Director Project Management Office

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Within this newly created role, the Director, Project Management Office will have the responsibility of orchestrating the planning and execution of a global leader’s end-to-end development and manufacturing of innovative, cannabinoid-based project portfolios. This role will lead multiple extraction, formulation, product development, testing and expansion related projects in order to provide purposeful cannabis to the people. This leader will understand the context of the organization in a broader perspective and all the changes that take place outside the realm of day-to-day operations.

DUTIES:

  • Establish/Institute overall approach and methodology for project management to support Valens infrastructures
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of projects
  • Support and advise project management team in the development and execution of detailed project plans, including schedule, budget, stakeholder, risk and issue management as necessary
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
  • Review overall contractual requirements for projects and specific process design methodology for individual projects
  • Evaluate and improve systems and processes to effectively meet project requirements and profitability goals
  • Provide coaching, guidance, direction, and leadership to the project team and project manager in relation to various issues, risks, activities, general management, and project approach
  • Articulate and prioritize issues and risks to senior management and Executive leadership team and recommend mitigation strategies for decision makers

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 10+ years within a project implementation role
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent understanding of the various Cannabis Regulations and GMP a strong asset
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry is a plus
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and adapt to frequent change or unexpected events
  • Cross-functional partnership, experience navigating across teams with objectives to translate business strategies, initiatives, goals, and objectives into project proposals
  • Possess a learning mindset and be able to stay calm in high pressure situations and influence others to make decisions based on company needs
  • Able to successfully obtain clear criminal record check

If your experience and skill set aligns with the above please submit your resume to careers@thevalenscompany.com with subject line ‘Director, PMO application.’

 

About The Valens Company

The Valens Company is a global leader in the end-to-end development and manufacturing of innovative, cannabinoid-based products. The Company is focused on being the partner of choice for leading Canadian and international cannabis brands by providing best-in-class, proprietary services including CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less and terpene extraction, analytical testing, formulation and white-label product development and manufacturing. Valens is the largest third-party extraction Company in Canada with an annual capacity of 425,000 kg of dried cannabis and hemp biomass at our purpose-built facility in Kelowna, British Columbia which is in the process of becoming European Union (EU) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant. The Valens Company currently offers a wide range of product formats, including tinctures, two-piece caps, soft gels, oral sprays and vape pens as well as beverages, concentrates, topicals, edibles, injectables, natural health products and has a strong pipeline of next-generation products in development for future release. Finally, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Valens Labs is a Health Canada licensed ISO 17025 accredited cannabis testing lab providing sector-leading analytical services and has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to develop a Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based Science. For more information, please visit http://thevalenscompany.com. The Company’s investor deck can be found specifically at http://thevalenscompany.com/investors/


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