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SAP Employee Self-Service User License – A Complete Guide

Introduction to SAP Employee Self-Service User License

In the world of enterprise software, SAP‘s suite of applications is renowned for its ability to streamline business operations and enhance decision-making.

A key aspect of SAP’s software suite is its licensing structure, designed to cater to a wide range of user needs.

This article will delve into the specifics of the SAP Employee Self-Service User License, which empowers employees to manage their HR-related tasks.

What is the SAP Employee Self-Service User License?

The SAP Employee Self-Service User License is a type of Named User License. A Named User is an individual authorized by SAP to access the licensed software.

The SAP Employee Self-Service User License is designed for users who perform HR self-service roles supported by the licensed software, excluding SBOP (SAP BusinessObjects Portfolio).

Roles and Responsibilities of an SAP Employee Self-Service User

An SAP Employee Self-Service User is authorized to perform the following HR self-service roles, all solely for such individual’s purpose and not for or on behalf of other individuals:

  1. Employee Records Maintenance: This involves updating and maintaining employee records within the SAP system.
  2. Employee Directory: SAP Employee Self-Service Users can access the employee directory to find contact information and other details about their colleagues.
  3. Benefits and Payment: This includes managing their benefits and payment information, such as enrolling in health benefits or viewing their salary details.
  4. Leave Management: SAP Employee Self-Service Users can manage their leave, such as applying for vacation or sick leave.
  5. E-Recruiting: This involves using the e-recruiting functionality to apply for internal job postings or refer potential candidates.

In addition, an SAP Employee Self-Service (ESS) Core User is also authorized to access “Non-SAP Content” that resides on the Customer’s “SAP Portal,” so long as accessing such Non-SAP Content does not require or result in any Use of the licensed Software (beyond access to such Non-SAP Content as it resides on the Customer’s SAP Portal).

Conclusion

In conclusion, the SAP Employee Self-Service User License is a comprehensive and versatile license type that empowers employees to manage their HR-related tasks within the SAP environment.

By understanding the roles and responsibilities associated with this license, businesses can ensure they leverage their SAP software to its fullest potential, maximizing efficiency and productivity in their HR operations.

FAQs about SAP Employee Self-Service User License

What is an SAP Employee Self-Service User License?

An SAP Employee Self-Service User License is a comprehensive license type that allows users to perform a wide range of HR self-service roles supported by the licensed SAP software.

What roles can an SAP Employee Self-Service User perform?

An SAP Employee Self-Service User can perform roles related to employee records maintenance, accessing the employee directory, managing benefits and payment, leave management, and e-recruiting.

Author

  • Fredrik Filipsson

    Fredrik Filipsson brings two decades of Oracle license management experience, including a nine-year tenure at Oracle and 11 years in Oracle license consulting. His expertise extends across leading IT corporations like IBM, enriching his profile with a broad spectrum of software and cloud projects. Filipsson's proficiency encompasses IBM, SAP, Microsoft, and Salesforce platforms, alongside significant involvement in Microsoft Copilot and AI initiatives, enhancing organizational efficiency.