DTI Hiring: Job Openings until September 11, 2022

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The Department of Trade and Industry (Filipino: Kagawaran ng Kalakalan at Industriya, abbreviated as DTI) is the executive department of the Philippine government tasked as the main economic catalyst that enables innovative, competitive, job generating, inclusive business, and empowers consumers. It acts as a catalyst for intensified private sector activity in order to accelerate and sustain economic growth through comprehensive industrial growth strategy, progressive and socially responsible trade liberalization and deregulation programs and policymaking designed for the expansion and diversification of Philippine trade – both domestic and foreign.

Department Order No. 19-18, s. 2019, laid out the organizational structure of the department into the following functional groups: Competitiveness and Innovation Group (CIG); Consumer Protection Group (CPG); Industry Development and Trade Policy Group (IDTPG); Management Services Group (MSG); Regional Operations Group (ROG); and the Trade Promotions Group (TPG). Its hierarchical organization include 27 foreign trade service posts, 17 regional offices (including Negros Island Region), 87 provincial/city/area offices, 12 bureaus, 4 attached agencies, 7 attached corporations, and 8 services offices.

Interestingly, DTI has vacancies available until September 11,2022.

One (1) Senior Trade-Industry Development Specialist (SG18/ Php 45,203/month)

  • Office: DTI – Knowledge Management and Information Service (KMIS)
  • Division (Item No.): Knowledge Resource Division (OSEC-DTIB-SRTIDS-7-2020)
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Experience: 2 years of relevant experience
  • Training: 8 hours of relevant training
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/ Second Level Eligibility or equivalent (PD 907/RA 1080)

Five (5) Trade-Industry Development Specialist (SG15/ Php 35,097/month)

  • Office: DTI – Knowledge Management and Information Service (KMIS)
  • Division (Item No.):
    • Knowledge Resource Division (OSEC-DTIB-TRIDS-5-2020; OSEC-DTIB-TRIDS-6-2020; OSEC-DTIB-TRIDS-71-2014)
    • Information and Creative Service Division (OSEC-DTIB-TRIDS-46-1998; OSEC-DTIB-TRIDS-7-2020)
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Experience: 1 year of relevant experience
  • Training: 4 hours of relevant training
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/ Second Level Eligibility or equivalent (PD 907/RA 1080)

One (1) Media Production Specialist II (SG15/ Php 35,097/month)

  • Office: DTI – Knowledge Management and Information Service (KMIS)
  • Division (Item No.): Information and Creative Service Division (OSEC-DTIB-MPXS2-2-1998)
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Experience: 1 year of relevant experience
  • Training: 4 hours of relevant training
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/ Second Level Eligibility or equivalent (PD 907/RA 1080)

Two (2) Trade-Industry Development Analyst (SG11/ Php 25,439/month)

  • Office: DTI – Knowledge Management and Information Service (KMIS)
  • Division (Item No.):
    • Knowledge Resource Division (OSEC-DTIB-TRIDA-31-2014)
    • Information and Creative Service Division (OSEC-DTIB-TRIDA-5-2020)
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Experience: None Required
  • Training: None Required
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/ Second Level Eligibility or equivalent (PD 907/RA 1080)

One (1) Media Production Assistant (SG8/ Php 18,998/month)

  • Office: DTI – Knowledge Management and Information Service (KMIS)
  • Division (Item No.):
  • Information and Creative Service Division (OSEC-DTIB-MPXAS-40-2014)
  • Education: Completion of two years studies in college
  • Experience: 1 year of relevant experience
  • Training: 4 hours of relevant training
  • Eligibility: Career Service Sub-Professional/First Level Eligibility

One (1) Administrative Aide VI (SG6/ Php 16,877/month)

  • Office: Bureau of Small and Medium Enterprise Development (BSMED)
  • Division (Item No.): Policy and Research Division (OSEC-DTIB-ADA6-5-2016)
  • Education: Completion of two years studies in college
  • Experience: None Required
  • Training: None Required
  • Eligibility: Career Service Sub-Professional/First Level Eligibility

“The DTI is an Equal Employment Opportunity Principle (EEOP) advocate. We encourage and welcome qualified applicants regardless of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, religion, and ethnicity” (2017 ORAOHRA, as amended and RA 10524).

Documentary Requirements

Interested applicants are required to submit one set of the following documents for every position applied for:

  • Application letter addressed to:
THE DIRECTOR
HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE (HRAS)
4/F Trade & Industry Bldg., 361 Sen. Gill Puyat Ave., Makati City
  • Fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport-sized picture and statement of duties and responsibilities (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) which can be downloaded HERE;
  • Comprehensive Resumé
  • Copy of Transcript of Records and Diploma (Bachelor’s and/ or Master’s Degree)
  • Copy of Original Authenticated Certificate of Career Service Professional Eligibility/ PD 907/ RA 1080 (copy of Bar Rating)
  • Copy of Training Certificates or Mandatory Continuing Learning Education
  • Performance Appraisal for the last rating period, if government employee
  • Copy of Service Record, if government employee

Send the complete credentials to the above-mentioned address or via email to careers@dti.gov indicating Office/Bureau_Position as e-mail subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified to go through the assessment steps.

The deadline of submission of applications and complete requirements is on 11 September 2022.

INCOMPLETE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.

