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2535373 - Assigning Permissions for Administrators - SCM


How to assign the role-based permissions necessary for all SAP SuccessFactors Mentoring module administrators, so they have the ability to create/edit/manage mentoring programs, along with overseeing the mentoring process that is involved with the mentoring program.


SAP SuccessFactors Career Development and Planning


Pre-requisites: Enable Mentoring Program (Provisioning/Upgrade Center)


  1. Go to Admin Center > Manage Permission Roles .
  2. Choose the role or roles to assign access and then click Permission.
  3. Go to the Administrator Permissions section and select the following:
  • Manage Career Development > Manage Mentoring Programs
  • Metadata Framework > Admin Access to MDF oData API
  • Metadata Framework > Read/Write Permission on Metadata Framework
  • Manage User > Manage Employee Dynamic Groups
  • This permission allows you to create employee groups for use with mentoring programs.
  1. Go to the User Permissions section and select the following:
  • Career Development Planning > Mentoring Programs Access Permission
  • This permission provides users access to the Mentoring tab under Development.
  • Employee Data > First Name > View
  • Employee Data > Last Name > View
  • General User Permission > Company Info Access > User Search (This permission allows users to search for mentees and mentors.)

Note: You can restrict mentor and mentee searches by setting a target population.

          • If your solution includes integration with SAP Jam, select  General User Permissions > SAP Jam Access.
          • This permission allows you to access SAP Jam and create groups associated with your mentoring programs.

          See Also

          KB article 2478553 - Error When Trying to Enable Mentoring - SCM


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