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Delegated Administrators are not able to update Manager field on User records.

Knowledge Article Number 000003787

Delegated Administrators see the Manager field on User records as read-only.


Delegated Administrators will not be able to edit the Manager field on any User record unless they also have either the "Manage Users"  or the  "Manage Internal Users" Profile Permission. There is not an available workaround for this behavior.

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