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Head of People

Human Resources (HR) Job ID: 1573493


This is the leading technology platform/retail operating system at the center of the Cannabis Industry. The robust software sets the standard for retail supply chain operations.

Through its innovative technology for retailers and brands, the company provides a robust breadth and depth of software solutions required to operate a successful modern dispensary. Solutions include point of sale, dispensary inventory management, omnichannel sales capabilities and multiple cashless payment options all on a mission-critical platform that ensures regulatory compliance across every supply chain transaction. The innovative platform also connects essential brands with their retailers through a centralized brand catalog with real-time market insights.

The extensible open API platform provides smooth integration into a variety of best-of-breed solutions, including CRM, marketplace, cashless payments and data analytics across the partner ecosystem, giving retailers everything they need to grow their business.


The Director (Head of) People is first and foremost directly responsible for driving a high performing startup culture via programs, strategic initiatives working under the guidance of the CFO and broader leadership team, directly overseeing a team of People/HR and Talent Acquisition professionals, and maintaining HR administration and systems for a 180 person Series C stage SaaS/Fintech startup serving state regulated cannabis retailers.


  • Maintain cadence of regular management training and development for 25+ people managers in the organization across varying levels of seniority
  • Career development and ladders where applicable for a growing organization
  • Annual compensation calibration
  • Elevating talent acquisition from recruiting to hiring consistency across culture, talent and potential
  • Directly manage a team of 4 talented personnel. 2 HR/People and 2 Talent acquisition resources
  • Developing and maintaining excellent corporate communications across the company – facilitating monthly company all-hands meetings, manager meetings.
  • Best practice new hire onboarding and offboarding processes.
  • Works directly with department managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters
  • Run People function in a manner that is aimed towards a company centric approach. For example, “at Treez we think about performance management as follows” not, “in Engineering we do X and in Finance we do Y”. 
  • HRIS, systems experience preferred. Ability to deal with data. 
  • Assists with initiatives regarding employee attraction, retention and engagement
  • Strategic thinking abilities, strong organizational skills, and excellent interpersonal skills. Be a partner and connector, who builds trusted relationships with leaders by providing deep insights and helping them see around corners
  • HR administration – Benefits administration, employee relations, personnel matters, maintain excellent personnel records documentation. 
  • Operate with a high level of trust and transparency.


  • 12+ years of experience in high growth organizations, preferably with some years at a successful startup.
  • 4+ years in managerial capacity.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field required. MBA preferred but not required.
  • Professional HR certifications required.
  • Strong knowledge of employment regulations and protocols. 
  • Highly organized with superior work ethic.
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Strategic thinking abilities, strong organizational skills.


Job ID# 1573493

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