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3265775 - Error when deactivating position during termination - SAP Employee Central


When trying to terminate an employee and selecting "Deactivate Position" = Yes, following error is showed: 

"Sorry, an error occurred while saving position (position code). Details: Saving the position failed: You cannot deactivate the position because the employee (Terminated employee name and Id) has already been assigned between Dd/Mm/Yyyy and Dd/Mm/Yyyy."


  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • Position Management


The Termination Date selected is between active employee records. E.g.: Termination Date is 01/01/2021 however employee have active records utilizing the position on 02/02/2022.


If you wish to inactivate position during the termination of the employee, the employee should not have active records after termination date. 

In order to avoid this error you should select Termination Date after active records.


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