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Core HR Capabilities in SAP ERP: Africa and Middle East

Keep your core human capital management operations running at peak performance by following the latest news, improvements, legal changes, and documentation for SAP ERP software that’s localized for use in countries in Africa and the Middle East.

Core HR Capabilities for Africa and the Middle East

Egypt

Core HCM capabilities in the localized version of SAP ERP for Egypt support global business best practices and local legal compliance to meet your end-to-end HR and payroll processing needs.

Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

News and developments for Egypt

  • Social Insurance Contribution Change (August 2016) –The pool contribution for social insurance (SI) in Egypt has changed. The solution has been adjust accordingly. For more information, please refer to SAP Note 2218704*.
  • Release of Phase 4 (August 2016) – We have released Phase (4) of Egypt HCM Localized Product with the following enhancement:
    • Employee Salary Increment Report.
  • List of Employee Leaves Report.
  • Occupational Hazard Infotype
  • End of Service (EOS) Calculation and Provisioning

For more information, please refer to SAP Note 2297526*.

For info about previous phases, please refer to SAP Notes 2118089, 2150259 & 2198380*

  • Report Generation Utility (July 2016) – Reports Generation Utility is a new utility that helps in creating HCM reports in very easy steps and display output in an ALV or PDF format. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2174367*.
  • Country Version on Employee Central – Country version includes ISO code, currency, national ID, home address, personal information and job classification details. For more info, please refer to EC Country Specifics.

Technical Information

  • HR Renewal 2.0 - The latest support packages, details and delivery timelines are available in SAP Note 1965692*.
  • Software Component Version: SAP_HRCEG 608

Highlights of the country version for Egypt HCM

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Kuwait

Payroll capabilities in the localized version of SAP ERP for Kuwait can help you simplify and integrate end-to-end payroll functions to meet all your HR and payroll processing needs.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

News and developments for Kuwait

  • Report Generation Utility (July 2016) – Reports Generation Utility is a new utility that helps in creating HCM reports in very easy steps and display output in an ALV or PDF format. For more details, please refer to SAP Notes 2174367 & 2151128*.
  • Salary Reporting (March 2016) – Pre-DME report now available to populate payroll information necessary for bank file generation mandated by MOSAL for salary reporting purposes. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2274434

Technical Information

  • HR Renewal 2.0 - The latest support packages, details and delivery timelines are available in SAP Note 1965692*.
  • Software Component Version: SAP_HRCKW 608

Highlights of the country version for Kuwait HCM


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Oman

Payroll capabilities in the localized version of SAP ERP for Oman can help you simplify and integrate end-to-end payroll functions to meet all your HR and payroll processing needs.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

News and developments for Oman

  • New Country Version on Employee Central (September 2016) – There is a new country version for Oman. Features covered include ISO code, currency, national ID, home address, corporate address, personal information, work permit information and job classification details. For more info, please refer to EC Country Specifics.
  • Report Generation Utility (July 2016) – Reports Generation Utility is a new utility that helps in creating HCM reports in very easy steps and display output in an ALV or PDF format. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2174367*.
  • Oman Solution Release for PrS – For more information about the solution, please refer to the SAP Notes 1983375, 2007785 & 2059279*.

Technical Information

  • HR Renewal 2.0 - The latest support packages, details and delivery timelines are available in SAP Note 1965692*.
  • Software Component Version: SAP_HRCOM 608

 

Highlights of the country version for Oman - HCM


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Qatar

Payroll capabilities in the localized version of SAP ERP for Qatar can help you simplify and integrate end-to-end payroll functions to meet all your HR and payroll processing needs.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

News and developments for Qatar

  • Report Generation Utility (July 2016) – Reports Generation Utility is a new utility that helps in creating HCM reports in very easy steps and display output in an ALV or PDF format. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2174367*.
  • Sick Leave Valuation since Joining (June 2016) – Employee shall be entitled to sick leave with pay for each year of his service. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2311435*.
  • New Country Version on Employee Central Payroll (June 2016) – The new country version includes the replication of country specific employee master data from EC to EC Payroll and country-specific mashups. For more information please refer to EC Payroll Replication
  • Provision for EOS and Annual Leave (February 2016) – Enhancements for provisioning calculation functionality related to EOS and Annual Leaves. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2277779*.
  • Updates for WPS (January 2016) – Enhancements for WPS functionality such as ALV output for WPS data. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2249057*.

Technical Information

  • HR Renewal 2.0 - The latest support packages, details and delivery timelines are accessible from SAP Note 1965692*.
  • Software Component Version: SAP_HRCQA 608

 

Highlights of the country version for Qatar HCM

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Saudi Arabia

Payroll capabilities in the localized version of SAP ERP for Saudi Arabia can help you simplify and integrate end-to-end payroll functions to meet all your HR and payroll processing needs.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP, and get online help for LOCHRSAE add-on.

