Manager - Retail Risk Management at Cresco Labs | Powderkeg

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Cresco Labs is one of the largest public, vertically integrated, multistate operators in the cannabis industry. Our portfolio of in-house cultivated and manufactured brands features some of the highest quality, most awarded and most popular cannabis products in America. With dozens of locations nationwide, our owned and operated Sunnyside® dispensaries provide a welcoming, positive, judgement-free place to shop for anyone at any point on their cannabis journey.

Founded in 2013, Cresco Labs’ mission is to normalize and professionalize cannabis through our passionate employees. As stewards of the cannabis industry, our teams are constantly focused on supporting the needs of our fellow colleagues, consumers, customers, and communities alike. With a focus on Social Equity and Educational Development, our SEEDTM initiative ensures that our company reflects the communities in which we serve, ensuring equal opportunity for all to have the knowledge and resources to work in and own businesses in cannabis.

At Cresco Labs, we aim to revolutionize and lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on quality and consistency of product, and to bring legitimacy to the industry with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

If you’re interested in joining our mission, click the below links to join our team today!

MISSION STATEMENT

At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.

JOB SUMMARY

As Cresco Labs accelerates the growth of our Sunnyside* retail business, the company is seeking a Manager Risk Management, reporting to the Director, Risk Management, who will be responsible for leading the strategy and execution of all risk management across our national retail business. This role will support the development and tactical operation of risk management programs including security, loss prevention, business continuity planning and response, emergency planning and response and more. The Manager will need to establish and maintain impactful relationships with internal and external partners including retail leadership, compliance and regulatory, human resources, vendors, and law enforcement agencies. This role requires a candidate with significant security and business continuity program management, a strong crisis response background and loss prevention investigation experience as well as someone with the ability to remain agile in a rapid pace environment.

**CORE JOB DUTIES **

  • Lead the investigation, reporting and incident management programs for all retail locations
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of physical security, associate safety and asset protection for our retail locations.
  • Assist in the risk management tasks for audits, investigations and reporting on possible violations of policy as well as safety issues, communicating areas of risk to proper internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensures that proper policies and procedures are followed, identify gaps in process adherence and recommend corrective measures.
  • Assist with the development of security and safety training that is to be provided to retail teams nationwide.
  • Assists with Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) strategy and execution including simulations, process development, documentation and employee and stakeholder communications.
  • Analyzes data and identifies trends across all relevant KPIs including loss prevention and shrinkage, security metrics, business continuity metrics, risk assessments and more.
  • Main point of contact for all external security vendor relationships including tracking spend amounts, inspecting and approving invoices, coordinating coverage concerns and ensuring services rendered are within the agreed scope of work.

**REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS **

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience, with at least 4 years of experience in corporate security, loss prevention or asset protection preferably in a multi-unit retail business.
  • Experience in a high growth and complex industry or company and must have the ability to adapt to face-paced, highly dynamic business environments.
  • Highly motivated, self-directive, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with resourcefulness.
  • Acts with a clear sense of integrity, ownership and accountability, ensuring stakeholders are clear on the role risk management will play in support of their goals.
  • Strong business acumen including data analytics, attention to detail, excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as end-to-end project management.
  • Experience with various loss prevention analytics reporting systems; ideally from inception to daily use.
  • Certification(s) in interviewing techniques preferred.
  • CPP, PSI or CBCP Certification preferred
  • Passion for all things retail. You bring excitement that rallies others around our vision.
  • You are a builder; you are comfortable building process and procedure from the ground up, being scrappy with resources and not afraid to roll up your sleeves and make it happen.

BENEFITS

Cresco Labs is proud to offer eligible employees a robust offering of benefits including, major medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(K)-match program, FSA/HSA programs, LTD/STD options, life insurance and AD&D. We also offer eligible employees paid holidays and paid time off. Other rewards may include annual discretionary bonuses, stock options as well as participation in our employee discount program. Benefits eligibility for permanent positions may vary by full-time or part-time roles, location, or position.

COMPENSATION

In accordance with any local and state compensation laws, the estimated range of compensation is $80,000 - $100,000 + bonus eligible. Final offer details and future compensation may be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to, geographic location, market compensation data, skills, experience and other relevant factors. For questions about this please discuss with your recruiter during the interview process.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
  • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) Notice to Applicants:
Please read the [California Employee Privacy

Notice](https://www.sunnyside.shop/california-employee-privacy-notice)[ ](https://www.crescolabs.com/california-employee-privacy-notice/)(“CA Privacy Notice”) regarding Sunnyside* and its affiliate Cresco Labs’ policies pertaining to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information. This CA Privacy Notice supplements the information contained in the Sunnyside* Privacy Policy and applies to California resident employees and job applicants. Applicants with disabilities may access this notice in an alternative format by contacting CCPAnotice@crescolabs.com

Reporting a Scam:

Cresco Labs is aware of fictitious employment offers being circulated from various sources. Many of these schemes consist of an alleged offer of employment with Cresco Labs with the intention of gaining personal information, including payment and/or banking information. Be aware that fraudulent job offers and correspondence may appear legitimate: they may feature a Cresco Labs logo, they may appear to originate from an official- looking email address or web site, or they may be sent by individuals purporting to represent Cresco Labs or an entity which includes the word Cresco Labs in its name.

Please note that Cresco Labs **does not **ask for payment or personal banking information as a condition of employment. Any personal information is requested for payroll or state badging purposes only. Applications can be securely submitted through our career’s pages.

We are working diligently to block this from happening. Beware if an

offer of employment looks too good to be true. Never divulge personal and banking information or send money if you are unsure of the authenticity of an email or other communication in the name of Cresco Labs.

If you are in doubt, please contact us at **[Report-a-

spam@crescolabs.com](mailto:Report-a-spam@crescolabs.com)** with questions.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Manager - Retail Risk Management
  • Company
    Cresco Labs
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
Ready to apply?
Ready to apply?