Contracts Manager

Property Aimbridge Corporate
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/16/2022 11:29 AM)

Job Summary

The corporate contract manager reports to the VP of Business Strategy and is responsible for assisting the legal department, development department and legal department in connection with management agreements, all transitions, and due diligence. This role is the gatekeeper of critical information for the company.



  • Bachelor's degree with experience in Hospitality preferred; paralegal certificate or experience is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of corporate agreements including management agreements preferred.
  • Performs work with a high degree of
  • Ability to develop and mentor
  • Oral and written communication
  • Ability to build collaborative
  • Ability to identify and seek needed information/research
  • Project management


  • Coordinate engagement of outside counsel to represent the company on Hotel Management Agreement (HMA) negotiations and review
  • Coordinate with other departments on HMA-related matters
  • Draft and submit brand objection letters for new construction notices
  • Facilitate meetings with corporate hotel finance teams to provide ongoing updates to the centralized service fee exhibits that goes into the hotel management agreements
  • Assist with coordination and accuracy of certain forms, schedules and lists related to business development and legal related agreements.
  • Coordinate with other departments on HMA-related matters
  • Manage Hotel Legal onboarding and disposition process including calculating terminations fees and monitor termination dates of hotel HMAs
  • Manage and track all HMAs in electronic format on the company’s platform
  • Assist owners with filing Franchise Disclosure Document receipts and completion of franchise applications
  • Review HMAs for proposed changes to competitive sets and facilitate approval and compliance
  • Track expiration of HMAs and coordinate renewals
  • Confirm, track, and review potential area of protection clauses in current HMAs
  • Calculate and track incentive fees, termination fees and performance standards when applicable
  • Provide numerical and contractual analysis of contracts and data
  • Coordinate and review management agreements and other legal documents
  • Review and track pre-opening and TSA agreements with regards to dates, fee schedules, and other ongoing updates

Property Details

Aimbridge Hospitality Corp Office (New)

Aimbridge Hospitality is a leading, global hospitality company with a growing hotel portfolio representing more than 1,500 properties in 50 states and 23 countries. As a top hospitality employer, we are a great place to unlock your future, providing unparalleled opportunities for you to reach places in your career you might have never imagined were possible - more opportunities to help create memorable experiences, ways to succeed, and great people to inspire you. Aimbridge Hospitality is based in Plano, TX, with additional corporate offices in Atlanta, Calgary, Fargo, Puerto Rico, San Clemente, and Washington D.C. Aimbridge EMEA has offices in Birmingham and Glasgow, UK, and Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Aimbridge LatAm has offices in Monterrey, Mexico.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in all 50 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.


After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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