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Contracts Manager - Legal

Travel + Leisure Co.
Posted May 06
Full Time
Orlando, Florida

We Put the World on Vacation

At Travel + Leisure Co., our mission is simple: to put the world on vacation. With a focus on vacation ownership, travel memberships, and exchange programs, we’re shaping the future of leisure travel by creating new possibilities for vacationers. Innovation and growth keep our work interesting and fun. Every day is a chance to learn something new and turn vacation inspiration into exceptional experiences for millions of travelers worldwide.

This Manager (Contracts – Legal) role is a leadership position requiring extensive knowledge and experience of contract preparation and review. This position supports Travel + Leisure’s Strategic Development, Corporate Facilities and Risk Management teams and regularly interacts with these business units along with external business partners, and outside counsel. It is important in this position to provide prompt, positive and professional customer service that will foster a positive experience and collaborative professional working relationship with our clients. The ability to balance working under multiple deadlines for multiple stakeholders for a large business team located across the country required. Great communication skills is key. There will be significant autonomy in the oversight of this area of responsibility with minimum supervision by Director, Counsel or VP.

How You'll Shine

  • Management of contract requests (averaging 500+ annually) plus other related contract documentation such as reports, notices, contract templates and standard operating procedures.
  • Manage enhancements to ServiceNow contract intake forms.
  • Draft various vendor contracts, master services agreements, amendments, renewals, and notices related to resort renovation and design, new resort construction, remediation and mitigation for property insurance claims, and corporate facilities.
  • Collaborate with business clients on process efficiencies, refinement of contract language, and vendor non-performance/default matters.
  • Collaborate with business clients on project timelines and prioritization.
  • Organize and manage all calls with business clients.
  • Train team members on the contract process and templates.
  • Train any new business clients on our contract intake platform (ServiceNow).
  • Perform legal research, including reviewing of governing documents, case law and federal, state, and local statutes.

What You'll Bring

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment in performing job functions and discerning when to escalate matters to Director and/or Counsel.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Anticipates situations that set and adjust priorities and staffing.
  • Decision making authority as to issues related to the contracts unless matter requires Counsel advice.
  • Extensive typing, editing, formatting, red-lining and proofreading contracts, and other related documents.
  • Flexible in managing changing priorities and coordinating multiple projects and diverse responsibilities.
  • Extensive knowledge of contract preparation and company’s resort portfolio.
  • Maintains a proactive, positive approach to all situations with the ability to anticipate potential challenges and develop appropriate solutions.
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Requires attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities and anticipate needs and take initiative to meeting deadlines while achieving high-quality work product.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe products.
  • Proficiency in legal research, Internet, and other sources.
  • Associate Degree in paralegal studies or related field; or
  • Paralegal Certificate from an accredited program
  • 2-4 years’ paralegal experience in contract preparation and review.
  • Some hospitality/timeshare experience preferred.
  • 2+ years’ project management experience.

How You'll Be Rewarded

We offer a diverse range of comprehensive health and welfare benefits to associates who work 30 or more hours per week to meet your needs and support you throughout your career with us. Travel + Leisure Co. benefits include:

_Note: Temporary and/or seasonal associates are ineligible for Paid Time Off.

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  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life and accident coverage
  • Disability
  • Depending on position, paid time off, parental leave and holidays (speak to your recruiter for additional information)
  • Wish day paid time to volunteer at an approved organization of your choice
  • 401k with employer match (subject to eligibility requirements, including tenure - speak to your recruiter for additional information)
  • Legal and identify theft plan
  • Voluntary income protection benefits
  • Wellness program (subject to provider availability)
  • Employee Assistance Program

Where Memories Start with You

Hospitality is at the heart of all we do at Travel + Leisure Co. Here, you’ll find an inclusive environment where we deliver excellence and take time to have fun, celebrate together, and support one another. We're always looking ahead to what’s next and how we can strengthen our business, its neighboring communities, and the customer experience. Join our global team and build a career where memories start with you.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applications will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to MyCareer@travelandleisure.com, including the title and location of the position for which you are applying.