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Current openings
Community Outreach Team

Head of Community Programme

We are looking for a confident, highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding problem-solving, managerial, analytical, and communication skills. The ideal candidate should be someone who understand the opportunities and demonstrate a strong personal commitment to the outreach cause of Cancer Research Malaysia. The candidate should also be able to embrace inclusion by reaching out and providing fair treatment to people of all backgrounds. The chosen candidate reports to the Chief Scientific Officer and works closely with the Head of Communications and Development. He/She will supervise the Patient Navigation Programme team in planning and implementing community outreach programs with Cancer Research Malaysia’s long term objectives in mind.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Support the development and refinement of the Patient Navigation Program’s strategic initiatives as well as facilitates ongoing alignment with the MOH strategic goals and priorities
  • Plan and track detailed program budgets and expenses to ensure efficient financial management and compliance with donor and CRM’s policy and regulations.
  • Increase awareness and foster adoption of Cancer Research Malaysia’s recommendations on cancer awareness, prevention and early detection for targeted audience/communities
  • Be responsible for grant application, administration and reporting to grantees that are relevant to the outreach team and programs
  • Be responsible for creating and fostering good working relationship with community partners, NGOs, donors, corporate sponsors, etc.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in public health, applied social/behavioral science, health education, or other related discipline, with minimum 3 years working experience in health promotion and project management
  • Ability to identify and engage with appropriate partners and stakeholders (internal and external), build and maintain robust working relationships to ensure effective collaborations
  • Ability to synthesize complex health information and data for internal reports and general public use
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Community Navigator for Sarawak

The breast patient community navigator promotes timely diagnosis and treatment and aims to ensure seamless, coordinated care and services. The breast patient community navigator helps patients and their families access the health care delivery system through support, education, communication, and resources. This support begins at the point of a suspicious finding and continues throughout treatment to the resolution of the finding. The navigator works with breast cancer patients to improve their cancer care outcomes.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Time management and keeping up with the dateline as per required with CRMY and MOH. Prioritization of task and activity carried out according urgency and need of breast cancer patients.
  • Provide navigation support for breast cancer patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer. Uses the patient navigation intake assessment and identifies needs and barriers that prevent patient from accessing care. Tracks patient progress and keeps other care team members informed. Identifies potential bottlenecks and performs appropriate interventions.
  • Assists patients across healthcare disciplines to ensure appointments are made and kept. Works closely with appropriate staff throughout the healthcare system to improve patient care outcomes
  • Tracks and follows patient interactions via appropriate documentation policies and procedures
  • Egages in program evaluation efforts and submits reports as necessary
  • Identifies system and/or organizational barriers to care and recommends strategies to improve access

The ideal candidate would be:
  • Diploma/Bachelor’s degree OR a minimum two years of experience in hospitality, psychology, population-based services, home care, community officer, human activist, social entrepreneurship, social services, customer care and service, OR a combination of education and experience that is similarly, equivalent.
  • Full driving license and own a car/motorcycle Required.
  • Fluent in communicating in local languages: Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin or Tamil is preferred.
  • Knowledge on the local population, resources and cultural sensitivity.
  • Strong people skills include great team player, problem solving, strategizer, persuasive negotiation, resourcefulness, customer service, empathetic listening, and compassionate interactions.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Nurse Navigator for Sarawak, Sabah and Seremban

The Nurses Navigator will be responsible for helping and supporting breast cancer patients and their families to navigate and access healthcare services. He/she will provide support along patient’s clinical pathway, service to address barriers to healthcare resources and will monitor the follow up care of the patients. The navigation team works within a clinical team of healthcare professionals at the hospital-based Patient Navigation Centres to ensure breast cancer patient complete their diagnostic and recommended treatment protocols.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Providing Patient Support – Be the focal point within the clinical team for patient navigation services for breast cancer patients. Assists patients in developing engagement plans, based on the results of the needs assessment. Provide motivation for patients, especially those who are discouraged or do not have the drive to achieve their recovery goals.
  • Identify barriers – Complete comprehensive assessments of the barriers to quality cancer care that contribute to challenges and identify information, resource and emotional support needs of newly diagnosed and medically.
  • Run the full operation of PNP integrated breast clinic – Establish clinic operation flow, standard operating procedures, organize patient appointment system, defined navigator role and schedules, inpatient ward visit schedule and coordinate multidisciplinary team referral.
  • Monitor and maintaining patient tracking – Maintain an active day to day routine patient tracking activity and alert navigation team member if there is delay, or default among breast cancer patients as part of clinic operations.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • Has updated and valid annual practicing nursing license or retention of name with Malaysian Nursing and Midwifery Board.
  • Preferably has hand-on experience handling breast cancer patients. Prior training in Palliative, Oncology and Surgical nursing is a strong advantage.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude towards assigned work, patients, team member and willing to work with other diverse stakeholders.
  • Has great organization, administrative skill and time management.
  • Has cultural responsiveness and sensitivity, know the cultural make -up of the community.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Engagement

