Sales Incentive Plan Administrator

Paarl, South Africa

Praesidiad, group parent company of Guardiar South Africa has a vacancy at the Paarl office for a Sales Incentive Plan Administrator. This role is globally focused and will report into the UK Group Head Office. The purpose of this role is to support the Commercial Excellence team in the development, implementation and management of the Sales Incentive Program. The role offers a very good development opportunity working with a global team, frequent interactions with senior management and exposure to a major global Private Equity firm.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the day to day administration of the compensation system for all incentivised employees including:
    • Maintaining employee and plan data
    • Plan set up
    • Quota and territory changes
  • Coordinate implementation of incentive plan with related areas (sales management, business operations, finance, and HR)
  • Implement tools to calculate and project incentive compensation pay-outs
  • Project and accrue pay-outs
  • Investigate and resolve data and field inquiries
  • Collaborate with HR and Sales leadership on the calculation of performance metrics and to maintain and track sales programs
  • Reconcile incentive claims and present to the finance team to proceed to pay out
  • Present monthly reports to stakeholders


  • Bachelor's Degree required in Commerce or Finance
  • 1-3 years’ experience in Sales administration, Finance or HR
  • B2B industrial goods or manufacturing experience advantageous
  • Numerate, with an understanding of basic accounting and finance
  • Comfortable interacting with colleagues at all levels of the organisation
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to recognise and maintain confidentiality
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required