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Business Analyst - Incentive Compensation Specialist

Fully Remote - Costa Rica Job ID JR0262942 Job Category Sales Work Mode Fully Remote Experience Level Experienced Full/Part Time Full Time

Job Description

This position requires candidates to upload a resume in English, you are welcome to upload multiple versions of your resume if you prefer but an English version of your resume will be required to be considered for this position.

Sales and Marketing Group (SMG) has embarked on a multi-year Sales Transformation Journey that will empower and equip our sellers to better serve our customers, capture customer loyalty, and support Intel's growth target. The Sales Excellence team is chartered to lead this transformation working across SMG and Intel.

The Sales Incentives team, part of Sales Excellence, is responsible for developing and implementing sales incentive plans that are:

  • Aligned to strategy and job roles
  • Motivational and market competitive
  • Pay for persuasion, influence, and performance
  • Consistent, transparent, and simple

The Sales Compensation Specialist is responsible for supporting the global Intel SMG businesses using different software solutions to provide expertise in administration of Sales Incentive Program. We are specifically looking for an individual to work closely with the business to understand and integrate data and ensure timely and accurate incentives processing.

As part of the Sales Excellence team, the Sales Compensation Analyst position provides a unique opportunity for a highly talented individual to drive significant value in a world class team and offers exposure to a wide variety of people and disciplines across the organization.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Administration of Sales Participant data in the Sales Compensation system (Varicent) to ensure all hires, terminations and employee data changes are up to date
  • Active involvement in requirements gathering and create documentation, maintain and update existing business processes based on business requests
  • Providing support in implementing Compensation plans for all SIP eligible employees
  • Manage compensation plans and credit entry for sales participants in the incentive tool (CRC Administration for Billings and Consumption, Retail, etc)
  • Validating sales compensation data for accuracy and consistency with the corporate Sales Compensation policies and guidelines
  • Collaborating with Sales Operations and Sales Management to timely resolve sales compensation issues
  • Support training to Sales teams around Compensation-related processes, procedures and program details
  • Monitor and manage workflow queues (Ask Sales Incentives and Sales Incentives Inbox) generated by global sales employees and managers, ensure smooth and efficient processing of tasks, timely completion of assignments, and effective communication with team members
  • Manage onboarding process for new sales employees, collaborate with manager to identify the correct sales plan for job role and enter necessary setup into Varicent prior to hire date
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders and provide ongoing support to proactively assist business in making informed management decisions
  • Ensure compliance with global standards and maintaining efficiency while meeting critical deadlines


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree or pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting or related discipline.

- Advanced English.

- 3+ years of total work experience with minimum 1+ year of the following experience:

  • Data Analysis.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

- 1+ years of experience working with incentive compensation tools preferably Varicent

Inside this Business Group

Intel's Sales and Marketing (SMG) organization works with global customers and partners to solve critical business problems with Intel based technology solutions. SMG works across business units to amplify the customer voice and deliver solutions that accelerate their business. We work across numerous industries, including retail, enterprise and government, cloud services and healthcare as examples. The operations team focuses on forecasting, driving alignment with factory production and delivering efficiency tools and our marketing capability drives demand and localized marketing in locations around the globe. Our sales force navigates a complex partner and customer ecosystem while shaping product roadmaps, driving value for our customers, and collaborating to harness emerging technology trends to deliver comprehensive solutions.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here.

Working Model

This role is available as a fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need. This role may also be available as our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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