Salesforce Developer at Voluntary Service Overseas

Role Title: Salesforce Developer

Role Overview: The role holder will help manage, develop, and maintain VSO’s Salesforce platforms. Develop and implement projects and solutions that increase efficiency and fully support VSOs strategic objectives. Helps specifying and developing functionality changes and enhancements in Salesforce for volunteer and employee lifecycle management.

Task Responsibilities

Build strong relationships throughout VSO and develop a comprehensive understanding of business processes. Work closely with senior managers to understand future development needs and support them.
Guide users in formulating requirements, provide detailed level of effort estimates for proposed solutions. Articulate the benefits and risks to a solution’s feasibility and functionality.
Understand requirements from business then analyse, design, develop, demonstrate, and deploy new Salesforce functionality, following Salesforce best practice;
Contribute in setting up architectural and technical standards by keeping abreast of technological trends and Salesforce new releases; responsible for quality assurance, testing, debugging, and developing documentation.
Develop and maintain internal coding, testing and application standards and ensure adherence to VSO standards and procedures.
Create custom applications and processes within Salesforce, customize visual layouts to provide users with the most relevant experience possible, integrate third-party platforms, manage data migration elements, troubleshoot technical issues and more.

Competence required

Salesforce Developer I Certification
At least 5 years Salesforce Administrative and Development experience, with the ability to lead on the design, configuration, testing and deployment of solutions
Extensive Salesforce experience in areas such as system configuration and customisation including APEX, SOQL, Visualforce and Lightning Component Framework, Web Services APIs – SOAP and REST-based Web Service APIs, the Bulk API, and the Metadata API.
Experience with data migration and ETL/integration tools; confident with tools such as Workbench and Data Loader.
Strong Knowledge of integrations, Single Sign-On, Security, Certificate Management, and ability to troubleshoot in a production environment.


Additional Salesforce Certifications including Salesforce Platform Developer II, Platform App Builder or Salesforce Certified Administrator (ADM201)
Business Analysis and problem-solving skills with ability to prioritise own workload against multiple requests.
Committed to continual professional development.
Proactive thinker; quick learner; self-motivated, able to work independently.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to adapt communication style and message based on audiences and subject matter.
Experience with any of the following products: SAGE People, GetFeedback, Jitterbit.
Knowledge of and experience building and implementing Salesforce latest functionality platform innovations and new releases

How to apply


Related NGO Jobs in Africa

For Latest Notifications on Telegram

Jobs By Countries