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Philippines and ADB

ADB supports the Philippines’ recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic through its country partnership strategy 2018–2023 — focusing on infrastructure investment, local economic development, and social investments.

Philippines: 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 the Philippines

ADB Approves Project Financing for South Commuter Railway Project in the Philippines

09 Jun 2022 | News Release

ADB Approves Project Financing for South Commuter Railway Project in the Philippines

The South Commuter Railway will offer commuters fast public transport, help to ease road traffic congestion, and contribute to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Philippines’ climate change agenda.

$250 Million ADB Loan to Help the Philippines Deliver on Climate Ambitions

31 May 2022 | News Release

$250 Million ADB Loan to Help the Philippines Deliver on Climate Ambitions

ADB has approved a $250 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines in its climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts.

$400 Million ADB Loan to Support Expansion of Philippine Capital Markets

30 May 2022 | News Release

$400 Million ADB Loan to Support Expansion of Philippine Capital Markets

ADB approved a $400 million policy-based loan to help the Philippine government further deepen the country’s domestic development. 

COVID-19 Pushed 4.7 Million More People in Southeast Asia Into Extreme Poverty in 2021, But Countries are Well Positioned to Bounce Back — ADB

16 Mar 2022 | News Release

COVID-19 Pushed 4.7 Million More People in Southeast Asia Into Extreme Poverty in 2021, But Countries are Well Positioned to Bounce Back — ADB

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed 4.7 million people in Southeast Asia into extreme poverty in 2021, as 9.3 million jobs disappeared, compared with a baseline no-COVID scenario, according to a new ADB report presented at SEADS.