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What are the roles and functions of a junior specialist?

  • Junior Specialist refers to a member assessed and certified as apprentice (competency level 1) or associate (competency level 2); serves as the understudy of the specialist in a particular field of expertise. The Junior Specialist performs the following functions:
    • Provide technical assistance according to existing policies and standards
    • Provide inputs to proposed policies/measures concerning the sectors based on primary requirements or components for a policy or program
    • Attend mentoring sessions in accordance to the designed learning and development intervention for the specialization
    • Serve as focal persons for implementing programs/projects/services related to sector specialization in partnership with LGUs, NGOs and CSOs

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