The Board of Trustees of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy formally announces the opening of the Search for PMMA President

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Not less than thirty-five (35) years old and not more than sixty-one (61) years at the time of application. Sixty-one (61) years old shall mean from actual date of birth and not a day older beyond 61 years old.
  2. A natural-born Filipino citizen
  3. Must be a master mariner and preferably with a graduate degree obtained from a CHED-recognized higher education institution.
  4. Must have administrative experience in managing a higher education institution or in maritime industry for at least three (3) years.
  5. Must not have been convicted of any administrative offense or of any crime involving moral turpitude

An applicant who does not meet any one of the abovementioned minimum qualifications and cannot submit pertinent supporting documentary evidences for these minimum qualifications on the set deadline shall be disqualified from the Search Process.

Documentary Requirements

1. Formal Application Letter addressed to:

Commission on Higher Education (CHED)
C.P. Garcia, UP Campus
Diliman, Quezon City

2. Detailed Curriculum Vitae, signed under oath (personal data, educational qualifications, work experience including organizational chart of the institution showing the candidate's position, research outputs and publications, extension activities, experience in resource generation, awards and certificates, conferences attended)

3. Certified true copy of documents in support of the data stated in the Curriculum Vitae. The HR Officer of the organization where the applicant comes from may certify to the authenticity of the documents provided that the original is presented to him/her for comparison.

4. Proposed Vision, Mission and Development Goals for PMMA in not more than five (5) pages.

5. Certificates/Clearances from the following government agencies, obtained not more than three (3) months from the date of filing of application, indicating that the applicant has not been convicted of any administrative or criminal offense:

1. Sandiganbayan
2. Civil Service Commission (CSC)
3. National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)
4. Municipal /Regional Trial Court
5. Ombudsman (for government employees)
6. Institution/Company where applicant is presently employed

6. PSA (NSO)-authenticated Birth Certificate

7. Medical Certificate of Physical Fitness issued by a physician from a DOH-accredited health institution but not the same institution where the applicant is presently employed. Letterhead of hospital or clinic must indicate DOH accreditation number.

8. Results of neuro-psychiatric examination conducted by a physician from a DOH-accredited health institution but not the same institution where the applicant is presently employed. Results should be signed by a neuropsychiatric doctor. Letterhead of clinic/hospital must indicate DOH accreditation number. The test results shall also include a statement indicating the purpose for which the test is taken, e.g. "this test was taken in connection with the applicant's application for the position of President of PMMA."
The Search Committee reserves the right to verify the results of the examination.

9. Duly accomplished CSC Form 212 made under oath.
The Search Committee for President reserves the right to validate and verify the authenticity of documents submitted and the right to accept or reject any document that it deems to be questionable.

Interested applicants must submit one (1) set of original and six (6) certified photocopies of the aforementioned documents on or before April 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (Philippine Standard Time) either to:

Philippine Merchant Marine Academy
San Narciso, Zambales
Attention: Ms. Evangeline Esteban-De Guia, Board Secretary


Philippine Merchant Marine Academy
Commission on Higher Education
HEDC Building, C.P. Garcia Avenue
UP Diliman, Quezon City
Attention: Mr. Albert Añosa, SCP Secretariat