Learning & Development Specialis – Hartford Funds – Wayne, PA


Location:  Wayne, PA  (Please note that the role will be based in our Wayne, PA office in a hybrid working model beginning in early 2022).

Overview of the role:  Reporting to the Organizational Development Lead, this role will work across the organization to support leadership and talent development.   


  • Designing and delivering onboarding programs, as well as other L&D programs/initiatives in response to changing needs (Ex: early career development, mentoring etc.)
  • Providing L&D consultation to individuals, teams and programs
  • Identifying and designing learning options, including online and blended learning solutions to build capability within the organization
  • Assisting with developing and implementing programs and initiatives to build the capability of our leaders and staff
  • Developing, managing and coordinating training requirements for differing levels of the organization based on current and future capability and mandatory needs (sales, compliance etc.)
  • Mapping out annual training plans for internal teams
  • Selecting and recommending educational methods, certifications, conferences, workshops and e-learning courses
  • Facilitating regular soft-skills development, sales and management trainings
  • Assessing the impact of training on employee performance
  • Act as a liaison with external partners and outsource training, as needed
  • Evaluating feedback from trainees and trainers after each session
  • Promoting and marketing available training opportunities to employees as well as driving a learning culture
  • Assisting with development and implementation of a Learning Management System (LMS) to support the learning needs of the organization
  • Managing the L&D intranet page, ensuring information is relevant and targeted to the correct audience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years related experience
  • Asset Management or financial services experience preferred
  • Experience working with leaders at all levels of an organization (front line managers to senior executives)
  • Proven experience with talent management and talent development strategies
  • Knowledge of change management practices, organizational design and development techniques
  • Demonstrated ability at developing practical, solution-driven initiatives and effectively implementing and measuring the business impact
  • A highly effective communicator with the ability to clearly and concisely articulate ideas, concepts, and proposals
  • Excellent organizational, planning and documentation skills with thorough attention to detail
  • Work independently as well as collaboratively toward team and organizational goals, demonstrate good judgment with excellent follow-through
  • Impeccable integrity and sound judgment
  • Focus on building knowledge of the business and leverage that knowledge effectively in daily execution

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59157206
  • Location:
    Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Position Title: Learning & Development Specialist
  • Company Name: Hartford Funds
  • Industry: Banking / Accounting / Financial
  • Job Function: Training/Development
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $75,000.00 – $90,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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