Manager, New Business Opportunities

Job Category: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Vancouver

Rubicon Organics current business comprises of a portfolio of proprietary and licenced premium brands, 2 state of the art cannabis cultivation assets in Washington and Canada, a pilot scale lab in Washington and a licensed packaging business in California.  We are recruiting an outstanding New Business Opportunities Manager, to help us optimise our existing assets and expand our operations into new territories or categories. This is an opportunity to take everything you have learned in your career to date and apply it in a literal ground-breaking leadership role within a nimble multinational company, leaving a huge legacy in your wake.

Purpose of the role

Identify strategic opportunities in North America and overseas, where Rubicon Organics has the right to win, and then tenaciously run down the opportunity through excellent project management, analytical and relationship building skills.

Lead cross functional teams to execute against your project plans to deliver the opportunities at pace.

Be ready to step in at any moment, to lead or support an area of the business that can benefit from your talent and expertise, before handing back the work to the operating team at the appropriate time.

As a leader in the organisation, role model the mission, vision and values of Rubicon organics, and lead the cross functional team to exceed expectations so that all our stakeholders share in the extraordinary value that we create.

We are looking for an outstanding Leader who wants to leave a tangible legacy:

An agile, hands on leader, with a passion for leading cross functional teams to deliver exciting new growth opportunities 

Ability to inspire and level with the entire organisation and partners.

Ability to manage complex data and build business plans to illustrate the size of the opportunities you find, and build alignment to the plan at exec and board level. 

A leader who wants to deliver a broad business impact, through their participation and contribution to the global business, to propel the entire organisation forward.

Required Skills, Experience and Academic/Educational Requirements:

  • 5-10 years’ experience in new business strategy or FMCG operations.
  • 5 years’ experience leading cross functional teams
  • experience financially modelling business opportunities and P&L
  • Proven analytical & creative thinking, and adept at solving problems
  • Used to managing projects with budgets < $10m
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree; Majors in business, economics or finance is an advantage
  • Previous cannabis or FMCG experience an advantage

This position will report to President North America and will be based in Vancouver, and will require approx 25% time for work travel across US, Canada, Europe 

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