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2443704 - Workflow is not being triggered because there is no Dynamic Group Approver maintained


No workflow was triggered for several Job Information change via Take Action> Change Job and Compensation Info.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Employee Profile
  2. Take Action -> Change Job and Compensation Info
  3. Select Job Information
  4. Enter Effective Date
  5. Enter Correct Event
  6. Enter appropriate Event Reason
  7. Make changes in Job information record
  8. Save - At this point we should have the WF Participants pop-up but the change is automatically saved/approved


In the workflow HRCON_APPROVER the approver set is a Dynamic role HR Connect.


In this Dynamic Role, there's no Dynamic Group Approver maintained for the location Dubai - Al Fattan Currency House (31502). A workflow will not be triggered for the user which is currently is situated in the said Location 31502.



To resolve issue, maintain in your dynamic role a Dynamic Group Approver for the said location.

  1. Go to Admin Center
  2. Manager Organization, Pay and Job Structures
  3. Select Dynamic Role > Edit Dynamic Role used in workflow
  4. Take Action > Make Correction
  5. Add Dynamic Group Approver for the said location, as in the image below
  6. Save

Add Dynamic role.png


Workflow Derivation XML, Employee Central 2.0, Workflows, Dynamic Role, Dynamic Group Approver , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-WFL , Workflows - Configuration, Tools, Objects & Rules , Problem


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