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17.09.2018, Company: Amcham

ePrescriptions and personal data protection / Karin Pomaizlová, partnerka AK Taylor Wessing Praha

The international law firm Taylor Wessing has recently focused on the issue of protection of personal data and individual privacy in general. Its new survey investigates electronic prescriptions and their storage. As of 1 January 2018 the issuance of electronic prescriptions is required, on the basis of an amendment to the Law on Pharmaceuticals. Exceptions, where a medical prescription can still be “on paper”, are set out in the implementing legislation of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic. Otherwise, all electronic prescriptions issued from now on will be stored in the Central Repository of Electronic Prescriptions established by the State Institute for Drug Control. Digital data on all medicines prescribed to a patient will be stored in this repository, regardless of whether the patient picked up the medication or not.

Tags: Manufacturing | Politics | Media | Health | Human Resources | New Products & Services | Movers & Shakers | Business Development | Finance | Economics | Law |

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14.09.2018, Company: Green Light Solutions s.r.o.

Evolution of work and Internal Communication Conferences - opportunity to join

GreenLight is a partner of the Evolution of work and  Internal Communication conferences, both taking place at the same time and place on the 20th of September in London.  Both events are great for C-level, operations managers, HR, PM, and internal comms.  GreenLight has a few complimentary tickets available and I would be happy to offer them to some of the AmCham members/their guest if they would like to come.  Otherwise, the tickets are ca 800 euro.

Tags: Education | Human Resources |

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14.09.2018, Company: PricewaterhouseCoopers Česká republika, s.r.o.

Blockchain is here. What’s your next move?

Distributed ledger technology and digital tokens are rewiring commerce, but lack of trust may stall progress. Discover four strategies to navigate this new world.

Tags: IT | Business Development | Finance |

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14.09.2018, Company: Amcham

Plogging Czechia – a new eco-friendly fitness trend jogs into the picture

For the first time in the Czech Republic, World Cleanup Day will see active runners taking part in a nod to a latest phenomenon known as “plogging”. The activity arose from the combination of jogging and litter collecting, or plocka upp in Swedish. Runners up and down the country who have responded to an appeal on social media will take part in the event under the umbrella of the Plogging Czechia project backed by the Czech Association for Corporate Social Responsibility (A-CSR) in collaboration with Coca-Cola.

13.09.2018, Company: Amcham

Václav Havel Airport is opening a new stand and gate for long-haul aircraft

Václav Havel Airport Prague is continuing with short-term development plans and opens for testing a new aircraft stand and gate with a new waiting area. The new reconfigured stand can service either one long-haul aircraft with a wing-span of 65 meters, or two smaller ones with a wing-span of up to 36 meters. The, stand with gate is located in Terminal 1 and will substantially increase the airport’s capacity and make aircraft boarding more comfortable and faster, especially for long-haul flights, which are becoming more and more prevalent in Prague.

Tags: Transport | Tourism | Business Development |

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12.09.2018, Company: DELTA legal, advokátní kancelář s.r.o.

DELTA legal helped INVESTIKA real estate fund complete yet another transaction

DELTA legal advised real estate fund INVESTIKA in its purchase of several properties, including the Business Center Bohemia office building (“BCB Building “). With a total floor area of over 8,000 square metres, the BCB Building is the highest office building in Pilsen, and its tenants include international corporations like Siemens, Deloitte, ADP and Moneta Money Bank.

Tags: Real Estate | Law |

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Event calendar

Member event

Chanson Trio Coucou Concert

24.09.2018 , Salvátorská 931/8, Staré Město, 110 00, Prague 1

Come to Opero and listen the Chanson Trio CouCou.

Member event

Democracy: In need of a critical update?

7.10.2018 , Prague and other cities

22nd Forum 2000 Conference

Member event

Think Prague: Where Technology meets Humanity

11.10.2018 , U Továren 770/1b , Praha

Think is for Thinkers. What makes you think?

