At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.Join the momentum. We are seeking aSalesforce Manager for our growing Consulting Services team. Driving business excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Consulting team works with organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to provide innovative strategies tailored to maximize efficiencies, enhance performance and increase profitability. Performance ExpectationsExpert in Salesforce application functionality, technology, implementation, project management, and software development methodologyLead Salesforce implementations from proposal to deliveryDevelop a thorough understanding of the client’s requirements then applying industry best practices and detailed knowledge of the software to design an optimal solution that supports the business process and meets or exceeds functional requirementsLead theimplementation team through the full project life-cycle and responsible for thesuccessful execution and delivery of the projectDemonstrate understanding and solving business and technology challenges related to the implementation of CRM technologies, delivering Social & Mobile Enterprise platforms, and designing and developing platform-based applications that meet client business needs. Develop and sustain client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunitiesThink strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risksPrepare and present comprehensive written and verbal materials; develop client proposals, leveraging extensive business development and relationship management know-howExecute financial modeling, business planning, feasibility studies, strategic planning, operational planning, program reviews, program redesigns and other forms of management consultingPerform needs assessments and lead the collection, development, research and analysis of data (through website research, report review, interviews, focus groups and surveys)Facilitate collaboration with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlinesMaintain high quality control by reviewing work done from other team members for accuracy and completeness; provide feedback to team membersMonitor projecttime-lines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicableDevelop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry through experiential learning with clientsPromote MNP advisory services through the delivery of presentations, writing articles, facilitating workshops or participating in community activitiesContribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes while effectively using MNP internal programs and systems Demonstrate knowledge and success as a team leader, including: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; providing direction to less-experienced staff; coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedbackAttend internal MNP courses to further develop knowledge around performance improvement CredentialsStrong experience with CRM solutions,specifically Salesforce.com with functional certifications.5 or more years of experience managing external client projects in a consulting role3 or more years of Salesforce experienceAbility to translate business objectives and strategy to technical requirementsExperience in business and practice developmentSome travel may be requiredCore Competencies and Personal CharacteristicsIntegrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationshipsEnergy – displays enthusiasm, optimism and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyleDiversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differencesCommunication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others that make an impact and persuade their intended audience(s)Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service, proactively identifies client needs and creates strategies to proficiently serve clientsBusiness Development – looks for and seizes profitable business opportunities while focusing on the ability to gain increased presence in the community Forward Thinking – anticipates the implications of situations, takes appropriate action as needed and prepares for possible contingenciesAgility with Change – initiates, sponsors and implements change by taking a facilitative catalyst role People Management & Leadership – goal-driven leader who effectively manages self, others and teams to achieve goalsCoaching – takes responsibility for one’s own and team members’ performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals, promptly addresses performance issues, is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision makingMNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, ourMyRewards@MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events, and professional development assistance.MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.