Role-based Permissions

What you need to know about role-based permissions in Ziik.

Topics in this article

The purpose of roles

About role permissions

Only admins can create roles

Can people have more roles?


The purpose of roles 

In every organisation you will have people with similar functions and roles. In stead of sharing information and communication one to one, it will often be way more efficient to target your  communication at people with the same roles. This is the purpose of roles in Ziik! This is where you set permissions for the individual roles in your organization. 

Example of roles:

  •  Managers
  • Employees
  • Part-time Employees
  • Sub-contractors

About role permissions

The role determines what people with that role can do in your organization from  their own location in your organisation. 



Only Admins can create roles ☝️

Only admins can create and manage roles in your organization. Typically you will Create your roles before onboarding your teams, but they can be updated according to your needs as these may evolve in your organization over time. 


Can people have more roles?

Yes, no problem! However, we would recommend that you limit the number of roles and align your roles in Ziik with your organizational roles. In this way you would most likely have a limited number of people with a need for more roles.



- Try to limit the number of roles to keep things simple. Typically 4-6 roles will do the job.

- Don't hesitate to empower your local managers so they can use all the tools at local level. This will increase the overall engagement in your organization.