Junior Salesforce Administrator

South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning all six continents, we strive to create a sustainable society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities. With our solutions we inspire and enable our customers to create value from sustainability-related activities.

Our Corporate Functions team is the “enablement engine” of South Pole. Behind the scenes, we provide the business with world-class solutions and best practices that sustain business growth and success. We cover key areas such as Finance, HR, Office Management, Legal, IT, Operations, etc. If you are a smart, ambitious and dynamic professional with a strong passion to make a real difference in the fight against climate change, the below position may be right for you!

Job summary:

South Pole is a leading provider for climate change and sustainability advisory services. Driven by the lively public debate on climate change and the increasing awareness for companies to take voluntary climate actions, we are at the beginning of substantial business growth. We have recently launched Salesforce to accelerate our sales operations and become a data-driven company. That is why we are looking to hire a Junior Salesforce Administrator to join our growing team in the Salesforce Center of Excellence. With a growing user base across the whole Salesforce ecosystem we need you to drive efficient user support operations providing quick and effective assistance in the users day-to-day. The Junior Salesforce Administrator will also be highly involved in the continuous development of the system alongside the Principal Salesforce Administrator from day one. The Salesforce capability is essential to support our growth ambitions, ensuring customers remain central to all of our activities and decision-making. This is an exciting role combining business and technical excellence with stakeholder engagement across South Pole. If you are someone who has a passion for Salesforce who is keen to learn quickly and help South Pole fight the good fight, then you are right with us! 

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Become main point of contact for helpdesk and user support inquiries teams to improve usability and adoption of Salesforce across South Pole
  • Recognise the need to engage and educate users to maximise adoption and value from Salesforce 
  • Work across South Pole business lines to understand requirements for the Salesforce system 
  • Support the Principal Salesforce Administrator in designing and delivering system changes
  • Define and schedule changes to meet evolving requirements and ensures change is effectively rolled out
  • Analyse vendor release notes looking for opportunities in new releases and guide the Salesforce strategy to take full advantage of the platforms (CRM, Marketing Automation and CPQ) 
  • Management of system documentation and user training and maintenance of backlogs
  • Continually challenge the business to make better use of the Salesforce platform, working closely with the marketing team and regional sales teams to deliver business improvement and increased efficiency 


  • Passionate about helping others with the daily struggles in using Salesforce and making them become happy users
  • Ability to engage business experts and define clear requirements to inform configuration roadmap 
  • Ability to understand and influence technical and business stakeholders at differing levels in the organisation
  • Ability to configure Salesforce changes 
  • Prior working experience with Salesforce is a must and relevant certifications are an advantage
  • Expert knowledge of the Salesforce platform and its wider ecosystem 
  • Effective management of Salesforce deployments in a global (diverse) corporate environment 

What we offer:

At South Pole, we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet. South Pole is not just an employer, we are a Team. South Pole does not just offer people a job, we offer you a career. By joining our team, you will find strong purpose and deep meaning in everything you do. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for the planet, working alongside a passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge/skills and developing your career in a fun, dynamic, international and fast-growing organisation. 

We’re a planet of 7.5 billion unique and different people.  We all have a contribution to make and South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status or disability.  Our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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Life as a Penguin on the Iceberg

With such an important mission, we expect a lot from our employees, and strive to give a lot in return. Because we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet.

  • Health & Wellbeing

    We believe that health is central to happiness. We organise many wellbeing activities such as yoga, meditation sessions, sports groups, healthy snacks, active breaks, etc.

  • Work-life balance

    From flexible working hours to flexible workplace (home office), with above-average vacation allowances, we strive to make the work and family life puzzle an easy one for our employees.

  • We practice what we preach

    From Vegan Days to plastic-free lunches, off-setting our own Company emissions and countless other initiatives, we fully live our values and lead by example on a daily basis.

  • Company outings and events

    It is not only hard work, we also have lots of fun! We frequently get together to celebrate our successes, do activities together and get to know each other better

What makes us unique

At South Pole, we are first and foremost a purpose-driven Company. People join us because they believe in our mission and want to be part of a community that fights together for our shared values and beliefs. But that is not the only reason why working at South Pole is such a rewarding experience...

  • We know that our vision to help create a greener world is both bold and challenging. To achieve it, we settle for nothing less than the absolute best.  We form a Community that is stronger than the sum of its parts.
  • Entrepreneurial at heart.  It’s not just our founders who are entrepreneurs. We actively promote an innovative mindset at all levels of the organisation, where each and every employee is encouraged to challenge the status quo and empowered to make decisions.   
  • Growing employees in a growing company.   With a team of smart, passionate and engaged colleagues, as well as an increasing demand from our clients, opportunities to learn, develop our skills and grow our careers are endless. 
  • All for one, and one for all!.  Above all other things, what truly drives our dedication and commitment to our purpose is our colleagues.  We learn from each other and grow together. Because that is who Penguins are.

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