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2851934 - Error "Position Title is a required field/association in Object Position" while importing the Position

Symptom

 While performing the POSITION import, you are getting the error "Position Title is a required field/association in Object Position"

Environment

SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Import and export Data
  2. Download the Position Template and fill it correctly
  3. While importing the file, you get the error "Position Title is a required field/association in Object Position"

Cause

The issue could be appearing due to incorrect configuration of the field "positionTitle". This field should always be Editable / Read Only.

Resolution

  1. Make the field as EDITABLE / READ ONLY
  2. If you make the field as READ ONLY, make sure you have configured a rule to fill this value from some other data source (eg. Job Reclassification)
  3. If the field is EDITABLE, you should be able to edit the Position Title manually
  4. Download the new Position Template
  5. Fill the Template. Make sure the Position title is filled in the New Template Prepared
  6. Import the file after validation.

Keywords

positionTitle, Position Title is a required field/association in Object Position, Position Import, Error, LOD-SF-EC-POS, Position Management , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-POS , Position Management , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core all versions