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Do job: Geneviève, Administrative Representative to Bodypack

Posted 30 May 2018

As every month, the team of Bodypack comes on this blog, occasion for you to discover jobs across the experience of the employees of the society and to know about it a little more about the team and the back of the decor... This week we introduce you course and post of Geneviève, Administrative Representative to Bodypack, across this interviews.

What was your course before your arrival to Bodypack?

First of all concerning my training, I began my university programme with one «G.E.A» SHOULD Management of Firms and of Administrations, option GMO that I passed in 2 years to St Steven, having got a RECEPTACLE B (what corresponds to a RECEPTACLE today AM, economic and social).

It SHOULD GEA leads to functions of administrator. The objective of this certificate is to teach bases to the students to hold administrative positions in firm, and notably in different domains of management. I therefore passed this GEA with an option GMO for Small and medium enterprises. This programme allows to the student to acquire a wide knowledge on the methods of management of an organisation deprived to aspire notably to functions with high responsibilities. The legal environment of firms and the piloting of activities are studied there, for example.

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Geneviève, our Administrative Representative (to the right of the picture) in the seminar of Bodypack 2017 with Noémie.

 

At the end of my internship of 2ème year, the firm in which I evolved, recruited me as Frame. My mission: set a methodology up for the calculation of the costs of cost of products on the production chain, and to set up a reduction of costs. This mission lasted two years.

Concerning the continuation of my professional course before entering to Bodypack, I was accounting during 3 years in an Association of Management of reception Home. Then, I included one SMES as Accountant and Representative for the installation of a quality service where I stayed 5 years. Then, I was recruited to include a jewellery chain, as accountant «Responsible for case» of 22 shops where I stayed during 2 years in this post.

After these 12 years of experiments of Management, I resigned to dedicate myself to my home life.

In 2008, I postulated for a post of helper de Direction at half-time, to Bodypack. In the course of time, my post evolved, and today I am Administrative Representative full-time. On May 26th I celebrated my 10 years of Bodypack!!!

What is your role to Bodypack? Your different missions and the different aspects of your post of Administrative Representative.

In 1er place, in so much qu’helper of direction to Bodypack I work in close cooperation with mister Laine, the creator and manager of Bodypack. An article on it businessman's job last month was published, you can consult it also on this blog. I assist him the daily for different tasks as: the management of its planning, the organisation of its displacements, the communication of mark, preparation of meetings, reception of the persons coming within places …
Then, I organise and I co-ordinate the internal, external and sometimes confidential information, linked to the functioning of structure. I also take care of the complete monitoring of files as the service contracts of equipment, of the monitoring of the orders of our clients, of the administrative management of the personnel.

I take care of all accounting and commercial management. Once in year, I am also charging up of the organisation of specific events as the organisation of seminars, because we meet with our agents and our sales and marketing people every year to work on the next collection of backpacks for start of the school year. I play therefore a coordination role within the team.

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Photo of the team Bodypack in the seminar 2017, uniting the agents and sales and marketing people Bodypack where Geneviève (the 2nd person on the basis of the left) is the organizer.[/caption]

Now as Administrative RepresentativeI assure all administrative management of Bodypack, specialist of the school leather shopon various aspects: procedures, functioning of the firm, legal and financial business. I also vouch of all that concerns the treasury and the management control of the society for ten consecutive years! I use a software of management of firm which allows me to have access to all information necessary for the good functioning of the society Bodypack and to know every other minute how much of backpacks we have in supply for example and which are orders in the course of each of the sales and marketing people.

Besides these missions linked to my main function, specifically to Bodypack, I also take care of all logistical aspect for the importation and the expedition of orders of school bags at the arrival of every new collection of backpacks and of satchels with castors. It is one of the particular aspects of my post!

Bodypack allows me to bloom in a lot of domains:

  • Accounting management (accountancy, treasury, statements, human resources...)
  • Commercial management (orders, followed clients...)
  • The logistics (importation, export, customhouses, charterings, …)
  • Purchases (orders, the coordination of manufacture, …)
  • The export (exchanges, pressures of countries, …)
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Bartack is sometimes Administrative Representative with Geneviève! He accompanies us everywhere in our daily ;)

 

What you appreciate most at Bodypack?

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Illustration of the management of plans of an administrative representative. Source: Freepik.

 

  • My versatility,
  • My autonomy,
  • Every day is a new day when nothing is made as the day before,
  • Saisonnalité, and fact that I can participate of creation in the delivery of one backpackby way of his conception.

 

What are 4 main qualities of an Administrative Representative?

  1. Strict
  2. Organised / Methodical
  3. It is necessary to have a good capacity to be anticipated
  4. Dynamics

 

Geneviève in some figures:

  • 10 collections Bodypack in his assets
  • + 600 references products to be managed
  • Thousands of backpacks delivered to our clients in France
  • Hundreds of charterings in the export where mark Bodypack Greece, Suriname, Russia and in the countries of Eastern Europe as Bulgaria and Romania is also present in Belgium, Spain, Croatia.

 

What is your bag favourite Bodypack?

 

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 The backpack France, the small favourite of Gigi... Yes, for us it is gigi :)

bag with computer Francewho is a backpack more worked, with an original form, a graphic motive and colours which are hot.

This bag with compartment for computer is still available among our rubric of good deals ? but more for for a long time …

 

You can ask questions in Geneviève on its job of Administrative Representative or on the training which she followed to arrive at this post. Write us below in comments, she will answer you with pleasure!