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20.07.2018, Company: ASB Group

ASB Group advised BHS Private Equity Fund on its acquisition of Boco Pardubice Machines

ASB Group has successfully advised BHS Private Equity Fund in the expansion of its portfolio by engineering company Boco Pardubice Machines. The advisory services provided by ASB Group included tax advisory under the leadership of Jana Pytelková Svobodová.

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19.07.2018, Company: Dvořák Hager & Partners, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o.

Dvořák Hager & Partners in Bratislava strengthens its team

The Bratislava office of Dvořák Hager & Partners has acquired a team of experienced lawyers from the Slovak law firm Balcar, Polanský & spol.: labour law and personal data protection expert Helga Maďarová and litigation and contract law specialist Ján Macej.

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18.07.2018, Company: Avast Software s.r.o.

Avast Strengthens SMB Leadership Team Across Engineering, Product Management, and Operations

Vita Santrucek joins Avast, with expanded roles for Arne Uppheim and Ashley Isaak

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18.07.2018, Company: Amcham

Exporters rely on carrier insurance despite risk of losses

According to Czech Statistical Office data, Czech exports grew by 6% between 2016 and 2017. Despite the fact that the average value of the exported goods also attacks the 290 billion crowns in the first five months of 2018, exporters rely on the fact that the goods are sufficiently insured through carrier insurance. In many cases, however, this insurance does not provide a sufficient cover. This applies in particular to international haulage of high-value smaller goods, such as electronics.

18.07.2018, Company: bnt attorneys-at-law s.r.o.

Vacationing with kids after a divorce: how to proceed if you can't agree with your ex?

Summer holidays are coming and for some divorced parents, this time heralds fights with the ex over the possibility to take their kid on a proper vacation. If the other parent refuses to entrust you with the child for more than a weekend, what can be done? Parents have an equal right to spend holidays with their children. 

18.07.2018, Company: Amcham

The use of energy in government administration buildings is ineffective

More than three quarters of government buildings in the Czech Republic are not energy effective. This represents a loss of approximately half a billion Czech crowns per year. Those are conclusions of Deloitte's study Energy Savings in Public Administration prepared by the UN Global Compact Czech Republic, a network of companies and organisations. The study focuses on social responsibility and sustainable development.

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EMEA Marketing Operations Associate

18.07.2018, MICROSOFT, s.r.o., Praha

This role will support the GDP Regional Marketing Lead (RMM) in managing the Marketing Operations with certain OEM partners as designated by Microsoft. Your primary role is to manage the quarterly planning cycle of our co-marketing investments, liaising with our local Partner Account Managers (PAM) in each country. These co-marketing investments are meant to drive OEM product adoption thru promotion of innovation & design wins in the marketplace as well as to meet both volume and revenue targets of our Microsoft OEM Division. ### What does a day look like? Checking status of marketing spend, marketing plans, and ensuring that processes are being followed. Starting new marketing initiatives using the tool, and checking for updates, logging stuff etc. Contacting marketing leads across Europe, along with their account counterparts in the OEM itself, and chasing them for their plans and proof of execution. Being expert in all things process. Fundamentally, this is a marketing operations role, so the person needs to be confident and happy with process and admin. What makes this role interesting? The role might be interesting either to a marketing/business graduate early in career, who will get exposure to the detailed working behind multiple-country program management for a large corporation and sees it as great opportunity. Alternatively, for someone who has proven expertise in marketing operations, the role offers the opportunity to engage across Europe and the US, working with a great team as part of a very successful global company. Responsibilities Additional deliverables of this role include: Supporting the GDP Regional Marketing Lead to optimize joint marketing investments across certain regions/OEM partners as designated by Microsoft. Quarterly plan reviews, fine-tuning and editing to drive maximum program execution and compliance. Purchase Order (PO) creation, submission and approval routing thru Microsoft’s MyOrder system. Quarterly Proof of Execution (POE) review, submission and audit tracking for all joint marketing investments across certain regions/OEM partners as designated by Microsoft. Supporting the GDP Regional Marketing Lead to manage the quarterly accrual and invoicing processes from creation to closure. Supporting the GDP Regional Marketing Lead with coordinating internal/external events, execution and asset creation as applicable and in line with Microsoft compliance guidelines.   Qualifications Solid command of oral and written English a must Experience in controlling/accounting/administrative support or equivalent. Marketing budget management experience a strong plus Business acumen related to Marketing ATL/BTL tactics a strong plus Degree in Marketing, Finance, Economics or Business management preferred. Fluent user of Excel a must (incl. advanced functions such as pivot table), fair handling of MS Office suite expected Location: Flexible. The role covers the EMEA region using Skype and Email primarily for communication, with occasional F2F meetings, so the job holder can work from home or Microsoft offices across Europe This is an external staff position. Your employer will be a third-party supplier, in service for Microsoft.

Service Delivery Manager

18.07.2018, Novartis s.r.o., Praha

Service Delivery Manager, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic Welcome to the future of medicine. Be part of a rapidly growing, diverse and high calibre 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 Service Delivery Manager to join the IT team in Prague Job Purpose Represent IT to the business (or in the case of central functions, to the IT groups receiving services), ensuring that expectations for IT services are met. Capture, qualify and help prioritize new IT demand and lead the delivery of projects for the business, from initiation to operational handover, aligning with COEs and other BEFs where needed. Key Responsibilities Act as primary point of accountability for IT matters for designated business customers (or if delivering services to IT, act as the primary point of accountability for function service portfolio to the relevant IT customer group) usually across locations, business domains, and/or geographical boundaries Oversee the IT service portfolio for the capability area Develop and enhance relationships with key stakeholders, actively manage their expectations and monitor satisfaction levels Ensure all end-user requirements for IT services are documented through Service Level Agreements (SLAs) Ensure SLAs are met for all IT Services Manage the collection of customer feedback and identify optimization areas Identify and manage risks in relation to IT Services underpinning business processes Identify and qualify new demand with overall responsibility for steering proposals through the early phases of approval Lead initiatives to identify opportunities, gather high level requirements, perform high level technology impact analysis, and work directly with customer teams to identify and develop business cases, and obtain sponsorship Provide input on demand requirements for the creation and maintenance of overall IT strategy Ensure IT investments and services for customer group are aligned with business requirements and IT strategy Ensure the overall user experience is taken into account when designing and deploying new solutions and services Direct the delivery of projects through active sponsorship, leadership and involvement to ensure they meet time, cost and quality requirements and business needs Provide leadership and decision making support by establishing project governance and ensure the effective overall use of resources to meet business objectives Proactively share knowledge of technology risks and opportunities to build competitive advantage Ensure investments are leveraged by establishing a solid governance model leveraging solutions (build once; use often) Drive adoption of global solutions Take accountability to ensure adherence with Security and Compliance policies and procedures within Service Delivery scope 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. The Ideal Candidate Will Have Minimum requirements Degree or relevant equivalent experience > 12 years of experience in IT or technical management positions Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. Division NBS Business Unit IT NBS Country Czech Republic Work Location Prague Company/Legal Entity NOV CZE Functional Area Information Technology Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular Úroveň pracovních zkušeností Střední služební věk Obor Farmaceutický průmysl Druh úvazku Plný úvazek Pracovní funkce Analytik   Informační technologie  

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