No. of Vacancy:                      One (1)

Bureau:                                   Department of Trade and Industry Region 02

Place of Assignment:              Business Development Division, Isabela Provincial Office

Position Title:                          Chief Trade Industry Development Specialist

Item No/s:                               OSEC-DTIB-CTIDS-139-1998

Status of Position:                   Permanent

Salary Grade:                          SG 24

Monthly Salary:                       P 90,078.00

Open to all applicants who meet the following qualifications regardless of sex and gender preference, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation and physical ability.


Education:       Master’s Degree or Certificate in Leadership and Management

from the CSC

Experience:     4 years of supervisory/ management experience

Training:          40 hours of supervisory/ management learning and

development intervention undertaken within the last 5 years

Eligibility:         Career Service (Professional)/ or any Second Level Eligibility

  1. Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Recommends, formulates, and directs the implementation of plans, programs, projects, and activities in support of DTI Trusts and programs relating to the development and promotion of globally competitive trade and industry.
    • Attends and participates in the Executive Committee meetings, and acts as the Officer-in-charge of the province in the absence of the Provincial Director
    • Provides technical and managerial assistance to DTI clients;
    • Undertakes targeted & more aggressive investment and export promotion for priority industries
    • Provides customized interventions for Micro and SMEs for countryside development
    • Increases the number of MSMEs assisted and facilitate transition from the informal to the formal economy
    • Conducts advanced research and provides inputs for the preparation or updating of presentation materials, talk points, and speeches
    • Acts as a resource person for SME advocacy, as assigned
    • Reviews document proceedings of SME advocacy activities
    • Provides inputs in the draft TOR for the procurement of services for the development of MSME information materials
    • Supervises staff in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of Trade Promotion activities for the following:
    • Preparation of project proposals for conducting and participating in trade fairs, and attending trade missions.
    • Identification of trade fairs to be conducted.
    • Preparation of invitation letters for identified exhibitors in trade fairs target participants of trade missions and get confirmation of their participation.
    • Preparation of exhibit layout for booth assignments. Identification of exhibit modules, rental of venue and other logistical requirements in accordance with RA 9184
    • Identification and coordination with suppliers/BDS providers
    • Secure the confirmation of attendance of participants, i.e. guests, speakers, buyers, etc.
    • Preparation of promotional materials, trade fair kits, and tokens.
    • Supervises and monitors the accomplishments of activities of the division
    • Controls, disciplines subordinates and appraise performance of staff and provide assistance for further growth and improvement
    • Cooperates actively in the deliberations of internal committees formed for specific purpose/s.
    • Identifies and sources out funding requirements of the projects and established linkages with various agencies to facilitate effective implementation
    • Prepares and reviews outgoing communications and documents for the approval of the Provincial Director.
    • Directs, reviews, and evaluates the work of subordinate division personnel
    • Performs other related work
  1. Competencies required:

Organizational Competencies: Integrated Industry and Globalized Outlook (Advance), Delivering Solutions, Services, and Support to DTI’s Stakeholders (Advance), Networking and Linkaging (Superior), Delivering Excellent Results (Superior), Collaborating (Superior), Agility (Advance), Exemplifying Professionalism and Integrity (Superior)

Leadership and Managerial Competencies: Strategic and Systems Thinking (Advance), Managing Performance (Advance), Building Capabilities (Advance), Engaging and Inspiring Individuals and Teams (Advance)

Technical/ Functional Competencies: Project Management (Advance), Institutional Development (Advance), Investment Promotion (Advance), Events Management (Superior), Training Administration (Superior)

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing and submit complete credentials through this link- not later than May 09, 2024. 

Only those who signify their interest will be considered for screening and only shortlisted applicants will be notified to undergo a further selection process.

Incomplete documents and late submissions will not be entertained. 

Regional Director
Department of Trade and Industry- Region 02
#11 Dalan na Pappabalo, Regional Government Center, Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan  
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