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Foreign Trade Service Corps (FTSC)
We, the members of the Foreign Trade Service Corps (FTSC), take your business to the global marketplace. We have one clear overriding goal – that is, to promote Philippine trade and investment worldwide. As part of the Department of Trade and Industry’s International Trade Group, we connect trading businesses of Philippine companies and foreign investors with their counterparts. This task is primarily carried out by professionals called commercial attaches or commercial counselors who man their respective posts abroad. As of today, we are present in 34 posts in 23 countries in Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Asia and the Pacific.
 


FOREIGN TRADE SERVICE OFFICER RECRUITMENT
 
Position: Foreign Trade Service Officer
 
Submission of application must be on/or before 28 December 2012, 5:00 PM
 
Downloads:
FTSC Application Form 
FTSC Recruitment Announcement

 
Application Forms are also available at the Human Resource Development and Personnel Services (HRDPS), Department of Trade and Industry, with address at 4/F Trade and Industry Building, 361 Senator Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City. For more inquiries, please call us at Tel No. (632) 751.3132 or 751.0384 loc. 2412.
 
 
WHAT WE DO:

DTI’s Foreign Trade Service Officers (Commercial Attachés):
  • Head the operations of Philippine Trade and Investment Centers abroad
  • Promote the Philippines as an investment destination
  • Introduce Philippine products and services to foreign markets
  • Gather economic/commercial intelligence and share to concerned agencies
  • Assist in Philippine multilateral, regional, and bilateral trade negotiations

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A Filipino Citizen with Integrity, between the ages of 25 to 35 (upon appointment to the Corps), who has not secured or applied for permanent residency outside of the country
  • At least a BA or BS degree in economics, marketing, management, law, banking, finance, and international studies (Master's Degree is an advantage)
  • At least four (4) years of supervisory and commercial management experience or actively engaged in the practice of his or her profession
  • Available for a worldwide assignment and willing to relocate approximately every 4 years
  • Ability to recognize and identify entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Fluency in English and preferably other major foreign languages
  • Ability to create a good impression, command attention and show an air of confidence
  • Must secure Civil Service Professional Eligibility or granted civil service eligibility status (honor graduates and professional license holders) pursuant to P.D. 907 and R.A. 1080, before Step #4 in the Foreign Trade Service Officer Selection Process

FOREIGN TRADE SERVICE OFFICER SELECTION PROCESS:

If you meet the stated qualifications, you will undergo the following Selection Process:
  1. Pre-screening
  2. Written Technical Exam               - DTI Makati
  3. Panel Interview                              - DTI Makati
  4. Psychological Appraisal              - Quezon City
  5. Simulation Exercise                     - Pasig City
  6. Executive Committee Interview  - DTI Makati

Note: Each step is a hurdle stage. To proceed to the next step you should meet the cut-off score of the preceding step.


HOW TO APPLY:


Application forms available at DTI HRDPS or at www.dti.gov.ph/dti/index.php?p=185

You may submit via email to dtihrdps@gmail.com or regular mail, or personally to:

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND PERSONNEL SERVICES
DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY

4/F, Trade and Industry Building, 361 Senator Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Makati City

For clarifications, you may call HRDPS at (63.2) 751.3132 or 751.0384 local 2412.

Deadline of Applications (Extended): 28 December 2012 (Friday), 5pm
Saturday, April 19, 2014 3:01PM GMT+8

Need Help?

DTI Call Center

(+632) 751.3330

(+63917) 834.3330

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(+632)751.5096

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(+632) 465.3300

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(+632) 895.8322

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