Human Resources Business Partner

4Front is a fast-moving national cannabis grower, distributor, and retailer. We’re building a responsible, values-based and people-focused company that informs regulation through practice, ensures access to cannabis through service, and provides value through job creation and community engagement. The HRBP will lead all people strategy initiatives to ensure our business successfully moves forward. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure HR execution and performance in all areas of HR processes and programs to include the implementation of talent programs, engagement/retention, career pathing, employee relations, and performance management initiatives. The HRBP will be hands-on for our retail, cultivation, production, and manufacturing sites located in Georgetown, Brookline, Worcester, and Holliston. HRBP will have daily, direct interaction and communication with employees and management. A successful candidate will be highly motivated and can build professional relationships quickly and naturally. APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE: https://4frontventures.com/careers/a566abdc-2cb5-47a6-bbe5-3021bed82341/

Responsibilities

Create, lead, and execute HR initiatives that are in-line with business objectives: talent attraction, retention, development & training, engagement, succession planning, performance management, legal/regulatory compliance, compensation, policies & procedures, SOP’s, etc., Staying informed on industry trends, Total Rewards and Value Proposition strategies

Lead succession planning discussion and provide insight of skill gap analysis, Maximize employee performance systems, Support employee relations and performance management with managers, Build positive relationships with internal stakeholders, Advise leadership through data analysis and reporting solutions

Respond to requests, develop creative solutions, and ensure resolution, Investigate workplace concerns, Employee coaching; understanding/anticipating needs and concerns, Maintain visibility through site visits and employee interaction

Drive HR budget planning, cost analysis and reporting, Coach and mentor HR support team, Conduct internal investigations, Assess staffing optimization and human capital needs, Partner with management on high-risk separations, Compensation planning: Wage adjustments, position changes, etc.

Physical Requirements

Lift and carry materials weighing up to 25 pounds

Operate a variety of standard office equipment including a computer, telephone, calculator, copy, continuous and repetitive arm, hand, and eye movement

Ability to sit at a desk and work at a computer for several hours

Ability to wear PPE as required to host facility tours

Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee primarily will work indoors at a cultivation and -production facility and on occasion be required to wear personal protective equipment. While in the retail locations, there may be interactions with clients from the public.

Travel to/from meetings and to various locations

NOTE: This job description may not be all-inclusive. Employee may be asked to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Experience

Minimum Experience Required:

3+ years progressive HR experience with working knowledge of multiple human resources disciplines

Reliable transportation and ability to travel weekly to site locations

MA State employment law specifics

Willingness and proven ability to handle tactical duties as well as focus on strategy

Strong business acumen and analytical skills

Ability to work under pressure and consistently achieve required deadlines

Very detail-oriented, but also able to see “big picture.” Ability to think both analytically and creatively

Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

Organization effectiveness

Working knowledge utilizing Microsoft Office 365 software suite

Preferred Experience:

Manufacturing, Retail

Strong Excel, PPT

SharePoint

Education

Required:

PHR / SHRM-CP

Bachelor’s degree or above in Human Resources, Business Administration, or experience equivalent

About 4Front Ventures Inc

4Front is a fast-moving national cannabis grower, distributor, and retailer. As advocates and pioneers who have helped set the tone for the industry, we’re building a responsible, values-based and people-focused company that informs regulation through practice, ensures access to cannabis through service, and provides value through job creation and community engagement.

4Front currently owns, operates or manages cultivation and production facilities and retail facilities across 5 states with headquarters in Arizona. We operate one of the largest cannabis-product manufacturing facilities in the world, producing top-selling national brands. On the retail side, 4Front believes it has invested heavily in building a scalable and customer-centric retail model, including best-in-class training and support.

From plant genetics to the cannabis retail experience, 4Front’s team applies expertise across the entire cannabis value chain. As we grow, we will always look for ways to use our platform to replace prohibition with opportunity. We see that as a noble calling. It’s worth working hard to accomplish it.




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