Umoja Release Note: 31 October 2018

Umoja Release Note # 2018-059
For the period 01 October – 31 October 2018

Umoja System Changes

CS: TV - Travel Management

INTTRK-14052 (12 October)
All the references to "Certify Officers" are changed to Travel and Shipment Approvers (TSA). 

INTTRK-15981 (12 October)
When trips are created for self-tickets, the system now will prevent to select commercial tickets. 

FI: AP - Accounts Payable 

INTTRK-16384 (19 October)
The low value acquisition threshold has been increased from 4,000 to 10,000 USD, the validation rules and names of document types KR and KH have also been updated. 

INTTRK-16625 (19 October)
WO/CCBREQ# RFS-1-6395258411
Cash Journal #5915 (LBP) has been created for UNIC Beirut.

HR: EN - Entitlements

INTTRK-15216 (12 October)
WO/CCBREQ# CCBREQ-6284, WO-IM-1-5914750181
Enhancement is made to the Annual Declaration Form to refine dependent selection for the annual review which excludes children over the age of 21 and deceased family members, and includes spouse Index number and refined validations for secondary dependents.

INTTRK-16768 (26 October)
WO/CCBREQ# WO-RFS-1-6456723770
A new status for Annual Declaration infotype 9003/ADEC is now available in production for HR Partners to record non-complying staff members on extended Special leave without pay. 

HR: PA - Personnel Administration including Workforce Management

INTTRK-16574 (19 October)
The new nationality created following a management evaluation request, “OTH-Kosovo1244”, shall only be recorded under “Other Nationality” in Umoja, as this new nationality is intended for administrative purposes only and should be without prejudice to the territory under international law. The UN Official Nationality in Umoja should be used to record any nationality from the UN Member State that a staff member is most closely associated and for which the staff hold a valid passport. If no other valid passport than a Kosovo passport is presented by the staff member, then the staff member’s UN Official Nationality should be recorded as national of Serbia.

HR: SS - End User Service Delivery

INTTRK-16616 (12 October)
WO/CCBREQ# WO-RFS-1-5533592853
The issue of Government Grant not reflected in IT0021-Family Member/Dependents in ECC when approved by HR-Partner in the portal has been resolved and now is recorded properly in IT0021-Family Member/Dependents in ECC.

INTTRK-15976 (19 October)
Email address may now be provided when requesting an index number. It is important to note that if an email address is provided, it cannot match an index number already stored in Umoja. Additionally, the Effective Date is no longer required to be entered as it will be set to 01.11.2015 systematically for consistency.