Design Engineer - Electronics


You should enjoy doing the following Development of electronics including schematic design, board layout, software, certifications, and testing Taking the project all the way from a concept into production Interpreting the customer requirements and specifications Optimizing the designs for performance, cost, and manufacturability Using and efficiently applying the defined risk analysis tools (e.g. design and prototype reviews, DFMEA, kinematic design, DFM&A, CTQ) Cooperating with with all relevant areas within the CZ and the mother company with the aim to ensure common development and changes Active participation in developing a culture of continuous improvement Your job might be a bit harder without having these University degree in Electronic Engineering or equivalent experience Good working knowledge of measurements and embedded system design, experience with audio electronics is a great advantage Experience in designing and developing digital and analog audio electronics would also be a great asset Knowledge of “C”, not a must, but a big plus point 1+yrs or more of electronics development experience Why join us An opportunity to be part of exciting international projects in a growing company A meaningful job with solutions being implemented into everyday work A cooperative company culture fuelled by love and passion for audio Attractive working conditions (flexible working hours, contribution for pension, 37, 5 hours working week, 25 days of holiday, adjustable tables, etc.) If you are keen to give it a try, send us your CV in English. We look forward to receiving your application and meeting you in person!C Contact: DRILL Business Services Eva Přichystalová +420 735 175 627

HR Services Advisor

5.09.2018, MICROSOFT, s.r.o., Praha

The HR Services center of excellence provides operational and support services for Microsoft HR programs, with primary areas of focus being customer support services, core HR operations (HR data administration, onboarding, leave administration, staffing, learning & development, etc.), business process optimization, HR online solutions, and project management. The success of the HR Services organization is critical to the overall effectiveness of HR and our ability to ensure consistent employee and manager experiences companywide. The HR Services Advisor is a member of the HR Services organization and plays a key role in the ensuring data quality, enablement of downstream applications and processes to perform as expected, and maintaining a compliant HR services organization. ### This position requires an action oriented professional, who will be primarily responsible for using their exceptional problem solving, customer service and data entry skills to support HR Services operations. The ideal candidate will have hands-on knowledge of SAP HR, experience working in HR shared services, and most importantly the ability to exercise responsibility for maintaining position, employee and contingent staff data worldwide, while ensuring the accuracy, integrity and confidentiality of the data. To be successful in this role, the individual in this position will need to excel at: operational execution, attention to detail, customer service, analytical problem solving, communications, and continuous improvement. Responsibilities Ensure quality data entry completed within SLA depending on priority & complexity Working in a highly data sensitive environment, responsible for protecting Data Privacy at all time and adhering to confidentiality requirements to promote zero breach of compliance policies Recommend solutions to process failings and contribute to the continuous improvement process Independently responds to complex internal and/or external partner issues, advocating for the partner/customer, and influences the decision making on deliverables. Provide customer support by working with internal partners or customers worldwide, to answer questions and resolve transaction problems. Able to independently resolve exceptions by using discretion Participate in implementation of new business policies and processes. Participates in process redesign and recommends changes to the existing process by using independent judgment and discretion, resulting in improved operational efficiency Become procedure expert in area of group support specialty. Using discretion, is able to recommendations on how to handle exceptions, resulting in successful compliance Maintain up-to-date Knowledge Base content on policies, procedures & FAQs and share the gained knowledge and experience Continuously strive to gain customer satisfaction and minimize complaints on the delivery of HR Operations Service   Qualifications Skills and Qualifications Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business, Human Resource Management or Customer Service preferred 2-3 years’ experience in data entry or management Experience in ERP (PeopleSoft, Oracle or SAP - preferably SAP) Excellent communication skills (both verbal & written) with an ability to respond to customer queries Ability to maintain highly confidential and sensitive information Ability to apply judgment to address customer root needs; includes asking targeted questions Display strong attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple priorities and/or projects Must have strong planning, coordination and organizational skills Possess initiative & drive; with strong desire to continuously improve processes & deliver against agreed objectives/ service levels Multi-tasking experience in a fast-paced environment, completing work tasks with speed and accuracy in a detailed work environment. Ability to make decisions that impact customer service levels with a sense of urgency Ability to work effectively in a team and willingness to help others Experience with common help desk tool such as CRM is a plus Strong analytical, problem solving & trouble shooting skills, as well as a desire and attitude to go above and beyond in resolving issues Ability to work with/manage documents on a SharePoint is desirable. Overtime may be required  This is an external staff position. Your employer will be a third-party supplier, in service for Microsoft. Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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