Do you want professional and personal advancement? Can you work collaboratively with a diverse team of people? Do you want to make a difference in the fight against cancer?

If you answered yes to all of the above, apply today and let’s beat cancer together!
Current openings
Breast Cancer Research Team

Clinical Trials Manager

The role holder will assist the Chief Executive in developing strategic direction for clinical research and trials. It also entails establishing and implementing an operational plan encompassing these areas.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Maintaining an up-to-date and detailed understanding of clinical trials in cancer research.
  • Developing, growing, and managing a portfolio of clinical trials.
  • Proactively seeking grants and awards, and ensuring the financial sustainability of clinical trial programmes.
  • Overseeing Cancer Research Malaysia’s partnership in the area of clinical trials, including developing effective collaborations and partnerships, and negotiating and managing intellectual properties effectively.
  • Line-managing the Clinical Research Associates.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • Educated to degree level, with at least 5 years working experience in clinical research or clinical trials.
  • Able to think strategically, put information in context, interpret complex information, and have clear sight of the “big picture”.

Study Coordinator

The role holder will work closely with the Study Manager to conduct a new study that investigates the role of diet in reducing the risk of breast cancer among Malaysian women.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Recruit, manage, and coordinate research participants.
  • Perform study protocols in a detailed and accurate manner.
  • Administer patient questionnaires and collate results in a central database.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • A degree-holder in Science or relevant disciplines (e.g. Biomedical Science, Psychology, Nutrition).
  • Meticulous in carrying out research protocols.
  • Able to maintain high levels of accuracy.

Ability to speak Mandarin would be an advantage, but is not required.
Familial Team

Project Manager (NPC)

The role-holder will work closely with and report to the Principal Lead Investigator for Project SNiFlE, as the key facilitator for the successful implementation of the project.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Recruit patients and relatives for project SNiFlE.
  • EBV screening management.
  • Planning, facilitating, and maintaining comprehensive project documentation.
  • Working with external stake-holders and collaborators.
  • Securing funds for project sustainability.
  • Planning, coordinating, and monitoring execution of PR activities.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • Educated to degree level with at least 3 years of working experience.
  • Experienced in project management.
  • Possesses own mode of transport for work-related travel.
Experience and skills in working with different stakeholders, particular Ministry of Health, would be an advantage.
Communications & Development Team

Corporate Engagement Manager/Senior Executive

The role-holder will be responsible for increasing the income for the organisation from the corporate sector. In addition, the role entails managing corporate account relationships to ensure the objectives and timeline of projects/engagements are met with high standards.

This is a new position within the department

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Taking leadership in expanding and growing income from corporate sectors.
  • Managing relationships of current corporate donors.
  • Identify opportunity and execute plan for income growth.
  • Assist in planning and execution of corporate fundraising.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • A degree-holder in Business Studies, Social Science, Arts, or similar qualification.
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in Marketing, Business Development, or similar.
  • Good project management and strong presentation skills.
Experience in fundraising would be an advantage.

Donor Relations Manager

The role-holder will be responsible for increasing the income for the organisation from individual and mid-level donors by identifying various effective and donation-driven channels.

This is a new position within the department

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Expanding and growing income through effective fundraising channels.
  • Keeping donor retention rate by executing impactful donor’s retention programmes.
  • Donor recruitment, donor management, retention operation, and process.
  • Identifying opportunity and execute plan for income growth.
  • Ensuring business continuity and succession planning are in place.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • A degree-holder in Business Studies, Social Science, Arts, or similar qualification.
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in Marketing, Business Development, or similar.
  • Good project management and strong presentation skills.
Experience in fundraising would be an advantage.
Finance, Human Resource, and Admin

Senior HR Executive

The role-holder will be responsible for the full spectrum of human resource.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Recruitment, benefit, and performance management.
  • Handle internship programme.
  • Payroll processing, including generation of payroll report, salary disbursement, and payments to statutory bodies.
  • Maintaining HR operation-related policies and procedures.
  • Organising and leading staff activities to foster good working relationship amongst employees.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • A degree/diploma holder in Human Resource Management or equivalent.
  • Mininum of 5 years in a related field.
  • Good verbal and written command of English.
  • Passionate to work in an NGO environment.

Malaysian Patient Navigation Programme
The mission of the Patient Navigation Programme is to develop a structured programme for addressing barriers faced by cancer patients in accessing care. In the short term, this will include the development of a decision aid, which is an educational tool to help patients make decisions regarding their care (e.g. choice of surgery, when to have treatment, etc.). In the long term, we aim to train and deploy patient navigators/breast care nurses in collaboration with established cancer treatment centres to assist patients in their journey through breast cancer.

The vision of this Patient Navigation Programme is to improve Malaysian cancer patients’ survival and quality of life by reducing the barriers that they face in accessing care.

Nurse Navigator

The role holder will be responsible for helping and supporting breast cancer patients and their families in navigating and accessing healthcare services, providing support and services in addressing barriers to health resources, and monitoring the follow-up care of the patients. The navigator will be working within a clinical team of healthcare professionals at hospital-based patient navigation centres to ensure breast cancer patients complete their diagnostic and treatment protocols.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Providing patient support.
  • Resource utilisation – coordinating services to assist patients with their basic needs, ensuring that they complete their diagnosis and treatment on time.
  • Maintaining proper patient file documentation and preparing reports as and when required.


The ideal candidate would be someone who:
  • Has had nursing training, with a valid annual practising nursing license.
  • Has a positive attitude towards a wide and diverse range of patients.
  • Is adaptable to different demands and stressful situations, and is able to analyse and resolve problems associated with patient barriers.
  • Is able to travel to state/national agencies and voluntary organisations to submit and follow-up on the application, appeal, and progress on behalf of the patients.


It would be an advantage if the candidate has had prior training in oncology.