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23.08.2019, Company: Weinhold Legal, v.o.s. advokátní kancelář

Weinhold Legal advises Transdev on acquisition of 3 ČSAD bus companies

Weinhold Legal provided comprehensive legal assistance to Transdev, a world-class player in the mobility market and business base operating in 20 countries, in connection with the acquisition of the 3ČSAD group (including ČSAD Havířov, ČSAD Karviná and ČSAD Frýdek-Místek bus companies, and the company Bus Management). As a result of the acquisition, Transdev becomes one of the strongest players in the public transportation sector in Czechia with nearly 1,350 employees and 600 coaches.   The Weinhold Legal team was led by partner Ondřej Havránek in cooperation with attorneys-at-law Jan Turek and Václav Smetana and junior associate Šimon Žlotíř.   Further information on the transaction here: zdopravy.cz

Tags: Transport | Law |

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22.08.2019, Company: EY

Investors and boards support CEO action on global challenges, EY survey finds

60% of institutional investors support investment that improves long-term business prospects, even if it diminishes short-term corporate performance Cybersecurity, job loss due to technological change and income inequality are the top global challenges, CEOs report CEOs say the C-suite is not suited for the challenges of the next decade – changes planned

Tags: Politics | Economics |

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19.08.2019, Company: Plzeňský Prazdroj, a.s.

Plzeňský Prazdroj: Business Fit for the Future

For 177 years we have been using the best ingredients to brew our legendary bottom fermented, triple-mashed Pilsner Urquell beer. We are proud to say that our beer has become a symbol of tradition and quality, and we do our best to make sure that many future generations will also enjoy it. We take sustainability very seriously and it has become a key part of our business. To read more about our latest achievemement, click here.

19.08.2019, Company: Clifford Chance Prague LLP, organizační složka

Clifford Chance advises Technistone, a manufacturer of quartz stone, on the sale of the company to Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces

Clifford Chance advised the owners of Technistone on the sale of the company to Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces.

Tags: Business Development | Economics | Law |

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15.08.2019, Company: Vysoká škola finanční a správní, a.s. / University of Finance and Administration

GDPR consequencies and Marcom competencies

The competent marketing professionals and skilled specialist (especially data analyst )  are always ( today more than ever) on high demand.Combination of hands on approach and strong theoretical background  including the ability to work under the time pressure is needed. Apart from that GDPR implementation has brought  into the end-to-end marketing communication process not only number of new challenges( for ex. for Direct Marketing) , but  new level of complexity as well. The solution exist –to study at the University of Finance and Administration.

Tags: Education |

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15.08.2019, Company: RENOMIA, a. s.

RENOMIA continues to grow significantly and teams up with strong partner to support long-term development

RENOMIA, the leading insurance broker in Central and Eastern Europe, continues to strengthen its position for further successful long-term and dynamic development. Gallagher, a leading risk management consulting firm and the fourth largest insurance broker in the world, with sales of over USD 6 billion and 30,000 employees, will join RENOMIA as a 30% minority shareholder. The majority shares will stay with founders of the company. RENOMIA will continue operation under the same brand name, under the management of its current shareholders and executive team and will carry on its present course towards achieving its vision and strategy. RENOMIA will continue its expansion in all segments across the CEE region and improve the way it provides services to its clients. RENOMIA and Gallagher share the same values, both are built on professionalism and run by family shareholders. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2019.

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Event calendar

Member event

Financial Risk Management

10.09.2019 , Jinonická 80, Praha 5

Various types of financial risks and links between them.

Member event

Quick Fixes - Changes in VAT on trading in goods within the EU since 1. 1. 2020

26.09.2019 , Hvězdova 1734/2c, Prague

Quick Fixes - Změny v DPH při obchodování se zbožím v rámci EU od 1. 1. 2020

Member event

Leading and Coaching Across Cultures

16.10.2019 , Prague

Philippe and I would like to invite you to our three-day international workshop: Leading and Coaching Across Cultures, Prague, October 16-18.

