Planning Manager
Toronto, ON, Canada
2d ago

Legalization has opened up the recreational cannabis market in Canada, and the global demand for medical cannabis continues to expand.

In this exciting new environment, Canopy Growth’s mission is to be the No. 1 cannabis company in the world. We’re looking for incredible people to join us on the journey.

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 Therapeutics 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

The Planning Manager will be responsible for creating and managing the overall planning process, as it relates to retail stores, to maximize sales opportunities, optimize inventory levels, and exceed company profitability objectives.


  • Develop and manage category and product financial plans inclusive of sales, mark-up, inventory turn and margin with direction from Director, Retail Buying & Planning and in line with overall company sales, inventory and profitability objectives
  • Lead the forecasting process by obtaining the necessary information from cross-functional partners (for example, brand launches, new deliveries, seasonal variabilities) to identify trends, performance and concerns;
  • and making business recommendations as necessary

  • Leads the inventory management process and strategy improvement (for example, weeks of supply) by evaluating and identifying factors that impact store and item performance (for example, regulatory changes, store space, underperforming product) and making business recommendations as necessary
  • Develop and manage purchase budgets in partnership with buying, accounting for varying provincial regulatory requirements and potential supply constraints
  • Lead the weekly sales and inventory reporting process, identifying areas of opportunity and concern for the business to address as it relates to sales, inventory and margin
  • Partner with Allocators to ensure optimal inventory levels are being maintained in stores and profitability is being maximized
  • Partner with Supply & Logistics to maximize opportunities and develop strategies to feed inventory to stores working within regulatory restrictions and varying requirements by province
  • Other duties assigned
  • Experience

  • 2-3 years of Planning experience
  • Excellent / above average technical skills including MS Excel
  • Strong numbers aptitude; able to compile statistical reports
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; able to handle multiple priorities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Is comfortable working with limited resources; self starter
  • Enjoys building tools from the ground up
  • Flexible team player
  • Other Details

    This is a full-time position based out of Toronto, ON.

    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.

    Canopy Growth welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

    Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

    One last note : the chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.

    Thank you so much for your interest in Canopy Growth.

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