News and developments for Saudi Arabia

  • New Updates for Public/Military Sector (August 2016) – Multiple changes has been introduced to Public and Military Sector Localization for KSA covering requirements related to Qarar Process, Pension Contribution, Promotion Eligibility, Mandate Process, Overtime Calculations, Scholarship recording and Tickets Benefits.
    • New infotype for Qarar recording, option to print Qarar and new inquiry screen, SAP Note 2326929*.
    • Pension base calculation in cases of unpaid days, scholarship, suspension and promotion, SAP Note 2323156 & 2343840*.
    • Promotion eligibility report can now filter a range of ranks, display vacant position (also to-be vacant) as well as showing added seniority and sorting, SAP Note 2298074*.
    • New fields been added to Mandate infotype, new roadmap process including workflow and Qarar has been delivered, SAP Note 2321512*.
    • New overtime (Additional Working Hours) along with calculation report (also API) has been delivered, SAP Note 2326124*.
    • New fields have been added in Scholarship infotype
    • The Tickets Benefits solution now includes flexibility to grant tickets for mandate, transfer, scholarship, and more.
  • WPS New Updates (August 2016) – WPS file format has been enhanced to support multiple sponsors, handling negative retro for WPS and adding swift code, for more details, please refer to SAP Notes 2273672, 23383452359223 & 2301542*.
  • Report Generation Utility (July 2016) – Reports Generation Utility is a new utility that helps in creating HCM reports in very easy steps and display output in an ALV or PDF format. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2174367*.
  • National & Iqama ID Validation (June 2016) – Validation has been added for the Personal ID types: National ID and Iqama ID. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2315585*.
  • New Leave Types (June 2016) – 4 new leave types and 6 changes to existing leave types. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2331345*.
  • New Hijri Date Picker (February 2016) – User is now able to flip between both Gregorian and Hijri Calendar. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2192247*.
  • GOSI 2.0 (February 2016) – Multiple updates were made to GOSI calculations, such as having different calculations based on the contribution fund, and calculations based on the last salary split. For more details, refer to SAP Note 2253911*.
  • Visa Management Updates (January 2016) – Multiple changes added to Visa Management such as adding Sponsor ID on Quota Approval level. For more info please see SAP Note 2127832
  • New Country Version on Employee Central Payroll – The new country version includes the replication of country specific employee master data from EC to EC Payroll and country-specific mashups. For more information please refer to EC Payroll Replication

Technical Information

  • HR Renewal 2.0 - The latest support packages, details and delivery timelines are available from SAP Note 1965692*.
  • Software Component Version: SAP_HRCSA 608
  • Packages for LOCHRSAE 605 - The latest support packages, details and delivery timelines are available from SAP Note 1551074*.

Highlights of the country version for Saudi Arabia HCM


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South Africa

Payroll capabilities in the localized version of SAP ERP for South Africa can help you simplify and integrate end-to-end payroll functions to meet all your HR and payroll processing needs.

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

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United Arab Emirates

Core HCM capabilities in the localized version of SAP ERP for United Arab Emirates support global business best practices and local legal compliance to meet your end-to-end HR and payroll processing needs.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP, and get online help for LOCHRSAE add-on.News and developments for United Arab Emirates

  • Report Generation Utility (July 2016) – Reports Generation Utility is a new utility that helps in creating HCM reports in very easy steps and display output in an ALV or PDF format. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2174367*.
  • Extending SI for GCC Nationals (June 2016) – Support for different contribution requirements for GCC pension funds for both private and public sector. For more details, please refer to SAP Notes 2300648, 2268351, 2289914, 2303745, 2300665 & 2312404*.
  • GPSSA Bank File Generation (May 2016) – New functionality to enable the employer to generate a file containing contribution related info from payroll and master data for each employee. For more details, please refer to SAP Notes 2270732, 2295742, 2270734 & 2313832*.
  • New Country Version on Employee Central Payroll (March 2016) – The new country version includes the replication of country specific employee master data from EC to EC Payroll and country-specific mashups. For more information please refer to EC Payroll Replication
  • Support for Ratibi Card in WPS (February 2016) – Pre DME can now populates Ratibi card info for employees that do not have a bank account. For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2274382*.

Technical Information

  • HR Renewal 2.0 - The latest support packages, details and delivery timelines are accessible from SAP Note 1965692*.
  • Software Component Version: SAP_HRCAE 608
  • Packages for LOCHRSAE 605 - The latest support packages, details and delivery timelines are available from SAP Note 1551074*.

Highlights of the country version for United Arab Emirates HCM


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