Assistant Manager, Forecasting & Business Planning
Toronto, ON, Canada
3d ago

The Company

With millions of square feet of licensed cannabis production and operations spanning five continents, Canopy Growth Corporation ( Canopy Growth ) is the largest legal producer of cannabis in the world.

It is a listed company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (WEED), the New York Stock Exchange (CGC), and is part of the S&P Composite Index.

Its wholly owned subsidiaries including its flagship, Tweed, and international medical companies operating under the Spectrum Cannabis brand are leading producers of legal, regulated cannabis.

Headquartered in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canopy Growth recognizes that employees are at the core of its success, and takes pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration, and diversity.

Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue and increase our incredible momentum of growth.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager, Forecasting & Business Planning, the Assistant Manager Forecasting & Business Planning will be a key contributing member of the Sales Strategy team.

The ideal candidate will collaborate with sales, marketing, finance, and supply chain with a focus on data insights and analytics, trends, sales forecasting and program reviews, to collectively achieve Canopy Growth’s sales strategy and vision.


  • Develop, maintain and update monthly sales forecast in the planning software and become a gatekeeper for all assumptions
  • Continuously refine and adjust forecast assumptions by analyzing available data sources
  • Design, build and maintain adhoc tools and reports that support strategic business planning and analysis
  • Support Forecasting Manager to lead annual budget plans for Canadian Recreational Sales
  • Support the Manager, Forecasting & Business Planning in all Integrated Business Planning functions including :
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to aggregate and understand forecast inputs for bi-weekly IBP meetings.
  • Work with Innovation and Marketing teams to support forecasting of new innovations.
  • Acting as key support function for the Retail Operations team on cannabis business results and product supply.
  • Maintain and analyze competitive market information through consistent data collection and analysis of various POS data systems.
  • Responsible for the timely retrieval, processing, forecasting and analysis of business results and sales trends.
  • Work closely with the Sales, Marketing and Operations teams to provide insights into business performance and areas for improvement
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Economics, Statistics / Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an insights / analytics function providing actionable insights to internal or external clients
  • Proven experience in forecasting consumption, revenue and sizing the market for existing portfolio and innovation launches
  • Experience dealing with multiple sources of internal / external, structured / unstructured data
  • Advanced user of MS office suit (excel : Pivot Tables, Macros, VBA) and SQL
  • Hands-on proficient experience with visualization tools such as Tableau is considered an asset
  • Knowledge about promotional landscape and promotional optimisation techniques.
  • Knowledge of trade investment optimisation techniques.
  • Experience in Retail / CPG / Alcohol industry is considered an asset
  • Other Details

    This a full-time position based out of Toronto.

    We appreciate the interest from all candidates, and promise to review all applications, but we will only be contacting those who best fit the requirements.

    If you don’t hear from us, don’t fret; every resume we get is kept in our database for six months for consideration in future searches for talent.

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