Sira Naturals

Director of Compliance

️ Compliance

The Director of Compliance will assess, design, implement and evaluate compliance programs and initiatives in Sira Naturals facilities; Retail dispensaries and growing facilities. They will conduct internal audits and inspections to support corporate initiatives and state and local regulations. This role will be required to interface with regulators, executive management and Sira employees.

Responsibilities

  • Develop policies, strategies and procedures related to regulatory compliance in coordination with department heads and organization leaders; implement policies, strategies and procedures as directed
  • Implement preventative measures and corrective action in the event of compliance concerns
  • Lead and conduct audits including development of SOP's, perform audit work steps, document and report findings, and develop and implement appropriate corrective actions
  • Take a proactive compliance view of the organization and provide preventative measures to ensure the organization is compliant with all regulatory requirements
  • Collect and analyze data to define and understand problems and perform research to identify root causes
  • Evaluate and perform alternative procedures to make timely and appropriate recommendations as necessary
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative data analyses to build presentations for organization leaders
  • Interface with regulatory agencies to ensure organization is in compliance with all federal, state and local regulations
  • Motivate team members and represent compliance department across entire organization with effective communication
  • Establish and develop strong relationships across the organization, providing a consultative approach to communicate compliance initiatives
  • Participate on regulatory stakeholder, industry and other relevant work groups
  • Comply with regulations and requirements associated with health, safety and environmental protections
  • Ensure the correct use of safety devices and protective equipment as required and report any hazards, accidents or injuries as required by company policy
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience in a regulatory compliance position, familiarity with state regulatory entities
  • Legal mindset, ability to read, understand, interpret and communicate laws, ordinances and regulations
  • Good interpersonal skills and proven ability to positively influence people; must be capable of effective interaction across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage high stress situations , and to be flexible and adaptable when a situation requires it
  • Detail oriented with an eye for process streamlining
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Must be 21 years of age or older as required by the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission
  • Able to pass all background checks as mandated by Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission
  • Preferred Experience

  • Prior experience in cannabis is a plus
  • Prior experience in a paralegal or legal administrative position is a plus
  • Working Conditions
  • The person in this position may be exposed to dust, kief, cleaning chemicals and fumes. Although systems are in place to remove these byproducts, there is still exposure to some degree
  • Physical and other Requirements

  • Throughout extended periods must be capable of sitting, squatting, standing, kneeling, bending, or walking throughout the workday
  • Must be capable of working in front of a computer for extended periods of time based on job duties listed above
  • Occasional lifting, positioning or moving items up to 50 pounds if relevant to the job duties listed above
  • Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

    Sira Naturals is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.