I need to grant a project administrator a permission to edit workflows in his own project without making him an almighty JIRA administrator - is this possible and if yes, what permissions do I need to grant?
Many thanks in advance
Only users with JIRA-Administrator rights can edit workflows.
You will have to grant 'JIRA- Administrator' permission.
Additionally, I'd strongly advise you not to do it. The Jira administrator group should be a small group of people who work together closely. Most of my engagements with Jira have started with "we need to clean up the mess made by letting project leads have admin access"
Editing workflows really really should be limited to people who understand Jira. Project leads mostly do not know it well enough.
Anyway, there is one option - do you have the Agile addon? That would let the project lead use "simplified workflow" - they set up a board and the workflow follows the board. No editing rights needed.
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