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2570460 - Role - Job Code Import: 1. Invalid job code: []. Error. - SuccessFactors Employee Profile


When importing via Job Codes via Manage Job Content Import/Export and the error message is generated:  "Invalid job code:..."

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Reproducing the Issue

Step 1: Go to Admin Center > Manage Job Profile Content Import/Export

Step 2: Select "Role - Job Code" > Select CSV File for Role - Job Code Entity.


Step 3:Click Import or Validate ButtonButton

Step 4: Go to "Monitor Job" -> Clock Download Status and Check Job Details for Failure Records.


Step 5: Open CSV File generated from "Download Status"




  • The jobcode is either not defined in the UDF or is not assigned to an active employee.
  • Mapped Job Code / Job Classifications to the Roles are inactive.

Note: How to identify if Job Classifications or Job Code are inactive.

For Job Classification: Go to Manage Data > Job Classification > Search for the Job Code Returned from the Error File > Check Status

For Job Code: Download User Data File > Search for the Job Code Returned from the Error File > Check Employee Status and user must see that all employees mapped to affected Job Codes are Inactive.


Associate the jobcode to an active employee in the User data file.


SuccessFactors; Job Code; UDF; JOBCODE; Invalid job code; Manage Job Content Import; , KBA , LOD-SF-TIH-JPB , Job Profile Builder , Problem


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