Unauthorized error message appears when attempting to assign staff members to a task in Modern PPM

Document ID : KB000112099
Last Modified Date : 24/08/2018
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Issue:
In Modern PPM, when selecting a staff member for task assignment, an error can appear indicating the user is not authorized to assign the staff member.
 
ERROR: API-1007 : You are not authorized to process request. Contact your system administrator for necessary security rights.
Environment:
Applies to Modern PPM 15.5 (Also referred to as the New User Experience (UX)
Cause:
This issue can happen when the user does NOT have Project - Task Management access to edit tasks on the project but does have view or edit project access. This tab currently does not check for the  ‘Project - Task Management’ access right for the user. 
Resolution:
This issue is under review

Workaround: Ensure that the user has the ‘Project – Task Management’ access right to allow them to manage tasks on the projects for which they should be allowed to manage.
 
Additional Information:
Reference KB000093171 - What are the known New User Experience (UX) defects?
Reference KB000093166 - Where can I find New User Experience (UX) knowledge documents?