CannDelta Inc.

Associate Consultant

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Posted on: 
May 11, 2022

COMPANY INFORMATION CannDelta, Inc. ("CannDelta") is a leading regulatory and scientific cannabis and psychedelics consulting company based in Toronto, Ontario with a beautiful office space in the financial district off King Street right next to the subway. CannDelta is spearheaded by former Health Canada agents with a growing team of consultants from academic and pharma backgrounds. CannDelta is a vibrant company in a new field that is disrupting the cannabis and psychedelics services space. We are client-facing and we position ourselves as a professional company in service, business, and appearance. Our dress code is business casual. We have a fun and personable work culture. We are a young and quickly growing start-up company in an exciting new industry with a great deal of immediate growth potential. We are expanding quickly to meet the needs of our clients and require intelligent and motivated people to join our team, and to help shape the direction of the company. We want someone who is excited about our brand and service offerings with the knowledge and experience to take us to the top. We need someone polished that can present themselves professionally in dress, appearance, and communication, and loves being in a busy office. We are launching several exciting campaigns over the next year and we require a detail-oriented, quantitative, and creative mind to help us to execute. POSITION INFORMATION Job Title: Associate Consultant Department: Operations Job Location: Toronto (downtown) Reports To: Head of Operations, Senior Consultant Direct Reports: Analysts Job Level: Associate Date Reviewed: March 2, 2022 JOB PURPOSE Maintain overall responsibility and accountability for supporting client projects, including the quality and timeliness of project deliveries. This is a contract position (with potential for permanent, full-time) for a client-facing role. An ideal candidate is an intelligent, hard-working, organized, and ambitious person with strong skills in technical document writing, public speaking, and a desire to learn and grow with the company. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Be the supporter of projects for the operations part of our consulting team; our consulting team is composed of talented and well-educated industry experts. Your role as an Associate Consultant includes providing technical support to the Senior Consultants to assist with the management of a portfolio of client projects which can include: Cannabis Act applications, controlled substance licence applications, gap analysis reports, slide presentations, technical writing, retail applications, and operational readiness for facility build-out. You write technical documents including SOPs, aspects of the Quality Assurance Reports and Organizational Security Reports, developing Floor plans for new facilities and support documents for regulatory research projects. You work to support the creation of internal systems, reports, and templates to encourage operational efficiencies. Ultimately, you contribute to meeting goals/KPIs for the team. You are motivated to develop a strong knowledge of the regulations and the ongoing changes in the cannabis industry in Canada and globally in order to support the team. You continue to learn about the industry and ensure the team remains informed and leaders in the space. KPIs You will be accountable for the following: Preparing high-quality technical documents Ensuring project deliverables are completed on time Client satisfaction, retention, and growth EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Graduate Degree in Science from a recognized Canadian University (Ph.D. preferred, M.Sc. required) Experience working at a cannabis licensed producer in regulatory and quality capacities; OR completion of a Technical Program in QA and/or Regulatory Affairs; OR entry-level experience in Consulting, Pharmaceutical, Food, Alcohol or Cannabis industries. Technical Document Writing experience is required. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Background in a regulated industry is a strong asset, with demonstrated skills to quickly understand the intent, interpretation, and application of relevant legislation and regulations. Experience working in a GPP, GMP, GLP or quality lab is strongly preferred. Project Management experience an asset. Previous experience in a consulting firm an asset. Previous experience with Health Canada facility audits is an asset. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES You have a legacy of great attention to detail and on-time project completion wherever you are; You value producing high-quality work to support your team members. You are comfortable being challenged with aggressive growth targets while supporting multiple priorities at the same time and are able to ensure you consistently contribute to your team hitting its KPIs and goals. A high degree of work ethic; You are known to work harder than all your peers. You value people who are productive and get things done. Being busy is your comfort zone and you rarely feel overwhelmed by a large volume of work. You genuinely feel fulfilled by dedicating yourself to your work. You are inspired to work with two business co-founders who have the same degree of work ethic. Knowledge of highly regulated industries; While you may not be an expert on the regulations in our industry, you have sufficient knowledge and experience using the regulations in our industry to complete tasks, and have a strong desire to gain a better understanding to support your team and effectively produce results through your work. You are convinced that the work you produce gets to clients with the highest level of accuracy and detail. You value high-quality work output and are self-motivated to produce that level of work. You are familiar with Quality Assurance principles, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)/Good Production Practices (GPP), and working within a regulatory framework; You have the ability to create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) compliant within a regulated industry and are able to research and provide summary reports in the regulatory field. An excellent communicator in both written and oral, you have a professional and confident disposition and can multi-task in a fast-paced environment and set/meet deadlines. You understand what it means to work as part of a team as well as work independently without supervision; You can anticipate and meet company and client expectations/needs. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: $65,000.00-$80,000.00 per year Benefits: Company events Dental care Disability insurance Extended health care Life insurance Paid time off Vision care Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday COVID-19 considerations: Yes, we provide paid sick days and fantastic benefits. We are returning to in-office work as soon as the Health Authorities indicate it is safe to do so. While we are open in the office, we provide masks, sanitizer and free rapid testing for staff. Ability to commute/relocate: Toronto, ON M5C 1C4: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred) Application question(s): This is an in-office position. Are you willing to work in-office? Education: Master's Degree (preferred) Experience: RA/QA: 2 years (preferred) Professional Services (i.e. Consulting): 2 years (preferred)

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