Strategic HR Advisor at 15 Five | Powderkeg

Location: US, Remote

Employment Type: Full Time Exempt

Team: Customer Success

Building on their own experiences as HR professionals, the Strategic HR Advisor analyzes data and trends, understands a customer’s desired outcomes, creates evidence-based recommendations, and co-creates action plans with our customer’s HR team to help our customers achieve their desired outcomes more quickly and efficiently. The Strategic HR Advisor must cultivate and maintain “trusted advisor” subject-matter expertise, demonstrating 15Five’s values throughout. As part of our Customer Experience team, the Strategic HR Advisor must identify and co-create new ways for 15Five to better serve our customers as we co-create customer transformation.


  • Deliver indispensably valuable HR advisory services for HR leaders and teams

  • Leveraging deep HR expertise, assist customers in conceptualizing and enabling HR programs to support outcomes supported by 15Five technology and services

  • Positively influence annual recurring revenue, customer health, gross revenue retention, and net revenue retention by delivering formal services

  • Collaborate effectively with customer success and other 15Five teammates

  • Co-create true partnership that scales

  • Collaborate effectively with 15Five colleagues using systems, processes, and technology

  • Co-create content and processes for People Strategy & Insights team

  • Co-create content and processes for CX team

  • Co-create content and experiences for marketing, sales, customer success, community, etc.


  • Knowledge of Strategic HR - Understands the needs of HR leaders and how to partner with them to influence executives, leaders, managers, individual contributors, and teams
  • Quantitative and qualitative data analysis - Translates 15Five data and external data into insights about a particular account or industry perspective
  • Business case development - Translates evidence-based recommendations into business value to facilitate adoption of recommendations
  • Change management expertise - Co-creates realistic, but ambitious plans to realize business value of taking actions and leveraging 15Five platform
  • Executive presence and influence - Respected as a trusted advisor by CHRO and other C-level executives
  • Compelling communication - Can inspire and motivate customer action
  • Continuous learning - Proactively requests feedback from customers and colleagues to understand gaps in knowledge, skills, and processes, then closes those gaps
  • HR Industry Acumen - continually looking for ways to add value by keeping pace with HR specific knowledge and trends


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience within Human Resources; Master’s degree and HR Certifications are preferred
  • At least 4+ years of experience in HR at the HR BP level or above
  • Experience overseeing employee engagement programs, performance management including goal-setting and reviews, and learning & development preferred
  • Portfolio of experiences leading and/or substantially influencing organizational change, from needs analysis to achievement of desired outcomes
  • Strong analytical capabilities to understand the relationship between customer data, relevant trends, and a customer’s desired outcomes to co-create effective action plans
  • Highly collaborative and effective communicator with all levels in an organization, primarily at the CHRO and C-level
  • Professional HR memberships and demonstrated engagement with HR communities


  • Monday: Deliver services, meet with customer success and AE’s to discuss account plans for renewal and expansion accounts, 15Five Boost
  • Tuesday: Deliver services, Team meeting, 1-on-1 with manager
  • Wednesday: Deliver services,, provide peer feedback, update team documentation
  • Thursday: Deliver services, deep work on a team project for a couple hours, review peer feedback
  • Friday: Deliver services, complete 15Five check-in, review upcoming week’s services, ensure that all account Slack channels are up to date from the week’s services

ABOUT 15Five

15Five is the holistic performance management company. 15Five equips HR teams with a complete platform solution to improve manager effectiveness, drive high performance and engagement, and increase retention. 15Five’s easy-to-use software, coaching, manager training, and community enables HR leaders to continuously measure engagement and performance, and empower managers to drive change.

At 15Five, we focus on building a diverse team that prioritizes inclusivity and celebrates everyone’s unique identity. We are proud of our thriving hybrid culture that supports a remote-first workplace balanced with distributed office hubs, and annual opportunities for all employees to connect in person. We also offer:

- Full Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

- Flexible Time Off (minimum 3 weeks off every year)

- Employer paid Short-Term, Long-Term Disability, and Term Life

- 401K with 4% match at 6 months of employment

- Inclusive Benefits Stipend (to help cover some of the gap on medical needs not covered by traditional benefits)

- Up to 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave for birth and non-birth parents

- 11 paid holidays in 2023

- Betterhelp (unlimited mental health therapy)

- Mindbloom (clinician approved alternative mental health therapy)

- Headspace (mindfulness exercises for stress & sleep, including for children)

- Wellness Coach App (offers meditation and movement classes, courses, workshops, and panels in a live and interactive setting)

- Best Self Time (Last 2 hours of Friday dedicated to your personal self- care/self-growth/recharge activities)

- Monthly reimbursement for wellness/learning and development

- Monthly reimbursement for internet

- Sabbatical Program accessed at 5 or 7 Years

- We also provide extensive training and development such as strengths discovery and alignment and Manager specific development opportunities

For more information see:

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging -

Our Personal & Professional Development Resources -

Reading over the role description and feeling like you don’t check every box? That’s okay; if you think you have what it takes but don’t necessarily meet all the criteria, please apply—you could be exactly who we are looking for!

15Five follows equitable hiring practices. Our compensation programs are designed to attract, motivate, and retain talented employees who are highly engaged, high performing, and have an exceptional impact on the business and our customers.

The base salary range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the role across all US locations. We benchmark all roles for compensation in ranges relative to the top half of the market of similar tech companies using up-to-date market data. Within the range, individual pay is determined by budget allocated for the role and additional factors, including job-related competencies and skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in US job postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. The US new hire base salary range for this full- time role is $85,000-$100,000 + bonus or commissions + equity + benefits.

Note that base salary ranges are reviewed each year based on up-to-date market data, and team members who are performing are eligible for a merit increase, budget permitting.



Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Strategic HR Advisor
  • Company
    15 Five
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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