Dixons carphone

Dixons Carphone PLC

is Europe's leading specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company.

Combined with trusted advice and after-sales care, we make the potential of connected technology accessible and affordable for our customers. We employ over 40,000 people in 9 countries, with almost 3,000 stores across our various brands.

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Uk ireland

UK & Ireland

Currys logo PC world logo Carphone warehouse logo Dixons travel logo Knowhow logo Geek squad logo e2 save mobiles logo Mobiles.co logo
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Nordics

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Southern europe

Southern Europe

Partner kotsovolos Partners phone house

Dixons Carphone CoE

In Brno, Czech Republic we operate a Centre of Excellence (CoE) which opened in 2007. The centre is international, young and dynamic. We have over 500 employees from more than 28 different countries supporting our retail business to prove it. Our company culture is characterized by the drive to be World Class in supporting our retail operations, and having fun doing it! Personal development and teamwork go hand in hand in our centre.

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Our departments

Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable takes care of the end-to-end process leading up to payments owed by the company to suppliers and other creditors. The main aim of the department is to pay the debts within a given period of time in order to avoid default. Responsibilities include invoice handling, account management, period and month-end closure, finance control and reporting.

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Accounts Receivable

Accounts Receivable is responsible for the daily maintenance and administration of over 10.000 active PC World Business accounts. The majority of the accounts are invoice accounts, which allows business customers to pay for their transactions within payment terms. Responsibilities include credit vetting, cash allocation, management of overdue accounts and store banking support.

Finance Support

Finance Support is responsible for a variety of finance activities to support the central finance function. The department co-operates closely with internal and external parties, supporting them with different reports, month-end closures, advice and reconciliation or helping with internal and external audit.

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IS Team

We have challenging projects for Application Support Analysts, Linux System Administrators, Oracle administrators, PHP Developers and Business Intelligence oriented candidates. The team supports the business in the areas of Business Intelligence, SAP support, Infrastructure support and E-commerce Development. The e-commerce team develops and supports a high traffic large scale multichannel platform, building real customer experience across all parts of platform for multiple devices.
Our websites, www.pcworld.co.uk and www.currys.co.uk handle around a million customers every day and our back office systems serve millions of orders and customer requests. Basic cornerstones of the infrastructure are an Oracle database and Linux/Apache/PHP application servers. The team is responsible for ensuring that the websites stay up and running, 24x7.

Customer Support Agreements

This team looks after the extended coverplans for products purchased in UK and Ireland. The teams sets up new coverplan contracts or prolongs existing ones for customers, makes payment and agreement-related changes upon request. We make sure that Dixons Carphone does not have outstanding debts with outsourced repairers; and we look for replacement products in case these are irreparable or too expensive to repair.

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Web Content Team

Content Team creates product descriptions for our websites in Nordic countries and Czech and Slovak Republic. The two man activities of the team are to create product texts in English, which are translated to local languages. Czech and Slovak translations are also done in the team.

HR Administration Team

The HR Administration department provides services for 20 000 Dixons Carphone colleagues in UK and Ireland that work in our Centre of Excellence, Stores, Distribution centres, Warehouses, Repair Labs and contact centres.

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Logistics

Logistics department provides a control of the outbound logistics activities in Nordic countries. The main aim is to optimize and keep a steady information flow so the goods can be delivered through a network of transport links and storage nodes without any negative impact on customer. The quality is also ensured by various control tasks such as the transporter invoice control as well as the customer claims handling and analysis.

What's on?

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Conference TechEd-DevCon 2016

Multikino Premiere Cinemas Park Hostivař, Prague

One of the speaker will be our BI Data Architect - Jiri Neoral.

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Conference TechEd-DevCon 2016

Multikino Premiere Cinemas Park Hostivař, Prague

One of the speaker will be our BI Data Architect - Jiri Neoral.

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Conference TechEd-DevCon 2016

Multikino Premiere Cinemas Park Hostivař, Prague

One of the speaker will be our BI Data Architect - Jiri Neoral.

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Be more JS vol.4

Živo u Palečka, 6pm

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Conference TechEd-DevCon 2016

Prague

One of the speaker will be our BI Data Architect - Jiri Neoral.

