Director, Commercial Business Affairs USA

Finance New York, New York


Position at Havas Media

Contractual aspects

  • Coordinate with our legal counsels the negotiation of Havas Media business contracts, ensuring contracts and renewals are executed to maximize benefit to the agency
  • Ensure contracts are appropriately negotiated and offer favorable business terms; implement strategies to address deficiencies and mitigate potential risk and liability
  • Ensure corporate policy and regulatory requirements for contract management are consistently and appropriately applied
  • Oversee scoping of Havas Media services to ensure consistency in approach, detailed delineation of service/products offered and accuracy in staffing costs, while maximizing agency profitability
  • Coordinate the client audits on a contractual perspective
  • Coordinate with our legal counsels any litigation with clients and vendors


Project management

  • Take ownership of the different projects initiated by finance
  • Lead an auditor and perform audits upon requests
  • Help organize the processes at the agency level




  • Significant experience in Media agencies in finance and more particularly in managing client and vendor contracts
  • Successful background of leading project
  • Knowledge of IAB 3.0 a must