Kotajsova - Human Resources, Head Hunting, Hiring - Czech Republic

Marie Kotajsova

Czech Republic


Human Resources, Head Hunting, Hiring

Work History

Independent Localization Consultant


Offering services in the Supply Chain area, processes design and implementation, solution architecture, sales support, RFP, RFI and RFQ, localization related linguistic services and quality assurance

Supply Chain Director

Moravia Worldwide

- In charge of three departments: the Vendor Management Department, the Quality assurance Department and the Internal Production team for the Czech Language
- Implementing corporate strategy
- Defining group strategy and tactics
- Maintaining mission and vision of supply chain and objectives and priority issues and programs/plans (means to meet strategic and tactical objectives)
- Understanding sourcing requirements from all production units and defining and sharing objectives and plans for the development of the Supply Chain, with reflection to sourcing requirements from all units
- Defining recommended quality management system to be used by production units and defines and shares objectives for resources to be part of execution of quality management
- Building and developing outsourcing solutions to maximize benefit/cost ratio
- Hiring and managing internal experts, mentoring the team
- Assigning objectives to the teams and individuals in the supply chain unit to execute strategic and tactical programs/plans
- Supporting production teams with allocating work according to defined SLA
- Defining client survey methods (production units, sales) satisfaction with the service level
- Monitoring and surveying how the service is delivered compared to SLA
- Negotiating the best conditions from the best solution providers of defined services (with defined SLA and quality bar)
- Assigning tasks and responsibilities to subordinates, distributes workload
- Defining teams' structure

Group Manager - Business Partner Group

Moravia Worldwide

- Head of the vendor management department (Business Partner Group - the company's internal services provider that provides all production units with the appropriate outsourcing solutions)
- Implementing corporate strategy and internal rules in the Group
- Creating and maintaining Business Partner Group budget, reviewing and reporting financial results related to suppliers' costs
- Providing regular reporting on all levels of programs in the Group
- Managing and mentoring the team of vendor managers, allocating tasks to them
- Coordinating resources including cooperation with HR to have appropriate resources in place
- Selecting and hiring Business Partner Group team members
- Supervising rate negotiations led by vendor managers, ensuring they are in line with strategic goals
- Monitoring Spends with business partners across all language outsourced by Moravia
- Ensuring all selection/qualification/training steps have been applied while looking for new resources
- Ensuring the workload in the Group is evenly distributed among the team members
- Visiting, with vendor managers, key business partners when needed
- Supervising quarterly Business Partner Reviews
- Cooperating with Finance on regular basis (Reconciliation, Commitments to Partners, etc.)
- Monitoring the work of vendor managers
- Evaluating vendor managers' performance on quarterly basis
- Implementing and enforcing corporate strategy in the team
- Distributing workload, ensuring that the tasks and programs are executed in compliance with corporate needs

Business Partner Manager

Moravia Worldwide

- Member of the Business Partner Group team: the company's internal services provider that provides all production units with the appropriate outsourcing solutions
- Personally responsible for managing localization vendors and Business Partners located in Scandinavia, Western Europe, Latin America and Poland.
- Responsible for Rates Negotiations and price review on a yearly basis as well as project/client specific rates negotiations
- Contractual negotiations with vendors
- Acting as escalation point for the company's Project Managers in all vendor related issues
- Cooperating with sales and operations to clearly understand and define existing and future outsourcing requirements and subsequently building the most suitable solutions focusing on meeting clients' expectations, demands and needs
- Identifying and building alternative outsourcing solutions
- Keeping up to-date with local market trends
- Monitoring vendors/business partners' performance, suggesting corrective actions when appropriate and making sure they are implemented
- Setting vendors' evaluation metrics
- Evaluating vendors' performance on a quarterly basis
- Performing on site partner Audit and Business Review Meetings
- Representing the company at industry conferences
- Participating in Strategic planning of the Business Partner Group, responsible for the company's outsourcing
- Identifying, qualifying, contracting and developing vendor (company and freelance) solutions for languages in alignment with the company's business requirements and strategic direction
- Building lasting relationship with the company's regional strategic/key partners in alignment with the company's strategic direction
- Building efficient and effective working processes and systems

Administrative Manager

Ferropan Oilfied Services and Supplies LLC

- Managing the administrative department of the company (5 people)
- Responsibility for the day-to-day running of the administrative department
- Setting administrative strategies and responsibilities of staff
- Optimizing administrative processes
- Welcoming and dealing with visitors to the company
- Supervising the maintenance of administrative records
- Interpreting policies and procedures to assigned staff
- Maintaining a close and cooperative relationship between departments and branches (in and outside the United Arab Emirates, i.e. in Europe)
- Communicating with local authorities in Abu Dhabi and other Emirates
- Responsibility for processing all tenders' documentation
- Identifying and analyzing problems regarding services and/or personnel and recommending solutions

Qualifications & Certifications


Masarykova Universita Brno

Breclav, Czech Republic

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