Like many consultancy roles, a SAP Consultant will advise their clients or organisation on their area of expertise; in this case, they will use their knowledge of SAP Software to guide a project run by a business. They will confer with their client to find out the objectives and requirements of the software, as well as to gauge the client’s expectations of what they want to be achieved.
The SAP Consultant will then figure out which systems will best be suited and required to meet the needs of the client. Essentially, SAP Consultant jobs arguably combine the roles of Programmer and Project Manager into one position. The SAP Consultant will often have to help with the implementation and running of the software on a customer’s site; as the client-facing representative of the project, they will need to fully understand the system and how it works to rely and guide the client when they use it, often having to be physically with them during the initial stages after the live date.
Therefore, SAP Consultants will often need to travel as part of their role within an organisation and can travel to many areas dependent on the size, nature and structure of the business they work for. However, some SAP Consultants will use telephone communication and remote access to systems to figure out issues and guide their clients. SAP Consultants get to be a part of an exciting and adapting area of software development. They are constantly learning about new companies, industries and applications and thus must be adaptable workers who learn and develop quickly to the ever-changing needs of their clients.