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       Project Manager, Product Development
(Edibles and Oils)

 

Job location: Ontario (GTA preferred)  
Division: Operations, Product Development
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday  - Friday
Employment type: full-time permanent employment in a hybrid work setting
(travel into our Bradford facility will be required on a weekly basis and other facilities including Markham as required)

 


A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!

 

We’re a global cannabis company driven by our passion to help people improve their lives. We have a diverse team who bring their best every day so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71 and Whistler.

 

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.

 

Job summary

Are you an experienced project manager looking for a new opportunity? Do you enjoy working in a hybrid model where you can think outside the box and collaborate with a dynamic team? Does the idea of working for a global cannabis company sound exciting? If so, we have the perfect role for you!

 

We’re searching for a talented professional to join our Operations division as a Project Manager, Product Development (Edibles and Oils). In this role, you will report into the Director, Product Development – Edibles and Oils and will support the commercialization process for our new product lines in the Edibles and Oils portfolio across all channels: Canadian Consumer, Canadian Medical and International. You will facilitate all aspects of the project life cycle for new products, from ideation to manufacturing to commercialization, and help improve the cannabis experience for our consumers and patients. Sound interesting? Keep reading... 
 

As the Project Manager, Product Development you will…

  • Lead all aspects of project management, from integration to implementation, for Edible and Oil products 
  • Partner with key stakeholders to manage delivery of initiatives, develop project plans, identify risks, and troubleshoot issues
  • Manage the intake process for new product pipelines to ensure all criteria levels are met before advancing through each stage-gate
  • Utilize project management tools and coordinate project resources to ensure timelines and objectives are satisfied and processes are consistent
  • Document critical paths for all projects to identify and manage risksand liaise with stakeholders to share project updates, metrics, and solutions for potential risks
  • Escalate potential risks, capacity issues or other project related concerns through established channels to avoid delays
  • Maintain project dashboards and data in relevant systems to ensure stakeholders have accurate information
  • Ensure all project resources are adhering to proper governance expectations and are aligned with project scopes, timelines, and best practices

 

You will be setup for success if you have…

  • Post-secondary education, such as a Bachelor’s Degree, in Science, Engineering or relevant field
  • 5+ years of experience in a program or project management role (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
     

Bonus points if you have…

  • A PMP designation or equivalent certification
  • Prior experience working in a production environment specifically in the cannabis, pharmaceutical or food manufacturing industries

 

You’re the perfect fit because … 

  • You have a deep passion for the growing global cannabis industry and are excited by the opportunity to work with Aurora
  • You are motivated by a rapid business tempo and have a strong desire to introduce innovative product lines
  • You can adapt quickly in any situation and thrive when navigating ambiguous environments
  • You have strong critical thinking skills with the ability to identify potential hurdles and mitigate risks before they arise
  • You can inspire innovation at all levels of the organization and are not afraid to think outside the box to meet objectives
  • You have exceptional communication and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, collaborate with others and convey information in engaging formats to drive stakeholder value


 

Why you’ll love working at Aurora

Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it… 
 

  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, remote work options, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more!
     
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
     
  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
     
  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
     
  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations.
     
  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with cannabis.


 

Next steps

Think you have what it takes to join our team? So do we! Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by a human recruiter (not a robot) shortly after you apply, and our team will contact you via email if we see a fit.

 

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. 

Not the role for you? Share this posting with a friend or colleague that you think may be interested while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities through our Aurora Careers Page (hot tip: if you are already an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by referring this position to a friend! If they are successful, you will receive a bonus!).


 

Diversity and inclusion

At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

 

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know.

 

 

Health and safety

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.
 

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and as a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.
 

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.
 

 

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