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Invitation to Bid for Seeding Programs

 

Department of Trade and Industry

Region 6

 

Invitation to Bid for LIVELIHOOD SEEDING PROGRAM GROCERIES AND BUNDLING/PACKING FOR 560 SARI-SARI STORE MSMES/BENEFICIARIES.

 

The Department of Trade and Industry, Capiz Provincial Office, through the General Appropriation Act and/or continuing appropriation intends to apply the sum of Two Million Eight Hundred Thousand Pesos (PHP 2,800,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for the Livelihood Seeding Program groceries and bundling/packing for 560 Sari-sari Store MSMEs/Beneficiaries. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.

 

  1. The DTI Capiz, through the General Appropriation Act, 2016 intends to apply the sum of Two Million Eight Hundred Thousand Pesos (PHP 2,800,000.00), and Livelihood Seeding Program groceries and bundling/packing for 560 Sari-sari Store MSMEs/Beneficiaries being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for each lot. Bids received in excess of the ABC for each lot shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.

 

  1. The DTI 6 now invites bids for the Livelihood Seeding Program Groceries and Bundling/Packing for 560 Sari-sari Store MSMEs/Beneficiaries.  Delivery of the Goods is required seven (7) days after receipt of Notice to Proceed. Bidders should have completed, within ninety (90) days from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a contract similar to the Project. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly, in Section II. Instructions to Bidders.

 

  1. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.

 

 

  • Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA 5183.

 

 

  1. Interested bidders may obtain further information from DTI Capiz and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below during 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

  1. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested Bidders on September 28, 2017 from the address below and upon payment of the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents, pursuant to the latest Guidelines issued by the GPPB, in the amount of PHP 5,000.00 in cash.

 

It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the website of the Procuring Entity, provided that Bidders shall pay the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.

 

  1. The DTI  6 will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on October 6, 2017, 1:00PM at the DTI Capiz, Provincial Office, Sacred Heart of Jesus Blvd., Pueblo de Panay, Brgy. Lawaan, Roxas City, Capiz which shall be open to prospective bidders.
  1. Bids must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat at the address below on or before 18 October 2017, 1:00PM.  All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 18.

 

Bid opening shall be on 18 October 2017, 1:00PM at the DTI Capiz, Provincial Office, Sacred Heart of Jesus Blvd., Pueblo de Panay, Brgy. Lawaan, Roxas City, Capiz.  Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below. Late bids shall not be accepted.

 

  1. The DTI 6 reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award in accordance with Section 41 of RA 9184 and its IRR, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.
  1. For further information, please refer to:

 

              Gevi Kristina O. Sandoy

              Trade and Industry Development Specialist

  Dept. of Trade & Industry

  Capiz Provincial Office

  Sacred Heart of Jesus Blvd.,

  Pueblo de Panay, Brgy. Lawaan,

  Roxas City, Capiz   

  Tel. # (036) 6212637/6211151

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  Fax # (036) 6212637

 

The Promotion and Documentation Division (PDD) handles the promotion activities of the PAB.

PDD promotes accreditation and its importance; extend technical assistance to trade and industry sectors through training programs; conduct training for assessors to strengthen their capability to do assessment work; make information on accreditation schemes available to institutions, organizations, business and individuals concerned; and ensure that all information from the different regional and international fora processed, disseminated and acted upon.

PDD can conduct briefing sessions for organizations which need information on accreditation and PAB services. Contact us for queries. 

DATA PRIVACY IN DTI

The Philippine Constitution laid down the basis for the basic human right of privacy in information. Republic Act (RA) 10173, or the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA), enforces data privacy protection in the Philippines to ensure transparency, legitimate purpose, and proportionality in data collection and processing.

This law serves the following purposes:

  1. It protects the privacy of individuals while making sure of free flow of information to promote innovation and growth;
  2. It regulates the collection, recording, organization, storage, updating or modification, retrieval, consultation, use, consolidation, blocking, erasure or destruction of personal data;
  3. It makes sure that the Philippines is compliant with international standards set for data protection through the National Privacy Commission (NPC).

