Oaktree Capital Management

  • Senior Analyst, Talent and Development

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    Job Department
    Human Resources
  • Company Overview


    Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $122 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2018. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in credit, private equity, real assets and listed equities. The firm has over 900 employees and offices in 18 cities worldwide. 




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


    Responsibilities include:



    • 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 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 the firm-wide promotion guidelines;
    • Manages the performance/talent management system;
    • Oversees the mentoring program;
    • Collaborates with Talent Acquisition on Internship Program; 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;
    • 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 in diversity strategy and administration;
    • Participates in all Diversity Council workstreams and provides project support;
    • Delivers unconscious bias training;
    • Creates and schedules diversity training; and
    • Manages the Diversity Council roster, calendar and presentations.

    Onboarding / Orientation

    • Partners with Compliance and Shared Services to ensure compliance with the onboarding portal system;
    • Develops and monitors new hire onboarding surveys and analysis;
    • Manages new-hire events;
    • Manages weekly orientation in the L.A. office and ensures consistency with other locations; and
    • Creates and enhances comprehensive first-day orientation materials.

    HR Communication

    • Tracks and schedules all HR communications;
    • Partners with HR Department heads on review of HR communications;
    • Partners with Corporate Communications on HR communications schedule; and
    • Coordinates Oaktree Routes J Blog.

    Project Management / Administration

    • Project manages all T&D initiatives;
    • Manages T&D budget and monthly budget reconciliation;
    • Ensures compliance with ELC-10 and ELC-12; and
    • Writes and updates standard operating procedures for T&D processes.



    • Three to five years of experience within a professional firm;
    • Talent and training program content development experience;
    • Experience with Microsoft Project, Smartsheet and Workday preferred;
    • Presentation and facilitation experience a plus;
    • 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.


    Personal Attributes


    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
    • Strong initiative and a 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.




    Bachelor’s degree is required.


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