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Chief Operating Officer

Vangst Philadelphia, PA

  • Salary $175,000 to $200,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

Duties and Responsibilities
● Provide day-to-day leadership and management.
● Responsible for overseeing the design, construction, and buildout of all production and retail facilities.
● Responsible for driving the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business goals and objectives.
● Work closely with compliance team to establish policies and protocols according to regulatory requirements and will oversee all communication with local and State
regulatory/inspection authorities and will maintain routine evaluation of the site’s processes for compliance with regulations.
● Excellent interpersonal, presentation and public speaking skills, both practiced and impromptu.
● Dedication to building and growing a strong and stable workforce.
● Ability to comfortably and energetically present the company and its products publicly.
● Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities, including the ability to recognize and cultivate rising talent.
● High-level understanding of all business functions including cultivation, processing, supply chain management, and sales.
● Aptitude in sound decision-making and problem-solving in pressure situations.
● Collaborate with the leadership team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, policies, processes, and staff.

Requirements and Qualifications
● BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus.
● Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development.
● Understanding of data analysis and performance/operation metrics.
● Experience of at least 10 years as Chief Operating Officer or VP level operations professional.
● Ability to lead the production facilities through the transition from early stage to mature stage.
● Desire to work in a dynamic start-up, and be effective resolving ambiguities.

● Must be able to transition seamlessly from strategic level vision creation to day-to-day tactical operations.
● Must have sharp focus to end goals.
● Experience building teams from scratch or scaling organizations is a must.
● Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics.


Why Work Here?

We are THE cannabis industry's hiring resource.

Vangst is the cannabis industry's leading hiring resource. Through Direct Hire, Vangst Gigs, and our Job Board, we have connected thousands of professionals around the US and Canada with jobs in the cannabis industry. Today, Vangst has 65 full-time employees and over 150 gig employees between Colorado, California, and Washington. We’re currently expanding to additional legalized markets as well as launching a new product this fall to more effectively connect employees with cannabis jobs.


Philadelphia, PA


Posted 20 days ago