Successful candidates shall be required to submit the following:

  • Original or duly authenticated PSA Birth Certificate and Marriage Contract (if applicable);
  • Original Authenticated CSC Eligibility/PD 907/RA 1080 (Copy of PRC/ Bar Rating) or its equivalent;
  • Original Valid NBI Clearance;
  • Original/Certified True Copy of Diploma and Transcript of Records (for validation only);
  • Other requirements, as needed for the position applied

IMPORTANT REMINDER FOR STRICT COMPLIANCE: Please accomplish this form to ensure receipt and tracking of your application, and to avoid non-delivery to addressee/s: https://bit.ly/DTICareersApplication

History

Established to address local industry and foreign trade growth, The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) traces its history back to the creation of the Department of Commerce in 1898. At the time, its primary mandate involved supporting the Department of Agriculture and Commerce towards developing national trade and industry. Nearly 75 years following its inception, changes in government and agency functions would make possible the establishment of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, and, following the People Power Revolution, the Department as it is presently known.

1898 - OUR BEGINNINGS

The DTI had its beginnings on 23 June 1898 when President Emilio F. Aguinaldo formed four government agencies, namely the Departments of Navy, Commerce, Agriculture, and Manufacturing.

1901 - DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

The Philippine Commission established the Department of Commerce (and Police). After World War II, President Manuel A. Roxas issued Executive Order (EO) 94 on 04 October 1947, creating the Department of Commerce and Industry (DCI). Cornelio Balmaceda, a much sought-after Economics Professor and Bureau of Commerce (BOC) Director, was appointed Acting Secretary of the newly created Department of Commerce and Industry. Prior to EO 94, the Bureau of Commerce was tasked to develop and promote the trade and industry of the country under the overall supervision of the Department of Agriculture and Commerce (Act 4007 on 05 December 1932 by the Philippine Legislature.

1972 - AFTER 25 YEARS

DCI had grown into a big organization with 10 regular bureaus and 22 agencies under its direct supervision. The DCI was mandated to promote, develop, expand, regulate, and control foreign and domestic trade, industry, and tourism.

1973 - DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

To have closer supervision and ensure more effective delivery of services, President Ferdinand E. Marcos issued Presidential Decree (PD) 189 on 11 May 1973, creating the Department of Tourism to handle all tourism-related matters. A year later, 21 June 1974, Marcos issued PD 488 creating the Department of Industry whose principal function was to promote and enhance the growth of the existing and thriving industries in the country.

1975 - DEPARTMENT OF TRADE

On 02 June 1975, the Department of Trade was created under PD 721 to pursue efforts of the government toward strengthening socio-economic development of the country, particularly in the area of commercial activities. A key strategy of the new department was vigorous export promotion to generate much needed foreign exchange (forex). A Bureau of Foreign Trade was also established to push for domestic trade and marketing programs.

1981 - MINISTRY OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY

In the early 80s, the national economic development goal of the Marcos government required the need to hew industrial promotion efforts with the expansion of Philippine trade overseas. This resulted in the creation on 27 July 1981 of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, which took over the functions of the subsequently abolished Departments of Trade and of Industry.

1987 - DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Drastic changes followed after the People Power Revolution. President Corazon C. Aquino signed on 27 February 1987 EO 133, reorganizing the Ministry of Trade and Industry and renaming it the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

2006 - DTI’S OFFICIAL ANNIVERSARY

In 2006, Secretary Peter B. Favila issued a Department Order officially declaring every 27 July of each year, the date and month the Ministry of Trade and the Ministry of Industry was first merged, as the DTI anniversary.

2009 - DTI GOES ONLINE

As the Department aims to reach more of its stakeholders, the Department launched its official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages which contains relevant information regarding the services that DTI offers.

2010 - STREAMLING OF BUSINESS REGISTRATIONS

In a step to improve the ease of doing business and pursuant to the Republic Act No. 9845 otherwise known as the Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA), DTI localized the business registration process making it more efficient, effective, and easily accessible for local enterprises. LGUs and other government agencies were enjoined to align their business permits licensing system with the joint memorandum circular entitled “Guidelines in Implementing the Nationwide Upscaling of Reforms in Processing Business Permits and Licenses in All Cities and Municipalities in the Philippines”.

2011 - PERFORMANCE GOVERNANCE SYSTEM AND THE GOLD GOVERNANCE TRAILBLAZER SEAL

In 2011, DTI adapted the Performance Governance System (PGS), as a response to the increasing demands of its stakeholders. The PGS is a performance management and measurement tool based on Harvard Business School’s Balanced Scorecard.

It is also during this year when DTI received the Gold Governance Trailblazer Seal conferred by the Institute for Solidarity in Asia recognizing the Department as a global model for public transformation and sustainability.

2012 - MOST SINCERE GOVERNMENT AGENCY

DTI ranked the third as the Most Sincere Government Agency based on the SWS Survey of Enterprises on Corruption conducted among business executives.

2014 - INDUSTRY ROADMAPPING PROJECT

To forge strategic partnerships with industry stakeholders, particularly, the private sector, DTI-BOI crafted the Industry Roadmapping Project which contained the Department’s vision, goals/targets and strategies for various industries.

2015 - ESTABLISHMENT OF DTI-NEGOSYO CENTERS

In line with the passing of the Republic Act No. 10644 or the Go Negosyo act which aims to help micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the Department launched the DTI-Negosyo Centers nationwide. The presence of Negosyo Centers in municipalities and provinces provided financial assistance, management guidance, and facilitate marketing access and linkaging services for entrepreneurs.

2016 - PHILIPPINE QUILL AWARDEE

The country’s most prestigious awards program in the field of business communication, the Philippine Quill Awards, has bestowed its seal of approval to DTI for utilizing effective corporate communication in conveying the core messages of the Department’s programs and for its use of various media channels to communicate to its key audiences.

2018 - CONSUMER CARE AND 1-DTI

Committed to the safety and protection of the consumer public, Secretary Ramon M. Lopez facilitated on 09 August 2018 the establishment of the DTI Consumer Corner and the 1-DTI (1-384) hotline which attends to important consumer concerns regarding consumer rights and responsibilities.
Source: DTI