Adding Admin Permissions

This guide will explain how to add both Jira Administrator and Project Administrator permissions to a user in Jira Cloud.

Making a user a Jira Administrator

Step 1 — Head to, locate your organisation and click Manage users

Step 2 — Find the user under the user list and click Show details

Step 3 — Ensure the user has their roles setup as follows — particularly the Roles and the Groups sections:

Making a user a Project Administrator

Step 1 — Whilst viewing your project, click Project settings from the left-hand side navigation

Step 2 — Click People from the left-hand side navigation

Step 3 — Click Add people, find the relevant user and assign to them the Administrators role

Step 4 — Verify your changes in the users list