The Department fully supports the DPA and shall endeavor to comply with all issuances from the National Privacy Commission (NPC), guided by the principles of conscientious use and proactive protection of personal data and information.

The Department acknowledges the important role of data and information in achieving its goal of bringing “Prosperity for All.” Specifically, it would balance the use of information to achieve the following goals while protecting the data privacy rights of its stakeholders:

  • Sustain a stable and conducive business climate;
  • Uphold consumer rights; and
  • Support the growth and development of its people.

As the first step towards compliance with the provisions under the DPA, Department Order No. 17-22 was issued, designating the Director of the Knowledge Management and Information Service (KMIS) as the DTI’s Data Protection Officer (DPO).

In preparation for the drafting of a privacy manual, it shall conduct a series of Privacy Impact Assessment Workshops throughout the Department.

For further information regarding data privacy in DTI, please contact the designated DPO through the following office: 

Director, Knowledge Management and Information Service

5/F Trade and Industry Building

361 Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City

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by Magnolia M. Uy / Commercial Attaché Permanent Mission of the Philippines to the World Trade Organization, Philippine Trade and Investment Center Geneva

Published in Business Mirror

22 August 2017

GENEVA, Switzerland—A new tool called Export Potential Map, which can be accessed for free via http://exportpotential.intracen.org, will help Pinoy micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) identify what goods and services to export and where to export.

The Export Potential Map is an innovative tool that enables users to make better export decisions based on rigorous economic analysis. It allows exporters, especially MSMEs in developing countries, to target new markets based on information on trade costs and expected demand. This tool is, likewise, useful for policy-makers and trade-promotion organizations in improving the policy environment and support programs for existing and prospective exporters.

Since figuring out a country’s export potential—and particularly, which goods and markets would best contribute to sustained economic development—is a lot more complicated than it may seem, the newly developed tool by the International Trade Centre (ITC) can help exporters in carrying out export evaluations of a country, such as potential sectors and prospective markets. The Export Potential Map extracts data from a range of sources, including import and export data, tariffs, GDP and geographic data.

Using the Export Potential Map, the results show the total untapped export potential for the Philippines is equivalent to $44.7 billion. The products with the highest untapped export potential from the Philippines to the world are smart cards, electronic integrated circuits and other electrical devices. While the largest absolute difference between potential and actual exports in value terms, leaving room to realize additional exports for the said products is worth $17.5 billion. In terms of markets, the countries with the greatest potential for said products are China, Hong Kong and Singapore. China provides the biggest opportunity with potential export worth $7.8 billion.

Using the tool, one can also drill down up to six-digit product level of the harmonized system. For example, the markets with the greatest potential for the Philippine exports of HS 080111 desiccated coconuts are the US, the Netherlands and Germany. It shows Germany offers the most lucrative trade opportunity equivalent to $23.2 million.

The Export Potential Map covers 222 countries and territories and 4,064 products. The web tool has a user-friendly interface and innovative visualizations that can be easily downloaded, shared on social media and embedded into reports or web sites.

The ITC is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the UN whose mandate is to assist MSMEs in developing and transition economies to become more competitive in the global market through various technical assistance and capacity building activities, including developing online tools. For more information, visit www.intracen.org.

 

VACANCIES

 

Bureau of Small and Medium Enterprise Development (BSMED)

Deadline of Application: 14 June 2018
 
 
1. POSITION : ADMINISTRATIVE AIDE VI
ITEM NO. : ADA6-48-2014
DIVISION : PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
NO. OF VACANT POSITIONS : 01
SALARY GRADE : 06
BASIC SALARY : Php 14,340.00/month
 
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
a) Education : Completion of two-year studies in College or High School Graduate with relevant vocational/trade course
b) Experience: 1 year of relevant experience
c) Training : 4 hours of relevant training
d) Eligibility : Career Service Sub-Professional/ First Level Eligibility
 
