Asad Mahmood Jan 25, 2024
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SAP MM Professional Job Role and Salary Outlook in 2024

The effectiveness of an organization depends on its capacity to respond to market demands in the shortest amount of time given changing customer expectations and demands. The company must keep the appropriate inventory on hand at the appropriate times to guarantee flawless product delivery. The entire process is more competent because SAP MM automates material management and procurement tasks.

A material management program known as SAP MM is run by "System Applications and Products," or SAP. It is made to keep track of every small detail about the matters the business is dealing with. The best procurement and inventory management is handled by SAP MM.                                                                

As there are many sectors of a company, there are many job roles for SAP professionals in a company. However, to be called an SAP professional, one would have undergone extensive field training and gained qualifications as proof of his or her expertise. There are also certification courses individuals apply for, based on a particular sector of a company.

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SAP MM Professional Job Role and Salary Outlook in 2024

One of the key components of the SAP ERP system, which is especially suited for business processes, is SAP MM (material management system). It is no surprise it is one of the most sought-after professional qualifications in the IT sector is the SAP MM certification. Possessing an SAP MM certification makes it simple to land a well-paying job in the ERP industry. The SAP MM certification opens up several job options, The Top SAP MM Professional Job Roles are as follows;

  • SAP MM consultants
  • SAP MM Plant Maintenance analyst
  • Purchase Executive
  • SAP MM functional Configurator
  • Sap End User
  • SAP MM Functional Analyst
  • Team Leader
  • Material Manager

 SAP MM Consultants

By assisting project teams and clients in matching business needs with module and solution functions, the SAP Functional Consultant helps clients adopt or upgrade SAP solutions. They participate actively in project phases and provide support for technological solutions. An SAP MM consultant must first and foremost abide by all corporate rules and regulations, including its vision and goal. A senior SAP MM Consultant in UAE receives an average salary of 20,000 AED per month. 

SAP MM Plant Maintenance Analyst

A software program called SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM) controls all maintenance operations within an organization. To maintain a perfect technical system, the Plant Maintenance module includes important tasks like inspection, notifications, corrective, and preventive maintenance, repairs, and other actions. To manage and keep track of the maintenance of their manufacturing facilities and equipment, businesses employ SAP PM (Plant Maintenance).

Due to the interrelated nature of all maintenance-related tasks, this module works closely with the production planning, material management, and sales and distribution modules. The typical salary for a Sap MM Plant Maintenance Analyst is 122,084 AED per year. 

Purchase Executive

Purchase executives look for and buy supplies, goods, and services on behalf of the employer that will be resold or used in everyday operations. Purchase executives may also do research, haggle with suppliers, and interview suppliers, in addition to managing stock levels.

Additionally, the duties of a sales executive include identifying and chasing new sales opportunities, closing agreements, and upholding customer happiness. The average annual wage for a purchase executive in the UAE is around 5000 AED per month. 

SAP MM Functional Configurator

A functional configurator gathers requirements, designs, builds, tests, and documents for packaged software applications. They work as part of a team to deliver large-scale business solutions or enhancement projects under the supervision of a manager or supervisor. They are in charge of designing a solution for an entire business function or process. A functional configurator will earn an average salary of AED 142,213 per year.

Sap End User

The finished SAP system is used by the SAP end user to create or modify various business-related tasks. In addition, after the SAP project goes live, SAP End Users are in charge of running day-to-day transactions. They do not, however, only perform business tasks with the SAP system for which it was designed; they also collect task-related information from the SAP system. The average annual salary for a Sap End in the UAE is around 12,000 AED per month. 

SAP MM Functional Analyst

An SAP functional analyst uses their knowledge of SAP software to ensure that a business runs smoothly. Job responsibilities include gathering data and identifying solutions to help the company increase profits and operate more efficiently. Coordinates all aspects of development, such as reports, interfaces, conversion programs, database design and creation, and enhancements, and facilitates the delivery and support of the development portion of projects/programs within a specified functional area (s). Functional Analyst salaries in the UAE are around 130,000 AED yearly. 

Team Leader

The team leader plans, assign,s and supervises the work of an assigned team engaged in ABAP programming, design, testing, and debugging work related to SAP module implementation, enhancement, and support; personally performs the team's more difficult system analysis, design, and programming work. He also creates user training programs for forms and reports, authorization roles, custom workflows, and other related topics. A team leader's annual salary ranges from 8,000 AED per month.

Material Manager

Material Managers are in charge of the planning, procurement, storage, control, and distribution of materials and products by company and customer needs. They are in charge of locating the best prices, keeping track of inventory levels, distributing supplies, and negotiating contracts. Purchasing manager is another name for purchasing managers. A Material Manager's annual salary in the UAE is around AED 19,836 per month. 

Also Read: Career Benefits of SAP Certification


These are the job roles for an SAP MM professional that can be found in any organization. As much may seem enticing, there are certifications you need to acquire before you can be listed as qualified for these job roles. An SAP MM professional is an important asset to maintain the transactions and activities of that particular company.

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SAP® S/4 HANA / MS Excel/ MS Power BI Certified Trainer

Asad Mahmood is an accomplished SAP® S/4HANA Certified Professional and a Trainer with expertise in SAP® Business One 10.0 and SAP® S/4HANA–ECC Systems and Odoo® ERP system. He proved his mettle as an Information Systems Consultant with an experience of over 10+ years in Trading, Manufacturing/Production, and Information Technology. 

Mr. Asad is proficient in business process integrations and organizational policy implementation within the information systems landscape. As a self-disciplined, punctual, and transparent person with good communication skills, Mr. Asad Mahmood enjoys training a vibrant workforce. He is an expert at organizing and facilitating management and team-building programs and activities.