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Mass Move of Positions, Error's: ORA-20001 : A job requirement already exists for this position and analysis criteria (Doc ID 1505128.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to mass move of positions, the mass move fails with the below message.

ORA-20001 : A job requirement already exists for this position and analysis criteria.

Steps to Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Go to responsibility Super HRMS Manager.

  2. Create a new organization B by navigating as Work Structures > Organization > Description

  3. Navigated to position#1 as Work Structures > Position > Description
      Entered 2 SIT information by navigating to form 'Position Requirements' as Others > Requirements.
      Entering multiple records for SIT is important to reproduce the issue.

  4. As a part of re organization, employees to be moved from organization A with position#1 to organization B with position#2.
      This was set up using Mass Move for positions using the navigation HRMS Manager > Work Structure > Position > Mass Move.

  5. Click on the 'Positions' button and then click on 'Find' button to get all the positions mapped to source organization .
      Enter the new positions and job title.

  6. After this, click on the Execute button and now you can see that Mass Move completed with Warnings. Click on 'Messages' button
      to view the message.


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