, Impact Measurement, Fundraising etc.

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