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Senior Manager, Program Delivery 


Aurora Cannabis is looking for a SENIOR MANAGER, PROGRAM DELIVERY to join our Information Services team in the fast-paced cannabis industry. The successful candidate will be accountable for delivering a portfolio of IT Projects, budgeting and planning for those projects, and ensuring that projects are delivered in alignment with the Aurora System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).   This person will manage a team of project managers, and will ensure that projects are delivered with high quality, and on schedule and budget




  • Manage a team of project managers who plan, execute, and monitor a variety of projects throughout their lifecycle to ensure that they are completed on budget and on schedule.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders to collect requirements and maintain effective communication.
  • Develop and implement effective reporting to keep project stakeholders and senior management informed on key project metrics
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation




  • Strong written/verbal communication skills, including the ability to influence a wide range of stakeholders across all roles and levels
  • Ability to communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing to all audiences
  • Experience in successfully delivering large/enterprise size projects, ability to make independent decisions, ability to lead teams, ability to stay calm under pressure and multi-task
  • Experience in working and communicating effectively as a part of a team, balancing needs across stakeholders and technology teams.
  • Customer service driven with excellent communication and people skills
  • Results oriented with the ability to effectively prioritize
  • Proven leadership experience in managing cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated skills in strategic planning, risk mitigation, and operational problem solving
  • Strong management skills to select, develop, mentor, discipline and reward direct and indirect employees
  • Proactive and displays initiative: Seeks out information, answers, etc. without needing to be pushed to do so




  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Computer Science or a related discipline plus a minimum of 8+ years of experience in managing large IT projects
  • 5+ years of experience as a program manager or in a Senior Management position.  
  • Experience in managing a group of project managers with a large portfolio of projects.
  • Experience managing projects involving multi-disciplinary teams operating in a fast-paced, innovation driven environment.
  • PMP designation or equivalent certification would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of the emerging cannabis industry would be considered an asset.


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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