You Cannot Add Another Assignment To This Position. The Position Type Is A Single Incumbent (Doc ID 2232840.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.2.5 and later
Oracle Self-Service Human Resources - Version 12.2.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Production: 12.2.5 version, Orgs,Jobs,Locs,Positions etc

When attempting to assign a single incumbent position, the following error occurs even though the prior holder is no longer active for that position.

ERROR
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'You cannot add another assignment to this position.
Position Type is a single incumbent and an assignment already exists for it."

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. XX HRMS Manager
2. People > Enter and Maintain
3. Date Track to 02-Feb-2017
4. Query in the employee > Assignment > Update the position
5. Error occurs

Cause

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