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Assign other leads to a project?

I'm using Atlassian Cloud.

When creating a project, I'd like to assign a QA lead in addition to a Project Lead (see screenshot below)

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I would like to be able to add a QA lead, that I can use to automatically set as the current assignee when certain transitions occur. Basically set a designee who will be assigned tasks when specific transactions occur.

Relevant notes:

  • I do not need to set this user at the project creation level
  • The majority of tasks will not be created by the QA person, so setting the transition to assign to the original reporter will not help me here.

Am I able to do this with Atlassian Cloud?



3 answers

You can't set two project lead, but you can add the post function to set assign when transition runs.

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Nic Brough Community Leader Jun 26, 2015

I'm afraid it's a single field with one user, and there are no project fields.  

The closest I can get to your use case is to create a new role, stick your QA lead in it separately for each project and then use that role to control the permissions (and I think you can do some stuff with automatically assigning to the first person named in a role, which works great if there's only one person in it)

Nic, thanks! However, how do I do this? I went into the actual transition's post hooks and I only see the ability to assign the ticket to the current user, the reporter or the lead developer (see screenshot)

Nic Brough Community Leader Jun 26, 2015

Yeah, my intimate knowledge of Cloud is a little lacking. I've worked mostly with Server versions of JIRA and when I get my paws on them, I tend to install a batch of free addons that do things everyone needs. On Cloud, the functions I enable with plugins are done with the "JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions" addon (it's not free for server versions, which is why I tend to use others). Go to your addons section, find it and enable it. From memory, you'll then have the option to add a workflow post-function called "assign to role", which will ask you for which role...

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As the guys have pointed out, you'd probably want to create a new Project role for admins and assign them to that role in order to give whoever you want the permissions to your project.

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