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News

19.10.2017, Company: bnt attorneys-at-law s.r.o.

With us by your side, no need to be afraid of the GDPR

The GDPR introduces a new legal framework for the protection of personal data across Europe, seeking to afford maximum protection for data subjects from unauthorized collecting and processing of their data. In order to achieve this, the GDPR postulates new rights and responsibilities (rules) that affect all corporations, institutions, and individuals.

Tags: Human Resources | Law |

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19.10.2017, Company: PASSERINVEST GROUP, a.s.

Baaruv Park Receives Czech Arboriculture Association Award

We’re delighted that BB Centrum’s Baaruv Park is considered one of the most beautiful in the Czech Republic. In this year’s Park of the Year awards, held every year by the professional organization the Association for Establishment and Maintenance of Greenery, it received the Czech Arboriculture Association Award. An expert jury praised in particular the park’s wide variety of plants and above-standard approach by the investor (us) in caring for the park.

Tags: Real Estate |

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19.10.2017, Company: JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)

Former production and distribution complex owned by Coca-Cola HBC Slovak and Czech Republic has new owner

At the beginning of summer 2016, production and distribution complex owned by one of the largest non-alcoholic beverage producers Coca-Cola HBC Czech and Slovak republic, was added to the Slovak industrial market. The complex, which offers approximately 30,000 sq m of leasable area with ca. 35,000 sq m of adjacent land for further development** was exclusively marketed by the Industrial Agency team in JLL Slovakia.

Tags: Real Estate |

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18.10.2017, Company: EY

76% of Czech manufacturing companies continue to see Industry 4.0 as an opportunity to grow business

Almost half of companies plan to significantly change their current business model over the next 3 years, under the influence of Industry 4.0, which is 7 percentage points higher compared with last year results  Two thirds of companies assess their Industry 4.0 maturity as comparable or higher than maturity of their competitors  As in the last year’s survey, 57% of companies considered lack of qualified staff the biggest obstacle to implementing Industry 4.0. 

Tags: IT | Business Development |

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18.10.2017, Company: TaylorWessing e|n|w|c advokáti v.o.s.

GDPR and CCTV systems: should we worry?

Under the current Law on the Protection of Personal Data, people moving to a monitored area must be informed they are being filmed. There are, however, opinions that, according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), people should give written consent being monitored. Another controversy arises for companies in striking a balance between their interest in maintaining property security for their buildings and property and the right of employees to privacy.

18.10.2017, Company: SAP Services, s.r.o.

Machine Learning at SAP: The Possibilities Are Endless

SAP Innovation Center Network is making machine learning solutions smarter to help companies solve an endless variety of business problems across departments from retail to HR.

Tags: IT | Business Development |

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Event calendar

Member event

Sustainability and technology

24.10.2017 , Praha

We cordially invite AmCham members to discuss sustainability and technology. 

Member event

Basic licensing models

25.10.2017 , Hvězdova 1734/2c, Praha 4

This seminar is the coherent explanation of the problematics of the licensing. It is also a preparation for the certification ISO/ICE 19770:2012 SAM manager and ISO/IEC 19770:2012 SAM auditor.

Member event

How to become Czech in one hour

1.11.2017 , Vinohradská 48, Praha 2

Keen to learn something about the Czechs…but too afraid to ask?

AtR General Ledger Analyst (witf French/German/Turkish)

19.10.2017, Merck Sharp & Dohme s.r.o., Praha

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us. ### Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career. Position Overview Merck Sharp & Dohme’s (MSD) Regional Delivery Centers (RDC), located across three regions (Americas, Europe, and Asia), are responsible for the timely and efficient delivery of standardized, global financial processes. The RDC – Europe in Prague, Czech Republic will be responsible for the execution and delivery of a broad range of financial services and processes across MSD business divisions and markets for the Europe region. The AtR General Ledger Analyst will be accountable and responsible for ensuring that the transactions of all the markets that the RDC support in Prague have been properly accounted for and accurately reflect Merck’s accounting process. The objective of this role is to work closely with Local Finance Teams to ensure that the accounting records: (i) accurately reflect the results of the associated business process, (ii) are in line with US GAAP and (iii) comply with respective local statutory and tax requirements. Position Responsibilities Provide general ledger support and analysis inclusive of period end financial close responsibilities for Europe Provide support across General Ledger and other AtR sub-process activities Maintain an accurate and current accounting ledger which reflects the country's transactional reality through timely posting of all required items Ensure that all transactions are correctly reflected in the ledger on a country basis Ensure accurate and timely period reporting that complies with Corporate and country requirements Responsible for monthly Account Reconciliation processes on a timely basis and adhering to all corporate standards and guidelines Actively identify opportunities for streamlining and rendering service delivery more efficiently, and participating in special projects Work closely with other team members to effectively manage workload and gain exposure to multiple finance and business disciplines within Merck Review and sign off of the final financial package and the Balance Sheet Reconciliations   Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance Minimum of 2 years of experience in a finance or accounting department of a multinational company including demonstrated Business-level English language skills (speaking and writing) Experience using SAP and JDE desired Experience with local GAAP / IFRS desired Experience with US GAAP desired Experience with balance sheet reconciliations Technical Skills Requirements: Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills required SAP or JDE Experience desired Intermediate to Advanced PC skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required Demonstrated commitment to education and professional development Ability to operate independently and remain focused through change or uncertainty Advanced problem solving and analytical skills with a proactive management style to implement new processes Works effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, under pressure and with a high degree of professionalism Team player with focus on collaboration Physical Position Requirements Prague, Czech Republic Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

Manager Consumer & Trade Engagement

19.10.2017, Philip Morris ČR a.s., Praha

The Main Activities And Challenges You Will Experience Are   Manage deployment of the consumer engagement strategy, event strategy and trade engagement strategy for Czech market ### Closely collaborate with cluster Consumer & Channel Activation team (CZ, SK, HU) and ensure deployment of the centrally created concepts matching market specifics and environment Manage planning, development and deployment of the initiatives in close interaction with Commercial planning and other functions Lead multi-disciplinary team and cross-functional projects to activate products, new propositions and/or new business models in the appropriate go-to market channels Ensure brand activation through hostess force at POS and execution of the events Drive online program to ensure consistent proposition story at all consumer touch points Manage B2B online platform, design programs to continuously grow the community actively participating in programs and manage the remuneration program for the trade Communicate with respective agencies, prepare briefings and guide agency in order to meet required deliverables Measure, analyze and report the effectiveness of the consumer and customer activities and provide relevant feedback and develop concrete recommendations on how to evolve and optimize Manage the budgets of the entrusted projects in conjunction with the Manager Commercial Deployment Ensure expenditures are within established parameters, emphasizing cost efficiencies and guarantee full compliance of all projects and related communication with all relevant legislation and company policies, principles and practices   We are looking for a Manager Consumer & Trade Engagement who   is passionate for driving consumer and trade engagement has experience from Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry (FMCG) environment (both marketing and trade marketing) ideally has experience in community management field including management of website content and loyalty programs has an analytical thinking and ability to maximize return of investments drives for results and high collaboration spirit has excellent English and Czech or Slovak language skills has a driving license   University degree in economical field is a must, in marketing field an advantage. Úroveň pracovních zkušeností Blíže neurčeno Obor Spotřební zboží   Tabákový průmysl Druh úvazku Plný úvazek Pracovní funkce  

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