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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.