Head of Engagement

We are currently looking to recruit a Head of Engagement to our team – someone who can inspire companies, philanthropists and generous donors to help us continue with our life saving research here in Malaysia. He/She should be able to deliver a clear partnership strategy with our corporate partners and deliver a clear strategy with our donors. His/Her aim would be to keep a strong community of loyal supporters engaged and to work independently and 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 organization’s goals.

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

Donor Engagement Manager

The Donor Engagement Manager aims to increase the income for the organization from the individual and mid-level donors’ segments. This position works by identifying various effective and donation-driven channels, e.g. Face-to face, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Mobile, Workplace Giving, Micro Giving, Events etc. to recruit monthly donors and one-time donors. In addition, the Donor Relations Manager also ensures the donors’ journeys are well executed and aims to keep the donor’s retention rate a favourable level. This position will work with the Head – Development & Communications to grow the individual segment income for the organization. The KPIs for this position will be the income growth, expansion of the channel, retention rate, operation and process and initiatives. This is a new position within the department.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Providing Patient Support – Be the focal point within the clinical team for patient navigation services for breast cancer patients. Assists patients in developing engagement plans, based on the results of the needs assessment. Provide motivation for patients, especially those who are discouraged or do not have the drive to achieve their recovery goals.
  • Identify barriers – Complete comprehensive assessments of the barriers to quality cancer care that contribute to challenges and identify information, resource and emotional support needs of newly diagnosed and medically.
  • Run the full operation of PNP integrated breast clinic – Establish clinic operation flow, standard operating procedures, organize patient appointment system, defined navigator role and schedules, inpatient ward visit schedule and coordinate multidisciplinary team referral.
  • Monitor and maintaining patient tracking – Maintain an active day to day routine patient tracking activity and alert navigation team member if there is delay, or default among breast cancer patients as part of clinic operations.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • Degree in Business Studies, Social Science, Arts or other qualifications.
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in Marketing, Business Development or related experience.
  • Experience in fundraising is not a must but will be an advantage.
  • Have a good inter-personal skill and ability to work with people from different backgrounds.
  • Possess strong people management skill and database management skill sets/Project Management and strong presentation skill sets.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
CEO’s Office

Personal Assistant to Chief Executive Officer

We are recruiting a Personal Assistant for our Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The candidate will have to provide full secretarial and administrative support to the CEO office. Other than our CEO, the candidate will also assist in providing administrative support to our Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). We are looking for a confident individual with an open, approachable and pleasant personality. The chosen candidate report to the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Scientific Officer and work closely with other employees as well as external parties such as Board Trustees and donors.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Full secretarial and administrative support to the CEO office
  • Donors relationship management. To maintain the VVIP/CEO database and correspondences
  • Arrange and manage logistics for physical and online trainings, conferences, seminars including air ticket, visa, hotel accommodation
  • Prepare monthly routine claims; parking, toll, mobile phone, petrol, miscellaneous claims for CEO and CSO
  • Record retention, filing, updating, archiving information and documents
  • Propose, purchase of festive gifts/cards to Trustees, collaborators
  • Manage and approve medical and annual leave on behalf of CSO

The ideal candidate would be:
  • Professional Certificate/Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with at least 3 years working experience in related field
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Bahasa Malaysia and English. Preferably someone who understand science and research term
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to interact with all levels of staff and external parties
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and team working skills
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.