Managing Roles

Managing Roles


Every organization follows a typical hierarchical arrangement of the line of authority where employees are categorized based on their roles. Normally, every organization hierarchy consists of CEO, Vice President, COO, Manager, Sales rep and this can be setup in your Bigin account. This structure determines how the power, responsibilities are assigned and the flow of information from one level to another. Only users in the higher level of hierarchy can access the records of the users in the lower level. 

The roles page displays all the available roles, number of users under each role, and whether the data is visible to the peers or not.

Creating Roles

Roles can be created based on your Organization's structure. By default, CEO and Manager roles are made available.

To create roles
  1. Go to Setup > Users and Control and select the Roles tab.
  2. Click + New Role.
  3. In the New role page, do the following:
    • Enter the Role name.
    • Select the immediate superior from the Reports to drop down list.
    • Enable the checkbox to allow users in the same role to view each others' data.

  4. Click +Description to add a small information about the role.
  5. Click Save.

Create a new role under existing role

This allows you to create a role under an existing one. For example, if you want to create a role - Sales Executive under the role Area Manager, simply click the +icon next to Area manager and create. Now the Sales executive will be an immediate subordinate to the Area Manager.

To create new role under existing role
  1. Go to SetupUsers and Control and select the Roles tab.
  2. Hover over the role under which you want to create a role and click the + icon. 

  3. By doing so the Reports to field is pre-filled automatically.
  4. Enter other required details and click Save.

Assign Roles to the Users

Once the roles are created, they can be assigned to the users in your organization.

To assign roles to the Users
  1. Go to SetupUsers and Control and select the Users tab.
  2. Select the user and click the Edit icon.

  3. Choose the Role from the drop down list.

  4. Click Save

Edit Roles

Once the roles are created, they can be modified based on your requirement. You can change the role name, immediate superior, toggle settings for sharing data with peers.
To edit a role
  1. Go to Setup > Users and Control and select the Roles tab.
  2. Hover over the role you want to edit and click the Edit icon.

  3. In the Edit role page make the required changes.
  4. Click Save.

Delete Roles

You can delete a role when they no longer satisfy your organization's hierarchical needs. Deleting is complete only after you transfer the users from the existing role to another.
To delete a role
  1. Go to SetupUsers and control and select the Roles tab.
  2. Hover over the role that you want to delete and click the Delete icon.
    A pop up appears asking you to transfer the users to another role.
  3. Choose the role to which the users are to be transferred from the transfer to drop down list.

  4. Click Delete.                                                                                  

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