Job Locations:
Los Angeles
New York


Based in downtown Los Angeles, the Assistant Vice President of Talent and Development provides strategic and project management support to global initiatives in leadership, diversity and inclusion, professional/team development, talent management, performance management, orientation and onboarding, employee engagement, and recognition.

The AVP of Talent and Development responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Collaborates on design, development, enhancement and facilitation of global T&D initiatives;

  • Partners with Head of T&D and HRBPs to conduct training/development needs analysis on T&D opportunities for Oaktree business units;

  • Researches T&D trends and best practices and suggests business solutions;

  • Generates reports and analyzes data to inform talent strategy; and

  • Collaborates in the design and implementation of the employee engagement survey.

Performance / Talent Management

  • Partners with the Head of T&D to manage the full-cycle performance review and goal setting process;

  • Partners with the Head of T&D in the development and execution of high potential and succession programs;

  • Participates in the development and management of firm-wide promotion guidelines;

  • Manages the performance/talent management Workday system;

  • Collaborates with D&I councils on key initiatives

  • Collaborates with Talent Acquisition on Internship and analyst programs; and

  • Collaborates with HRBPs on department offsite meeting support.

Oaktree University

  • Collaborates with Head of T&D on strategic direction for training;

  • Develops Oaktree University curriculum;

  • Assists in the design and implements eLearning strategy;

  • Oversees global harassment training and annual U.S. policy certification;

  • Assists in facilitation of T&D Lunch & Learns and training;

  • Oversees tuition assistance policy and process;

  • Oversees professional development program;

  • Creates annual training calendars for all T&D / Oaktree University training;

  • Researches training programs and potential trainer relationships; and

  • Manages training enrollment and participation.

Diversity & Inclusion

  • Partners with the Head of T&D and Diversity Council Co-Leads on diversity strategy, workstream activities, training and administration; and

Onboarding / Orientation

  • Partners with Compliance and HR Services to ensure compliance with the onboarding portal system;

  • Develops and monitors new hire onboarding surveys and analysis;

  • Manages new-hire and service anniversary events;

  • Manages weekly orientation in the L.A. office and ensures consistency with other locations; and

  • Creates and enhances comprehensive first-day orientation materials.

Project Management / Administration

  • Project manages all T&D programs and initiatives

  • Manages T&D monthly budget reconciliation;

  • Ensures system compliance with SOX policies and the annual review with auditors; and

  • Writes and updates standard operating procedures for T&D processes.

  • Manages learning platforms – LinkedIn Learning and Harvard Managed Mentor


  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant HR experience with a professional firm;

  • Significant presentation and facilitation experience;

  • Talent and training program content development experience;

  • Workday experience strongly preferred;

  • Experience with Microsoft Project and Smartsheet;

  • Proven ability to manage tasks with competing priorities and deadlines, independently determining order of priority and self-initiating other value-added tasks; and

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook.

  • Strong data analysis and reporting skills

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;

  • Strong initiative and self-starter with a proven ability to work with minimal supervision;

  • Outstanding organizational skills with a strong attention-to-detail;

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Works well under pressure and with time constraints;

  • Flexible and team-oriented with strong integrity and professionalism; and

  • Able to handle confidential situations with professionalism and tact.


A Bachelor’s degree is required.

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