Job Title: VP/Category Director, Multiplex Assay & Speciality Solutions
Location: Cambridge, UK or Waltham, US
About the role
Abcam has ambitious plans to grow both organically and by selected acquisitions and partnerships, with a view to doubling their scale by 2023. As a result, a new global leadership position has arisen for the role of Category Director (VP), Multiplex Assays & Speciality Solutions.
Reporting to the SVP of Product Portfolio & Innovation, the VP Multiplex Assay & Speciality Solutions will be tasked with further developing and delivering an overarching strategy for Abcam’s MASS portfolio. The VP MASS will partner with colleagues in M&A, Innovation, Manufacturing, Consumer Insights, Digital Marketing, Regional Marketing & Sales to maximise the value of Abcam’s portfolio deliver above market growth.
Working for a truly global and purpose led organisation, this role presents an exciting leadership opportunity for a visionary individual to lead growth through all channels and geographies.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Develop and deliver an ambitious global strategy for development, positioning and growth of Abcam’s MASS product and service business
- Work with the consumer Insights, marketing and sales teams to define and develop an effective MASS strategy and plan
- Drive the development of Abcam’s MASS proposition to deliver rapid market penetration and achieve ambitious growth targets
- Build a team of experienced and talented product managers, setting and delivering objectives and priorities
You will have experience working within a parallel life science or biotech organisation, with a depth of multiplexing technology and platforms knowledge. You will have at least 10 years’ experience across product management, international sales, marketing and business development. You will have excellent communication skills with a proven track record of building meaningful and strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will be a driven self-starter with exceptional leadership skills, as well as possessing the necessary experience and know-how to create, direct and deliver growth marketing plans. Ideally, you will have a PhD in a life science discipline.
Our culture promotes collaboration, innovation, agility and diversity which are just some of the reasons why Abcam is regarded by Glassdoor as one of the best places to work. If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in 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 pay 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.
An idea conceived in a University of Cambridge laboratory in 1998, Abcam plc (www.abcamplc.com) 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.
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.