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Compliance Business Partner

NorCal Cannabis Santa Rosa, CA

  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

NorCal Cannabis Co. is one of California’s largest vertically integrated cannabis companies, with operations ranging from seed to store. In every facet of our business we maintain our relationship with cannabis as a force for good. We commit to professionalism, integrity, and high standards of productivity. As our company grows we require a diverse team of exceptional individuals to meet our objectives and achieve our goals.

The Compliance Business Partner works closely with internal and external stakeholders on all aspects of cannabis compliance for a growing, vertically integrated cannabis company. This position will provide support to the larger compliance team as needed.

Specific Responsibilities and Tasks


  • Determine requirements and compile application support materials;

  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to ensure application/proposal content is complete, accurate, and timely;

  • Manage application resources such as account log-ins, attachments, etc.;

  • Submit applications as required by local and state agencies;

  • Track deadlines of cannabis applications and properly relay the dates to the team;

  • Track and execute ongoing local and State regulatory notification requirements;

  • Ensure timely annual re-licensing requirements are met;

Policies, Processes & Procedures

  • Support operations in development and maintenance of policies, processes and procedures;

  • Oversee the implementation of compliance-related policies and procedures throughout the various operating units.

  • Maintain effective documents in controlled repository (QMS);

  • Create and maintain compliance checklists for all business verticals;


  • Development of training materials as needed;

  • Ensure training is being conducted and documented, and assist in the creation of training material as needed;

Internal Audits & Corrective Action Planning

  • Assist in regulatory compliance audits;

  • Assist in oversight of corrective action plan execution;

Track & Trace

  • Support operations in maintaining up-to-date track and trace data.

Requirements for this role include:

  • Customer-facing, service orientation

  • Technical writing experience a plus.

  • Process management experience in a directly related industry or role required.

  • Strong attention to detail a must.

  • Strong communication and writing abilities a must.

  • Project management certification or relevant management degrees a plus.

  • Systems implementation experience (inventory control, Metrc, POS, etc.) a plus.

Relevant Skills, Knowledge, and Personal Attributes:

  • Good analytical and research skills.

  • Summarize information and important findings.

  • Create written reports, provide one-on-one briefings, and make presentations to small groups.

  • Knowledge of the cannabis industry a plus (this is a great opportunity to break into this newly regulated industry).

  • Access and interpret cannabis rules and regulations in every jurisdiction.

  • Manage time and meet deadlines.

  • Proficient in the use of online search tools, Microsoft Office and Google Apps with an emphasis on advanced spreadsheet skills.

  • A curious, inquisitive mind.

  • Unquenchable thirst to know more about the cannabis industry and become an industry expert.

  • Objectivity and a healthy degree of skepticism.

  • Sound judgment and good decision-making skills.

This position reports to the Director of Cannabis Compliance within a matrix organization. Please send a cover letter, resume, and LinkedIn profile.

This position will be based in our corporate office located in Santa Rosa, CA with approximately 25% travel within the State of California.

NorCal Cannabis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Compensation is dependent on experience.

NorCal Cannabis

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Santa Rosa, CA
Posted: over a month ago