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Performance Coach

The performance coach, AKA career coach, regularly helps Axelerant’s team members to understand and achieve their role’s expectations through honest conversations and feedback outside of the reporting manager relationship. They also help team members reach their career potential by coaching and introducing other educational opportunities via a personalized tour of duty.

Additionally, a performance coach supports Axelerant’s team members to fit better into the organization by helping people empower themselves, facilitate personal and professional learning and development, remove internal barriers, and act as a bridge between leaders and the team member’s career and concern aspects.

Furthermore, all Axelerant coaches help create a safe atmosphere for every team member to freely ask about any Axelerant situation, remove communication barriers, and make departments and service areas better by suggesting proper challenges for people.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for helping team members understand their role’s expectations
  • Responsible for helping team members define their tour of duty
  • Supports team members in achieving their tour of duty
  • Responsible for regularly supporting team members to meet their role’s expectations
  • Responsible for maintaining a reusable and actionable performance coaching framework

Supplemental Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coaching or facilitating skills training when relevant
  • Responsible for escalating people’s challenges to relevant leaders with appropriate calls to action
  • Responsible for own self-development to better serve team members
  • Support team’s leadership to ensure new joiners are onboarded and engaged
  • Supports being reachable for team members in an extraordinary situation
  • Support invoking a ​Performance Improvement Plan when relevant


  • At least five-years of relevant coaching or learning and development experience
  • Formal coaching certifications or training


Special Considerations

Though you can work from home for all of Axelerant's roles, except for specific regional jobs, like Account Executive UK/US, our salaries are typically paid per India-based compensation plans. Further, you might be required to have a two- to four-hour crossover with the 11 AM to 7 PM India (UTC+05:30) timezone each workday for meetings and coaching.

About Axelerant

We began as an idea in 2012 to build a unique, work from anywhere professional services organization with empowering benefits for our team members. Today, we have achieved that and are continuously improving our career, feedback, performance, and recognition management programs. Further, leadership can happen by anyone, at any time from within Axelerant's team.

We're a very collaborative bunch of enthusiastic achievers who are being open about how we're doing it and kind to make people feel welcome in all that we do. So, when you're excited about learning from and helping others – you'll find a great home here.

Discover the Axelerant Difference

Axelerant is an open organization with fantastic team members and a rocking 4.8/5.0 Glassdoor rating. Our growing team of 100+ includes some of the best and brightest from around the world.

Diverse and Inclusive

We believe that a diverse and inclusive team is critical to our success as a global company. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Kindness and openness are core values at Axelerant, and when you qualify for a role, we will make an effort to include and accommodate you, even when that looks different than it seems for others. E.g., non-standard work hours, specialized work equipment, modified work agreements.

Remote & Flexible

All you need is a reliable Internet connection. Work from anywhere you're comfortable and choose work hours to balance your life.

Unique Culture

Our culture is distinctive. We do everything in our power to create an empowered and fulfilling work environment for team members.

Professional Development

We're always teaching and learning. Peer mentorship, life coaching, certifications, and training help our team members advance professionally.

International Events

We want you to attend events related to the things you care about. Get sponsored by us when you're contributing to those events.

Retreats & Meetups

With annual retreats, quarterly town halls, and monthly celebrations, we never let remote get in the way of work or fun.

Leave Policy

52 weekends and 35 days per year of consolidated leave plus maternity, paternity, and sabbatical allowances.

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