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2607545 - Error on location_obj when creating Job Requisition from Position Org Chart


When trying to create a Job Requisition from Position Org Chart, the user receives the following error message:

Sorry, the requisition cannot be created. Creation of a job requisition for position XXXXXXX failed.

Details: Please check the API Visibility on the field location_obj of object type location with the index 0


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Reproducing the Issue

1) Login or proxy as the affected user

2) Go to Company Info > Position Org Chart

3) Try to create a Job Requisition from a Position

4) Receive the error message


The user Role is missing a required RBP permission to be able to create Job Requisitions from the Position Org Chart.


1) Determine the Permission Role for this user

2) Go to Admin Tools > Manage Permission Roles

3) Find and Edit the Role for the affected user

4) Click on the Permission... button

5) On the left, select Employee Central API under Administrator Permissions

6) On the right, add the permission Employee Central Foundation OData API (read-only)

7) Click Done, then Save Changes

8) Log off and on again, the issue should be solved

See Also

2250344 - SuccessFactors: How to enable OData API


Create Job Requisition, Position Org Chart, location_obj, with the index 0 , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-INT , Integrations & Intelligent Services , Problem


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