HR Manager (CZ/SK/HU)


Job description, responsibilities and duties: The main responsibility of the HR Manager is to enable a high performance culture by driving and developing a strategic people perspective through the management team and in collaboration with managers. This is achieved through structured and proactive HR work creating conditions for top performing employees contributing to business objectives. Ensuring that policies and processes are defined, implemented and maintained to meet the demands of a changing business environment. ### Key duties: Strategic HR organisational development - Define and continually develop the HR plan and strategy for the Business Unit also ensuring implementation and follow up Strategic HR Development - Develop the main processes, tools and ways of working with HR for the organisation also considering support of Managers HR Administration and Support - Ensure HR related controlling, reporting and other administrative processes are operative Organisational Change Management - Support the Business in Change Management projects and initiatives Manage HR compliance - Ensure compliance of HR legislations,  policies, regulations etc. Manage the HR team (HR, SRS and Health & Safety) - Lead, motivate and manage the team enabling high quality and timely service with good employee satisfaction Health & Safety development - Coordinate and support Health & Safety development Representing the company - Represent the company and act as a good spokesperson at different activities Systemize improvement work according to the way (SRS) - Set agenda for standardized work methods and improvement activities and manage resources within the same department The position is based in Senec, Slovakia. Basic monthly salary (3.000+ EUR gross) and annual bonus. Employee perks, benefits: Work for a strong international company, within CER (CZ, SK, HU) working environment Motivating salary package Company car Multisport card support of sport activities Education, trainings and other benefits Information about the selection process: If you are interested in taking the lead in a strategic position, please send your CV and Cover letter in English. Due to capacity reasons we do reserve the right to contact only suitable candidates meeting requirements for this position. Thank you for your understanding. Candidates with education suit the position: University education (Bachelor's degree) University education (Master's degree) Postgraduate (Doctorate) Language skills: English - Advanced (C1) Driving licence: B Number of years of experience: 5 Personality requirements and skills: A minimum five year long experience in HR Management and in people management is a condition Optimal is experience in HR management within whole assigned region (CZ, SK, HU) Knowledge of Czech and Hungarian labour law is an advantage Ability to influence and win recognition at executive level Fluent knowledge of English and Slovak/Czech language, Hungarian language is an advantage The candidate should be an active car driver - driver's licence B is a condition Completed education at university level is preferred Place of work: Senec Contract type: full-time  Start date: by agreement, ASAP  Consultant: Barbora Bieliková Tel.: +421 911 011 575 E-mail: barbora_bielikova@drill.sk

Learning & Development Manager

15.08.2019, Avast Software s.r.o., Praha

AVAST Software (www.avast.com), maker of the world's most popular antivirus, protects over 400 million computers and mobile devices with our security applications. In business for 30 years, AVAST is one of the oldest companies in the computer security business, with a portfolio covering everything from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for business – offered in about 40 languages. Headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, with offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, AVAST Software employs some of the brightest new talent in the IT industry, from around 30 different nations. ###   Job Description: Create, develop and implement global learning strategies and programs Constantly analyze development needs across the organization Improve and continuously challenge learning methods Lead design and delivery of appropriate training and development interventions for the respective organization(s) – in close cooperation with SrHRBPs and HRBPs Maintain existing and develop new relationships with external consultants Work closely with internal managers and help them to develop people in their teams Bring innovative approach and roll this out globally Work with individual and cultural differences in different locations and work closely with the local HR point of contact Build and maintain strong partnerships with business leaders and key stakeholders    Requirements: 8+ experience as L&D Manager, Training Manager or similar Current knowledge of effective learning and development methods Familiarity with e-learning platforms and practices Experience in project management and budgeting Proficient in MS Office and Learning Management Systems (LMS) Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills; sharp business acumen Ability to build rapport with employees and vendors A passion for adult learning and organizational capability building Ability to influence at all levels of the organization is required Experience in developing, implementing and improving processes is required Experience designing capability strategy and leveraging external best practices and competitive insights in shaping priorities is preferred Fluent English, both spoken and written is a must BSc/BA in Business, Psychology or a related field, professional certification (e.g. CPLP) is a plus     We offer: An interesting job in an international team of a growing and very successful company An exciting product portfolio Opportunities for professional growth The dynamic international work environment An adequate performance-based salary Great benefits: food and drink provided all day by the company, game room, music studio, fitness center, golf simulator, library, language lessons and much more Flexible working hours, home office Cafeteria benefit system, multisport card 25 days of holiday, 5 sick days The chance to join a major global tech company   Sounds interesting? We look forward to hearing from you!  

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