Governance, Risk and Compliance Program Manager at LeafLink

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About LeafLink

LeafLink is the regulated cannabis industry's largest wholesale marketplace, providing licensed dispensaries the ability to order from their favorite brands, as well as a suite of software tools for those brands to manage and scale their operations.

With thousands of retailers and thousands of brands across 26 territories in the US and Canada, we are setting the industry standard for how cannabis businesses grow together. LeafLink annually processes and manages more than $1 billion in wholesale cannabis orders - you can learn more about our history and path to $1B here http://firstbillion.leaflink.com/.

Our team, backed by funding from leading VC's, including Thrive Capital and Lerer Hippeau is poised to define the cannabis supply chain through technology. LeafLink was named one of Built In NYC's 'Best Places to Work in 2021', as well as one of Fast Company's 'Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Enterprise for 2020', joining the ranks of Amazon, Slack, and VMWare - and we're just getting started!

The Role

At LeafLink, we work hard to earn our users’ trust every day. Gaining & retaining this trust is critically important to LeafLink’s success. LeafLink is seeking an experienced Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Program Manager to join our fast-growing team, reporting directly to the Head of Enterprise Risk & Compliance. In this role, you will be involved in the development, implementation, and ongoing management of LeafLink Inc.’s GRC Program. 

The Enterprise Risk and Compliance (ERC) team is responsible for maintaining a strong culture of compliance throughout the LeafLink organization. The ERC team is responsible for a variety of Risk and Compliance Programs, including but not limited to: Policy Management, Risk Assessment, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, Third Party Vendor Risk, etc. 

The GRC Program Manager will help develop and implement LeafLink’s technology and vendor risk programs to ensure we are following the policies and regulations that impact our innovative projects. This role aligns the best practices of program management with GRC subject matter expertise, while also requiring the ability to influence, partner, and strategically think to scale the organization. The person filling this role should be comfortable developing a GRC program in collaboration with a wide breadth of key stakeholders. The individual for this role should have a focus on scalable operations, innovation to challenge the status quo. The individual should be a force multiplier for the team working cross-functionally to deliver commitments, such as SOC2 certification. 

Responsibilities
  • Lead the Governance, Risk, & Compliance (GRC) function within the Enterprise Risk and Compliance group and help to design, implement, and continuously improve programs to address key company risks and prepare internal teams for independent assessments against regulatory and compliance frameworks
  • Guide LeafLink to solve complex, cross-functional challenges related to compliance programs such as: SOC 2, BCP, DR and more
  • Support the Head of Enterprise Risk & Compliance in driving & scaling global compliance programs while leading ongoing risk and compliance initiatives and monitoring control effectiveness
  • Establish the development of GRC governance models, programs, and procedures and support the implementation of controls for conducting audits to enable the tracking, measurement, reporting and evaluation of the design and effectiveness of controls across our portfolio
  • Champion compliance initiatives by building deep, collaborative relationships with cross-functional leaders throughout the organization and review new risks and controls requirements arising from new business lines, technology implementations and transformation efforts
  • Support the development and implementation of a comprehensive GRC tool
  • Develop talent and build training programs to grow team members and foster a strong controls culture
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Qualifications
  • 8-10 years of experience implementing and managing compliance programs for a SAAS, Marketplace or Fintech company
  • Ability to build and cultivate strong relationships and be seen as a valued business partner
  • Capable of working with teams and commit to deadlines, fostering a positive work environment; Strong team player, capable of dealing with complex issues IT infrastructure and applications
  • Exhibits proven ability to influence, communicate, collaborate and present 
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of security risk identification, analysis, assessment, and mitigation within business
  • Knowledge and experience in IT, security, and cloud or technical operations processes such as SOX IT, PCI, FFIEC, SOC 2, CIS CSC, NIST, and ISO principles
  • Demonstrates detailed knowledge in specific areas of cybersecurity, information security, risk assessments, IT general controls and cloud controls
  • Ability to set strategy and plan ahead for upcoming audit tasks and works internally to ensure key tasks are scheduled timely
  • Ability to actively manage competing deliverables to meet business commitments and partners' expectations
Benefits
  • Flexible PTO to give our employees a little extra R&R when they need it  
  • Competitive compensation and 401k 
  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision) 
  • Commuter Benefits through a Flexible Spending Account
  • A robust stock option plan to give our employees a direct stake in LeafLink’s success
LeafLink’s employee-centric culture has earned us a coveted spot on BuiltInNYC’s Best Places to Work for in 2021 list. Learn more about LeafLink’s history and the path to our First Billion in Wholesale Cannabis Orders here.
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Technology we use

