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2802759 - Mass Upload Resume error - This Batch Name already exists. Please try a new name - Recruiting Management


The user tries to use the Mass Upload Resume but even when providing a batch name that has never been used, the system presents the error "This Batch Name already exists. Please try a new name."


SuccessFactors Recruiting Management (RCM) - All versions

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Recruiting> Candidate> Add Candidate> from the drop down menu choose Mass Upload CVs
  2. Give any Batch Name> Upload the Resume
  3. Error message will appear


This error is caused due to a missing permission.


In order to resolve this issue, please grant the following permission to the users:

Admin Center -> Manage Permission Roles -> (select the group to which the affected user belongs) -> Permission -> Metadata Framework  >Enable "Access to non-secured objects" and save.

This permission should resolve the problem.


mass upload resume, batch name, RCM-65231 , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-CAN , General Candidate Issues (not Offers, not Profiles) , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions