Manager of Office Services and Building Maintenance

Date Posted February 12, 2019
  • Department Office Services
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job ID 45334

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 600 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Siblings, Urban Kids, West 49, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, Amnesia, Mandee and Annie Sez.

Position Description:

As the Manager of Office Services and Building Maintenance you will lead and set the strategic direction for the Supply, Mailroom, Office Services and Store/Building Maintenance teams.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage retail store and building maintenance and supply needs for Canada and USA
  • Oversee the purchasing of all store supplies (bags, forms, cash register rolls, etc.)
  • Control department budgets
  • Negotiate contracts and monitor their progress, ensuring quality of service is maintained
  • Manage all building maintenance and operations, including snow removal, interior cleaning and landscaping
  • Forecast levels of demand for services and products to meet business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels
  • Ensure light bulbs, bags, hangers, gift and merchandise cards are stocked and available for select banners
  • Develop a vendor base to support competitive cost saving advantages
  • Handle freight and courier negotiations and analysis, including invoices for both streams
  • Review and authorize invoices
  • Hire, train and evaluate employees to enhance their performance, development and work product. Address performance issues when needed


  • Ability to travel both nationally and internationally
  • Flexibility to occasionally work evenings and weekends
  • BA or BS Degree in purchasing field or 5+ years of experience in Office Services/Building Maintenance field
  • 5+ years in supervisory capacity
  • Knowledge of retail environment an asset
  • Strong Management skills

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest: However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 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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