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3470884 - Competency Description not visible when adding Competency to a Job Profile in Manage Job Profiles


In Manage Job Profiles, when adding a Competency to the Competency Section of a Job Profile, the description for the Competency is not visible until the Job Profile is saved.

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SAP SuccessFactors Job Profile Builder (JPB / JDM 2.0)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Manage Job Profiles
  2. Select the Job Profile you wish to edit
  3. Click next to Navigate to the Edit Job Profile Page
  4. Competency section > "+Edit" to add Competency
  5. Select a competency in the system for which a description is created.
  6. Description box is empty
  7. Save the Job Profile with the "I'm Done" or equivalent button.
  8. Check again and the new competency has a visible description. 

After adding Competency:

After saving job profile:


Expected behaviour.


Currently the expected system behaviour, the description is updated after the Competency is added and the Job Profile is saved.

If you think the current behavior does not satisfy the business requirements, please raise an Enhancement Request to have a change in the functionality considered within future development cycles. For detailed steps on how to raise an Enhancement Request please follow KBA 2090228 - How to submit enhancement ideas for SAP SuccessFactors Products - SAP for Me

See Also

KBA 2090228 - How to submit enhancement ideas for SAP SuccessFactors Products - SAP for Me


SuccessFactors, SF, JPB, manage job profiles, competency, competency description, enhancement , KBA , LOD-SF-TIH-JPB , Job Profile Builder , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core 2311


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