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2285866 - Delete option available in Job Relationships portlet even though the permission are not given


Admin has the following RBP settings for Job Relationships portlet:


Even though Admin does not have "Delete" permission, they can delete Job Relationships through Take Action (MSS).


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  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite


This is an expected system behavior. Since the Admin has "Edit" permission, they can edit (including adding a new Job Relationships / deleting an existing Job Relationships) in Job Relationships portlet through Take Action (MSS). But they cannot delete from History page (HR action).



If Admin should not be able to delete Job Relationships though Take Action (MSS) / History, then the following RBP settings are needed:


Through History:


Through Take Action (MSS):


If Admin should be able to delete Job Relationships through History and Take Action (MSS), then the following RBP settings are needed:

Through History:


Through Take Action (MSS):


FAQ - Additional Information

Q) Where can I get Guide?

A) Guide: Employee Central Overview | SAP Help Portal

Chapter: Employee Central Effective-Dated Entities | SAP Help Portal

See Also

  • 2699819 - Behavior of Previous Value in Job Relationships - Employee Central
  • 2416185 - How to prevent Hire/Rehire when multiple required Job Relationship Types have not been added
  • 2979009 - Is it possible to check if logged in user is of a particular Job Relationship type or Matrix manager via Business Rule?
  • 2987218 - Delete operation on Job Relationships do not trigger workflow
  • 2079991 - How to add more than one Job Relationship of the same Type - Employee Central
  • 2562775 - Which Permissions Control the Edit and Add Icons for the Job Relationship Portlet


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