Responsible for leading the development and execution of Candre’s long term strategy and the Responsible Person in Charge as defined by Health Canada.
Responsible for building the organizational capability and capacity to deliver upon Candre’s strategy. In her role, she works with teams across the company to provide strategic and operational advice on all people and organizational matters. She is also responsible for communications, social media relations, and overall administrative support.
Responsible for Candre’s financial, purchasing, contract /vendor management, and risk activities ensuring Candre has the financial strength to support its strategy. The core responsibilities of the position touch many aspects of the finance function from cost accounting for manufacturing to the month end close process, financial and management reporting, treasury and cash management, taxation, development and implementation of financial policies and procedures and internal controls.
Responsible for activities that have impact on the quality, safety or efficacy of all related products and for ensuring that all contracted services are also verified to meet the quality standards set both by Candre and the regulatory requirements. She also oversees Good Production Practices (GPP), Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and quality system requirements including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), complaints, recalls, and laboratory testing.
Responsible for measuring the efficiency, productivity and performance of targeted business units and finding ways to improve those measures. He is also responsible for ensuring that all applicable physical security measures set in the Cannabis Act are complied with and oversees all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements of the organization.
Responsible for project management of various IT infrastructure, application and compliance projects including strategic planning architecture and operations of Information Technology systems and services across Candre assets.
Responsible for various aspects of the company’s processing logistics while working closely with the production, operations, packaging, and compliance departments to implement an efficient, organized, and consistent processing system.
Responsible for all aspects of mechanical systems including maintenance and repair, all recurring maintenance, including building automation systems, HVAC, light electrical, plumbing, cleaning, landscaping, pest control, fire and life safety, through both on-site employees and outside vendors.
Responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for the development, implementation, and ongoing monitoring of strategies and initiatives necessary to advance priorities in the cannabis production field. He also oversees the selection and development of genetic strains and seeds.
Gerrit has a Horticulture Technician Diploma from Olds College, he has completed the Master Grower Short Course from NPK University and within the next year will have completed the Bachelors of Applied Science Degree (BASc) in Horticulture from Olds College. He supports various aspects of the growing process with a focus on integrated pest management strategies.
Geoff has a acquired knowledge in Applied Botany and Greenhouse Structures/Environment and is actively completing the Prairie Horticulture Certificate for Greenhouse Crop Production. He is responsible for leading various aspects of the growing process.