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2936769 - Changing Language Labels/ Adding Translations in Job Profile Builder


  • How do I change or add language labels/ translations for families and roles with Job Profile Builder?
  • Will the new labels be visible in all modules?

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SAP SuccessFactors Job Profile Builder


  1. Go to Manage Job Profile Builder Content in Admin Center
  2. Select 'Set Up Families and Roles' and choose a family:

Select family in JPB.jpg

    3. Once open > click on the world icon next to the name:

Add language label JPB.jpg

    4 This will bring a popup where you can change the language labels.
    5. Enter the translation you wish to add - example below with German and "Famile 11":

Language label popup JPB.jpg

    6. Click on Save Family
    7. Now change the system to target language > go to another part of the system to see the change.

Example below is from CDP Career Worksheet and here we can see the new label showing:

Example of JPB label translation in CWS.jpg

This behavior is the same when adding translations for Role labels.

Note on Performance forms:

New language labels will only be visible in newly launched forms. In Progress and Completed forms will retain their original labels to avoid confusion.


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