 
2. POSITION : TRADE-INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
ITEM NO. : TRIDS-88-1998
DIVISION : POLICY AND RESEARCH DIVISION
NO. OF VACANT POSITIONS : 01
SALARY GRADE : 15
BASIC SALARY : Php 29,010.00/month
 
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
a) Education : Bachelor’s degree relevant to the job
b) Experience: 1 year of relevant experience
c) Training : 4 hours of relevant training
d) Eligibility : Career Service Professional/ Second Level Eligibility
 
 
3. POSITION : CHIEF TRADE-INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
ITEM NO. : CTIDS-125-1998
DIVISION : MONITORING AND EVALUATION DIVISION
NO. OF VACANT POSITIONS : 01
SALARY GRADE : 24
BASIC SALARY : Php 73,299.00/month
 
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
a) Education : Master’s degree or Certificate in Leadership and Management from the CSC
b) Experience: 4 years of supervisory/management experience
c) Training : 40 hours of supervisory/management learning and development intervention undertaken within the last 5 years
d) Eligibility : Career Service Professional/ Second Level
 

Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB)

 
Deadline of Application: 17 June 2018
 
 
1. POSITION : ATTORNEY II
ITEM NO. : ATY2-26-2016, ATY2-27-2016, ATY2-73-2014, ATY2-74-2014, ATY2-75-2014, ATY2-76-2014, ATY2-77-2014
NO. OF VACANT POSITION(S) : 7 DIVISION : Adjudication Division (AD)
SALARY GRADE : 18
BASIC SALARY : Php 38,085/month
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
a) Education : Bachelor of Laws
b) Experience : none required
c) Training : none required
d) Eligibility : RA 1080
 

Knowledge Management and Information Service (KMIS)

Deadline of Application : OPEN UNTIL FILLED 

 
Position Title : Social Media Supervisor
Level of Position : Full Time Service Provider
Period of Hiring : Six Months
Salary : P33,966.00/month

Duties and Responsibilities
Under general supervision, the Social Media Supervisor is primarily responsible for coordinating DTI’s presence on various social media platforms, particularly Facebook. The Supervisor creates social media strategies and ensures implementation of appropriate and effective ways of publishing content and engaging the target audience. These strategies must be in pursuit of achieving the Department’s communication goals and must be in accordance with DTI’s mandate.

The Supervisor will make recommendations regarding the use of current and future social media channels, and will serve as a key coordinator of the Knowledge Management and Information Service (KMIS) in internal processes involving social media. The supervisor may also be tasked to evaluate existing processes and resources, and develop a social media plan that adheres to the Department’s mandate.

Specific Tasks
      • Prepare and implement strategies and activities for DTI official social media channels.
      • Plan, implement, and manage online campaigns that reflect the Department’s image and mandate, and appeal to the target audience.
      • Direct supervision with the Facebook Team members as to content management and query handling.
      • Gather and evaluate data from official channels’ performance, monitor sentiments and topics about the Department and its projects, and revise strategies for content and engagement.
      • Maintain performance and effectiveness of digital assets by studying analytics and survey results, and determine key indicators for usability and effectiveness.
      • Provide assistance in effectively managing the Department’s information platform or its interaction with target clients/stakeholders and provide updates and reviews to management on status of social media activities and campaigns.
      • Monitor the implementation of the Department’s guidelines on social media.
      • Coordinate with other Supervisors, information officers, and other staff to develop and implement a weekly and monthly content management plan.
      • Provide support to other teams or divisions in the development and or creation of social media initiatives.
      • Identify new opportunities to continually improve the DTI’s social media presence to engage supporters and nurture them into followers.
      • Provide assistance in creating training materials and guidelines, as necessary.
      • Perform other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualification Guide
Education : Preferably Bachelor’s Degree in any field of Mass Communication, Multi-Media Studies, Computer Science Major
 
Experience : Preferably at least two (2) years demonstrable and related experience in managing social media accounts, information campaigns and other communication programs
 
Skills : Excellent management and communication skills in web and social media management. Creative, articulate, and persuasive. Good time management, ability to work under pressure, able to work independently or as team player, attention to details, flexibility, and ability to identify and work within any constraints imposed by the target medium or any platform.  
 

