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News

11.07.2018, Company: Amcham

Private Equity Confidence Survey - Summer 2018

The Private Equity Confidence Survey has been tracking the changing sentiments of the Central European investment community every six months since 2003. Deloitte Central Europe proudly presents the latest report which marks the 31st edition of the programme.

11.07.2018, Company: Dvořák Hager & Partners, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o.

Dvořák Hager & Partners in Prague strengthened by Commercial and Financial Law Expert

The team of Dvořák Hager & Partners in Prague has been strengthened by the addition of experienced lawyer and expert JUDr. Jiří Kokeš, Ph.D. (41). He will contribute to the provision of legal services in the areas of commercial and financial law, including M&A, investment fund issues, capital markets and real estate law.

Tags: Movers & Shakers | Law |

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11.07.2018, Company: Dentons Europe CS LLP, organizační složka

Successful completion of Invia Group refinancing

Together with a syndicate of three international banking groups, Invia Group has successfully completed refinancing of some of its assets in the amount of EUR 80 million. Invia Group, one of Europe’s leading online travel agencies, is currently present in seven European countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary) with TTV corresponding to approx. EUR 1.4 billion. The transaction is confirmation of Invia Group’s stability, high performance and positive credit rating.

Tags: Business Development | Law |

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11.07.2018, Company: CBRE s.r.o.

The fifth-annual jubilee anniversary of the CBRE Meeting Room of the Year competition has begun

It is not only about your offices this year, it is also about cooperation, looking for new colleagues and a healthy lifestyle Show us your offices and register by 21 October, 2018

Tags: Awards & Achievements | Real Estate |

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10.07.2018, Company: University of New York in Prague, s.r.o.

UNYP reaches another milestone! All American programs registered with MŠMT

UNYP is pleased to announce that the Czech Ministry of Education has formally granted permission to UNYP to continue to offer the programs of its long-standing American partner universities:

Tags: Education | Awards & Achievements |

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9.07.2018, Company: Amcham

Domestic red tape worries entrepreneurs more than EU bureaucracy – PwC survey

Talent shortages costing European private businesses €324 billion each year

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Consulting Manager

11.07.2018, DRILL BUSINESS SERVICES, Prague

Our client is actively seeking a Consultant to join its local team in the Czech Republic. The successful candidate will become a key member of the team and will position, develop and drive bespoke projects across a range of topics with private and public customers including (but not limited to) Digital Transformation, Cloud and Cloud Services Providers, Big Data & Analytics, Security and Partnering. ### The successful candidate will play a key role in identifying and scoping projects to meet customer needs as well as delivering these projects to a high level of quality and client satisfaction. To achieve this, the Consultant will be involved in all phases of the business development and delivery cycle, working closely with Consulting and Research Leads and company’s Sales, and Project Management teams to ensure successful delivery and repeat business. MAIN DUTIES WILL INCLUDE: Support growth in company’s consulting business by contributing towards business development activities Present project ideas based on client requirements and new/emerging market trends  Support presales and scoping activities and to deliver local vendor, government and IEP projects (supported by CEE Research and Consulting teams) Act as an advisor to customers who have strategic, go-to-market or planning needs by keeping abreast of market and technological developments and how they are transforming the IT industry and its participants.  Leverage his/her experience and company’s knowledge base to steer analysis and content creation during project delivery and drive client conversations.  Support local events business with content development and production - write conference agendas involving internal and external stakeholders to develop compelling and attractive program  Provide market insights for local PR and marketing needs  Develop new business opportunities in the Czech & Slovak markets Actively develop key customer relationships, both in private and government sector  Monitor market activities in CZSK by collecting information from external sources (vendor and press briefings), and internally from research meetings Serve as the lead analyst and market speaker for company CZSK Work with the analyst team to further develop company´s consulting practices and develop new research and consulting frameworks and tools. REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the IT industry ecosystem and how it is evolving, gained in an analyst firm, consultancy, or within an IT vendor. This knowledge will include an understanding of the key dynamics in the industry which will enable the successful candidate to provide guidance on how market trends are likely to affect company’s clients, and how they need to develop their strategies to ensure business success. Strong analytical skills and writing ability are required for this position as well as the ability to present solution proposals and project findings confidently to senior audiences. Solid written and verbal English skills If you are interested in this offer, please,  send me your CV via email: katerina_janickova@drill.cz Thank you! Kateřina Janíčková Research Consultant

