SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2843731 - Employee Is Reporting To Himself


System is allowing employee to be their own manager when their current manager leaves/resigns.


SAP Successfactors Employee Central - Job Information

Reproducing the Issue

  • X is manager with A, B, C as direct reports.
  • Perform termination for manager X and in the termination page transfer direct reports to B.
  • Navigate to job infomration of B, the manager shows as B himself.


  • This is currently a system limitation.
  • There is no validation in the system to check if the employee is being assigned himself as manager.


  • There is already an open Enhancement Request in Influence 216308 - Transfer Direct Reports upon Termination: It is possible to Assign Direct Reports to themselves.
  • Kindly vote for the same so that product team will take it up as enhancement in the future.


 Manager Self Report Transfer Direct Reports , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-JOB , Job Information , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1908