Position Title: Writer
Level of Position: Full Time Service Provider
Period of Hiring : Six Months

Duties and Responsibilities
Under general supervision, provides writing and editorial work, helps coordinate and accomplish the article development of various DTI KMIS publications, undertakes desktop publishing graphics, designs and supports revisions of DTI collateral materials, takes on special writing assignments, provides creative support, assists in planning publication content, and covers major DTI events.
 
Specific Tasks
      • Writes the copy for the DTI Annual Report, Coffee Table Book and Compendium Reports
      • Writes articles for KMIS’ major print and online outputs such as, but not limited to, Philippine Business Report, DTI Dataline, Upbeat, Radio Bits, and What’s Up @ DTI
      • Analyzes statistical raw data and converts these into easily readable and understandable charts, graphs, and tables
      • Tracks evolving trade, industry, and investment developments and policies; and progress of programs and projects of other DTI bureaus for inclusion in KMIS’ publications
      • Provides communication support and editorial services to other DTI units
      • Assists in content planning and formatting of print and online publications including selection of topics, scheduling of editorial work, and defining editorial slant and photographic/visual/layout requirements
      • Does preliminary editing of regular KMIS publications with respect to grammar, data currency, accuracy, and observance of style guide
      • Performs any other tasks required by the exigencies of the service
Qualification Guide
Education: Preferably Bachelor’s Degree in any field of Mass Communication, Communication Arts, Economics, Business Management, or in any trade and industry related fields. Excellence in English and Filipino communication skills (written and oral).
 
Experience: Preferably two (2) years experience in editorial publication, media production, and other technical aspects of various media communication work. Must be internet savvy and adept in common PC applications such as email, Word Processing, Presentation, and PDF. Knowledge in image editing or graphics design programs is a definite advantage. Sample works and references are required for evaluation. Candidate shall also undergo on-the-spot writing exercise for verification. Fresh graduates need not apply.
 
Skills: Good time management, prioritizing, problem-solving, and organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, creative thinker, and able to work independently or as part of a team, attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills, flexibility to follow guidelines and write appropriate style that adheres to publishing conventions and policies, and the ability to identify and work within any constraints imposed by the target medium or any platform, and conversely to take advantage of any communication opportunities they present. 
Requirements
 
1. Comprehensive Resume with recent photo
2. Copy of Transcript of Records and Diploma
3. Sample of previous works (writing, layout, graphics, or website content management)
4. Application Letter Addressed to: 
DIVISION CHIEF
KMIS-ICSD
5/F DTI Main Bldg., Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City 
 
Send the complete credentials to the above-mentioned address or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., indicating the position title as e-mail subject.

Regional Operations Group (ROG)

 

 

POSITION: WRITER/JOURNALIST

Qualification Standard: Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Mass Communications, Creative Writing, AB English or related course
Minimum Experience: One (1) year of relevant experience, Eight (8) hours of relevant training
Skills: Good oral and written communications skills; computer literate and familiar with MS Office Applications and the Internet; knowledgeable in using Adobe InDesign CC & Photoshop CC; and possesses good interpersonal skills, flexible and a team player
Account to be handled: Negosyo Center Program Management Unit (Information Officer/Writer)
Duration: 6 months (July 01 - December 31, 2018)
Estimated Budget Requirements: PhP35,882.00/mo; PhP215,292.00 (6-month Contract duration)
Fund Source: Charge to BSMED Funds
Schedule of Release of Salary: Every 15th and 30th day of the Month

Scope of work:
1. Prepares communication plan and implements information advocacy programs thru quad media;
2. Prepares press releases, publications, annual/status reports, newspaper, brochures and other information materials;
3. Coordinates with other offices (internal and external) for promotional activities; establishes and enhance lateral coordination and relations with local media institutions and personalities to facilitate dissemination of information;
4. Assists and monitors the implementation of the communication plan;
5. Assists in the preparation of communications, proposal, and presentation materials and in maintaining the databank and NC workbooks;
6. Supervise the information, planning and monitoring activities of the unit; and
7. Coordinates/facilitates/monitors the implementation of special projects/programs assigned by the Program Manager. 

