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2770770 - Incumbent User Details Cannot be Edited


This article details why users are unable to edit incumbent user details within the Succession Org Chat.

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SAP SuccessFactors Succession & Development (Legacy Positions)

Reproducing the Issue

The incumbent user details cannot be edited. The fields are only editable for to be hired user details.

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  • This is due to the Nomination Method.
  • Using the legacy position as nomination method. The fields are only editable for to be hired user details.


  • Incumbent Fields are only editable within the Employee Profile for those using Legacy Position Nomination Method.
  • The ability to do so in the Succession Org Chart is only possible with MDF Nomination Method.


Legacy Position, Nomination Method, Editable, Position, Field, Succession Org Chart, Employee Profile , KBA , LOD-SF-SCM-NOM , Nominations - Form Based and Formless , Problem


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