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Namaste Technologies: Vp., Technology

Namaste Technologies

This is a Full-time position in Saint-Pierre-De-Lile-Dorleans, QC posted July 11, 2021.

Who We AreNamaste Technologies is an international cannabis eCommerce company operating seven sites in six countries.

We have years of data collected on legal cannabis users and by combining machine learning technology with telemedicine apps, we are monetizing this information.

Last year, we acquired our sales license for our Licensed Producer CannMart which now allows us to operate our marketplace for all brands’ legal cannabis products.CannMart operates as a subsidiary of Namaste Technologies which allows us to engage in the distribution of medical cannabis through our Toronto location.

This strategic acquisition leveraged our strengths in eCommerce and logistics to place us squarely in a position of leadership in the retail distribution of medical cannabis in Canada.

Come and grow with one of the best cannabis companies on the planet!Who You AreNamaste Technologies is looking for a VP Technology who will own and oversee the development and management of the company’s technology strategy including the adoption and implementation of new processes and software, the management of the company’s technology infrastructure and architecture, oversight of IT operations for all units of the business units and all matters related to data privacy and security.

This pivotal role will guide the organization through the implementation of an ERP system as it transitions from start-up mode through to the next stage of high growth and acquisitions.Reporting to the CTO, you will support the company’s technology vision and its implementation, including continuously assessing the potential of emerging technologies.Role & ResponsibilitiesMaintain current knowledge of technology landscape and developmentsBuilding, coaching and mentoring teams that exemplify Namaste’s values, culture, and meets the needs of our customers and our business for now and for the futureCreate overall technology standards and practices and ensure adherenceTrack, analyze, and monitor technology performance metrics and work with various stakeholders to continually improve performance and outcomesOwn Information Security for the company ensuring that all reasonable measures are always in place.Assist in the development, track and control of the development of annual operating and capital budgets for technology Identify, compare, select and implement technology solutions to meet current and future business and product needsShare technological visions, opportunities, and risks company-wideConsolidate our corporate technology platforms and create plans for eachOversee corporate system design and changes in system architectureManage and optimize infrastructure assets to satisfy internal financial targetsCreate an environment in which their team pursues effective and efficient operations, never accepting the status quo in pursuit of excellence.Focus areasProgram ManagementSoftware ArchitectureIT ManagementStrategic PlanningOperations ManagementQuality DrivenExperience & QualificationsNorth American, multi-location/subsidiary experience is required, global exposure a definite assetStrong business acumen, process-driven and a mindset of continuous improvementPrevious ERP implementation experience in an eCommerce and B2B environment Strong operational and management skills with a track record of on-time delivery and consistently meeting project deadlinesProven ability to “orchestrate” multiple teams both internally and externally, facilitating and managing projects, driving decisions as well as the user adoption of new technologiesInnovative, passionate people leader able to assess, recruit, develop talent and manage high-performance remote team membersAbility to actively communicate, inspire and motivate all levels of staffAbility to think and act strategically and proactivelyB.Sc in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience.10+ years of experience IS/IT/Product leadership5+ years of experience in people management, mentoring and goal settingCannabis/Pharma Experience a plusPMP and MBA a plusWe thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Namaste Technologies.Please note, only the candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Namaste Technologies welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

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