Director, Talent and Organization Development

Chicago, Illinois | Full-Time

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In close partnership with the SVP, People, business leaders and peers, the Director, Talent & Organizational Development will develop and help deploy strategies, tools and routines that will enable the engagement, performance and growth of our teams and company. Along with the demonstrated skills and experience, we are looking for a leader who welcomes solving challenging problems, has exceptional business judgment and relationship skills and enjoys developing the strategy as much as being a key member of the execution. This position is based out of our headquarters in Chicago, IL with some travel required to our national growing footprint.



Create and deploy a centralized onboarding and training strategy that can support the various needs of our business (production, retail, shared services)

Build and help support the implementation of annual talent processes such as goal setting and performance reviews

Develop and implement employee engagement strategies and culture change initiatives in partnership with the people team and business leaders

Identify leadership and organizational development needs and create programs to help our managers and teams grow

Build and support the execution of talent planning within the organization, focusing on critical roles and reinforcing follow-up on development plans and actions

Act as an organizational design coach and play a key role in shaping the future of the organization by developing and implementing organizational design strategies

Build out and lead a Talent & Organizational Development team that will support our future growth (Learning and Development, Talent Management, Culture and Engagement, Leadership Development)

Partner with VP of HR peers within Production, Retail and Shared Services, as well as our VP of Talent Acquisition and VP of Total Rewards to help implement initiatives. Gain insight and feedback for continuous improvement.



Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or related discipline with significant experience in HR or related field

Minimum 10 years of previous experience in a variety of Talent Management/HR Manager positions with increasing scope of responsibility, including prior roles in organization and talent development

Experience supporting multiple business units and functions

Demonstrated ability to drive HR strategic agenda using knowledge of the organization and its employees

Demonstrated ability to lead organizational change through strong influencing and change management skills in establishing trust, credibility and building collaboration at all levels of the organization

Ability to support and coach senior leaders when appropriate

Strong assessment skills coupled with excellent judgement and perspective on human resources opportunities

Experience leading teams

Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can effectively interface and collaborate with employees at all levels of the organization

Ability to travel 10-20% of the time to visit store and manufacturing locations

Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement


Additional Requirements 

Must pass any and all required background checks

Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Must possess valid driver’s license

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry

Green Thumb Industries, Inc. (GTI)
Green Thumb Industries, Inc. (GTI)
HQ: Chicago, Illinois

Green Thumb Industries Inc. manufactures, distributes, and sells various cannabis products for medical and adult-use in the United States. It offers cannabis flower; and processed and packaged products, including concentrates, edibles, and topical and other cannabis products under the Rythm, Dogwalkers, The Feel Collection, Beboe, and other brands.

Company size: ~2000

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  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7-10 Years
  • Full-Time
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