The SAP Consultant is responsible for designing, modelling, customizing and implementing SAP Solutions for different enterprise business process in an organization, they also give support to organizations to customize, implement business process or functional changes during change or upgrades. They handle trainings and develop user manuals.
There are two major types of SAP Consultants; The SAP Technical Consultant and the SAP Functional Consultant.
SAP Technical Consultant: SAP Technical Consultants are the IT Consultants; SAP Basis Consultant (System Administrator - Application and Database) and SAP ABAP Consultant (ABAP is the SAP software and ABAP Consultants are programmers).
SAP Functional Consultant: These are responsible for business process reengineering using SAP Global Best Practices. Some of the functional areas are SAP Materials Management Consultant, SAP Financial Accounting Consultant, SAP Plant Maintenance Consultant.... etc