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
Head and Neck Cancer Team

Study Coordinator (MeMoSA Project)

The role-holder will be responsible for ensuring the MeMoSA project meets its defined objectives, including recruitment and management of study participants.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Recruitment and follow-up of patients into the MeMoSA project.
  • Assist investigators in conducting MeMoSA project at the study sites.
  • Ensure all documentation relating to the study are duly completed.
  • Assist team mebers in running the project.
  • Data collection, data entry, and data analysis.
  • Reporting on project progress.
  • Undertake any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • A degree holder in a relevant discipline (e.g. Biomedical Sciences, Psychology, or others).
  • Effective and good team player, able to communicate and work with all levels of stakeholders.
  • Able to multitask and work in a fast-pace environment.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and able to work under pressure.
  • Capable in hands-on problem solving, with the ability to generate ideas and solutions, self-motivated, and results driven.
  • Pro-active, meticulous, and able to maintain high levels of accuracy with minimal supervision.
  • Willing to travel and has own transport.
Communications & Development Team

Head of Corporate Partnerships and Philanthropy

The role-holder will be responsible for inspiring companies, philanthropists and generous donors to help Cancer Research Malaysia continue with our life-saving research. We are looking for someone who is able to deliver a clear partnership strategy with our corporate partners and donors. They would be able to keep a strong community of loyal supporters engaged and work independently with the board of trustees to grow and acquire new donors.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Work independently and with the Board of Trustees to grow and acquire new donors.
  • Planning and implementing events including fundraising events.
  • To gather metrics and data from multiple sources that can help achieve the organisation’s goals.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • Someone with a minimum 5 years of working experience.
  • Possess creative communication and writing capabilities.
  • Able to engage and form strategic partnerships with related stakeholders and businesses.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Communications Manager / Assistant Manager

The role-holder will be responsible for driving communication strategies in line with Cancer Research Malaysia’s objectives, and play a pivotal role in cultivating strong relationships with our stakeholders.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Establish and implement creative communication strategies to enhance the Organisation’s brand identity and raise the awareness on cancer research.
  • Develop compelling business stories and content for communication materials e.g. presentations, newsletters and annual reports, and work closely with Head of Communication and Development team to create content for website and social media sites.
  • Drive PR activities including media pitch, and develop media materials e.g. press releases, media invites and factsheets, and carry out media monitoring.
  • Work closely with the projects team to conceptualise and execute different types of events including fundraising events. Develop and deliver internal communication messages to employees and ensure messages are consistent both internally and externally.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • A degree holder in any field but with minimum of 3 years experience in Communications / PR function.
  • Must have an existing relationship with media. Having relationship with bloggers / other influencers is a plus.
  • Good written and verbal skills in English and Bahasa Malaysia. Mandarin literacy is a plus.
  • Agency or media experience is preferred.
  • Previous experience in a Non-Profit Organisation is preferred.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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.

Family Medicine

Research Assistant

We would like you to join us in this exciting research project entitled ‘Development of a Patient Decision Aid for Metastatic Breast Cancer’. The aim of this study is to develop a patient decision aid in helping patients with metastatic breast cancer to make informed decisions of their treatment options. You will have the opportunity to learn about research related to breast cancer and decision aid development. You will also have the opportunity to pursue postgraduate studies related to the project.

We are looking for full time research assistant who will be based in Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Preparing, manipulating, and managing extensive databases.
  • Preparing scientific or technical reports or presentations.
  • Assist in coding and analysis of qualitative research data. Preferably familiar with Nvivo qualitative data management software.
  • Assist in editing and submitting protocols and other required research documentation for ethic approval.
  • Screen potential subjects to determine their suitability as study participants.
  • Administer standardised tests to research subjects, or interview them to collect research data.
  • Conduct and assist in literature reviews.
  • Recruit and schedule research participants.
  • Provide assistance in the design of survey instruments such as questionnaires and topic guides.
  • Manage budget of the project.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • Educated to a degree level a health or medical field with CGPA of ≥ 3.30.
  • Highly familiar with medical and scientific terminology.
  • Experienced in qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Has capacity to analyse and interpret data.
  • Comfortable working with patients and healthcare professionals.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.