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2388969 - Error "invalid, with the index 0" when creating Requisition from Position Org Chart - EC


  • When trying to create a requisition from an existing position an error pops up in the screen:"FIELD invalid, with the index 0"
  • Examples of Errors:
    • location invalid, with the index 0
    • jobCode invalid, with the index 0
    • payGrade invalid, with the index 0


  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • Position Organization Chart
  • SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management
  • Job Requisition

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Home
  2. Click Company Info
  3. On Company Info you click 'Position Org Chart'
  4. Drop down list you select an existing position
  5. On a position they is three stripes click in it and select 'Create a Requisition'
  6. Pop up window and you select an active Job Requisition Template
  7. Click create
  8. When mapping is from position to invalid payGrade value:

error message.png

  1.  When mapping is from position to invalid location value:

error message 2.png


  • The error which 'User' received while creating requisition from Position Org Chart signifies that: the value you map from position to the field which is mentioned in the error is not valid.
  • For example, payGrade/location/jobCode field value is invalid.


  • Please try to create a requisition for this template manually, so that you can check which values are allowed for the field which is causing error as described in the error message which you received.
  • Exactly those values need to be mapped from position.


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