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Bhutan: 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 Bhutan

Bilateral Remittance Inflows to Asia and the Pacific: Countercyclicality and Motivations to Remit

10 May 2022 | Publication

Bilateral Remittance Inflows to Asia and the Pacific: Countercyclicality and Motivations to Remit

Bilateral remittance inflows are countercyclical against the business cycle of a remittance-receiving country relative to a sending country.

Asian Development Bank and Bhutan: Fact Sheet

25 Apr 2022 | Publication

Asian Development Bank and Bhutan: Fact Sheet

ADB is one of Bhutan’s largest sources of official development assistance, with average annual lending of $52.1 million—$25.6 million loans and $26.5 million grants—from 2018 to 2021.

BIMSTEC Master Plan for Transport Connectivity

07 Apr 2022 | Institutional Document

BIMSTEC Master Plan for Transport Connectivity

The Master Plan presents a comprehensive 10-year strategy and action plan for improving the subregion's transport linkages across the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) member states.

Building Skills of Persons with Disabilities, Transforming Lives

17 Feb 2022 | Video

Building Skills of Persons with Disabilities, Transforming Lives

The Global Disability Summit 2022 promotes development that leaves no one behind. ADB is helping PWDs in Bhutan build their skills and improve opportunities for gainful employment through the Skills Training and Education Pathways Upgradation Project.