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Manager, IT Applications

Remote (Ontario, Canada) +1

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday


Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a remote work setting 


Travel into our facilities including but not limited to Ontario locations may be required


A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you! 


We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers. 


We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler. 


Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”.


We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together.


We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community. 


We’re searching for a dynamic leader to join our IT Division as our newest Manager, IT Applications. In this role, you will report into the Director, IT Commercial, Finance, & HR Solutions and lead a technical team that supports a variety of applications – such as, but not limited to, Microsoft D365, MS SharePoint, MS Teams.


You will leverage your strong leadership and technical skills to introduce innovative solutions that help shape the future of Aurora and allow us to open the world to cannabis. Sound interesting? Here is a little more… 


As the Manager, IT Applications you will…

  • Manage a team supporting technical application activities and foster their professional growth and development
  • Perform daily operational support of applications and liaise with business stakeholders to define and ensure SLAs and expectations are met 
  • Lead the implementation of all new system applications by developing roadmaps, defining functional and business requirements and developing and presenting business cases to senior leadership for approval
  • Ensure proper security measures are implemented to protect computing resources and critical data and train new users by ensuring IT Operational Documentation is relevant 
  • Participate in Audit Reviews and ensure applications are SOX compliant and work closely with other IT teams to ensure production applications are performing and operationally stable
  • Manage all aspects of business as it relates to IT application systems, including upgrades, testing, and coordinating service outages
  • Develop and manage departmental expenditures to ensure alignment with approved Capital and Operating budgets


You will be setup for success if you have…

  • Post-secondary education, such as a Bachelor’s Degree, in Computer Science or related field 
  • 15 + years of relevant work experience in the IT industry with 5 + years supporting Enterprise level applications and managing application teams (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • Prior leadership experience building and nurturing high-performing teams in remote locations and managing projects with cross-functional groups 
  • Strong technical experience and knowledge supporting applications such as CRM (MS Dynamics) and ERP (Sage X3 preferred) systems and collaborating with business units to define requirements and introduce solutions 


Bonus points if you have… 

  • Experience with cloud hosted applications in AWS/Azure and supporting custom configured COTS products 
  • Knowledge of the cannabis industry and experience working with highly integrated business units and systems to deliver sound solutions 

 

We know you’re the right candidate because… 

  • You’re a natural relationship builder who can collaborate with all levels of the organization in remote environments to drive business value 
  • You’re a strong communicator with the ability to convey complex technical terms in simple and engaging formats to elevate the user experience 
  • You’re an expert at root cause analysis and enjoy tackling challenges and finding solutions quickly in fast-paced environments 
  • You’re a people-oriented leader who goes above and beyond to nurture the success of others 


Life@Aurora

With us, you'll find a place where you belong and love where you work with competitive compensation, stock options, RRSP matching, performance bonuses, remote-work, benefits, virtual happy hours, 420 celebrations and more! We will go above and beyond to prioritize your success and help you #GrowWithAurora. Learn more by visiting our Careers Page - Careers - Aurora Global Leader in Cannabis (auroramj.com)


Next steps

Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email. 


Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. 


We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).

 

Diversity and inclusion

At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.


Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!

 

Health and safety

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.

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