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2345950 - Off-Cycle Rewards - Missing Miscellaneous Permissions


After enabling Off-Cycle Rewards, even though all permissions mentioned in the admin guide were provided, : Spot Award, Spot Award Program and Spot Award Budget/EC items are not available on Miscellaneous Permissions.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core
  • SAP SuccessFactors Spot Awards

Reproducing the Issue

Navigate to Admin Center > Permission Role Detail > System Admin > Miscellaneous Permissions > No permissions available for Spot Awards


EC Object Definitions are not security enabled.


You need to enable EC Security setting to be able to view the Spot Award Permissions on Miscellaneous Permission.

To be able to do that:

Go to Admin Center > Search for Configure Object Definitions > Pick Object Definition on Search Picklist> Search for (Spot Award Budget, Spot Award Program and Spot Award EC, etc.)

On the upper right side of your screen, select Take Action Drop Down and Select Make Correction




Scroll down on the Security section, Set Secured: Yes, Permission Category: Miscellaneous Permissions. And Save.



You will now be able to view Spot Awards on Miscellabeous Permissions.





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