People (HR) Business Partner - Denver, CO

Strive Health

Strive Health

People & HR
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

What We Strive For

Strive Health is built for purpose — to transform a broken kidney care system. We are fundamentally changing the lives of people with kidney disease through early identification, engagement and comprehensive coordinated care. Strive’s model is driven by a high-touch care team that integrates with local providers and spans the entire care journey from chronic kidney disease through end-stage kidney disease, leveraging comparative and predictive data and analytics to identify at-risk patients. Strive Health’s interventions significantly reduce the rate of emergent dialysis crash, cut inpatient utilization and significantly improve patient outcomes and experience. Come join our journey as we create THE destination for top talent in the healthcare community and set a new standard for how kidney care should be done.

Why We’re Worth the Application

  • We Strive for excellence and Strive has been recognized with six Best Place to Work awards, including Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers 2023 and 2022, Built In Colorado’s Best Places to Work 2022 and 2024, Comparably’s Best Places to Work in Denver 2022 and The Tech Tribune’s Best Startups in Denver 2022. Additionally, Strive’s CEO, Chris Riopelle, has been recognized as one of Denver Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs.
  • We derive innovation and ideas from through authentic diversity intentionally building a team that represents the populations we serve in partnership with our Employee Resource Groups:
    • Strive Forward - LGBTQ
    • Underrepresented Minorities
    • Women and Allies
  • We care and support our Strivers within and beyond work to feel fully charged and empowered through our generous wellbeing offerings including:
    • Flexible time off
    • Companywide wellbeing days
    • Volunteer time off
    • Leave packages including a sabbatical, parental leave and eight weeks paid for living donor
    • Professional development
    • A dedicated certified financial planner
    • Headspace, Carrot Fertility and Gympass for all Strivers
  • We like to have fun by celebrating our successes as a team through team building, company gatherings, trivia, wellbeing raffles, pajama days, a companywide book club and more.
  • We value tenacity to help us overcome obstacles with grit and determination to deliver compassionate kidney care.

People (HR) Business Partner

Strive is seeking an HR Business Partner to support its ongoing growth. Reporting to the Director, People Business Partners, this role will support many of Strive’s market and central Operations functions from a people strategy and organizational effectiveness perspective, while also providing support to other corporate areas and enterprise initiatives. Hyper-growth brings unique and interesting challenges, and this role will be on point to ensure we scale people, processes, and develop management capability effectively in a quickly evolving model. We’re looking for an ambitious individual with a passion for building culture-focused leadership, doing what is right, even when unpopular, and supporting the team through rapid growth. The right candidate will be a trusted partner to our business leaders and their teams, advising and coaching on all aspects of our people strategy: talent density, leadership depth, culture & engagement, and organizational effectiveness.

Essential Functions

  • Build and cultivate strong partnerships with senior leaders across Strive.
  • Gain a deep understanding of Strive’s business and its unique operations and needs to provide a consultative approach to senior leaders.
  • Partner with leaders to define and execute on the organizational and people-related strategy to ensure a motivated, engaged workforce.
  • Advise, guide and coach senior leaders to navigate the complexities of managing teams, managing career development, developing a high-performance culture, and executing on the organization’s people strategy.
  • Take initiative to regularly analyze people trends to anticipate future challenges.
  • Partner with People Analytics to analyze and present relevant metrics and insights to the business to guide the focus and execution of strategy.
  • Support the business with organizational change and development, influencing leaders to address complex organizational design issues where required for business success as Strive scales.
  • Provide candid feedback to support decision making on talent moves, gaps, promotions, and growth opportunities through a lens of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Partner and provide feedback to Talent Development team on leadership development and succession planning initiatives including leadership competency development, manager and employee trainings, performance management processes, and Talent Review.
  • Work with Manager, People Operations to advise on strategies to address people relations issues, fairly representing all interests.
  • Act as a liaison between the business and People team to ensure that policies and programs are aligned with internal client needs.
  • Collaborate with People Operations, Talent Development, and Talent Acquisition to ensure Striver related programs support the business in executing against its goals e.g. performance
  • Play a key leadership role within Strive’s People team, serving as an active partner to all areas (Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, People Operations) while also supporting the evolution of the HR Business Partnering function within Strive.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent focused studies/certifications in HR or HR Business Partnering
  • 4+ years of experience as an HRBP, in Talent Management, or equivalent, in roles of increasing complexity and scope.
  • 4+ years’ experience advising/consulting people managers on HR processes, especially hands-on experience in management/leadership development, performance management, change management and organizational design.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Accredited HR certification preferred ie: SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, or SPHR
  • Passion for Strive’s mission to deliver compassionate kidney care the way it should be done, demonstrating a strong understanding of complex business operations and the unique HR issues that arise
  • Embodiment of Strive’s Core Values of “Care, Tenacity, Excellence, Innovation, and Fun”
  • Previous experience working in a high-growth environment, adept at leading and managing change.
  • Analytical mindset, focused on building, implementing and tracking the success of companywide People programs
  • Initiative & Curiosity: Holds self and others accountable for high-quality, timely, and effective results
  • A self-starter with a proven ability to operate at a tactical and strategic level.
  • Operates with a high degree of integrity and trust, ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with discretion
  • Non-traditional talent mindset: Desire to understand the business strategy and operational needs to build relevant talent solutions. Our focus is to reinforce Strive’s culture, support company growth, and delight our internal clients

Annual Salary Range: $86,000.00-$104,000.00

Strive Health offers competitive compensation and benefits, including Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, 401k Retirement Plan with Employer Match, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance, Disability insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, paid company holidays, in addition to Vacation Time Off. An annual performance bonus, determined by company and individual performance, is available for many roles as aligned to Strive Health guidelines.

Strive Health is an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace. At this time Strive Health is unable to provide work visa sponsorship. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please apply even if you feel you do not meet all qualifications. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to