Umoja Release Note: 30 April 2017

Umoja Release Note # 2017-040
For the period 17 – 30 April 2017 


Umoja System Changes

CS: TV - Travel Management

INTTRK-12784 (21 April)
The requirement for justification for travel requested within 21 days of departure had previously not been applied to travel requests that were resubmitted after revisions. This requirement now applies to resubmitted travel requests.

INTTRK-12840 (24 April)
When TPO selects 'Approve & Award,' the traveler's email address is no longer brought in to the email notification dialogue.

FI: AP - Accounts Payable

INTTRK-11810 (17 April)
A new enterprise user role for UNDP Financial Authorization Reviewer has been created. This resolves an issue regarding the update of the text information for MIR7 invoices on Financial Authorizations. Text changes on an invoice will now be carried over to the UNDP FA.

FI: TR - Treasury and Cash Management

INTTRK-12782 (28 April)
WO/CCBREQ# WO-RFS-1-4154836358
This fix addresses an issue whereby STARS (UN tax payments for US citizens) via ACH or cheque had contained incorrect tax IDs on some occasions in which the user has multiple IDs in different countries.

HR: BN - Benefits

INTTRK-12554 (28 April)
WO/CCBREQ# IM-1-4396046412
This INTTRK enables the calculation of ILTC for IT0021 dependent with subtype 'OTHERS', which was previously not allowed.

HR: OM - Organization Management

INTTRK-12430 (28 April)
This INTTRK provides several minor changes in the Organization Management Portal to minimize user errors: 

Create Position: 

  • Default Start Date removed 
  • Number of positions defaulted to 1 
  • Enhancement in the position nature that results to 'Geographic' based on logic provided, otherwise it is defaulted to 'Other' 
  • Position text (next to Job Code) is refreshed whenever position details change 
  • Funding is completely deleted when the position details change 

Maintain Position: 

  • Default Start Date removed 

Create / Maintain Org Unit 

  • Default Start Date removed 
  • Business area field removed

HR: PA - Personnel Administration including Workforce Management

INTTRK-12929 (21 April)
When processing personnel actions for initial appointments or reappointments, due to the current validations in contract elements (IT0016), it was not possible to record fixed-term/continuing/permanent contract type for appointments of less than 1 year, which may be necessary in case of interagency loans/secondments. The new development allows the calculation of the contract length from the EOD UN Common System date (U1 date type in IT0041). It is now be possible to reflect fixed-term/continuing/permanent contract type for incoming secondments or loans of staff members for less than one year from non-Umoja entities.

INTTRK-12526 (24 April)
WO/CCBREQ# WO-RFS-1-4675920291
A new ID type has been created. National identity cards are now added as a new subtype of Infotype 0185.

HR: TM - Time Management

INTTRK-12864 (21 April)
WO/CCBREQ# WO-RFS-1-4766993923, WO-RFS-1-4646357179
New 50% part time work schedule for Geneva:

  • Monday, Tuesday - Full Day 
  • Thursday - AM

IN: SY - Security

INTTRK-12714 (21 April)
New BI enterprise roles have been created for the eLearning folder for DPKO/DFS.  

SC: SA - Source to Acquire

INTTRK-12615 (21 April)
WO/CCBREQ# SAP Max Attention Recommendation
The “Park” button has been removed from the SRM Portal for Contracts, Shopping Carts, and Purchase Orders Documents. The button had not been in use in the UMOJA solution.

INTTRK-12489 (21 April)
WO/CCBREQ# WO-IM-1-4568292854
Accounting documents had been failing to post during the acceptance of an SES when the SES had contained multiple account assignments with all but one account assignment line deleted. This issue has been corrected.