Green Man Cannabis is actively recruiting a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to lead its award-winning, Denver-based business. The role of COO of Green Man Cannabis is exciting and unique. The legal marijuana industry is young, allowing for plenty of room for true leaders to come in and set its rules and write its future. This situation also calls for a professional who values hard work, time, dedication, and patience. This is not a role for the faint of heart, but rather for business leaders who truly enjoy living and breathing the successes and failures of a business, who is seeking an opportunity to join a business that is on the edge of becoming the next big thing.
Green Man Cannabis is a true leader in Colorado’s legal marijuana industry. Established in 2009, the business consists of two grow facilities, two dispensaries, medical and recreational licenses, and a trophy shelf stock full of recognitions from the industry that serve as testimony to our hard work and determination. As four-time winners of the High Times Cannabis Cup – the most esteemed award for product excellence in the industry – we are a well-established, reputable brand with a team of hard working individuals who are excited to take our brand and business to the next level. As we continue to evolve, the role of COO will be pivotal. We’re looking for a special someone to join us as COO of this operation who will bring a unique business background and personality to our team.
If you’ve got passion and drive for business, and like to dream big, we want to talk to you.
So let’s look at the role itself:
The successful candidate will most likely have had management experience with a for-profit organization. As noted, this is an organization driven by the values of its people, so experience in managing a "values- driven" organization will be highly prized. Additional requirements are:
Results: Proven track record of exceeding goals and a bottom-line orientation; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; high level of business acumen, including successful P&L management and the ability to balance the delivery of programs against the realities of a budget; problem solving, project management, and creative resourcefulness
Strategic Vision and Agility: Ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the organizational plan
Capacity Building: Ability to effectively build organization and staff capacity, developing a top- notch workforce and the processes that ensure the organization runs smoothly
Leadership and Organization: Exceptional capacity for managing and leading people; a team builder who has experience in scaling up organizations; ability to connect staff both on an individual level and in large groups; capacity to enforce accountability, develop and empower top- notch leaders from the bottom up, lead from the top down, cultivate entrepreneurship, and learn the strengths and weaknesses of the team so as to put people in a position to succeed
Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; not afraid to take charge of a situation; can overcome resistance to leadership and take unpopular stands when necessary
General Management: Thorough understanding of finance, systems, and HR; broad experience with the full range of business functions and systems, including strategic development and planning, budgeting, business analysis, finance, information systems, human resources, and marketing
Solid Educational Background: Undergraduate degree required; MBA or similar advanced degree highly desired
This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a steadily -growing, highly respected organization. We are seeking an individual of outstanding quality with a respected track record. Green Man Cannabis is prepared to offer a very attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary as well as health, dental, and vacation benefits.