No. of Vacancy:                      One (1)

Bureau:                                   Department of Trade and Industry Region 02

Place of Assignment:              SMEDD, Regional Office

Position Title:                          Product Development Specialist

Item No/s:                               N/A

Status of Position:                   Contract of Service

Salary Grade:                          N/A

Monthly Salary:                       P 22,316.00

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


Education: Bachelor of Science in Food Technology (BSFT) or any science related course

Experience: none required but an advantage if any

Training: none required

Eligibility: CS Professional or any Second Level Eligibility

  1. Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:

-Under Product Development for Food

  • Assist in the conduct/ facilitation of info sessions/ seminars for MSME’s with topics related to product innovation, quality improvement, packaging and labeling designs;
  • Assist walk-in MSMEs in the Regional Office requesting for product development/ improvement and advisory services, product critiquing (sensory evaluation/ packaging and labeling assistance);
  • Prepare activity and product development monitoring reports (food sector)
  • Prepare project proposals, communications, press releases, narrative reports, and other project-related documents;
  • Equipped in conducting market research and sales data to ensure that products are viable and competitive;
  • Ensure compliance of food products produced by MSMEs to regulatory and mandatory standards;
  • Determines product specifications according to a number of various factors and uses;
  • Knowledgeable in in basic lay outing/design using PowerPoint or Canva; and
  • Performs other functions that may be assigned from time to time
  1. Competencies required:
    1. Problem-solving skills (Advance)
    1. Training administration (Advance)
    1. Business writing and communication skills (Intermediate)
    1. Creative and innovative thinking skills (Intermediate)
    1. Updated with current food laws and technologies (Intermediate)

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing and submit complete credentials through this link- not later than May 24, 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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