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Reporting to the Regulatory Compliance Manager (RP) or Alternate RP in lieu, the Regulatory Compliance Associate is responsible for supporting the Regulatory initiatives within the department to ensure that all regulatory areas are in accordance with Cannabis Act and relevant regulations within the licensed facility.
- Assist in implementing the Regulatory Department’s programs and projects, working cross-functionally with other departments (i.e. Operations, Quality Assurance, Security);
- Collaborate with Quality Assurance and Security Departments to perform internal auditing program requirements regularly to determine regulatory compliance according to Cannabis Regulations;
- Drafting and submitting licensing applications and permits;
- Actively participate in external audits by performing Regulatory Support functions during inspections from Health Canada or any other regulatory body (i.e. CFIA, CRA, CBSA, OGDs, Local Authorities, etc.);
- Support regulatory reporting or notification and accurate record keeping via the Cannabis Tracking and Licensing System (CTLS)ensuring regulatory compliance and continuously participating in communications between regulatory stakeholders;
- Assist in disseminating regulatory changes or notifications to relevant departments and individuals within the organization in a timely and efficient manner;
- Continuously monitor the changing regulatory landscape to assist in development, implementation, monitoring and assessment of strategic initiatives for the department and organization in the area of regulations; and
- Maintain current knowledge of best practices for the provisions of the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations that apply to the license holder.
- Bachelor’s Degree (i.e. Law, Political Science, Chemistry, Food Science, International Relations, Pharmacology, Plant Sciences);
- Masters or PHD in Sciences - strongly preferred;
- 3-5 years’ professional experience in a highly regulated field or in regulatory operations (i.e. Cannabis, NHP, Pharma, Government, QA, Legal, Food, Trade Compliance, Health, Environmental);
- Working knowledge of the provisions of the Cannabis Act, Controlled Substances and Drugs Act, and Food and Drugs Act that apply to the license holder strongly preferred;
- Recent criminal record check completed (required prior to hiring);
- Solid ERP, MS Office Suite, Adobe Pro, G-Suite, AutoCAD and additional technical proficiency; and
- Valid security clearance (ACMPR or Cannabis Regulations) strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated experience championing best practices in high-volume, dynamic environments;
- Experience systematically implementing, coordinating and organizing auditable record systems;
- Experience working within the Pharmaceutical/Medical Device Industry - strongly preferred;
- Solid experience in the mitigation and minimization of regulatory related impacts; and
- Experience in interpretation of complex regulatory requirements.
- FOCUSED, DETAIL ORIENTED, ORGANIZED AND METHODICAL. Nothing gets by you and you are a master at time management, but flexible with your own time to meet regulatory requirements of the site.
- CLEAR COMMUNICATOR capable of speaking professionally, clearly and concisely.
- RESEARCH GURU, proficient in researching and retaining complicated compliance knowledge.
- PROACTIVE in all areas of compliance and regulations.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent