Project Manager

Lifeist Wellness Inc. Toronto, ON 2022-01-29
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Who We Are

Lifeist is a new, bold, and disruptive type of wellness company, striving to connect the world with safe, innovative and often daring pathways to individual definitions of wellness.

Health & wellness is evolving and becoming increasingly complicated. Lifeist is a global health platform striving to connect the world with safe, innovative and daring pathways to their individual definition of wellness. Whether humans need to find a product that makes them feel relaxed, energetic, productive, or internally healthier, Lifeist will connect them with these innovative solutions and if they don't exist, create them.

Lifeist’s portfolio of businesses include: which provides Canadian customers with a diverse selection of cannabis products and accessories, and its U.S. customers with hemp-derived CBD and smoking accessories; CannMart’s Canadian recreational cannabis distribution business facilitating sales to a number of provincial government control boards; and CannMart Labs Inc., a state-of-the-art BHO extraction facility set to produce higher margin cannabis concentrate products.

Our Positioning - Higher Living

Our Mission - To Let The Normal Human Unlock Extraordinary

Our Vision - To Simplify Your Path To Wellness


• Oversees and drives CannMart/CannMart Labs facility initiatives and projects

• Oversees and coordinates all new product launches, including co-manufactured products

• Manages projects throughout all stages - including directing resources, sub-trades, scheduling and budget forecasts

• Establishes safe work practices and procedures within each project plan and execution

• Provides regular updates and recommendations on the project status, including milestones achieved, mitigation plans for identified risks, and changes in project scope and/or financials

• Enforces compliance with internal and external regulatory bodies, including Health Canada

• Prepares project work plans and schedules, and obtain management/client approval

• Ensures involved parties receive appropriate training and information required to conduct their activities in a safe and healthy manner

• Anticipates potential roadblocks and develops solutions to prevent issues from arising.

• Facilitates effective communication between internal and external parties to ensure mutual understanding of requirements and timelines

• Provides leadership and support to ensure consistent and effective use of corporate project management tools

• Develops and implements metrics to measure progress and efficiency of the project management team to meet goals and deliverables

• Organizes and conduct meetings with project team, stakeholders and management

• Oversees financial and service aspects of contracts

• Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

• Ability to work effectively with and lead a cross-functional team

• Ability to work under strict timelines in a fast-paced industry

• Solid leadership and interpersonal skills

• Effective verbal and written communication skills

• High level of professionalism, integrity and ethics

• Strong project management skill set

• Results-oriented through well-built problem solving and analysis

• Strategic thinking with the ability to negotiate and positively influence peers

• Must demonstrate dynamism with the ability to drive complex financial and contractual initiatives

Education and Experience:

• Experience working in a quality-driven environment with an understanding of ISO and GMP requirements

• Professional Project Manager (PMP) Designation preferred

• Knowledge of or experience in the emerging cannabis industry

• Experience working in a pharmaceutical or lab environment

• Knowledge of ERP systems and supply chain systems considered an asset

• Experience in sales or supply chain for beverage alcohol or consumer packaged goods considered an asset