Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives

Green Thumb Industries

Chicago, IL, USA

Full time

Sep 13

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The Role 

As a Project Manager on the Strategic Initiatives team you will be responsible for the planning and execution of complex projects across the company. In this highly visible role, you will partner with various stakeholders to bridge between various departments to bring efficiency and systematic change to Green Thumb nationwide. The ideal candidate will have a blend of experience working in fast paced, visible roles with a focus on process execution, impeccable communication and organizational skills, and ability to work within deadlines and budgets. Your abilities to coordinate across departments, partner with various levels of stakeholders, and properly leverage the talents of many employees is paramount. The ideal candidate will feel comfortable working on several projects at once while acting at the national level. Your love of Microsoft Project, Excel and bringing creative solutions to keeping a high growth company organized will make you an asset to the business quickly.


Lead complex, highly visible innovative initiatives toward achieving critical efficiency with the Green Thumb portfolio

Develop and execute comprehensive project plans for new markets, business integrations, and other process changes, including coordination of resources, stakeholders, and technology platforms

Directly lead multiple initiatives from planning, scheduling, delivery and change management to ensure project goals are mat

Track project performance and analyze progress of tasks across all participants to accomplish short- and long-term goals

Communicate regularly on progress of program and project level updates across all stakeholder groups

Lead program and project reviews with stakeholder and business partners to report on and facilitate conversations regarding KPI status, progress, resources, innovation and risks

Manage and develop tracking and documentation of strategic projects across a variety of business processes

Maintain professional and technical knowledge of project management tools and resources

Understand the rules, laws, compliance and regulatory requirements within the cannabis market to ensure compliance in execution of project planning


5+ years of project management in management consulting, operations, manufacturing, high growth startup environment; Bachelors Degree required

Aptitude to grasp new concepts and effectively produce results

Exceptional problem-solving skills – an analytical, innovative, and creative mindset

Ability to structure and manage intensive workloads

High degree of emotional intelligence to effectively deal with increasingly diverse clients and teams

Advanced proficiency with project management tools including Microsoft suite of tools including Excel and PowerPoint

Proven knowledge of agile, project management and organizational change principles and methodologies

Experience leading cross-functional teams and work presenting to internal stakeholders

Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness 

Adapts and thrives in a demanding, fast-paced environment 

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 Green Thumb 

Must have a solid understanding of the Cannabis laws, rules and regulations and passion to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws. 

Additional Requirements 

Must pass any and all required background checks  

Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry  

Must possess valid driver’s license 

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age 

Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry

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