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Vice President, Operations

Saje Natural Wellness

Vancouver, BC or Toronto, ON, BC/Ontario

Saje Natural Wellness, founded in 1992 in Vancouver, is a mission driven company that is passionate about helping people live healthier, happier and longer lives. The company formulates 100% natural products which are sold exclusively through their 73 experience-based retail locations throughout North America and online. Saje’s goal is to connect people with the healing power of plants by using ingredients sourced straight from nature.

With revenues of over $100 million, Saje has enjoyed significant growth and profitability in recent years. The Canadian store footprint has continued to outperform with best-in-class unit-level results. In the past year, the company has rapidly expanded into the US, opening 16 stores focused on markets primarily in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. Additional opportunities exist to leverage the brand’s health and wellness positioning into new adjacencies, such as home, baby and personal care; growing sales through the online channel; and further geographical expansion in the US as well as Europe and Asia.

With best in class operations core to driving growth and profitability, the President and Board have made the strategic decision to engage in a search to identify a talent end to end supply chain executive who is able to develop and implement an operating plan that optimizes structure, inventory management, distribution model, sourcing and manufacturing strategy, benchmarking, and internal and external customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate is a talented, forward-thinking, nimble and intrapreneurial CPG/retail executive with an expertise in end to end supply chain in a vertically integrated business model. They are a professional who has contributed significantly to the operational success and growth of a retailer/CPG/food manufacturer that produces that sells through both retail and ecommerce channels. Their deep knowledge of emerging strategies related to sourcing, logistics, inventory management, contract manufacturing, warehousing and retail and/or ecommerce fulfillment has led to best in class operation. The candidate is an open and transparent leader who believes in teamwork and collaboration. They are humble, authentic and an active listener. Their lifestyle and mantra align well with Saje’s brand promise.

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