The CCO is responsible for overseeing compliance within the organization, and ensuring compliance with regulatory code requirements, laws, policies and procedures. The CCO is responsible for establishing standards, implementing procedures and training for compliance programs to ensure effectiveness and efficiency. Oversees all aspects of Compliance Program, including research, privacy and security, vendor compliance, and conflict of interest programs.
- · Reporting to senior management on program effectiveness.
- · Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations in which we currently operate as well as future markets.
- · Collaborate with leaders within the organization to ensure all operations are in full compliance in all locations.
- · Overseeing, monitoring and developing policies and program reviews.
- · Identifying, preventing, detecting and correcting non-compliance items.
- · Provide sounds guidance and advice to help develop and maintain the company’s SOP’s and guidelines while remaining compliant at all times.
- · Partners with leaders in production, cultivation, retail, and supply chain to develop and implement state-specific and company-wide SOP’s and oversight regarding compliance requirements.
- · Continuously monitor SOP implementation, revisions and operational adherence to written procedures.
- · Advise leaders on new and existing regulations and laws related to the cannabis industry to ensure compliance at all times.
- · Developing and executing an annual compliance work plan.
- · Perform internal audits within our various operational functions and effectively communicate any corrective actions needed, in a clear and consistent manner.
- · Maintain positive relationships with regulatory groups in all states in which we operate and ensure we have long-term contingency plans.
- · Communicate effectively with both internal and external customers by providing exceptional customer service.
- · Work with compliance team on responses to audits and incidents that require regulatory reporting. Identify and oversee internal remediation as necessary.
- · Partner with leaders on reviewing and submitting all product specifications needed for review and approval by regulatory authorities
- · Help prepare for facility inspections, government regulatory investigations, and external audits. Review findings and implements correction action plans while partnering with functional leaders.
- · Partners with leaders to ensure record-keeping and security requirements are met at our operating facilities.
- · Assist leadership with trainings related to SOP or guideline implementation or updates.
- · Responsible for all new and renewal licensing requirements.
- · Engage with inside and outside resources as needed for additional resources and support.
- · This position reports to the Executive team.
- · Juris Doctorate required.
- · CCEP/CRCM certification or equivalent is preferred.
- · 3 – 5+ years of experience in cannabis industry.
- · The ability to multitask and balance several projects simultaneously on a national scope while adhering to deadlines.
- · A high level of professionalism focusing on internal and external customer service.
- · Must be able to handle constructive feedback and guidance and offer the same to those within the organization.
- · Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to interact professionally at all times within all levels of the organization, with vendors, and other stakeholders.
- · Ability to manage faced paced situations, prioritize in stressful situations, be flexible and adaptable when a situation requires it.
- · High level of integrity and a strong work ethic .
- · Outstanding track record of accomplishing business objectives .
- · Proficient in MS Office required.
- · Strong problem-solving skills including anticipatory thinking and the ability to work well under pressure while maintaining a calm composure .
- · Demonstrated ability to work comfortably and effectively within a diverse, multicultural, multigenerational environment .
- · This position is remote based, with minimal travel.
- · Ability to travel to Labs states and locations when necessary.
- · Must pass stringent background check.
- · Minimum of 21 years of age.
- · Possess valid driver’s license or state ID card; authorized to work in the U.S.
- This position is classified as Exempt and is not entitled to overtime pay.