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2230756 - Position to Job info sync doesn't work during Position Info Import


Position to Job Information Sync is not working during import.


  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Position Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Import and Export data 
  2. Select Generic Object Position 
  3. Import a file of a position with incumbent
  4. Check the incumbent's Job Information and no record was created in the portlet


In order to run the Position to job Info sync we need TechnicalParameters in the file. If the file does not have TechnicalParameters the sync will not trigger.


Please note that if you want to trigger a synchronization when you're importing positions, add the "technicalParameters" column to your position import file. For please follow:

  1. Go to Configure Object Definitions
  2. Search for Position
  3. find the field "technicalParameters" click details
  4. Set it to Visible.

Enter "SYNC" as the value for the "technicalParameters" column to those position record that are to trigger a synchronization to the jobInfo object .

The synchronization is carried out on the effective start date of the corresponding position record.

Please Note:

See Also

Please see the following section of the handbook for further information on this feature: Employee Central Position Management - Define Synchronization Position to JobInfo


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