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2549006 - Legal Entity is not available on Add New Hire Wizard


A specific role is unable to select the Legal Entity on Add New Hire Wizard. When the employe select "Legal Entity" picklist the system returns "No Data" and the users are unable to create new hires.


Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Admin Center
  2. Add New Employee
  3. Select the Legal Entity field



In Add New Employee wizard the existing RBP permissions are not applicable to New Hire & Rehire since the employee's data is not yet confirmed in the system, including the relationship dat. However, the MDF Foundation objects permissions need to be granted to this Role in RBP.


  1. Go to Admin Center
  2. Manage Permission Roles
  3. Select the desired role
  4. Add the standard MDF Foundation Objects Permissions 


Standard MDF Foundation Objects Permissions

  • Business Unit
  • Cost Center
  • Department
  • Division
  • Job Classification
  • Job Function
  • Legal Entity
  • Pay Calendar
  • Pay Group


MDF Foundation Objects New Hire , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-HIR , Hire & Rehire Wizards , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1708 ; SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1711 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1708