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You granted access to ‘redirect’ custom post type but not to ‘Tools->Redirection’ menu.
Bad news: Redirection plugin protect this menu item with ‘administrator’ role by default.
Good news: It allows to developer to change this default value to your own using custom filter, like this:

add_filter('redirection_role', 'change_redirection_permissions', 10, 1 );
function change_redirection_permissions($cap) {

    $cap = 'manage_options';
    return $cap;

Then any role with ‘manage_options’ capability will can access ‘Tools->Redirection’ menu item. You can install this code as a part of your active theme functions.php file or as a separate .php file in a wp-content/mu-plugins folder – read more about Must Use plugins.