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 and apply now!


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 Position


The role of the Clinical Research Associate is primarily accountable for taking leadership of site management for the selection and initiation of sites. Other scope of main accountabilities includes but not limited to:


  • 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 accountable 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 a 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 social skill and good project management skill to achieve success of covered clinical trials.
  • You are required to have good comprehension 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 accountable 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, you will be part of a professional community that is committed to drive change to defeat obesity and other serious chronic diseases.  Our success in the field of innovative medicines is due to our dedication, engagement and respect for the people we are here to help.  Working here is not just a way to make a living, but a way to make a difference.




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




Until the completion of recruitment. Applications will be screened ongoing basis, thereby you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.



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.