NBC Universal Supervisor, Contracts in Orlando, Florida

Supervisor, Contracts

Legal & Business Affairs


Universal Creative is the planning and development division of Universal Parks and Resorts™, which is one of the many businesses within NBCUniversal™. We are ideally situated in Orlando, Florida, which has become widely known as the theme park and resort capital of the world. We are responsible for the design, development, and delivery of all resort and theme park concepts for all of Universal vacation destinations worldwide – Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination coming in Beijing, China. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world.

What sets Universal Creative apart?

We rarely wear suits. We think pop culture is fascinating and newsworthy. We are aware that possibilities are not limited by today’s realities. We know that everyone has good ideas (and the occasional bad one as well). We know that the world is large and varied, and that we touch all of it. We know that most high school guidance counselors don’t know our jobs exist. We know that if this were easy, everyone would be doing it. We know that there is an eclectic assortment of talented people from various professional backgrounds at the heart of Universal Creative. In addition, we embrace the power of cultural diversity and inclusion and continuously strive to maintain a team that is a reflection of our global audience. We are a diverse group, but united by a common goal: to dream and deliver the best possible out-of-home entertainment for people from every walk of life. In order to make that happen, Universal Creative relies on collaboration, hard work, synchronicity, a bit of luck, and a bunch of talented, experienced people who do not let ego and turf stand in the way of brilliance. We depend on a team of people who understand the task, the business implications, and refuse to be defeated by the challenge to fuse fantasy with physics. Universal Creative embraces ‘The Universal Way’ by not just meeting guest expectations, but exceeding them, every time.

JOB SUMMARY : Drafts, reviews, analyzes, negotiates and processes contracts and related documents to insure accuracy for operational/project teams in accordance with the Contracts Policies and Procedures and all applicable Universal Orlando Systems. Work in conjunction with Legal, Risk Management, and Finance Departments. Trains and mentors new Representatives and Administrators in UO’s contract process and guidelines.


  • Drafts complex contracts and Change Orders using standard boilerplate forms or creating new forms if required. Tracks requested revisions from vendors and brings to Attorney’s attention any provisions requiring negotiation. Delegates draft correspondence for signature by Attorneys concerning contract negotiations and various other legal issues. Tracks review process through execution.

  • Reviews draft contracts and other work product prepared by Contract Administrators and other support staff.

  • Assists with preparation of bid packages including selection of contracts and preparing scope of work. Supervises others’ negotiation of standard deal points. Assists project team/client with contract dispute settlement negotiations.

  • Trains new contract representatives and other departments in UO’s contract process and guidelines. Meets with other departments to assess needs.

  • *Oversees and audits review of Contract Commitment Requests for compliance with company policy.

  • Verifies insurance coverage, Vendor qualification, and prepares Notice of Commencements. Prepares Letters of Authorization. Coordinates with successful bidder for execution of final contract.

  • Monitors contract files for document control, and retention of files. Monitors Notice to Owners and coordinate lien activities as needed. Project liaison with Legal, Risk Management, Finance, Accounting, and Minority Business Affairs Departments.

  • Supervises and train other Contracts Administrators as directed by the Director, Contracts.

  • Assists with claims administration. Ensures compliance of contractual obligations and that partnership policies and procedures/internal controls are followed in all transaction related to this role.

SCOPE: Moderately routine; general policies applied. Decision-making required. Influences decisions of moderate nature requiring high degree of tact.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university required.


  • 7-10 years contract experience in drafting, analyzing, amending and negotiating contracts required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 1-2 years’ experience in supervising others.

  • Excellent contract writing skills required. Writing sample required.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

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