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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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.
Applies to Modern PPM 15.5 (Also referred to as the New User Experience (UX)
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. 
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?