Director, Retail Construction


Wakefield, MA

Full time

Jun 19

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Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (Curaleaf) is a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, with a mission to improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption. As a vertically integrated, high-growth cannabis operator known for quality, expertise, and reliability, the company and its brands, including Curaleaf and Select provide industry-leading service, product selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets. Curaleaf currently operates in 23 states with 106 dispensaries, 22 cultivation sites, and over 30 processing sites, and employs over 4,600 team members across the United States. Home | Curaleaf | Cannabis with Confidence

Our corporate social responsibility is Rooted In Good Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Social Equity + Sustainability Social Responsibility | Curaleaf | Cannabis with Confidence We believe in taking corporate and social responsibility very seriously, from our educational outreach to national partnerships, state-wide initiatives and local causes. Giving back to the communities where we operate is important to us, and helps to change old attitudes by showing the positive impact of cannabis in creating jobs, changing lives, and helping local communities.

We educate. We advocate. We give.

The Director of Retail Construction will lead Curaleaf construction and expansion pipeline. The successful candidate will be responsible for all store design, engineering, construction and new store openings and remodels. In this role, you will oversee all construction and renovation projects-managing stakeholder expectations, schedules, budgets, and scopes. This position requires operational excellence and the ability to efficiently plan and prioritize across multiple projects and partners. This role will collaborate closely with our retail operations, marketing, logistics, and merchandising teams, and will closely collaborate with Curaleaf Regional and state level project managers.

The Director of Retail Construction will report to the VP, Capital Projects as an employee of the Curaleaf design, engineering, and construction (DEC) team. Cross departmental collaboration with Sales, Marketing and operations will be required.  

Key Responsibilities:

Develop project scopes, design recommendations, and budgets that ensure our financial, marketing, and merchandising objectives for projects are met.

Oversee scope, budget, costs, design and construction related items and issues for the life of the project-providing support and direction to project managers or owning projects solely.

Manage multiple projects requiring effective coordination with other project team members and internal company departments as well as external parties.

Negotiate pricing in contracts and leases with 3rd party vendors and landlords.

Lead on-site surveys of projects and conduct regular field inspections to ensure contractors’ compliance with contract documents

Execute project’s completion according to the company’s standards for criteria, time, cost, and quality, and take necessary corrective action to ensure objectives are achieved.

Solicit proposals for services, negotiates fees, and oversees contract preparation and vendors.

Schedule and approve store equipment and fixture setup activities to ensure timely occupancy of store including delivery and installation of equipment, receipt of all required occupancy licenses, and working with store operations to receive merchandise.

Create a culture of collaboration and high performance by recruiting, managing, and developing a talented team.

Ensures effective communication through Reports of project status to management and stakeholders

Assist with development of processes and procedures to better the company through its quick growth.

Manage multiple projects across multiple states. 

Other duties will be assigned to meet a fast pace business environment.

Adaptive, Flexible, and ability build internal networks and working relationship with key stakeholders. 

Ability to prioritize workload and maintain working on multiple projects


8+ years of retail development and construction experience

Team player who can inspire & coach a team, and build/maintain strong relationships across functions

Strong budget and project management skills

Ability to work within an ambiguous environment and manage change

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads

Travel: ~50%+ travel required

Thrives in a fast-paced, always-changing and often ambiguous environment

Driven, creative problem solver that consistently acts with integrity, speaks up, and assumes best intentions.

Owner’s mindset, with the ability to approach feedback and problems with a positive attitude.

Subject to background check per state cannabis requirements

Physical Requirements

Must be able to individually lift up to 50 lbs

Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, crouch, reach and lift for long periods of time

Must be able to work in retail, manufacturing, or production facilities with moderate to loud noise level and changing working conditions. (May require use of safety equipment or personal protective equipment, as needed)

Must be able to work within the cannabis industry which consists of outdoor exposure for long periods of time and indoor work in hot and dry conditions.

Curaleaf 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, or veteran status.

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