Clinical Research Associate

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, MY



Are you highly motivated by being able to make a difference to improving patients’ lives? Are you a high performing executive who energized by challenges and able to energize people around you? If so, you should continue reading …

In Novo Nordisk Malaysia, the position of Clinical Research Associate provides you the opportunity to work in a high performing team to contribute directly towards the business results while creating values for the Diabetes patients.


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 Clinical Research Associate is to be located at Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, and report to the Clinical Team Lead.

The Positions

The role of the Clinical Research Associate is responsible for taking leadership of site management for the selection and initiation of sites as well as conduction and closing activities of the appointed studies in compliance with local regulations, ICH-GCP, company procedures and protocol requirements to ensure data quality and study subject protection.

You will be responsible for recruitment at country/ site level and thereby delivers results that have a direct impact on the successful completion of the clinical programme. You coordinate with the Project Manager and communicates to them progress and critical issues that may impair trial success.



You hold a qualification in Degree in Medicine, Biology, Science, Pharmacy, Nursing or other equivalent. You have minimum 2 years’ solid operational experience in the clinical development.

Proactive communication both internally and externally is essential for successful implementation of the main accountability. This position requires excellent interpersonal skill and good project management skill to achieve success of responsible clinical trials.

You are required to have good understanding of ICH-GCP, local requirement and Novo Nordisk SOPs. You need to adapt and manage changes of the groups and/ or clinical trials that you are responsible for. You are required to travel within Malaysia. You are fluent in English (verbal and written) and Bahasa Malaysia.


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk we recognise 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 the communities we operate in.


We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. We are happy to discuss flexible working, depending on the role and subject to business needs.



Kindly send your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions). Internal candidates are kindly requested to inform their line Manager when applying.



23 Oct 2021


Millions rely on us 

At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive change. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees to change the lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.