Governor's Office of State Planning and BudgetingThe Governor's Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) advises the Governor on complex budget and policy issues. OSPB manages all aspects of the state's budget and seeks to leverage it to the benefit of all Coloradans.We believe that diverse teams produce better results and encourage people of a variety of backgrounds and qualifications to apply.
DESCRIPTION OF JOB:
We are seeking an experienced individual to join our team as a Deputy Director for Budget. As part of the leadership team, the Deputy Director for Budget advances the mission of OSPB.
The Deputy Director for Budget will be responsible for a comprehensive budget strategy to address the fiscal crisis, including operating deficits, stimulus, emergency spending, and federal resources.
The Deputy Director for Budget will be responsible for the following responsibilities for the Office, among others:
Develop topline budget strategies and create decision tools for evaluating options
Ensure comprehensive and accurate scorekeeping for state, federal, and emergency funds
Lead statewide budget process & review to deliver the Governor's budget on-time and within guidance for principal departments
Develop communications and respond to press inquiries
Manage OSPB operations and budget
Direct a team of 5-6 professionals to accomplish the following:
Manage General Fund balancing and baseline
Emergency funds reporting and auditing
PB database management
Liaise with statewide Budget Directors group
Review statewide common policies, including employee compensation
Provide analyst training & development
Improve customer service in OSPB and statewide
In addition to leading statewide budget efforts, this position has Department-specific budget responsibility for the following principal departments of state government:
Office of Information Technology
Personnel and Administration
Military and Veteran Affairs
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUBSTITUTIONS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & APPEAL RIGHTS:
7-10 years of work experience is required.
Bachelor's degree is required, a graduate degree in a related field is preferred.
Preferred competencies include:
Conducting complex data analysis for senior-level executives under tight deadlines, and delivering effective presentation of analysis for decisions
Advanced training in quantitative methods
Experience developing and managing budgets for large organizations
Experience managing teams and/or an office and delivering for customers
Effective oral communications
Effective written communication skills