Compliance Director for Fast-Growing Cannabis Company

  • DOE
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • The Compliance Search Group, LLC
  • 30 Sep 18

One of the largest and most respected cannabis companies in the legal marijuana industry seeks a Compliance Director for the Northeast region of their business. This is a fantastic opportunity for a person who desires to join a fast-growing company in an exciting and dynamic industry. The upside could be incredible. Summary The Compliance Director will be responsible for proactively ensuring that the Northeast Region is in full regulatory compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.

Overview

One of the largest and most respected cannabis companies in the legal marijuana industry seeks a Compliance Director for the Northeast region of their business.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a person who desires to join a fast-growing company in an exciting and dynamic industry. The upside could be incredible.

Summary

The Compliance Director will be responsible for proactively ensuring that the Northeast Region is in full regulatory compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.

What you will do

The Compliance Director will be responsible for an array of matters including the following:

  • Enhance / implement compliance infrastructure to support existing and future needs
  • Develop and enhance compliance plan and system for each asset to ensure regulatory compliance at state and local levels
  • Proactively ensure all parts of the business are fully compliant with regulations
  • Collaborate with Due Diligence Project Manager on new acquisitions
  • Collaborate with the Licensing team on new license applications
  • Partner with Retail, Cultivation and Manufacturing teams to provide regulatory guidance
  • Create positive working relationships with state and local regulatory bodies
  • Oversee and supervise compliance staff
  • Revise policies and create new policies to foster a culture of compliance
  • This position will have supervisory responsibilities and will be supervising compliance staff at the direction of VP of Compliance


What traits you should posses to succeed

  1. Problem Solving/Analysis
  2. Thoroughness
  3. Attention to Detail
  4. Teamwork Orientation
  5. Communication Proficiency
  6. Initiative
  7. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  8. Business Acumen
  9. Presentation Skills
  10. Technical Capacity

 
Required Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA a plus
  • 7+ years compliance experience in a heavily regulated industry
  • Prior management experience of cross-functional teams a plus
  • Prior experience interacting with auditors and regulators
  • Senior management reporting and presentation experience
  • Compliance system (manual and/or vendor) implementation is a plus

Please email resumes to Jack Kelly at Jack@ComplianceSearch.com