What does an Implementation Project Manager do?

Implementation managers develop processes to introduce new programs or systems into the workplace effectively. Often they are involved with facilitating use of new computers, technology, or software and work in conjunction with information technology staff. They clarify a company's goals and develop an implementation strategy that often involves identifying tasks that need to be completed to prepare employees for new resources. They ensure that staff using the latest equipment or software are informed about the changes in advance and receive appropriate training.

Implementation managers may also delegate tasks to ensure that deadlines are met. They maintain constant contact with project managers, overseeing the creation of the resources. They may also work in other departments where they are responsible for implementing operational processes or programs for staff or clients. Implementation managers need a bachelor's degree In computer information systems, management science, communications, or related fields.

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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Implementation Project Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

$83,658 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $84K
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Jan 4, 2020

“1. How can we possibly promote our ability to build great offices when our own is an embarrassment?”

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Sep 30, 2021

“Pay is pretty good but you need to be a director or above to really be paid well.”

Sep 30, 2019

“We all get tunnel vision and expect everyone else to understand our own personal processes.”

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Jun 26, 2020

“Each employee is valued as a unique individual and I feel my co”

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Jul 28, 2020

“Great work and life balance”

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Dec 3, 2020

“The pay is decent but the stock program is amazing.”

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Jan 11, 2021

“We didn't have any sort of official review process to receive constructive criticism about how we're performing.”

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“Epic hires smart people and I'm frequently inspired by what people accomplish.”

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