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2257661 - Syncronizing Position heirarchy and reporting heirarchy Admin Opt-In (ECT-37788)


How do we enable the Admin Opt-in change ECT-37788?


Future changes of the position hierarchy (that are a result of changes of the position’s parent position or changes of the incumbents of the position's parent position) will be automatically reflected in the supervisor assignment of the employee by a daily recurring background job. This is designed to keep the position hierarchy and the reporting hierarchy in sync


When an employee got assigned to a position, the derivation of the employee’s supervisor did not take into account any future changes on position side, e.g. when a position was moved to a different parent position in the future or when the incumbents of the position's parent position were changed in the future. 

Now users can make sure that the derivation of the supervisor will also consider such future changes. This will be realized with the help of a daily recurring background job that checks for each employee, who is assigned to a position, if his/her assigned supervisor still matches the position hierarchy. In case reporting line and position hierarchy are not in sync, the system will update the employee’s supervisor assignment accordingly. 


  • In Provisioning, you have submitted a daily recurring job of type "BizX Daily Rules Processing Batch".
  • You’ve chosen “Position Hierarchy” as leading hierarchy at the “Hierarchy Adaptation” tab in the Position Management Settings.
  • You’ve enabled “Use Automated Hierarchy Adaptation” at the “Hierarchy Adaptation” tab in the Position Management Settings. The definition of an offset is optional.





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