Reporting to the City Budget Director, incumbent assists in the analysis of budgets and policies of assigned city departments. Consults with assigned key management personnel on major spending plans and programs, monitors departmental expenditures, participates in all phases of budget formulation and implementation, and works with Budget and Policy associates to formulate recommendations.
In addition, works with Departments to establish performance measurements to determine the effectiveness of individual programs. Helps to drive continued improvement throughout the City through analysis of the established measurements. Helps to ensure measurements are in line with citywide goals set forth by the Mayor and City Council.
This position requires knowledge of policy analysis, research methodologies, program evaluation, and performance management. Essential to this position is the ability to use creative problem solving skills, in-depth analytical and research skills, extraordinary written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to determine the political and fiscal implications of differing recommendations.
Incumbent also may advance new initiatives from public policy trend analysis. Manages and coordinates complex, multi-agency, implementation of large-scale, long-term, City-wide policy initiatives. Serves as an impartial driver and mediator of public policy issues, attaining community consensus from numerous sources with widely divergent positions.