SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

3392851 - Error when creating Job Requisition from Position Org Chart: "For input string: "FOOTER" with the index 0" - Recruiting Management


  • An error occurs when attempting to create job requisitions from Position Org Chart.
  • Sorry, the requisition cannot be created. Creation of a job requisition for position xxx failed. Details: For input string: "FOOTER" with the index 0


SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Position Org Chart.
  2. Search for the desired position.
  3. Attempt to create a job requisition.
  4. The error message appears.


The term "FOOTER" is a section type in the job profile template. The error may be due to some data inconsistencies in the metadata framework.


To resolve this issue, please navigate to 'OData API Metadata Refresh and Export' and refresh the metadata.

If the issue persists, please follow the other solutions in the KBA 2534674 - How To Fix Inconsistencies In Metadata Framework (MDF).


RCM, JPB, Position Org Chart, Job Requisition, Job Req, FOOTER, Job Profile, Metadata Framework, MDF, Data Inconsistency , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-POS , Position Integration , LOD-SF-TIH-JPB , Job Profile Builder , LOD-SF-RCM , Recruiting Management , LOD-SF-RCM-JOB , Job Postings & Requisitions , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions