I can not imagine a case when it's needed but you can do it by starting a new thread. Please check: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19999231/how-to-start-a-thread-after-specified-time-delay-in-java
There's no functionality for that in JIRA. In theory, you could just put a "sleep" into the listener when it gets the event, but that's going to cause things to stack up, so in reality, don't do it.
What is the use case for this? There was a question the other day about something which didn't make a lot of sense before, but I can't work out why you'd want to introduce such a delay.
I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...
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