Global Competency & Integration Leader

11.07.2018, Novartis s.r.o., Praha

Be part of a rapidly growing, diverse and high caliber team of passionate people who strive to make a difference. Join the Novartis team in Prague and enjoy our inspiring environment. We offer a comprehensive compensation package, a wealth of opportunities for career development and an undeniably friendly culture. ### Job Summary Novartis is currently searching for a Global Competency & Integration Leader to strengthen our HR department. Job Purpose The Global Competency & Integration Leader will contribute to our mission by working on to manage, refine and implement a company wide Competency Architecture that will serve as a backbone for Integrated Talent Management and will serve as an enabler for UP4Growth. Key Responsibilities Develop overarching competency architecture and identify relevant competencies Establish competencies, skills & knowledge as the backbone for UP4Growth, connecting the different business elements Develop a Competency Architecture implementation and embedding plan and link it to the UP4Growth implementation & learning strategy Ensure relevant stakeholder engagement and change management Ensure that proposed Competency Architecture enables Career Development and Learning Planning, including self- and manager assessments Managing / refine proficiency levelling approach e.g. FIAT model consistently across the organization to meet diverse business needs Review benchmark role profiles and assess level of granularity required Work and align and manage cross-divisional and cross-functional working group & sponsors Develop a do-it-yourself toolkit for the functional roll-out and support HRBPs during the implementation of the Competency Architecture incl. how to develop and maintain cross-divisional competency frameworks for their respective functions. Ensure mapping of competencies to benchmark role profiles in collaboration with relevant HRBPs, monitor mapping and ensure overall quality Monitor implementation, manage key stakeholders and provide regular status up-dates Support implementation of competencies in Novartis HR system landscape Business Solution Integration Work closely with all workstream leaders to identify key dependencies between the different business solutions that are in scope of UP4Growth. Ensure alignment between these business solutions; and highlight as well as address changes that will have an impact on either parts or the overall solution -- Ensure business is fully aware of the business value that can be achieved from leveraging the architecture. About Us Novartis Global Service Center (NGSC) in Prague: The Center, one of 5 around the world, delivers a broad variety of services to the Novartis worldwide. We have highly qualified teams in areas such as scientific and commercial services (known as Product Lifecycle Services), IT, Human Resources, Financial Reporting & Accounting, Procurement, Real Estate and Facility Services, Legal & Compliance, Finance and Communications. Here’s some of the reasons we think you should join us: A job with a purpose. At Novartis, we all contribute to our mission to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. A wealth of opportunities for career progression and working with best-in-class professionals. A diverse team that reflects the rich diversity of our markets. Over 55 nationalities speaking with 30+ languages, all generations, and more than 44% of female. Our modern and newly designed workplace is a pleasant place that reflects the need for flexible ways of working in order to bring new ideas to life. We live by our values; we cherish not only what we do but also how we do it. . Diversity & Inclusion mind-set. We aspire to move beyond stereotypes and bias to bring differences together, so we can see the world through the eyes of our patients and customers. Our Comprehensive Compensation Package Includes Competitive salary; Annual performance-based bonus; Employee recognition scheme; A benefits scheme above local legislation standards including pension and risk-life insurance, benefit package for health, education, culture and sport activities; Healthcare program that offers easy access to comprehensive health care; Variety of medical check-ups or consultations on-site; An Employee Assistance Program; 25 days annual leave, 4 days paid sick leave and Christmas holiday; Public transport allowance; Flexible working arrangements including Home Office; Support for a healthy lifestyle through the daily offering of fruit & vegetables. We are looking forward to talking to you and sharing more about our broad range of opportunities. The Ideal Candidate Will Have Minimum requirements University degree in business, psychology, science or related field Graduate or post-graduate HR specialization ideal Excellent English, other language desirable Strategic and operational Project Management HR Business Partner experience (broad HR process management) Solid Talent Management, Talent Development and Learning experience Experience in developing / applying competency models and communicating them to Line and HR colleagues Change leadership, stakeholder management and influence without authority in a complex environment Working across Divisions and geographies Exposure to C&B (incl. good GJFA knowledge) Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. Division NBS Business Unit HR NBS Country Czech Republic Work Location Prague Company/Legal Entity NOV CZE Functional Area Human Resources Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular

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