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June 12, 2024National Vice President of Cultivation,

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Our client, a vertically integrated multi-state cannabis company, is looking for a National Vice President of Cultivation to join their growing team. Ideally located in Pennsylvania, this role will play a crucial role in overseeing all aspects of cultivation operations, ensuring compliance with regulations, and optimizing production efficiency. 
This role requires a deep understanding of cannabis cultivation techniques, horticultural practices, and regulatory requirements. The successful candidate will lead a team of cultivation professionals to achieve and maintain the highest standards of quality and productivity across indoor, greenhouse, and outdoor cultivation facilities.  
This position requires up to 50-75% travel.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead successful execution of cannabis cultivation operations across indoor, greenhouse, and outdoor facilities.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive cultivation SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and Work Instructions (WIs) to ensure consistency and efficiency.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of regulatory compliance and traceability programs such as Metrc, Biotrack, and MJ Freeway.
  • Diagnose and address plant health issues promptly, applying appropriate remedies to maintain optimal crop health and yield.
  • Provide regular cultivation status reports to executive leadership/ownership, communicating key metrics and performance indicators.
  • Conduct facility inspections, participate in media events, and represent the company in investor meetings as needed.
  • Hold weekly meetings with facility/regional Directors of Cultivation to communicate directives and ensure alignment with company goals.
  • Manage and motivate cultivation staff, including hiring, training, performance management, and termination.
  • Provide ongoing training, direction, and performance feedback to cultivate a high-performing team.
  • Issue written and verbal instructions, ensuring compliance with regulations and company policies.
  • Versatility, adaptability, and enthusiasm for working in a dynamic environment with shifting priorities.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong focus on process improvement, with the ability to identify inefficiencies and propose effective solutions.
  • High level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with a basic understanding of general business concepts.
Required Skills and Experience: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Plant Science, Agronomy, Horticultural or related field
  • 7+ years of management experience.
  • 4+ years of experience in commercial cannabis cultivation in regulated markets.
  • 5+ years of horticultural experience within a cultivation or agricultural facility.
  • Experience managing a cultivation facility with a plant count of 30,000+.
  • Advanced knowledge of plant cultivation and cultivation facility operations.
  • Familiarity with batch testing criteria in medical and recreational markets.
  • Understanding of cannabis research, tissue culture, and breeding.
  • Experience in a highly regulated industry preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, with advanced skills in MS Excel.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to executing established cultivation SOPs thoroughly.
  • Must maintain high integrity, personal motivation, and a sense of urgency.
Compensations: $200,000 

If this sounds like the position you have been waiting for, please apply using the online application or the link below – all inquiries are strictly confidential. Our focus is to assist you to make your best next career move, and we will not use your information for any other purpose.
CannabizTeam is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. 
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