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Junior Data Analyst (Kickstart)

Department: Data & Analytics

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Job Title: Junior Data Analyst (Kickstart)

Location: Cambridge, Uk

About the role

Please note, this role is provided in partnership with the Government's Kickstarter Jobs Scheme. To qualify for this scheme you must meet the following criteria: Aged 16 - 24 yrs old, Be receiving Universal Credit, Eligible to work in the UK.

We are looking for a Junior Data Analyst on a 6-month fixed term basis, for 25 hours per week, in conjunction with the government Kickstart scheme.

This role is based from our global headquarters in Cambridge (UK) and sits in the Abcam Digital – Advanced Data Analytics (ADA) team, reporting to the Director of Data Management. The role has been created for support with additional workload as Abcam continues to grow.

During your 6 months with us you will be able to grow a broad spectrum of skills, including data specific and office skills, e.g. presentation skills, interviewing skills, project management skills, data analysis skills. You will be partnered up with a mentor who will aid you with your future career progression plans and together you will be able to develop your skills further. You will have an opportunity to shadow various Data teams across Abcam Digital including Data Analysts, Data Scientists, and Data Engineers.

You will also be able to join various social events here at Abcam and grow your professional network.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, collecting, migrating and interpreting data
  • Conducting data analysis and presenting results using data visualization
  • Presenting to stakeholders and making recommendations on change to drive benefits
  • Participate in team meetings and contribute toward our need to continually improve our processes and data.
  • Support the team to establish data standards
  • Be taught to use a range of analytical techniques such as data mining, and modelling techniques to identify and predict trends and patterns in data

About you

You should be experienced in an administrative role, experience gained in a data setting would also be highly advantageous. You will have excellent IT skills and be proficient in all Microsoft packages, specifically Excel  - experience with queries, pivot tables and vlookups would be a plus. You will have strong problem-solving skills and show great attention to detail. You will be motivated by supporting your team and sharing their workload to achieve your goals and theirs, together. You should be results-oriented, diligent and hard working.

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.