Many global customers use the internal mobility process. At least 4 of my global customers that have multiple legal entities around the world use this process. What is it? International Mobility, or also known as ‘Global Mobility’, is an HR function that refers to a multinational corporation’s ability to move its people to offices in different countries.
This could be done by initiating a ‘Global Transfer’ or ‘Global Temporary Assignment’ actions in Oracle HCM Cloud.
Normally customers request that GTA transactions will be loaded as part of data migration activities. It’s reasonable if there are hundreds of employees that are involved in the internal mobility process.
The challenge here is that Oracle does not provide HDL templates for these actions at the moment.
You can check the MOS note for details: Is It Possible To Load Global Temporary Assignment With HDL? (Doc ID 2629182.1)
The suggestion is to use REST APIs as Workers REST API supports Global Temporary Assignments.
Well, I decided to come up with a simple Python program to address customer’s requirements to be able to mass load GTAs from an excel spreadsheet using a Worker REST API.
Below is the short video that demonstrates this feature:
Please note that the code provided is only for the demonstration purposes and I have used only mandatory attributes to initiate GTA transaction. Of course, it should be adjusted to fit the real customer requirements.
If you are interested in this feature don’t hesitate to reach out to me.