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Location

In the heart of the Financial District, we're accessible to most subway lines, the path train, and ferries, with almost too many lunch options!

An Insider's view of LeafLink

What are some social events your company does?

As someone hired and working remotely, I’m grateful for the fun opportunities - like virtual happy hours, one-on-one chats and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) LeafLink has to engage our teams. I’m grateful to help lead our Women of LeafLink ERG by planning programming that builds community and promotes a diverse and inclusive environment for women.

Jenna

Business Insights Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

On a large scale, the LeafLink team collaborates during “Huddle Booze Report” (HBR), a biweekly meeting where team leaders present on company KPIs, accomplishments, and challenges (with some beers). Every member of the team is welcome to comment or ask questions, bringing forth their thoughts and ideas.

Claire

Director of Operations, Marketplace

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

As co-founder and CTO it’s important for me to maintain official communication channels with teams and individuals. We have various meetings that bring leadership together with teams which include sprint demos, retrospects, daily standups and one on one meetings. Open communication supports alignment and productivity something we are all about here

Zach

Co-Founder and CTO

What projects are you most excited about?

There is so much to be excited about, but I'm most excited about the impressive storage, fulfillment, and transportation services and related software experiences that are evolving at LeafLink. The vision is something the industry truly hasn’t seen and it will propel LeafLink further ahead of anyone in the industry while our customers scale with us

Hostos

Director of Product

What are LeafLink Perks + Benefits

LeafLink Benefits Overview

LeafLink provides:

- Flexible PTO to give our employees a little extra R&R
- Competitive compensation and 401k
- Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision)
- Commuter Benefits through a Flexible Spending Account
- A robust stock option plan to give our employees a direct stake in LeafLink’s success
- Wellness perks that include free Citibike memberships and 12-months free of TalkSpace.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Leaflink offers voluntary long-term and short-term disability plans.
Dental Benefits
LeafLink's dental plan has no deductible and covers 100% of preventative services, including X-rays, and has a $5 co-pay.
Vision Benefits
Our vision plan covers annual eye exams and lenses after a $20 copay. Frames and contact lenses are covered up to $100 annually.
Health Insurance Benefits
Leaflink offers a range of Aetna plans that cover both in network and out of network providers, and have copays as low as $20. We also have complimentary enrollment in One Medical and Teladoc.
Life Insurance
Our voluntary Life Insurance plans offer our employees financial stability and security.
Wellness Programs
LeafLink offers discounted Gym memberships to its full time employees.
Mental Health Benefits
Free 12-month Talkspace membership
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
LeafLink's 401k plan offers a broad range of available funds, including Vanguard, Fidelity, and American Funds.
Company Equity
LeafLink offers stock options through our Stock Option Plan.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Leaflink's Flexible PTO policy allows our team to execute ferociously, with the knowledge that they will be able to rest and recharge when they need to.
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Leaflink offers 11 days per year for Major Holiday observance.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
LeafLink's casual dress policy allows our employees to work however they feel most comfortable, whether that be in tie-die t-shirts and shorts or jeans and a sweatshirt.
Commuter Benefits
LeafLink offers pre-tax commuter benefits to all full time employees.
Company Outings
LeafLink has quarterly team outings, an annual holiday party, and an annual incentive trip.
Stocked Kitchen
LeafLink offers unlimited snacks, tea and coffee.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
LeafLink has a generous annual budget for attending industry conferences and events.
Lunch and learns
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