Clinical Operations Manager

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, MY


Are you a high-performing Clinical Operations Professional looking for a questioning and exciting career path? Here is an exciting Clinical Operations Manager opportunity to work in a highly collaborated and motivated team environment to create better treatments and care for patients in Malaysia. Apply now and join our team!



About the Department


The Clinical Medical Regulatory and Quality (CMRQ) department is one of the key functions that enable the business strategy through effective execution of functional goals, in the areas of Clinical Research, Medical Affairs, Regulatory, and Quality Assurance. The position of Clinical Operations Manager is to be located in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, and reports to the Head of Clinical Medical Regulatory and Quality.



The Position


In this role, you will oversee and manage the Clinical Trial Unit ensuring high-quality, timely, and cost-effective conduct of all clinical trials in accordance with local regulations, Helsinki Declaration, GCP, (Good Clinical Practice) and Novo Nordisk SOPs (Standard Operational Procedures).


  • You will forecast and properly execute the local clinical research unit budget.
  • You will also manage the conduct of all Novo Nordisk-sponsored clinical trial projects in collaboration with the CTLs (Clinical Trial Liaison).
  • You will develop and maintain relationships with the KOLs (Key Opinion Leaders), Ethics Committees, Health Authorities, CRC (Clinical Reasearch Coordinator), and CRM (Customer Relationsip Management).





  • To be qualified, you need to have at least 7+ years of experience in the clinical operations area and 4-5 years of experience in people management.
  • You have a solid knowledge of clinical trial processes and protocols.
  • You must be able to know ICH-GCP, local requirements, and Novo Nordisk SOPs. You must also be able to adapt to changes and manage the unit and clinical trials in control of the innovative use of new IT systems.
  • You have a degree or higher qualification in Pharmacy, Life Sciences, or another related field.
  • You have highly proficient verbal and written communication skills with the ability to manage complex projects with strong planning, problem-solving, and organizational skills.



Working at Novo Nordisk


At Novo Nordisk, we strive for excellence. You share the same passion and dedication as our employees in our journey to make a difference in patients’ lives. In exchange, we offer you the chance of a lifetime to work with extraordinary talent and benefit from unmatched opportunities for professional and personal development.





Please send your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions).





17 August 2022


We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.