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ADB has adjusted its program priorities to help Bangladesh overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and challenges related to health and social protection, food security, skills development, rural development, water and sanitation, and the finance sector, among others.

Bangladesh: Opportunities

Procurement Plans

For ADB-financed projects, ADB's Procurement Guidelines and Guidelines for the Use of Consultants require borrowers to prepare and publish Procurement Plans once the financing of a project has been approved. The Procurement Plan captures all major goods, works and consulting services procurement that is either ongoing or expected to take place in the following 18 months.

Tenders

The latest procurement and consulting notices as well as contracts awarded can be found in the Projects & Tenders section.

International Staff Vacancies (Headquarters and Country Offices)

ADB recruits its International Staff from its member countries. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits applicable to internationally recruited staff. Women are encouraged to apply.

National and Administrative Staff Vacancies

ADB recruits its National and Administrative Staff from interested applicants residing in the duty station country. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits applicable to locally recruited staff.

Scholarship Program

The Asian Development Bank/Japan Scholarship Program offers about 150 postgraduate scholarships a year for studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions.

The general public is advised to be aware of recruitment scams using the name of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Read more.

Latest on Bangladesh

ADB Approves $940 Million for Bangladesh COVID-19 Vaccines

22 Jun 2021 | News Release

ADB Approves $940 Million for Bangladesh COVID-19 Vaccines

The Asian Development Bank has approved a loan package of $940 million for the Government of Bangladesh to purchase safe and effective vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

$250 Million ADB Loan to Support Bangladesh Social Resilience Program

18 Jun 2021 | News Release

$250 Million ADB Loan to Support Bangladesh Social Resilience Program

ADB has approved a $250 million policy-based loan to the Government of Bangladesh to help finance reforms aimed at improving the inclusiveness and responsiveness of the country’s social development and resilience program.

For Pandemic Relief in South Asia, Look to the Diasporas

19 Jan 2022 | Blog Entry

For Pandemic Relief in South Asia, Look to the Diasporas

Millions of South Asians live outside their home countries. They could be key to region’s pandemic recovery.

Sustainable Coastal and Maritime Tourism: A Potential Blue Economy Avenue for Bangladesh

29 Dec 2021 | Publication

Sustainable Coastal and Maritime Tourism: A Potential Blue Economy Avenue for Bangladesh

Coastal and maritime tourism has immense potential in the blue economy and could become one of the biggest sources of tourism revenue in Bangladesh.