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Product Development Manager

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  • Provide leadership/direction for Canadian Consumer Products Division Product Development, including (but not limited to) team and project management, problem solving, risk assessment, establishing best practices, partnering with business team to influence strategy.
  • Cascade critical functional OGSM’s (objectives, goals, strategies and measures) to the Product Development team.
  • Execute plans for continuous improvement and create new and innovative strategies necessary to consistently meet our customer’s expectations (internal and external).
  • Coordinate and direct the activities of technical staff, including new product development, sensory testing, shelf life determination, commercialization, and other projects assigned (such as reformulation, brand maintenance and cost optimization of existing products).
  • Establish product development priorities through close coordination with cross functional business team.
  • Provide appropriate coaching and development for technical staff, including assigning, training and motivating team members to assure maximum effectiveness.
  • Participate in development and tracking of departmental budgets
  • Represent Product Development team internally (e.g. on cross functional business team) and externally (e.g. with customers, suppliers) with credibility.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a preference to those with an MBA being preferred
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in project management
  • Project Management Certifications or Six Sigma preferred
  • Product Development experience
  • Demonstrated ability to identify innovative opportunities and provide leadership for execution

Posted: November 29, 2018
Closes: January 28, 2019
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Plena Global Holdings Inc. is a medical cannabis production company meeting the soaring demands of a rapidly expanding global marketplace with cGMP grade medical cannabis products and assets.&n...