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2535385 - Assigning Permissions for Program Owners - Mentoring


  • What are the role-based permissions (RBP) necessary for the SAP SuccessFactors mentoring program owners, so they can administer mentoring programs, if it be supervised, open enrollment or unsupervised programs?
  • These are permissions needed in order to oversee the programs.


  • SAP SuccessFactors Mentoring
  • SAP SuccessFactors Career Development Plan
  • Metadata Framework



  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
    • 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: Restrict mentor and mentee searches by setting a target population.

  1. If your solution includes integration with SAP Jam, select  General User Permissions > SAP Jam Access.

    This permission allows access to SAP Jam and creation of groups associated with mentoring programs.

See Also

KB article 2535373 - Mentoring: Assigning Permissions for Administrators


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