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Summer BBQ

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Charity Concert

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Football tournament

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Boat party

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Winter Classics - ice hockey tournament

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Job fair in Sweden

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PHP workshop with Czechitas

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Career Day @ Mendel University

9.00 am - 3.00 pm

Come and talk to us how to turn you career with Dixons!

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Charity Concert

12:30 - 13:00 + 15:30 - 16:00 - terrace Triniti Office Centre

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Dixons Open Day

1.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Let us welcome you on Thursday May 21st at Dixons Retail SSC in Brno during our Open Day 2015! All employees' family members, friends, students, graduates and others interested in Dixons Carphone are warmly invited. The program is scheduled from 1 pm to 5 pm. You can take a tour of the office, consult your CV & Linkedin profile with our HR team or participate on several workshops and win a soft-skills training. Timing: •1.30 – 2.15 pm: Turn your career abroad with us (Barbora Hlustikova, Jan Krivan, Olga Pavlikova), ENG/CZ, Blue meeting room •2.30 – 3.15 pm: Self-presentation and self-motivation for your success/ful interview (Karolina Koszalka), ENG, Yellow meeting room •3.30 – 4.15 pm: Turn your career with us (Barbora Hlustikova, Jan Krivan, Olga Pavlikova), ENG/CZ Blue meeting room •4.15 – 5pm: : Self-presentation and self-motivation for your success/ful interview (Karolina Koszalka), ENG, Yellow meeting room

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Dixons Summer BBQ

Guess how much generous are Dixons employees! We managed to collect unbelievable 19 826 CZK to support Debra organisation helping people suffering from butterfly skin disease. And all of this only by baking cakes and drinking delicious sangria during our Dixons summer BBQ. Thank you!

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Q&A with CEO

Sebastian James, Dixons Carphone CEO, is answering questions of Dixons Retail SSC employees during his visit in Brno.

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Boat Party

Brno dam

After party in Ahoy!

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Job fair in Denmark - Odense

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European Job Days in Malmö

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Dixons Hell-o-ween Party

Music Lab - 19:00

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JobChallenge Brno 2015

Adam Gallery

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Saint Nicolas charity baking market

Dixons reception - 9 - 12:00

Our colleagues are baking and eating delicious Christmas sweets to support organization Klokánek Brno.

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X-mas party

KC Babylon - 18:00

Black & White ball - Talent show, DJ, Light show, Midnight raffle

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Dixons Valentine Day

Trnitá 491/5, Brno

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Brno PHP Meetup

Stará Tkalcovna - 18:00

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Jobfair Amar in Sweden

Växjö, Sweden

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Brno JS Meetup

Impact Hub, Brno

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Symfony at Dixons

18.00, Hudební klub u Palečka, Brno

Pavel Rozehnal, our PHP Developer, will tell you more about Symfony at Dixons.

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Agilia Conference 2016

Olomouc

Agile and Lean Innovation - more info: http://agiliaconference.com/

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Career day at Mendel Universtiy

bulding X, Mendel University, 9am - 3pm

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Be more JS

18.00, Restaurant Stavba, Grohova 2, Brno

Dixons first .JS meet up. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1585577231769265/

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Brno PHP Meetup

Trnita 5, Brno; 6pm

More info: https://www.brnophp.cz/meetup-april-2016

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SharePoint Show Brno 2016

Impact Hub, Brno

One of the speaker will be our BI Data Architect - Jiri Neoral.

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Dixons Open Day 2016

Trnita 5, Brno; 1-5pm

Our door will be opened again. Come & see how we roll it at Dixons :)

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Introduction to Power BI with Jiri Neoral, BI Data Architect

16.00 - 17.00; online

More information: http://www.wug.cz/online/akce/800-Uvod-do-Power-BI

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Conference TechEd-DevCon 2016

Multikino Premiere Cinemas Park Hostivař, Prague

One of the speaker will be our BI Data Architect - Jiri Neoral.

