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Sales Support
South Africa
Friday, August 5, 2022
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Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

We are Lenovo! 
Currently the number one PC vendor worldwide, we continue to be the fastest growing company in our respective field. We’re a leader in genuine innovation, dreaming up – and building – the technology and services that enable and inspire progress worldwide.

We are dedicated to fostering an environment that encourages entrepreneurism and ownership - a workplace where your talents can be challenged, and your efforts recognized and rewarded. We’re the progressive thinkers, creative doers, and endless tinkerers who will always challenge the traditional and who know true groundbreakers never stand still. No matter what team you’re a part of, by joining us you can create a real impact.

Sales operation is a business unit that supports the effectiveness and efficiency of Lenovo’s sales team. A key role is supporting the sales team by creating, evaluating, and optimizing data sets and sales applications.

These are your detailed responsibilities:


  • Weekly business and supply review with FF/GSC team (CN) - Engage with FF/GSC team on the status of shipments and align on all issues and assistance required.
  • Dashboard for Sales (OL Performance, Rep Performance, BIZ case tracker, etc) – decipher and publish territory relevant data from MEA reports as deemed necessary and agreed with relevant stakeholders.
  • Assistance requirement for shipment issues, including ETA, escalations, etc.
  • Rebill orders, sold the ship to creation, segmentation mismatch, MOT approval changes – input in the system and resolve end to end.
  • Inventory reporting management – relating to issues from Partners- PN mismatch, late load, and rewriting uploaded files.
  • IOW and BA management in territory.


  • Partner rebate management (PEP) – target setting, inputs from sales, validation, drive acceptance, adherence to payout timelines.
  • Manual programs – target setting, adherence to guidelines and approvals, audit compliance, validation, manual target letters issuance, payout calculation, and validation, and adherence to payout timelines.
  • Education and support for Channel support tools – LPH, LBP, OVP, etc – educate yourself on the functioning of the tools, and their implications on business and educate key stakeholders. Management of issues related to the relevant tools by liaising with MEA Ops/EMEA Ops team to facilitate smooth functioning and adherence by stakeholders.
  • Partner onboarding and contract management – end-to-end management (set up of ID’s, tool access, and onboarding induction). Contract validity and renewal.
  • Partner QBR – execution and tracking (full management of scheduling, review, and actions – content to be standardized and adhered to Company guidelines).
  • Issuance of PAF’s, MAF’s and certificates.


  • Validation and mapping of relevant PDT to sales teams.
  • Ensure accurate mapping of accounts/channel partners for SIP calculations as required.


You will report to Sales Operations Manager supporting customers in Lenovo South Africa. You will participate in weekly collaborative planning calls and meetings.

What you’ll bring/ Position Requirements:

  • Fundamental understanding of common Linux and Windows server applications.
  • 2+ years’ experience in sales operations or business operations required
  • Customer-focus as you will communicate with customers & internally every day
  • Proficiency in Excel (from intermediate up to advanced level )
  • Proficient with MS Office and sales CRM solutions (
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and sales skills.
  • Use interactive tools including chat, forums, email, monitoring, and other web-based social media to exceed customer expectations.
  • Be part of a team, with best-in-breed execution quality.
  • Analytical
  • Responsible and responsive  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in B2B Enterprise business operations.
  • Experience with an ERP system (SAP / Oracle)
  • Degree in BA

What We Will Offer You:

  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward-thinking IT companies
  • Flat structures and fast decision-making processes
  • A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life, working from home
  • An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity
  • Attractive compensation package

We are looking forward to discussing this position with you soon!


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.