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Insight Analyst

Department: Data & Analytics

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Job Title: Insight Analyst

Location: Cambridge, UK

About the role 

Working as part of the Data and Advanced Analytics team you will be responsible for data management, analytics and reporting of our internal data. Reporting to the Senior Insight Analyst, this role is responsible for extracting, transforming and presenting our customer and product data to develop insights and recommendations to help Abcam best serve the life sciences community. You will be working with stakeholders right across Abcam, from our sales and marketing teams, to our research and development team, promoting data focused business decisions and insights.

About Data and Advanced Analytics at Abcam

Life in Data and Advanced Analytics at Abcam is demanding, rewarding, and fun. The team are held in high regard across the business and are seen as a strategic and value add function that works closely with the business at all levels. Our culture is employee centred and you will get the opportunity to influence and evolve our culture as we continue to grow, as well as outstanding future career opportunities.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Analysing internal data to deliver insight that directs and refines our efforts to achieve commercial objectives, e.g. acquisition, profitability and retention.
  • Internal expert on the organisation’s customer and product data,
  • Work with other members of the data and advanced analytics team to review and combine outputs and insights from different sources, to provide joined up insight and build the bigger picture to guide business outcomes.
  • Develop occasional Tableau dashboards and produce reports and insights for internal stakeholders, develop reports internally to measure; performance, analyse trends and opportunities, produce insight and work to develop more predictive insight.
  • Together with the Data Governance teams ensure data is accurate and recommend improvements to address gaps.
  • Understand the data flows and dependencies between different systems and processes.
  • Support the data migration and data cleansing projects and initiatives that require detailed understanding of data, report delivery and recommendations to address gaps.

 About you:

You are an analytical thinker, methodical, inquisitive with a keen eye for detail. You have the ability to analyse data and draw insights and conclusions from this data, turning them into actionable recommendations for stakeholders across the business. You have strong interpersonal skills which means you will connect easily with company stakeholders. Having worked extensively with data using SQL, you will be able to convey ideas and recommendations in a clear, compelling and succinct way in written and verbal communications. Some experience with Python or R would also be advantageous.

You will have experienced working with data across its complete lifecycle and worked with visualisation and reporting tools such as Tableau or Power BI to turn data quality stats into information to support outcomes. Comfortable collaborating with and supporting a team and also working independently, you are agile, quick to learn and committed to delivering results.

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!

Pay and Benefits

In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (including our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks full paid maternity leave and 6 weeks full paid paternity leave), a culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development, and a highly flexible working environment.

What’s more, as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer, we are recognized globally as an organization that’s diverse, inclusive and supports women in the workplace.  

About Us

An idea conceived in a University of Cambridge laboratory in 1998, Abcam plc ( began life as an innovative and entrepreneurial start-up, spearheaded by like-minded individuals who shared a common purpose of providing the scientific community with quality antibody reagents, as well as trustworthy and up-to-date information about their uses and limitations. Abcam has now grown to become a leading supplier of protein research tools to life scientists, whilst always maintaining the core collaborative values assumed at its inception.  


Abcam now supports life science researchers in their quest to understand the cause of disease and ultimately offer improvements to diagnoses and treatments. To achieve this outcome, the company both develops and manufactures its own products in specialist facilities across the globe, and sources from over 400 partners, offering scientists the newest, most innovative and highest quality research tools available globally, regardless of source. With a customer base of research scientists who require high performance products with detailed technical specifications, 64% of global researchers use Abcam products. 


We are incredibly proud to be recognised as the ‘3rd Best Place to Work in the UK in 2021’, as per Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award. Our culture is driven by our dedicated, agile and audacious community of professionals who are driven by a combined purpose and sense of belonging. 


Inclusion & Diversity

Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.