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2583821 - Employee Not Visible in Direct Approver List of the Request for Quotation Approval Process

Symptom

You are creating request for quotation approval process but the employee ABC (ABC refers to the employee name) is not visible while selecting in the list of direct approvers work distribution. Even the access rights of Sourcing and Contracting and Manage My Area work center has already been assigned to ABC.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign All Versions

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Application and User Management work center.
  2. Go to the Approval Process view.
  3. Select the approval process for request for quotation .
  4. Once the screen opens, press Copy button.
  5. Select the Work Distribution as Direct Approvers and press Edit button.
  6. Employee ABC is not visible.
  7. Go to Application and User Management work center.
  8. Open Business Users subview under User and Access Management view.
  9. Search for employee ABC and select Edit:Access Rights option.
  10. Navigate to Access Restrictions Tab.
  11. You find the access rights of both Sourcing and Contracting and Manage My Area work centers has already been assigned to ABC.

Cause

You had not assigned the access right of MMA_STRATEGICPURCHASING (Strategic Purchasing) view to the employee ABC.

Resolution

You can assign the access right of MMA_STRATEGICPURCHASING view to the employee ABC with following steps.

  1. Go to Application and User Management work center.
  2. Open Business Users subview under User and Access Management view.
  3. Search for employee ABC and select Edit:Access Rights option.
  4. Navigate to Access Restrictions tab.
  5. Expand MMA_MANAGINGMYAREA (Manage My Area) work center, find MMA_STRATEGICPURCHASING (Strategic Purchasing) view, assign it to ABC.
  6. Save.

After assigning the required access right, employee ABC will be visible in the direct approvers of the request for quotation approval process.

Keywords

Direct Approver, RFQ, Request for Quotation , KBA , AP-PCP , Purchasing Contract Processing , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions