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2471639 - Add/Edit Icon Doesn't Show on Successor Portlet for Role-person Nomination - People Profile


  • Add/Edit link doesn't show on SAP SuccessFactors Succession portlet in People Profile when the nomination method is Role-Person.
  • Role has Succession Planning permission but still no Add or Edit link shows on Successor Portlet in People Profile

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SAP SuccessFactors Succession Management

Reproducing the Issue

Role has Succession Management & Matrix Report and Succession Planning permissions but there is no way to do nomination via Successor Portlet as the Add link doesn't show in the portlet:



This behavior is by design.


Currently, Add/Edit link won't show on Successor Portlet in People Profile for Role-Person nomination method, it will show for Position & MDF Position nomination method.


Successor, Portlet, Add, icon, SF, SuccessFactors, Role, Person, Nomination, SCM , KBA , LOD-SF-SCM-ADM , Admin Center, RBP, Permissions and Settings , Problem


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