Title: Compliance Manager
Location: Philadelphia, PA or Remote
Reports To: Compliance Officer
The Compliance Manager will be responsible for day-to-day oversight of the company’s compliance program and for auditing the company’s compliance with federal, state and local regulations in every market in which we operate; ensure compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures; create process maps and supporting standard operating procedures (S.O.P.s); lead health and safety compliance; and lead employee training at our cultivation sites and dispensaries.
Oversee and help improve the company’s comprehensive compliance program, ensuring that every level of the operation acts within the state and municipal regulations and assists in creating a culture of adherence to the highest level of compliance.
Gain thorough understanding of Medical Marijuana Regulations in all jurisdictions with Holistic facilities.
Research and stay abreast of compliance updates and best practices, including active participating in professional cannabis compliance networks.
Monitor and maintain compliance in all cultivation and dispensary operations.
Collaborate with internal resources to develop Quality Assurance Standards for critical processes; assist department managers to ensure quality objectives are achieved; help revise company policies and procedures as needed.
As directed, create process maps and standard operating procedures for critical regulatory processes.
Audit processes, practices, and documents to identify weaknesses and potential improvements.
Ensure workplace health and safety policies and procedures are followed.
Conduct environmental assessments of dispensary and cultivation operations, and mitigate any risks that could lead to violations, fines and/or loss of license.
Assist in investigations, when appropriate.
Develop and maintain relationships with regulatory and compliance agencies, when appropriate.
Supported by the Compliance Officer, draft and implement corrective action measures in relation to compliance and QA/QC findings
Promote the development of a company-wide understanding of the key elements related to quality assurance and regulatory compliance.
Monitor and report compliance issues to the Compliance Officer.
Monitor regulatory changes and make recommendations to operational functions to adhere to those changes.
With direction from the Compliance Officer, develop and implement an annual employee training program for new and current employees.
Work with the Compliance Officer in addressing compliance issues that occur.
Complete all required training's and certifications for the position.
Undertake frequent travel to Holistic facilities.
Required Skills & Abilities:
Ability to read and interpret regulations, guidance documents, policy changes and regulatory inspection observations and responses.
Ability to work with and communicate abstract concepts to employees, managers, and executives.
Track record of establishing and implementing processes and executing to a clear goal.
Proven ability to work effectively with and influence senior leadership.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent management, analytical, communication, and presentation skills.
Demonstrate practice of constructive engagement and the confidence to challenge and be challenged to achieve the best strategies and solutions.
Ability to work productively in a virtual setting.
Willingness to work some weekends and evenings as needed.
Proficient in MS Office products.
At least 21 years of age and able to pass federal and state background checks
General knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements.
Meticulous attention to detail is required.
Proficient in spreadsheet and data management software, strong Excel skills
Proficient in state mandated cannabis software programs (Metrc, BioTrack, MMJ)
Reliable transportation for travel to regional facilities
Key qualities of the ideal candidate include analytical and problem-solving skills, patience, perseverance, and leadership. Desired work ethic for this role is comprised of being extremely detail oriented, highly organized, positive, eager to learn, and excellent communication skills.
A dependable team player with business maturity, enthusiasm and a positive attitude.
Essential Physical and Mental Functions
Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks.
Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination.
Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones.
Work in office environment with artificial lighting.
Frequent travel by car, train, and airplane.
Able to work in warehouse environment with exposure to marijuana plants and grow chemicals.
Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments.
Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.
Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting.
Extensive time using a computer screen and keyboard.
Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions.
Required Experience and/or Education
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or two years of experience in the cannabis industry.
Degree, or professional experience, with a focus in law and/or compliance and risk management,
Experience in staff training and development.
Experience in cannabis compliance, pharmaceutical manufacturing, quality control, quality assurance, or related compliance experience with at least 2+ years aggregate experience leading quality assurance programs and or performing audits for tightly regulated industries.
Experience in modifying processes and practices to ensure compliance in accordance with federal and state law.
Experience in federal or state-controlled substance regulatory compliance management
Experience in writing and training team members on implementation of SOPs.
Experience in OSHA compliance.
Holistic Industries offers benefits that reflect our commitment we have to our employees.
-Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance
-Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays
Please note, a background and drug screening are a requirement for employment.
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