Strategy and Performance Officer

Department/Agency of position: 
Wake County Budget and Management Services Department
Location of position: 
Raleigh, NC
Wage/Salary: 
Commensurate with Experience
Date Posted: 
Monday, February 12, 2018
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Job Description: 

Here’s your chance to make your mark! Budget and Management Services is expanding our team with a new Strategy and Performance Officer position. In this new role, you will have the opportunity to guide a performance management strategy from the ground up; build on proven methods, test new ideas, collaborate with counterparts, as you benefit from technical talent and historical and institutional knowledge. The role will have a high level of responsibility, expertise and leadership for organization- wide initiatives.

The Strategy and Performance Officer will work with county government departments to develop and implement a performance management program for the county; track progress toward Board of Commissioner Goals, Objectives and Initiatives; integrate countywide planning and performance management into (1) department business plans, (2) process improvements managed by the Innovation Team, and (3) the annual budget. The Strategy and Performance Officer will provide management consulting, data analysis, performance reporting, training and coaching.

Duties and Responsibilities • Manage the progress and reporting of Board of Commissioner Goals, Objectives and Initiatives. • Coordinate the development and implementation of the County’s strategy and performance management program. • Integrate planning and performance into (1) departmental business planning, (2) innovation and process improvements efforts managed by the Innovation Team, and (3) budget development and management activities. • Support departments through consulting, measurement selection, data analysis, performance reporting, training and coaching. • Assess the County’s current tools, structures, plans and measures as related to organizational strategy and performance management. • Re-establish a progress and reporting approach for the Board of Commissioner Goals, Objectives and Initiatives. • Identify, with BMS Director, Innovation Officer and County Manager’s Office, existing resources and processes impacting strategy and performance management to construct and integrate value-add processes and structures. • Serve on master planning, County-wide policy planning, RFP development committees, among others. • Work with Budget team to draft high-profile communications, publications, Board work session materials, Board agenda items, and other strategic communications. • Lead or provide staff support to investigate countywide issues. • Conduct special projects.