Pinellas County seeks an effective leader who excels in a collaborative team environment, thrives in a culture of continuous improvement, and has the drive to make a positive impact in the organization. The Director will lead a team of 30 people responsible for the development and administration of the $2.8 billion County Budget and advance the strategic plan through collaboration with a diverse group of departments, agencies, and independent partners. The County desires an individual who is an expert in public budgeting with experience in use of analytical tools to improve processes and the stakeholder experience.
As a key member of the County Administrator’s team, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget is responsible for the following tasks:
- Leads development of the countywide strategic plan that guides policy implementation and resource allocation decisions.
- Develops, implements, and administers operating and capital budgets.
- Directs, supervises, and participates in all work related to long and short-term budget planning under the Board of County Commissioners.
- Directs debt management such as new and refunding bond issues, escrow restructuring, etc.
- Coordinates and interacts with financial advisors and bond/disclosure counsel.
- Directs, supervises, and participates in all activities aimed at transforming the budget document into a more meaningful management administrative tool for use in analyzing, evaluating, and improving the effectiveness of resource allocation.
- Participates in the development, improvement, and maintenance of goals and objectives for each county department to permit the Administrator, the Board members, department heads, and the public to better understand and evaluate county operating performance.
- Coordinates initiatives such as performance measurement, debt management, competitive government, and special projects for the County Administrator.
- Coordinates and participates in the management improvement function to provide other department directors and the County Administrator with the means to reduce and control operating cost in a manner consistent with the level of services to be provided by the policy direction of the Board.
- Coordinates and participates in a formalized method improvement program to encourage and guide county administrative personnel in a systematic evaluation of operations under their immediate authority to improve resource utilization and cost controls.