We are a team of passionate individuals working together for the same goal – to bring cannabis to the world. Even though we’re not a start-up anymore, it’s really important to us to preserve that part of our culture – the part where everyone’s contribution makes an impact on the final result, where we are all accountable and where we work creatively and collaboratively to solve whatever problem comes up. Most importantly, as we grow, it’s important us to maintain our high levels of energy, passion and drive.
Regulatory and Compliance Manager
CannMart - CannMart
WHO WE ARE
With headquarters in Toronto, ON, and offices in both B.C. and around the globe, Namaste Technologies is the world’s leading online platform for cannabis products, accessories, and responsible education. The company’s ‘everything cannabis store’, CannMart.com, provides customers with a diverse selection of hand-picked products from a multitude of federally-licensed cultivators, all on one convenient site. Namaste’s global technology and continuous innovation address local needs in a burgeoning cannabis industry requiring smart solutions. For further information about Namaste, please visit NamasteTechnologies.com
WHO YOU ARE
The REGULATORY & COMPLIANCE MANAGER will be responsible for assisting with regulatory activities related to quality, safety, and compliance matters of cannabis products within the organization.
This role is accountable for compiling regulatory application documents and providing continued regulatory support of existing applications in accordance with Cannabis Act & Regulations, GPP, GMP, relevant Health Canada’s regulations, company and customer expectations.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Prepare submissions and compile associated supportive documents in a timely manner for new license applications, license amendment/renewal applications.
- Ensure compliance with regulations set out by Health Canada (Cannabis Act), NCR, FDA, and any other applicable regulatory agencies
- Coordinate with related parties for regulatory submission documents regarding personnel security clearance applications, changes of key personnel, production and security measures (e.g. cameras footage coverage, alarm and intrusion system) etc.
- Adhere to all GMP, ISO, and international regulatory requirements
- Oversee and monitor loss and theft investigation and reporting.
- Review marketing and packaging & labelling artwork and provide regulatory guidance.
- Attend and assist in regular and targeted Health Canada inspections and audits from the other regulatory bodies.
- Participate in regulatory meetings and conferences with Health Canada and other regulatory bodies.
- Oversee regulatory record keeping and documentation retention compliance.
- Assist in preparation and coordinating of mock or actual recall event and communication with Health Canada and other regulatory bodies.
- Participate in the general development of regulatory strategies and solutions, communicating effectively to counterparties regarding changes and updates of the Cannabis Act and Regulations.
- Assist in regulatory SOPs development, maintenance, implementation and training.
- Reviewing marketing/web content to ensure compliance
- Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Preferable Bachelor’s degree in a related field (i.e. pharmaceutical) with accreditation in relevant associations and regulatory discipline required.
- Experience in the cannabis sector, pharmaceutical sector or other regulated product sectors is an asset.
- 3+ years hands-on quality or regulatory/compliance experience in a GMP-focused quality related position in food or pharmaceutical industry environment or equivalent.
- Ability to gather, summarize, and interpret complex regulatory statutes and information from a variety of sources.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including attention to detail; strong questioning and listening skills; and the ability to look beyond obvious answers in order to understand the impact on other areas is required.
- Strong leadership and influencing skills, particularly in situations where direct manager authority does not exist.
- Ability to collaborate productively and efficiently with multiple internal and external stakeholders.
- ACMPR, Cannabis Act & Regulations and GMP
- Health Canada Auditing
- Ability to interpret regulatory regulations and guidance documents
- Ability to work independently and efficiently with little supervision
- Ability to obtain and maintain QAP and A/RPIC status as required through Health Canada
We thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at CannMart. Please note, only the candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. CannMart welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.