VP of Technology

Nov 1, 2021

Los Angeles, CA
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We are seeking an experienced VP of Technology for our client, a multi-state operator in the cannabis industry, to oversee the use of all Information Technology in their company. You will be the one to devise the company’s IT strategy and ensure that all systems necessary to support its operations and objectives are in place.

The highly qualified VP of Technology must have a solid IT background, keeping up-to-date with advancements within the cannabis industry, and apart from their education and experience, they must have every quality of a leader and a strong strategic and business acumen.

The goal is to ensure that information technology adds the maximum value to their multi-state company so as to facilitate the success of their business.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set objectives and strategies for the IT department and establish company-wide standards throughout their technology systems
  • Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits
  • Integrate multiple data sources, standardizing the data onto dashboards critical for management to make actionable business decisions
  • Design and customize technological systems and platforms to improve customer experience
  • Plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff within the organization
  • Approve purchases of technological equipment and software and establish partnerships with IT providers
  • Oversee the technological infrastructure (networks and computer systems) in the organization to ensure optimal performance
  • Direct and organize IT-related projects
  • Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage
  • Analyze the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise management and suggest actions

Skills and Requirements

  • Proven experience as CIO, VP of Information Systems or similar managerial role
  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure within the cannabis industry
  • Deep understanding and experience with METRC, MJ Freeway and other track and trace systems
  • Previous experience and expertise designing and integrating POS, WMS and ERP systems
  • Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation
  • Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • A strong strategic and business mindset
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field; MSc/MA will be preferred

Compensation: Based on Experience plus bonus, benefits and equity

If this sounds like the position you have been waiting for, please apply using the online application – 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. TEAM100


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