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Business Systems Manager


Kiva Confections ( is a world-class cannabis-infused edibles company in California, the largest cannabis market in the world. Kiva's line includes Kiva Chocolate Bars, Terra Bites, Petra Mints, Lost Farms Gummies & Chews, and Camino Gummies. Our products are crafted from premium ingredients and thoughtfully combined with California cannabis. Since our beginning in 2010, our goal has been to create confections that redefine what a cannabis confection ought to be. By applying art and science, we ensure a deliciously consistent experience.

We have high-reaching growth plans as the legal market and consumer adoption expand. Key growth initiatives include ambitious platform innovation, outstanding marketing, geographic expansion, strategic partnerships, and more. We are resourced for this spectacular growth and looking for great people to help take us to the next level.

The Kiva Business Systems Manager is one part software architect, one part product manager, one part consultant, and one part systems analyst who helps to coordinate and drive projects across the organization on a daily basis. The role reports to the VP of Information Systems and will be a key change agent in the organization.

This is the job for you if...

  • You have experience implementing ERP systems in mid-sized organizations.
  • You are fascinated by the cannabis industry, and maybe are already in it.
  • You’re excited at the opportunity to be deeply integrated into the business and engage deeply with stakeholders across ops, finance, marketing, sales, and leadership.
  • You have experience selecting and managing software vendors
  • You aren’t afraid to learn new software, meet new people, or dive into new projects
  • You’ve been told (more than once) that you’re scrappy, a progressive, a roll-up-the-sleeves, get stuff done type of person that is organized, honest and thoughtful.
  • You have VERY strong conversational communication skills

As Kiva's Business Systems Manager, you will...

  • Manage and oversee the execution of ERP implementation projects.
  • Coordinate with various departments to understand and document business requirements for new system implementations or upgrades.
  • Perform system configuration, integration, and testing activities.
  • Supervise the selection, design, justification, and implementation of IT solutions that improve business efficiency and productivity.
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date system and process documentation and ensure it is available for those who need to work with the system.
  • Monitor system performance metrics, and provide necessary reports.
  • Collaborate with IT teams, system owners, and end users to provide system support and troubleshoot issues.
  • Ensure data integrity, stability, and security of business systems.
  • Assist in the creation of training materials and provide user training.
  • Keep abreast of the latest technologies and trends, and recommend and implement technologies that will positively impact the business.

What we're looking for...

  • B.S. Degree in Information Management, Engineering, Computer Science, or Business Administration
  • Proven experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, or products.
  • Proven experience in managing and delivering ERP implementation projects.
  • Excellent understanding of project management principles.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities.
  • Superior knowledge in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of software solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

$120,000 - $140,000 a year

Please note, we consider a number of factors such as internal pay parity, relevant experience/skills, geographic location, etc.

Kiva Confections provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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