Senior Cultivation Manager


This role will focus on production, infrastructure, implementing strategies that align with the business, team management and the constant pursuit of growth and improvement.

Working with: Senior Manager of Greenhouse, and C-Suite

Managing: Team of 12 full time, and 50+ temp staff

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  • Focus on, and document, consistent implementation of our processes from clone to harvest.
  • Work with our engineering and maintenance teams to ensure infrastructure is healthy and functioning as needed.
  • Execute the nutrition, irrigation and IPM programs and react appropriately to information as it comes available throughout a crop.
  • Regularly assess plant health, implement preventative measures, and troubleshoot issues as they arise.
  • Utilize expert knowledge to optimize greenhouse growing conditions, including monitoring and sharing information on environmental factors such as lighting, temperature, and humidity impacts
  • Optimize cannabis plant health and productivity by focusing on effective crop work strategies from clonal propagation through vegetative growth and flower development
  • Design, implement and optimize effective strategies for crop production with an attention to detail and a commitment to flower quality.

Cultivation Leadership:

  • Working with the Cultivation Labour Manager to develop and implement cultivation schedules to efficiently utilize team hours and optimize plant growth cycles.
  • Collaborate with the strategy and crop science team to create and optimize innovative and efficient growing techniques.
  • Control changes through careful trialing and present opportunities to leadership to improve yield and quality and/or reduce cost.

Team Management:

  • Work closely with the Cultivation Labour Manager to structure teams and create a culture of accountability and ownership within each compartment of the greenhouse.
  • Oversee a diverse team of 40+ individuals, including Managers, Supervisors, Team Leads, Technicians, and Operators.
  • Provide leadership, mentorship, and training to foster professional development among team members.
  • Implement effective communication strategies to ensure seamless collaboration across departments.
  • Recruit, onboard and performance manage team members.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Regularly review and analyze production metrics to identify areas for improvement and increased efficiency.
  • Collaborate with the Operations and Research teams to implement new technologies and methodologies to enhance production outcomes.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, advancements, and regulatory changes to ensure compliance and maintain a competitive edge.


  • 4+ years of Cultivation leadership experience within a company.
  • Proven experience in managing large-scale greenhouse cultivation operations, with a focus on greenhouse environment control.
  • In-depth knowledge of cannabis cultivation techniques, plant biology, and greenhouse technologies.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture, Agriculture, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Good attitude.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse workforce.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities, especially in high-pressure situations.
  • Familiarity with Canadian cannabis regulations and compliance standards.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to leave your ego at the door, and work in strong collaboration with our existing team and the historic knowledge already in place.

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