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2781325 - Position Number is Not Populating on Job Requisition


When creating a job requisition with a "position number" field configured within the Job Requisition template, the "position number" is not populating on the Job Requisition.


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SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Recruiting page
  2. Click "Create New"
  3. Fill out manadtory fields
  4. Job Requisition missing position number field


  • When a requisition is created from the Succession org chart, Succession Management will populate this field with the appropriate position number.
  • This funcitionality is not avaiblable when creating requisition from "Create New" on Recruiting page.


  • The position number not populating on a job requisition created from the "create new" funcitionality and not from the org chart is expected behavior.
  • As outlined in the Recruiting Implementation Guide id Attribute, position number will only be populated when the requisition is created from org chart.

See Also

  • KB article 2081545 - Is it Possible to Transfer Position Number to Job Requisition When Created Using Position Org Chart? - RCM
  • KB article 2658360 - Position number is not copied to Job Requisition created from Succession Org Chart


Recruiting, New, Job Requisition, Create, Success Factors, RCM, SF , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-JOB , Job Postings & Requisitions , Problem


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