Kforce

Salesforce Program Manager

3+ months agoBerkeley, CA

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client in the Richmond, CA area that is looking for a Salesforce Program Manager to join their team for a potential long-term project opportunity of high priority for the client! Local candidates preferred-but will start remote!Position Purpose:The Salesforce Program Manager will be responsible for managing the Salesforce program, which as mentioned above, will include multiple streams/phases of work. We are looking for a candidate who can establish collaborative relationships with external and internal stakeholders, plan the overall program (multiple work streams), organize and manage the successful completion of program level goals and objectives. Duties include ensuring that all deliverables are delivered within scope, time, and budget constraints.Responsibilities:

  • Develop a resource plan, considering roadmaps, capacity needs, current staffing levels, current and future skills need, and core competencies to adequately and cost-effectively staff programs, projects, and resources while minimizing key person dependencies
  • Program Planning, status tracking & monitoring of critical issues/risks across Salesforce program, time, cost, etc.
  • Work with other Salesforce Service Providers for ensuring alignment with standards
  • Communication and Stakeholder Management at Program level, effectively collaborate with project team and vendors
  • Coordinate release program activities and functions as a subject matter expert in release management, ensuring production readiness in a timely fashion
  • Ensure alignment with third-party deployment expectations and processes, keeping development teams up to date on changes with schedule, processes or policies


Skills

  • 8-10+ years of experience leading IT projects/programs, includes issue/risk/escalation management, quality assurance, stakeholder management
  • Ability to influence others to accept practices and approaches, and ability to communicate and influence executive leadership
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication, presenting, meeting facilitation, negotiation, decision making, and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with delivering programs using various project management styles but with recent experience in Agile methodology
  • Experience managing software integration projects, specifically Salesforce, ideally within a retail environment
  • Leading Salesforce implementation across multiple client locations/sites
  • Configure Salesforce application based on client specific requirements
  • Salesforce Admin or Advanced Admin certification a plus
  • Any experience around change management, business transformation (business value realization) and adoption training a plus
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."