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Senior Compliance Manager- North Region

Company: Verano
Location: Hartford
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Sr. Compliance Manager - North Region
Boston, MA (position can also be located in Connecticut or New York)
The Senior Compliance Manager - North Region takes a leadership role in overseeing onsite compliance and managing a team of state compliance leads at various cultivation/manufacturing facilities across the region. Qualified candidates will demonstrate several years' experience as a regulatory compliance leader in the cannabis industry, specifically in cultivation and manufacturing operations.
A demonstrated track record implementing and maintaining a complex compliance program for Consumer Packaged Goods ("CPG") facilities-including developing standard operating procedures and leading internal audits-is required.
The ideal candidate must have strong organizational skills, be able to manage multiple direct reports, and use analytical skills to solve complex problems under rigorous timelines.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of onsite state compliance leads at various cultivation/manufacturing facilities across the region.
  • Create and implement standard operating procedures ("SOPs"), internal processes, and compliance training programs for cultivation and manufacturing staff.
  • Develop internal audit procedures for all CPG business entities in various states and localities.
  • Conduct regular, random internal audits of facility operations and prepare written reports to senior management.
  • Ensure appropriate tracking of inventory and waste through various seed-to-sale software programs (BioTrack, METRC, MJ Freeway).
  • Help prepare for facility inspections, government regulatory investigations, and external audits.
  • Review government audit findings and prepare written corrective actions plans.
  • Assist with remedial actions to address any gaps in facility operation compliance and mitigate future risks.
  • Draft official communications and assist with responses to government agencies and regulatory bodies.
  • Review and approve packaging and label designs for cultivated and manufactured products.
  • Partner with operational leads to ensure record-keeping and security requirements are met at every facility.
  • Monitor changes to cannabis laws, regulations, and industry guidance in various states and municipalities.


    • Must be at least 21 years of age to apply.
    • Bachelor's degree required.
    • Minimum 3-5 years' cultivation/manufacturing compliance experience in cannabis industry.
    • Experience in seed-to-sale software programs required (METRC, BioTrack, MJ Freeway, etc.).


      • This position requires regular travel between facilities throughout the region (50-60%).

        Physical and Mental Demands:
        While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position, move and/or position oneself, communicate, operate and/or prepare, place, position objects, tools, or controls. The employee must occasionally move packages weighing up to 50 lb. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close observation and the ability to adjust focus. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual, with or without reasonable accommodation, to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
        Working Environment:
        Work is performed in a warehouse environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.
        EEO Statement:
        We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We place priority in an environment of inclusion, diversity and social justice and are committed to securing a better, brighter way forward for our employees, our markets and our communities.

Keywords: Verano, Hartford , Senior Compliance Manager- North Region, Executive , Hartford, Connecticut

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