The Project Management Team for Business Registration (PMT-BR)

 
Deadline of Application: OPEN
 
PROJECT MANAGER
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Project Manager will be responsible for the delivery of project output as indicated in the project timeline set by the agency. To do this, the Project Manager must be able to manage and ensure that the team is working harmoniously by monitoring team output on a regular basis. The project Manager should also be planning, designing and structuring solutions for successful performance management. 
 
He/she must ensure conformity of output to the standards set by the project. Monitor and control project risks. Provide report on project status to the project stakeholders. 
 
Qualifications:
The applicant must have at least 10 years relevant experience as Project Manager in IT related fields; must have a degree preferably in Computer Science or related courses; must have relevant certification; must have strong track record on successful management of complex technical projects, delivering the project on or ahead of schedule; must possess a general understanding in the areas of application programming, database and systems design; proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help support the development process, and ensure that project deliverables are met according to specifications; must have strong demonstrated organizational and time management skills including negotiating, decision-making, research and analysis, interpersonal skills, and people management skills. Most of all, he/she must have high tolerance to stress.

SYSTEM ANALYST
Duties and Responsibilities: 
The System Analyst is tasked to develop systems design specifications and procedures for programmers to follow. He/she must be able to gather and analyze information requirements for the development and maintenance of the applications or systems solutions. Should be able to determine the best computer hardware and software needed to set up the system, and link the computer systems within the organization to increase compatibility for sharing information, and develop and implement systems testing and conversion plans. He/she must be able to prepare technical documentation and instructional manuals relevant to the establishment and implementation of the entire operational system.
 
Qualifications: 
He/she must have a degree in Computer Science or related field should have minimum 5 years of experience in systems analysis and design. Proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to identify, communicate and resolve issues to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments. Familiar with Object Oriented Programming languages. Must be able to analyze needs and product requirements to create a design. Identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions and recommend varied approaches. Must have the ability to work with minimum supervision and pay close attention to details. Most of all, he/she must have high tolerance to stress.

QUALITY ASSURANCE ANALYST/TESTER
Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Quality Assurance Tester shall develop, implement. And administer Quality Assurance operational procedures, policies, programs, and systems; he/she shall test the system, report bugs, and retest the system after bug fix; monitor system performance; inspect the work of the team to ensure accuracy, thoroughness; prepare QA reports and interact with development and support groups regarding quality improvements. She/he must be able to recommend possible improvement to the system.
 
Qualifications: 
He/she must have a degree in Computer Science or any related field, with at least 3 years relevant experience in quality assurance testing and an excellent knowledge of quality assurance principles, practices, and procedures. He/she must be result oriented; must have keen attention to details; must have the ability to work with minimum supervision and able to work in a team. Most of all, he/she must have high tolerance to stress. 
 
A background in programming is an advantage.

TECHNICAL STAFF
Duties and Responsibilities: 
The technical staff provides assistance, information and support to clients and insures client relationship maintenance. They provide IT-related services in response to clients' issues reported over the phone or via email. Manage general administrative issues, draft reports and manage office records, documents and other relevant files. 
 
Qualifications: 
He/she must have a degree in Business Management/Administration or related disciplines; minimum 3 years relevant working experience; excellent command of both written and spoken English; able to multi-task and work satisfactorily under pressure; independent, detail-minded with strong organization skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
 
Immediate availability is highly preferred. 
 
 
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