Buyer/Purchasing Manager – Cannabis Dispensary & Lounge -San Francisco

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

URBANA International

Urbana is one of California’s leading cannabis dispensary brands with two award-winning locations in San Francisco and exciting expansion plans. Since first opening in 2016, Urbana has continually transformed how customers shop for and enjoy cannabis with a modern retail experience that appeals to everyone. We are looking for an experienced Cannabis Buyer with a proven track record of successful buying and retail experience as well as an active network of supply chain contacts in Northern California. The Urbana team is composed of exceptional personalities from the cannabis, retail, and hospitality industries seeking a progressive workplace that is committed to each guest visit being special. If you love working in an energized retail setting and have a creative and compassionate streak, you’ll thrive at Urbana and enjoy the excitement of an industry that is all about making people feel great! Your working hours will be divided between meeting with vendors, training staff and administrative tasks to complete the full cycle from purchasing to merchandising. You will be working closely with the CEO & General Manager to deliver all objectives. Qualities We Are Seeking: Detail-oriented Strong business acumen with advanced understanding of sales, purchasing and merchandising. Leadership, organizational, and multi-tasking skills Personable, positive, can-do attitude Capacity to take on a heavy workload and execute under tight deadlines Team player, willing to do all tasks necessary Results and sales driven Excellent verbal and written communicator Mathematical mindset, such as applying fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to products, invoices and pricing Excellent problem solver and solution-based thinker Roles and Responsibilities: Remain in compliance with all city and state regulations. Lead the development and management of unique and exceptional quality cannabis products. Execute regular margin analysis on all SKUs. Comprehensive business analysis of the purchasing department and path to scale Sales to Real Estate Analysis Develop strong relationships with leading producers of cannabis products and ensure that Urbana has uninterrupted access to industry-leading merchandise at competitive prices across all consumption formats. – Assist in the development of procurement and merchandising systems that establish industry-leading retail cannabis dispensaries in California. – Schedule and support vendor participation/activations in-store and our popular on-site consumption lounges with managers. Execute the full scope of the purchasing process from analyzing retail potential, sourcing, vendor meetings, evaluation, cost analysis, recommendations to Executives, creating a purchase order, receiving, merchandising, confirming shelf pricing, and educating staff. Maintain exceptional quality control on all products. Discuss, train and rectify any deficiencies immediately. Review requisitions and negotiate within budgetary limitations and scope of authority. Oversee that vendors are compliant with licensing obligations, delivery procedures, and payment handling. Provide continuing education to employees of all products. Education & Experience: Bachelor’s Degree Minimum 3 years experience as a Purchasing Manager, Buyer or Product Coordinator, preferably in the cannabis industry Proficiency in: Excel, Word and Google business software Proven multi-tasker, with strict attention to detail Must be 21 and undergo a background check after hire Must have knowledge of inventory and point of sale systems. Treez and METRC experience is a plus Ability to work a flexible schedule, occasional weekends based on business demands Benefits: Health, dental, vision and life insurance benefits Paid Vacation Semi-annual reviews Employee discounts Opportunity to grow with our expanding business We proudly support the San Francisco Equity Program. If you meet the criteria as an equity applicant at, please inform us in your cover letter for priority processing. Good Living Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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