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Senior Financial Programming Analyst

Salary Range:
$79,537 to $123,282 Annually

Close Date: Open until filled

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is seeking to fill two (2) Senior Financial Programming Analyst positions to provide advanced level professional, analytical, and coordination support for various regional, state, and federal programs. This is an exciting position in which you will be part of the team tasked to seek out traditional and non-traditional funding, innovative financing, and partnering opportunities to attract more funding to the region.
Come help to bring the 2021 Regional Plan vision to life while growing your career and working in a fulfilling work environment.

Ideal Candidate
This position is ideal for an experienced financial programming professional who has the skill to perform the technical requirements of the position with a strong interest in applying their expertise in the financial programming of large-scale capital projects.

The ideal candidate will be detailed oriented and possess:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to think strategically and to see the big picture
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the various federal, state, and local funding sources
  • Experience coordinating financial programming preferably with a focus on transportation
  • Experience performing complex calculations to complete financial, economic, and data analysis of funding activities
  • Experience with the development of RFPs, scopes of work, budgets, schedules, vendor selection, and contract management
  • Demonstrated understanding and use of traditional and non-traditional methods for creatively programming multiple sources of project funding

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience

The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with major course work in planning, engineering, finance, or a related field, and a minimum of five years of recent experience providing transportation financial strategy, funds management, financial programming, inter-agency coordination, and some lead or supervisory experience, preferably in a public sector organization. A Master’s degree is desirable.

How to Apply

The recruitment will remain open until the positions are filled. First review of applications will occur on Friday, December 3, 2021. Interested parties are encouraged to apply early as the position will be filled based on qualified applicants and the recruitment will close. To be considered for this exciting and rewarding career opportunity, please click on the button below to submit your application, résumé, and cover letter at:

Application materials will be screened in relation to the education and experience minimum requirements criteria outlined in this job announcement. Those candidates who are determined to be the most highly qualified for the opportunity, will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process which will include job interviews.

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure that an applicant will be invited to the next phase of the examination process. SANDAG reserves the right to invite only the most closely qualified applicants to participate and move forward in the recruitment process for this position.

For more information, please contact: Ariana zur Nieden, Manager of Strategic Capital Funding and ITOC Program, (619) 699-6961,