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Manager - Integration

Corporate | Remote | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

At Holistic Industries we are building a great place to work, shop and invest in cannabis. Our mission is to provide patients with the highest quality, safest cannabis medicine possible. As our name suggests, we care for the whole person. Scaling from a seed of inspiration in 2011, Holistic Industries is now one of the largest and fastest growing private MSOs (Multi-State Operators) in the country. We're able to deliver consistent value to employees, patients, and investors because of the values that drive our work - how we do business and why. We have one of the most seasoned teams in the industry, a budding "Greenhouse of Brands" and a meaningful model of doing well by doing good. Our company develops and offers a wide range of proprietary strains that increase desired cannabinoids such as CBD. These high CBD strains have become our foundation for growing, packaging, and selling the best cannabis in our markets. We are committed to harvesting and crafting industry-leading strains, consumer brands, and medical-grade products based on the most progressive science in the space. Holistic Industries has a unique model and approach that enables it to win licenses, scale operations and introduce national brands successfully in highly regulated markets. The company has proven to be responsible stewards of capital since its inception by sourcing licenses on merit rather than simply acquiring them on the open market. A "GREENHOUSE OF BRANDS" beginning with our flagship retail and wholesale brand, Liberty Cannabis, we continue to prove our ability to launch new brands from scratch and attract noteworthy partners. 

We are deeply and actively committed to the communities we serve; our efforts under Liberty Cannabis Cares are focused on four pillars: Social Equity, Diversity, Community, and Cannabis Literacy. 

Our team includes the nation’s most knowledgeable experts in cultivation and medical dispensing, along with professionals who are top of their fields in medical professions, security, agriculture, real estate, and the legal distribution of other highly controlled substances. We are a team of best-in-class executives and staff from within and outside the industry who share a passion for advancing cannabis products and retail experience at scale.

Our well-established company is growing rapidly and adding to our team of professionals and specialists.  Our employees receive PTO, paid Sick Leave, medical, dental, vision and other leave benefits as part of our highly competitive compensation package. Join us as we build a great place to work, shop, and invest. 

Holistic Industries is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

About the Job:

This purpose of this role is to support the Vice President of Expansion in coordinating and managing the integration of newly acquired businesses into the Holistic portfolio.

Planning and Integration Management 

  • Work with Vice President - Expansion to build integration plan templates that can be tailored based on specifics of individual acquisitions, ensuring timely and accurate execution of all deliverables associated with assigned M&A integration 

  • Using Integration templates, work closely with all teams (IT, Finance, HR, Operations, Security, Compliance, Retail, Wholesale, Real Estate) at Holistic to build strategic integration plans for each individual acquisition  

  • Along with the Expansion team and the Business Development team, act as a point of contact to all internal and external stakeholder groups during integration process 

  • Partner with business stakeholders to increase organizational knowledge, build relationships, assist in the development of operational plans post-close, and confirm integration approach  

Executing Integration 

  • Assist with execution of all aspects of integration plans according to established goals 

  • Work with all teams within Holistic to ensure integration plan deadlines are met 

  • Partner with management and staff of acquired businesses to execute integration plan, assimilate into Holistic, and meet agreed upon timelines during integration/transition phase 

  • Assist in leading cross-functional team through integration planning and execution 

  • Prepare appropriate documentation to close out integration projects and facilitate effective hand-offs 

  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives to create a better, faster, easier integration experience for each M&A deal 

General 

  • Support several acquisition integration projects simultaneously 

  • Create tools to provide effective and clear communication to all parties involved in the integration process 

  • Provide consistent communication and status updates to all teams 

  • Work closely with all departments and maintain a culture of collaboration  

  • Work closely with Business Development to ensure a smooth transition from acquisition to integration 

  • Travel for integration purposes as needed 

  • Participate in the continuous improvement of Holistic's integration processes and best practices 

  • Foster a workplace that upholds Holistic Industries’ aim to be the Best Place to Work, Shop, and Invest in Cannabis 

  • Other duties as assigned, or any reasonable request from any member of management 

  • Physical Requirements of the Job: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform grasping, lifting up to 25 pounds, walking, standing, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. May include walking or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching. Ability to tolerate moderate to loud exposure to noise level. Exposure to long periods of bright lights. Long periods of prolonged use of office equipment including computers and phones. 

About You:  

General:

  • Due to state regulations, qualified candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a background check – certain criminal convictions may disqualify candidates based on state marijuana licensing regulations.

Education/Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • Business integration, or M&A experience 

  • Well-versed in project management with a track record of success seeing large projects through to completion 

  • Ability to understand complex regulatory language and ensure compliance 

  • Experience with public speaking and delivering presentations in a group setting 

Technological Skills:  

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and MS Project  

  • Prior knowledge of “Deal Room” or similar M&A software a plus, but not a requirement 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to simultaneously see and address the big picture as well as the finer details is imperative 

  • Leadership, including delegation and the ability to perform well under pressure 

  • Proven efficiency and ability to prioritize and manage time and task for self and others 

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills  

  • Highly developed interpersonal and internal customer/vendor relationship management skills  

  • Professional demeanor, strong work ethic  

  • Able to maintain confidentiality 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 

  • Ability to initiate and follow through on work independently 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 

  • Detail-oriented 

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities 

  • Proven problem-solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems, and recommend solutions 

  • Sound understanding of the financial principles applicable to effective planning, cost control, and budgeting  

  • Strong ethics and sound judgment 

  • Decisive, with ability to exercise independent judgment 

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain a positive team environment