Jakub Novotný

Jakub Novotný

Project manager

Work History

Work History
Jan 2014 - Feb 2015

Lean Lead (Project Manager)

Anheuser-Busch InBev

World's top 1 beer brewery company, extremely dynamic with constant focus on continuous improvement across all teams and departments.

Leading a portfolio of projects (leading and coaching project leads) related to Lean Six Sigma improvements with direct impact on the bottom line and cash flow, increasing company's effectiveness and efficiency and reducing operational risks.

Developing one-year plan together with serviced countries (BeNeFra, DE, UK). Co-developing three-year plan bringing the whole department on the new level of operational effectiveness.

Process managed: Order-to-Cash (10 teams, cca 100 people).

Aug 2012 - Dec 2013

Senior Consultant

PwC CR

Lean Six Sigma / Operational excellence implementation projects in manufacturing companies

Project 1 - Automotive tier 2: Material flow and Production planning improvement project. Thorough qualitative analysis of issues in the production planning and material flow, supported by quantitative findings, including estimate of potential financial savings. During the "Design Phase", I was responsible for 16 project streams, and leading a client team of 8 people I facilitated cca 70 workshops to design new operational model with the aim of solving all the ongoing issues.

Project 2 - Shared service center of world's top 5 bank in Poland: The project was focused on due diligence of bank's largest corporate customers (corporations, institutions and funds) and their controllers with focus on Anti Money-laundering & Counter Terrorism Financing policies application.

Project 3 - Servicing company for several production companies: Operations and performance improvement project, focused especially on cost cutting with clear and direct impact to the bottom line. My responsibility was to find potential savings on both cost and revenue sides in maintenance. 

I have also prepared an assessment tool for determination of the maturity level of company's "Sales Force Effectiveness & Customer Centricity".

Oct 2010 - Aug 2012

Consultant

PwC CR

Lean Six Sigma / Operational excellence implementation projects in manufacturing companies.

I participated in projects from concept/design till its day-to-day implementation on the following projects:

Project 1 - Large cable manufacturer: Improvements of OEE of machines, workplace organization and visual management, maintenance effectiveness, sales department organizational structure redesing, production flows mapping and redesign. 

Project 2 - Rolled steel products manufacturer: Purchase-to-pay processes improvements.

Project 3 - Fibre-cement building materials manufacturer: Workplace organization and visual management implementation, Optimization of information (production planning) and material flow (reduction of WIP and lead time, increase of capacity) design project.

Aug 2008 - Sep 2010

Internship

KPMG Advisory ČR

Internship work in a performance improvement department.

Work content mostly analytical in MS Excel (70 %) and creation of MS PowerPoint presentations (20 % of time), plus various types of research related to running projects. I participated in many smaller projects such as inventory management, feasibility study, tender evaluation, HR optimization, among othes. I developed especially strong analytical skills and got acquainted with the lean six sigma methods and tools.

Feb 2006 - Feb 2008

Sales reprezentative

OVB Allfinanz

Acquiring portfolio of clients, analyzing their financial situation and selling them appropriate financial products (insurance, investments).

Education

Education
Jan 2008 - Jan 2011

Master

Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze

Major - Business administration and management. Minor - Quantitative methods in management. Speech at graduation.

Jan 2010 - Jun 2010

Erasmus

Uppsala University (Sweden)
Jan 2011 - Jan 2013

Extracurricular programme for selected students

Honors Academia Programme
Jan 2005 - Jan 2008

Bachelor

Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze

Degree with honours (red diploma). Speech at graduation.

Sep 1997 - May 2005

Maturita

Gymnásium Josefa Jungmanna Litoměřice

Mathematics, English, Programming, Czech.

Interests

Travelling, meditation, yoga.