Global Thermal Processing Provider

Lead Salesforce Administrator / Architect

North West

Up to £50,000 basic salary

Position description

JOB TITLE: Lead Salesforce Administrator / Architect

DEPARTMENT: Group Marketing



Customer focused, sense of urgency, accountable with a strong sense of personal ownership, self-starter, excellent verbal and written communication skills, good troubleshooting and problem solving skills, strong attention to detail, solid analytical skills


The role is based in Macclesfield, UK. The Lead Salesforce Administrator / Architect will be responsible for on-going support of multiple platforms; collaborate with the divisional Salesforce Administrators / Architects; lead projects initiated by division(s) or plc marketing and implement solutions that meet the needs of internal business customers.



• Interfaces with business users, division Salesforce Administrators / Architects, Salesforce User Network, Sales Leaders and Group Marketing
• Act in Salesforce technical leadership role for the Group
• Must work well with users at all levels of the organization
• Document best practices and operational procedures; proactively promote best practices across Group
• Develop change management process, document and implement Setting vision and standards for the development and integration of the solution
• Design, code, unit test, system test, performance test, debug, implement, and support application and integrations.
• Establish guidelines and process for data management; mass uploads, cleansing data, eliminating duplicate contacts in Pardot, de-duplicating practices for divisions
• Ensure Divisional Salesforce Admins follow best practices when architecting, programming or documenting solutions. This includes creating standards and documentation and leveraging processes
• Maintain security with division Salesforce Administrators / Architects.
• Review, approve, and provide oversight to the installation of 3rd party apps; i.e. , Pardot, Conga
• Assess business needs with division partners, design, configure and deliver solutions
• Collaborate with division Salesforce Administrators / Architects on definition and implementation of group-wide sharing rules
• Stay current on technologies; monitor trends and be aware future business needs
• Ability to read and understand Apex code.
• Develop or enhance automated processes in and applications integrated with with division partners
• Design, code, test, debug, and implement with division partners well-documented solutions on projects requested by division presidents or vice-presidents
• Lead network of Superusers to increase adoption and promote best practice.
• Hold a regular Change Control meetings with the Divisional Salesforce Admins / Architects.


The job holder may also be asked to perform other duties not strictly laid out in this job description, particularly supporting the Group Marketing & Commercial Strategy Officer. Instruction must be authorised and given by the immediate supervisor.

Candidate requirements

  • BA/ BSc degree required• 3 + years’ experience Salesforce administration and/or development experience is required
  • Must have strong knowledge of Salesforce programming environments
  • Experience with testing, deploying change sets from sandbox environments, and familiarity with common software development practices
  • Experience promoting code from sandbox to production environment
  • Workflow rules, assignment rules, validation rules
  • Ability to communicate well with multiple users in a global business
  • Working general programming knowledge a plus
  • Salesforce developer and administrator certifications are a plus

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