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2834033 - Position Relationship as "Approver Type" is not working during position creation Workflow


If Position relationship has been used for triggering workflow/alert during position creation, it does not create workflow/alert for Position relationship.


  • SAP Successfactors Employee Central
  • Position Management

Reproducing the Issue

Create workflow/alert for position creation using "Approver type" as position relationship. System will not trigger workflow/alert for the same.


This is caused by the settings of the workflow approval step.


In order to trigger a workflow to a Position Relationship on creation of a Position, you must maintain the following settings on the approval step:  "Context" = Target and "Relationship to Approver" = Position 


See Also

 2490861 - Workflow With Position Matrix Relationship Shows one out of Three Steps Only


ECT-110264, Position Relationship, Workflow, Approver Type, Create Position, Alert , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-POS , Position Management , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , Product Enhancement


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions