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2091876 - How to mass import job descriptions (Skills) for Job Description Manager (JDM 1.0)?


This article provides information on how to mass upload job descriptions (Skills) for Job Description Manager (JDM 1.0).


SAP SuccessFactors Job Description Manager (JDM 1.0)


The import functionality of Families/Job Roles/Competencies does not provide a template directly inside SuccessFactors application to update/create new data. Below are examples of how you can build a file to be used for the “Import Job Roles” functionality (also known as “Job Family/Roles/Competency Mapping Import”), for mass import job descriptions.

Skill Library CSV Formats

System Field Skill Type Category Name Skill Name Skill Description Skill GUID Skill Locale Reviewable
SKILL_LIB <skill_type> <category_name> <skill_name> <skill_description> <skill _guid> <skill_locale> Reviewable responsibility
SKILL LIBRARY Skill Summary Job Summary Clerical Lab Tasks Performs a variety of clerical and technical tasks associated with the pre and post-analytic laboratory work. Unique id of the competency en_US false


Skill (except Responsibilities) to role mapping

System Field Job Family Name Role Name Skill Library Name Category Name Skill Name Skill type
SKILL_MAP <job_family_name> <role_name> <skill_library_name> <category_name> <skill_name> <skill_type>
SKILL_MAP Nursing RN - ICU HealthCare

Job Summary
(not Job Responsibility)

Clerical and technical lab tasks l Skill Type

See Also

For complete information on the terminologies used in JDM 1.0 and 2.0, you can find in the KBA 2091605 - Common Terms Used In the JDM/JPB Process.


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