Join a team that is changing millions of lives. Transforming smiles, changing lives At Align Technology, we believe a great smile can transform a person’s life, so we create technology that gives people the confidence to take on whatever’s next. We revolutionized the orthodontic industry with the introduction of the Invisalign system, and we have never lost sight of that spirit of innovation. Our diverse and collaborative teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Ready to join us? About this opportunity Align is the industry leader and innovator in medical devices which focuses on revolutionizing the dental and orthodontic industry. Align Canada is looking for a Senior Manager of Education for our Toronto, ON location. This role will be part of a culture that is helping to improve lives every day through digital dentistry. The Senior Manager of Education will be responsible for championing and translating the customer and commercial needs and developing learning solutions and events to meet them. They will develop the educational strategy and tactics based on needs identified by industry and customer feedback, field inputs and defined needs assessments. Working closely with the departmental Director, professional and product marketing, sales team and others cross functionally to ensure inter-departmental alignment and process, will provide strategic guidance and tactical support to the commercial functions. This person should have operated in a similar role in a company of scale. They will work with internal teams, industry organizations, and external vendors to flawlessly deliver world class events, programs that drive successful results against established strategic objectives, timelines and financial goals. In this role, you will… Conceive and design an education strategy, programs and outreach to fulfill goals and objectives for the market in Canada Collaborate with other senior leaders and other related parties to develop guiding principles, strategies and plans; conduct comprehensive needs assessments; determine education, training and development priorities based on assessed needs, business impact and available resources. Guide the production of education and training development of internally or externally developed learning solutions for a variety of topics and delivery methods including learning campaigns, e-Learning and instructor-led content specific to Canada’s market needs. Steer the process for Professional Relations including identifying and engaging new advisors, consultants and speakers Serve as liaison between consultants/speakers and Sales and Marketing when necessary Assess and fully understand current and future competitive landscape, and help define key areas for training on safe and effective use of Align products. Lead the strategic thought and creative development of event initiatives, proactively managing a team responsible for all event needs from branding, agenda design, content creation, and venue selection to event execution. In this role, you’ll need … 7+ years of experience in management of best-in-class learning and development environments with a company of scale 10+ years of experience in the healthcare education or related field required Proven experience building and launching technology-enabled learning programs. A track record of ensuring the successful implementation of leadership and development initiatives. Ability to operate in a complex, matrixed organization and feel comfortable operating in ambiguous business situations Demonstrated ability to construct and lead programs as well as build from the ground up – versus simply maintaining – will be critical. Ability to influence senior leaders internally to gain support for initiatives, and to execute against the deliverables of an opportunity Exceptional communication skills around sharing and influencing the strategy of the business This leader must be engaging, dynamic, highly visible, and proactive. Knowledge of current and future trends/practices in learning and development Expertise in adult learning theories, systems thinking, and organizational culture.. Not the right fit? Don’t worry, Align is quickly growing so we are creating more opportunities to expand our Align family. Please consider joining our Talent Network to receive notifications about future jobs or sharing this opportunity with others in your network. About Align Align Technology is a publicly traded medical device company that is transforming smiles and changing lives. Our global team of talented employees develop innovative technology, tools and treatment options to help dental professionals worldwide achieve the clinical results they expect. Our digital ecosystem combines the power of technology to create beautiful smiles through the integration of AI and machine learning, digital imaging and visualization, biomechanics and material science to develop the Invisalign system, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world; iTero Intraoral Scanners and OrthoCAD digital services. Did you know? Align is the world’s largest manufacturer of custom 3D-printed materials. By joining Align, you will be part of a global, fast-growing company in one of the most dynamic industries. Great people, innovative technologies, and meaningful work – these are just some of the things employees say make Align Technology a great place to work. We respect your privacy. Please review our Applicant Privacy Policies for additional information. Global Diversity Statement: At Align, we believe in the power of a smile, and we know that every smile is as unique as our employees. As we grow, we will continue building a workforce of diverse cultural backgrounds and life experiences and fostering a culture of open-mindedness and compassion for all our employees. We live our company values by promoting healthy people and healthy communities. All with the intent of changing millions of lives, one unique smile at a time.