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3449044 - Unable To Change The Person Responsible In The Project Due To An Error


The user encountered an error in the project when they changed the person responsible.

Error "Employee XXX is not employed by company YYY at project start date"


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Project Management work center
  2. Go to Projects view
  3. Search for relevant project
  4. Choose Edit
  5. Change the name in "Person Responsible " 
  6. You will see an error 


Standard System Behavior


If the service agent needs to be assigned as the 'Person Responsible' for the project, it is important to ensure that the supplier of the service agent is not the same as the project company.



Employee is not employed by company at project start date; Error in project; change of person responsible in project; , KBA , SRD-PRO-PMN , Project Management , Known Error


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