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Agile Open Café

Mamut, Bašty 8, Brno; 18.00

Come to share your knowledge and experience with scaling Scrum and aplication of Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) with Pavel Teichman (Dixons Carphone) and Tomas Kejzlar (MSD). More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/597965013710799/

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Be more JS vol.2

18.00, Živo u Palečka

Brno needs more JS, be more JS. More info - https://www.facebook.com/events/229337020765020/

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IT Service Delivery Forum International

Brno BVV

Agile software development in ITIL driven IT - Igor Dobřický, Head of IT Shared Services, more info: http://www.bvv.cz/sdfi/

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Dixons Summer BBQ 2016

Brno dam, Sokolak, 1pm

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Be more JS vol.3

Živo u Palečka, 6pm

Be more JS, Brno needs more JS.

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Hackathon: Hack your start

Impact Hub, Brno; 9.30am - 11.59pm

IT academy Engeto in cooperation with us will learn young IT enthusiats how to create a web in 11 hours. Find more: https://engeto.cz/hackathon/hack-your-start#

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Boat Party

Brno dam, 7.30pm

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Conference SQL Server Bootcamp 2016

FI MUNI, Brno, 9.00am - 5pm

Free educational conference designed for database developers, administrators and BI specialists and many news regarding SQL Server. Our BI Data Architect Jirko Neoral will share with you his best practice and Dixons Carphone CoE will be with you during all days.

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Conference SQL Server Bootcamp 2016

FI MUNI, Brno, 9.00am - 5pm

Free educational conference designed for database developers, administrators and BI specialists and many news regarding SQL Server. Our BI Data Architect Jirko Neoral will share with you his best practice and Dixons Carphone CoE will be with you during all days.

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Be more JS vol.5 - Summer edition

6pm - 10pm

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Party - Get to know each other more

Music Lab, 7pm

Perfect opportunity to know your colleagues more during a nice summer evening with jazz music.

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Charity Concert on the Roof

Terrace, Triniti Office Center, Trnitá 5

Our third charity concert on the roof performed by our colleagues. This year we will support the young family in a serious medical conditions after the car accident not caused by them.

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Dixons Health Day

Office site, 9.00-16.00

The first Health Day in Dixons Carphone for our colleagues. Contribute to your health improvement directly in the office during the office hours.

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WUG Conference

VUT

Windows Users Group Conference covering BI and much more1

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Halloween Party

MusicLab, 19,00

Great possibility to meet your colleagues and have some fun in a spooky Halloween atmosphere. Live bands and DJ will be performing!

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JobChallenge

Fait Gallery, Brno; 9am - 5pm

The biggest jobfair for students and graduates. Dixons will be there. More info: http://admin.jobch.cz/en

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PHP Workshop with Czechitas

TBC

More info coming soon

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St. Nicolas Day + Charity Bake-off

Office Trnita 5, 9.00

St. Nicolas and his little helpers will visit our office to bring you some treats. If you won't have enough, you can buy some of the delicious cakes your colleagues baked and support the charity

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Christmas Party

Babylon, Kounicova, Brno, 18,00

Rock'n'Roll Christmas rocking our way! Let's celebrate the festive season together!

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Dixons goes Wild and West - Summer BBQ

Sokolák, Brno Dam, whole day

Great BBQ with a lot of fun for the whole family

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BarCamp

FIT, Bozetechova, whole day

Excellent open seminars, meetup and inspiring workshop in the area of IT, design and marketing. Our colleagues will be having interesting lectures there

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Open Day

Triniti Office, Trnita 5

Visit our office, meet our managers and teams, take part in interesting workshops and try to win some cool prizes

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'Bring your own' Terrace BBQ

Trinity office, Trnita 5, 17.00 - 21.00

Grab your team mates, bring your favourite food and enjoy it with a great view from our terrace

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Boat Party

Brno Dam, 18,00

Enjoy great coctails with your colleagues while sailing

Our HR team

Miroslava Ambrožová
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HR & Operations Manager

Alena Krejčířová
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Recruitment Lead

Lenka Preiss
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Senior CoE positions

Karolína Pawlusová
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Finance & CoE positions

Zuzana Schneiderová
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Multilingual positions

Monika Bielová
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IT positions

Adéla Kolibová
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IT positions

Nikola Urbánková
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IT positions

Kristína Sabáková
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HR Marketing & Communication