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Nuveen Investments Vice President, Asset Management Compensation - Nuveen in New York, New York

HR Compensation

The Compensation job conducts compensation program design, compensation plan management and compensation evaluation and analysis. Under minimal supervision, this job is responsible for developing and administering effective compensation programs in accordance with the organization's reward strategy.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develops salary and incentive structure designs and pay policies in accordance with the organization’s reward strategy.

  • Reviews changes to base pay, short-term and long-term incentives, allowances, deferred compensation, sales compensation, etc. as directed by management.

  • Reviews preliminary job analysis, job evaluations and salary increase reviews to ensure employees receive the appropriate compensation for their position.

  • Conducts analysis and studies to support management in developing and administering effective compensation and benefits programs in accordance with the organization's reward strategy.

  • Approves reports for the purpose of providing written support and conveying information to management regarding policy and compensation interpretation as well as in the annual salary planning process.

  • Participates in the planning of new and revised compensation programs so that employees receive the appropriate compensation for their position.

  • Assesses the company's compensation programs to ensure they are in accordance with established policies.

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Additional Key Responsibilities:

  • Asset management experience designing long-term alignments for investment professionals, including carry and coinvest

  • Involvement in M&A due diligence processes, including integration and harmonization of legacy compensation plans

  • Strong understanding of financial statements and ability to create financial models for year-end compensation planning and compensation plan design initiatives

  • Demonstrating leadership on the team by being inclusive, building other team members up, taking action to be a part of the solution and leading by example

Required Experience :

  • 5+ years of compensation experience to include asset management

Desired Experience:

  • 7+ years of compensation experience to include asset management Professional maturity and willingness to pitch in at all levels and lead initiatives

  • Subject matter expertise designing entity and fund level alignment plans including knowledge of market prevalent practices

  • Ability to interface with internal senior business leaders as well as external partners who administer certain plans

  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization

  • Involvement in compensation framework philosophy/strategy

Potential Salary: $175,000.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

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Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

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