Manager Capital Investments & Budgeting at Careerlink (Omaha, NE)

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The Capital Investments & Budget group provides budget oversight and capital investment portfolio planning for corporate functions as well as for all OPPD business units. This includes the development, collaborative preparation and issuance of OPPD's Annual Corporate Operating Plan and Strategic Asset Management Plan. This also includes policy and program development for the District's planned, annual capital investment prioritization. The Manager provides advice and guidance on business case standards for capital investments, training on business case development and business case evaluation. The Manager is responsible for post-investment tracking and review on major capital investments. This role also analyzes, prepares, and administers overhead and cost methodologies and performs a broad range of financial analysis and specialized studies. It produces monthly financial reports for use by finance business partners and Executive Leadership Team members as well as the Board of Directors.
Build and maintain a competent/capable team of staff in alignment with OPPD's Accountable Management System (AMS) guidelines.
    • Provides leadership and training to assigned staff members to increase their knowledge, accountability and ability to contribute to the business unit and District.
    • Develop and implement Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for all direct report.
    • Develop and maintain a set of staff performance metrics
Lead the development and ongoing management of the Capital Investments Portfolio of projects/initiatives. 5 to 10-year capital investment portfolio assessment & prioritization, forecasting, execution and post-investment reporting.
  • Maintain and improve upon the District wide Asset Management Policy and framework that provides the organization the direction needed to make asset management decisions consistent with the organization's strategic plan.
  • Develop and continually improve capital prioritization policies and guidance and develop programmatic expense prioritization policies and guidance which will be utilized to formulate decisions on capital prioritization.
  • Standardize and socialize the Asset Management decision making process to be inclusive of a prescribed and established quantitative approach to address cost, risk and performance through an asset's life cycle.
  • Maintain and continue to grow and improve the required process documentation to support a coherent and integrated Asset Management System across the District.
  • Mature the OPPD Strategic Asset Management Plan (SAMP) to increase the District's long term planning capabilities.
  • Analyze and provide advice on financial metrics that guide programmatic spend, capital investments and execution against corporate operating plan.
  • Represent FSBU to OPPD's Asset Management Council, which is the formal management review of the asset management system.
  • Support a disciplined project management approach to developing and operationalizing asset plans.
Lead the development and integration of all policies, processes and annual planning efforts collaboratively with the Manager of Pricing & Corporate Planning to ensure the accuracy, integrity and timeliness of budget process execution.
  • Coordinate budget development, system input, indirect allocations and implementation across business units working with the Financial Services Business Partners.
  • Directs the calculation and allocation of all payroll taxes, insurance and benefit allocations for decommissioning and NC2 values.
  • Directs the development of the annual Corporate Operating Plan that is delivered to the Executive Leadership Team and the Board of Directors.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, engineering or other business related area.
  • Five (5) years experience managing/leading teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with capital prioritization programs, capital allocations, monitoring and reporting.
  • Experience in the oversight and execution of operating plans and/or budgets at the enterprise level.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and clearly communicate technical issues with internal and external customers.
  • Master's degree in business administration, finance, accounting, engineering, or related field.
  • A working knowledge of the concepts associated with the operation of an electrical utility system, including system protection and generation and transmission design and operation.
  • Experience with Asset Management and Planning software (Copperleaf, etc).

Closing Statement

Minimum: $117,838
Midpoint: $147,297
At Omaha Public Power District, we're passionate about three things: power, the people who make it, and the people who rely on it.
WE ARE: Where the Light Starts. OPPD is the 12th-largest public power utility in the U.S., serving over 850,000 people across 5,000 square miles and 13 counties.
WE'RE COMMITTED TO: Each other and the people we serve. This commitment drives us. We're dedicated to providing our communities with affordable, reliable, and environmentally sensitive energy services today, tomorrow, and well into the future.
OUR JOB: To provide power with a purpose. We have real impact - on people's lives, on the environment, and on the future of energy. We're always looking for bright, capable people who want an opportunity to lead from where you are"wherever you are" and know that your ideas will be heard. If you want to be a source of real, positive change for the community and the people who live in this region, then working for a company acknowledged for caring about these same things is likely a priority for you as well.

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EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply

Apply online at on or before May 26, 2022.
Recruiter: Jennifer Skupa - [email protected] #LI-JS1

**PLEASE NOTE** - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition. If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in DRAFT form and will not be viewed by our Human Capital staff.
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Careerlink operates in the HR Tech industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE. Careerlink was founded in 1992. It has 16 total employees. To see all 452 open jobs at Careerlink, click here.
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