SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2638352 - Restricted Fields in Job Information - Employee Central


The data model for Job Information section has two standard fields: manager-id and manager Both fields are data type " HRIS_FINDUSER ".

Attempt to save the data on the employee profile for field (manager) gets cleared and contains no data.

There is no business rule on jobInfo section and no rule on the available fields to clear mentioned above manager field.

What is the reason for this system behavior?


  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • Manage Business Configuration(BCUI)/ Data Model

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Configure and enable the field Manager in Job Information
  2. On the UI, Select a user for that field
  3. Save
  4. Nothing is actually saved (the saving gets cleared out)


The configuration of this field is not supported.


Please do attempt to configure the fields below as doing may result in an unpredictable behavior.



Note: Please note do not use the hr-manager field as the above screenshot explains this is not supported when using Employee Central.

See Also

Implentation Guide: SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Data Object Tables in Employee Central


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