Project Manager

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The Project Manager (PM) reports to the Director, PMO and Engineering and is responsible for overseeing the successful organization, execution and completion of company projects. This includes indirectly managing employees from various functions, setting deadlines, communicating with company executives about the state of the project, ensuring projects stay on track and on budget, and adjusting if necessary, to meet new requirements.

DUTIES:

  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Leading project planning sessions
  • Coordinating staff and internal resources
  • Managing project progress and adapt work as required
  • Ensuring projects meet deadlines
  • Managing relationships with stakeholders
  • Designing and signing off on contracts
  • Overseeing all incoming and outgoing project documentation
  • Participating in tender process i.e. design, submission and review
  • Designing risk mitigation plans
  • Conducting project review and creating detailed reports for executive staff
  • Optimizing and improving processes and the overall approach where necessary

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 5+ years of experience in managing projects from conception to final product in construction, manufacturing, engineering, pharma, trades and/or cannabis environments.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification would be considered an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, and Project
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a go-getter personality
  • Adaptable to a rapidly changing environment with shifting priorities.
  • Strong team player with a positive, solution-focused attitude
  • Excellent time and project management skill
  • Strong working knowledge of project management tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, and Project
  • Adaptable to a rapidly changing environment with shifting priorities.
  • Knowledge of lean and agile project management methodology will be an asset.
  • Strong business acumen and presentation skills: highly effective at summarizing and presenting the key considerations and decision-points
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills executive-level presentations, explaining technical terms in a business context, managing conflicting
  • Ability to complete a satisfactory criminal record check

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

We offer a welcoming and friendly space for BIPOC & LGBTQ+ applicants.

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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