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Summary

Rubicon Organics’ mission is to grow the best cannabis on Earth, and for the Earth. We are on our journey to achieving our vision to be the global brand leader in organic cannabis: Our state of the art hybrid greenhouse in Delta, BC is now fully operational and licensed; we have just planted our new outdoor grow site; we have recently received our Sales license; we have launched our first Canadian brand, Simply Bare Organic to rave reviews; we are about to move from 2 to 16 products in the next 3 months, and we have an innovation pipeline of over 50 products in the next 12 months.

We are recruiting a Supply innovation Director to help lead us through this explosive period of innovation growth. This is an opportunity to take everything you have achieved in your innovation career to date and apply it in a senior leadership role within a nimble multinational company, leaving a huge legacy in your wake.

Purpose of the Supply innovation Director role

  • Define, design and deliver the supply solutions to the innovation team’s 36month innovation pipeline, and thus enable our explosive growth over the next 3-5 years
  • Lead the innovation R&D team, to find new genetics, processes and IP that will enable us to continue to drive quality and innovation
  • Lead the packaging team to find the right balance of maintaining the intrinsic quality of our products, driving premium consumer experiences and driving efficiencies in the operation
  • Partner with the innovation cross functional team, to help us make great innovation decisions through the stage and gate process.
  • Role model the mission, vision and values of Rubicon organics, and lead the team to exceed expectations so that all our stakeholders share in the extraordinary value that we create.

We are looking for an outstanding Supply innovation Director who wants to leave a tangible legacy

  • A supply innovation expert that understands how to build a new function, not just run within existing systems. A pragmatic builder, who can find the right balance in creating meaningful process, whilst also enabling us to remain agile in this fast-evolving and high growth industry
  • A great people leader, who can inspire performance in their team and cross functional team to deliver results of high quality at pace
  • A creative problem solver, who loves to find solutions to deliver great outcomes
  • A leader who wants to deliver a broad business impact, through their participation and contribution to the supply and country leadership team, to propel the entire organization forward.

Requirements

  • 10 years’ experience in supply innovation leadership roles
  • Success in growing and developing high performing supply innovation teams
  • Manage multiple projects across different functions
  • Previous operations leadership is a strong advantage
  • Proven analytical & creative thinking, and adept at solving technical and non-operational problems

This position will report to the VP Operations and will be based in Delta BC.