HR Coordinator

Date Posted September 21, 2021
  • Department Human Resources
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job ID 97885

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 700 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, Amnesia, Brooks Brothers, Mandee and Charlotte Russe.

Our goal is to sustain performance that exceeds expectations. We are committed to creating a culture where people feel valued and inspired to achieve results. We give our people the appropriate tools, freedom and authority to make decisions. They are accountable for their actions and we recognize their efforts and reward their results. We attract and nurture the best people by providing leadership opportunities, career development and continuous learning. We are committed to leading by example and with integrity. We treat people with respect and dignity, promote the benefits of diversity and address challenges in a direct and compassionate manner. We engage people in our goals and objectives; we listen and act on new ideas where possible. That is our Philosophy.

How to apply…

To apply, please submit your résumé and cover letter. Please include your answers to the following questions in your application: 1) What are your top three skills that will make you a right candidate for this position? 2) What must the Company do to make sure you are happy in your role if hired? 3) Why did you choose HR as your career?

Job Overview

As the first point of contact for store employees in Canada and the US, the HR Coordinator is responsible for responding to and resolving employee inquiries, Health and Safety management including related claims, processing employee life cycle events and related reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Respond to, address and resolve employee inquiries
  • Promote and oversee health and safety requirements including claims management and follow up
  • Responsible for the disability and leave of absence program
  • Prepare HR memos and related communications
  • Process employment related transaction documentation
  • HR Policy Manual maintenance and updates
  • Assist in any assigned HR related projects and research requirements
  • Participate in special projects and other duties as required

Required Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Well-organized, detail oriented, with ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Acts with integrity and maintains a high level of confidentiality
  • A team player, self-starter with an ability to work independently and perform at optimum levels
  • Sense of urgency and able to adapt to a fast-changing environment
  • Punctual and professional with excellent follow-up skill

Required Experience

  • Post-secondary education in HR or related discipline or 2+ years of previous HR experience
  • Bilingual (English/French) is an asset
  • Excellent computer skills with solid working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
  • US employee relations experience an asset

As a result of Covid-19, most of our employees presently work remotely. This position will be required to attend the office, during which time strict safety protocols are in place. We are currently utilizing a virtual hiring process and interview candidates by phone or Zoom/Teams.

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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