HR Master Data Approver

About This Role Obtaining This Role

The HR Master Data Approver role has the ability to approve HR Master Data Maintainer actions pertaining to employees including hiring, separating, promoting, demoting, or reassignment information for employees.  This role also approves reallocation, transfer, work against, longevity pay, leave of absence and return from leave of absence information.  Note:  Holders of this role cannot maintain his or her own information using the transactions associated with this role; ESS must be used.


  • Approve an employee’s appointment change within an agency
  • Approve career progressions
  • Approve data associated with personnel administration actions
  • Approve demotion action
  • Approve employee separation action (including retirement)
  • Approve investigatory leave w/ pay
  • Approve leave of absence action (including workers compensation)
  • Approve new hire action
  • Approve promotion action
  • Approve reinstatement action
  • Approve salary adjustments
  • Approve suspension action
  • Approve transfer action

A Security Request must be submitted by the Agency's Data Owner to create/change roles assigned to an employee's position.  The required training classes must be completed before the position gains security access to the requested role.

Required training:

  • PA210 - PA Terms, Concepts, and Display Data
  • WF220 - SAP Workflow for Approvers

Recommended training:

  • None




Additional roles added with HR Master Data Approver:

  • Display Benefits
  • Display Org Management
  • Display Non-Sensitive HR
  • Display Salary Pay Grade
  • Display Time
  • Workflow

Role Conflicts:

Those assigned this role should not be assigned the following roles to prevent conflicts of interests and to allow for segregation of duties:

  • HR Master Data Maintainer
  • Agency Position Funding Approver