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Scientific Product Administrator

Department: Product Data Integration

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

About the role

We are currently looking for a Scientific Product Administrator to join the Product & Portfolio Governance’s, Product Data Integration (PDI) team, reporting to the Senior Product Manager.

Your responsibilities will involve supporting the addition of new products onto the catalogue by compiling and checking datasheets and protocol booklets, as well as supporting the new product selection process for primary antibodies and proteins. By working closely with the PDI team to ensure that high quality standards are always maintained and that monthly publication targets are met.


You will also support the management of our internal product updates inbox. To ensure when the datasheet updates and new data addition requests are received, they are dealt with in timely manner to ensure our customers are getting the most up to date information.

About Product Data Integration (PDI) Department at Abcam

The PDI team is responsible for integrating new products into the catalogue, along with maintaining and enhancing our current product data.


Roles & responsibilities:

  • To contribute to maintaining and enhancing our existing product data through our product updates procedures.

  • By compiling and checking datasheets ensuring that they contain all information required by customers.

  • Create kit protocol booklets for kits and assays adhering to guidelines provided by both the project and product managers.

  • Ensure images received from our partners are analysed and our strict quality standards are upheld.

  • Meet weekly KPIs for all our product ranges (primary antibodies, proteins and peptides, AAAI, kits and assays).

  • Participate in team meetings and contribute toward our need to continually improve our processes and product information. 


About you:

  • You will hold a degree in a Life Sciences Discipline and have experience of at least one of the following antibody-based applications: Western Blot (WB), IHC, ICC, ELISA, FC. Intermediate MS Office skills are a requirement for this position, some scientific writing experience and advanced MS Office skills would be a plus.

  • You must have meticulous attention to detail and have experience in the use of bioinformatics databases including Uniprot, NCBI and PubMed.

  • Your commitment to delivering the highest quality datasheets for our customers must be irreproachable as well as your ability to prioritise your workload and meet deadlines. You will be open to receiving/giving constructive feedback and willing to adapt your work priorities depending on your team and company initiatives/priorities.

  • If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!

About Us

Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster.  We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success and their research needs.

It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.

Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focussed on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development