HR Manager

Fluent   Tampa, FL   Full-time     Other
Posted on May 26, 2023
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Fluent Cannabis is looking for a Human Resource Manager for our Tampa, Florida, Cultivation and Manufacturing facility. The HR Manager will lead, direct and run the daily functions of the Human Resource department, including hiring and interviewing staff, administering compensation, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices. In addition to day-to-day HR responsibilities, the candidate must have a strong employee relations background. 

This position will play a key role in the success of the organization by providing a welcoming onboarding experience, handling employee relations issues, performance management, and implementing HR best practices. 

The ideal candidate will have substantial human resources, employment law, and employee relations background and should be hands-on, self-motivated, team-oriented, organized, and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment. 


• Develops HR strategies, policies, and practices in conjunction with department heads and management.

• Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organization's human resource and talent strategy, particularly regarding current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.

• Provides support and guidance to management and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.

• Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.

• Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs, including but not limited to hiring, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.

• Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.

• Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.

• Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, recommends best practices, and reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.

• Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.

• Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.

• Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.

• Will support on-site recruiter and may occasionally help with recruiting and interviews and help facilitate hiring qualified job applicants for open positions; will collaborate with departmental managers and recruiter to understand skills and competencies required for openings.

• Performs other duties as assigned


$65000 USD per year

Required Skills


Bachelor's degree in human resources, Business Administration, or related field or equivalent on-the-job experience

At least 5 years of human resource management experience in a manufacturing facility or similar industry is preferred

SHRM-CP is a plus


• Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

• Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization's HRIS and talent management systems

Desired Skills


• Strong leadership skills.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict-resolution skills

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate

• Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality

• Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

• Customer-focused attitude and trust-building behaviors in all dealings are essential and required

About Fluent

Cansortium Inc is a vertically integrated cultivator, processor, formulator, and retailer of Premium Cannabis Products currently operating in Florida, Pennsylvania and Texas as Fluent Cannabis, as well as in Michigan through its in-market partner. Our purpose is to compassionately provide patients access to the highest level of medical cannabis in an unrivaled, professional healthcare environment with outstanding customer service. Patient care always comes first at Fluent and our standards, practices, and performance is unmatched.

We are looking for leaders who want to work alongside great talent and create a positive work experience for their team. We are focused on continuous improvements, which creates development opportunities, engaged feedback, and increased contributions towards our goals as a leader in the medical cannabis industry.

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Fluent provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical, dental and vision and supplemental insurance, paid time-off program, and non-matching 401k plan.

Equal opportunity employer

Fluent is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other classification protected by law.


Tampa , FL