What does a Lead Implementation Consultant do?

Implementation consultants help clients handle the implementation processes after performing business analysis. They design and run tests, document project requirements, prepare disaster recovery plans, validate requirements, and collaborate with sales teams on design proposals. They provide product recommendations and configurations and their technical experience for integrations and to develop coding and sound technical solutions.

Implementation consultants ensure proactive communication occurs with clients and internal staff and manage enhancement requirements and escalations. They provide technical, business, consulting, and product expertise to customers and advise on comprehensive solutions they can deliver to the market. They facilitate technical discussions and whiteboarding for project integrations and technical solutions from one to many applications. Implementation consultants need a master's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or an equivalent and a decade or more of experience delivering commercial products via service organizations.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Lead Implementation Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

£55,689 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£34K
Median: £56K
£92K
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Lead Implementation Consultant Career Path

Learn how to become a Lead Implementation Consultant, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L3
Implementation Consultant III
£42,965/yr
L4
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Journal TechnologiesJournal Technologies
Implementation Consultant
2 Sep 2020

“You really get pushed to learn a lot and there are great resources provided to do that.”

Fast EnterprisesFast Enterprises
Implementation Consultant
14 Dec 2021

“That's one thing that attracted me to FAST and one thing I really enjoyed.”

The World BankThe World Bank
Short-term Consultant
3 Oct 2019

“You get to work with smart and fun people from very different parts of the world.”

IFCIFC
Short-term Consultant (STC)
10 Aug 2021

“Other STCs don't complain about this because of the status of working with IFC/WBG and the great pay.”

EdifecsEdifecs
Implementation Consultant
7 Oct 2021

“Not good for career growth if you are seeking a job to enhance your coding skills.”

PaylocityPaylocity
Human Resources Implementation Consultant
3 Sep 2021

“Paylocity has a great work life balance however you will be working a full 40 hours a week.”

MercuryGate InternationalMercuryGate International
Implementation Consultant
12 Dec 2019

“If you are looking to expand your contacts within the transportation industry there are many opportunities to meet industry leaders.”

Systems and Software Consulting GroupSystems and Software Consulting Group
Implementation Consultant
13 Dec 2021

“Low compensation and good only for beginners.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a lead implementation consultant

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The most common qualifications to become a lead implementation consultant is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.