General Manager

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A leading global investor in pioneering medical research and treatment, are working with GRS to recruit a General Manager for their Cyprus Medical Cannabis operation. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ management experience in the cultivation and production of medical cannabis. You will be managing the activities to be carried out by the company at their licensed premises. An attractive renumeration and relocation package will be offered to the successful candidate. If you have the necessary skills and experience, then we look forward to receiving your CV and discussing with you this exciting Cyprus based General Manager role.

  • Oversee all plant operations for cultivation, processing, packaging, maintenance, quality and fulfilment.
  • Coordinate all facility activities working closely with departmental managers ensuring wholesale objectives are accomplished on time and budget,
  • Own the facility budget; Analyse facility data, including efficiency metrics, labour variance analysis, defect rates, cost drivers, volume and capacity planning, etc. to make recommendations on optimal quality and efficiency improvements and capital expenditures.
  • Develop and produce reporting to clearly illustrate the trends of the business.
  • Manage and maintain a company culture consistent with the established corporate accountability, transparency and enjoyment.
  • Participate in developing and implementing rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to advance company mission, vision, goals and objectives.
  • Continuously improve the skills, knowledge and morale of all employees; create an environment where the entire team does the same.
  • Implement and maintain wholesale facility and equipment preventative maintenance program; replace or make adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with legal licensing requirements.
  • University Degree in Agronomy, Biology, Pharmacology or a related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the cultivation and production of medical cannabis.
  • Exposure to horticulture and/or plant science and/or lab processing, is advantageous.
  • Adapt and thrive in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking.
  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information.
  • Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the company.
  • Must have a solid understanding of the Medical Marijuana laws, rules and regulations, as well as the provisions of the Medicines for Human Use.
  • Clean criminal record.
Job Summary
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    9 January 2020
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    Full Time
  • RP919473
  • +357 25 342 720
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

To apply for this position, please email your CV to Ross Pitman, quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342 720 for further information.

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