Vice President, Total Rewards

Nashville, TN, USA ● New Jersey, USA ● Virtual Req #561
Friday, March 10, 2023
Fortitude Reinsurance Company Ltd. (Fortitude Re) is one of the world’s leading providers of legacy reinsurance solutions. They work with the world’s leading insurance companies to help them execute comprehensive, transformational solutions for legacy Life & Annuity and P&C lines. Fortitude Re manages a general account of approximately $55 billion across life, annuity, and property & casualty insurance products. The company takes a long-term view on growth and is proud to be backed by a consortium of sophisticated institutional investors led by The Carlyle Group and T&D Insurance Group. Incorporated under the laws of Bermuda on January 1, 2017, Fortitude Re’s roots in the insurance industry and the experience of their leadership go back many decades. Fortitude Re’s leadership team has an average industry tenure of over 20 years, and an impressive track record of successfully managing the most complex legacy liabilities. Their deep insurance experience and proprietary risk modeling capabilities allow them to structure bespoke transactions that benefit both insurance companies and their policyholders. Fortitude Re continues to strengthen its ability to pursue further growth and provide innovative solutions for the global insurance industry.   Click here for more information about Fortitude Re.
Are you passionate about driving employee engagement through an innovative, comprehensive and competitive Total Rewards philosophy.  Then come and join Fortitude Re's collaborative, dynamic HR team as our VP of Total Rewards. Reporting to our Chief People Officer, you will drive our total rewards programs, including compensation, benefits, payroll, and wellness.
What You Will Do:
  • Develop and implement compensation programs, including base pay, incentives, and equity awards, to attract, retain, and empower employees
  • Define compensation bands based on roles and locations that are consistent throughout the organization
  • Manage the Benefits Lead to oversee the organization's benefits programs driving for employee focused plans and incentives
  • Create recognition programs that recognize and reward employees for their contributions and performance
  • Guide the design, development, and implementation of wellness programs that promote employee health and well-being
  • Stay informed of emerging trends and best practices in total rewards and regularly evaluate and recommend changes to the organization's programs to ensure they remain competitive
  • Collaborate with HR partners and other key stakeholders to ensure the effective communication and implementation of total rewards programs
  • Create internal compensation branding messaging to ensure the employees understand the components and rationale towards total compensation
What You Will Have:
  • 10+ years of experience in total rewards, with a track record of developing and implementing successful programs in fast-paced, growing organizations
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills, with the ability to develop and implement total rewards strategies that support the organization's business goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively with stakeholders
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize effectively
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards related to total rewards
The base salary range for this role is $200,000-$250,000 and will be commensurate with candidate experience. Pay ranges for candidates may differ based on the cost of labor in that location. In addition to base salary, all employees are eligible for an annual bonus based on company and individual performance as well as a generous benefits package.  

What We Offer:
We offer competitive benefits in a fast-paced, dynamic and nimble culture including:

  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Up to 11 paid company holidays
  • Up to 16 hours per year of paid volunteer time 
  • Competitive 401(k) plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health, vision, dental, and life insurance with additional access to health and wellness programs
  • Flexible working environment
At Fortitude Re, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission- creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives. 

We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer and evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, diversity of thought and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


To all recruitment agencies:  Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Fortitude Re, please do not forward any resumes to Fortitude Re employees.   Fortitude Re is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Other details

  • Job Family HR - Human Resources
  • Job Function VP
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • New Jersey, USA
  • Virtual