Associate Digital Product Manager - Product Data


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Company Description

For over 20 years, Abcam has been providing tools the scientific community needs to enable faster breakthroughs in critical areas like cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders.

We believe that to continue making progress, we need to work together in new ways. We need your own unique perspective as well as this of our people to make an always greater impact on the world. This community needs people like you: dedicated, agile and above all audacious so we can truly bring progress forward.

Job Description

About the role:

This is an exciting role for someone passionate about data, skilled at stakeholder management and building strong internal relationships. The Associate Digital Product Manager – Product Data supports the development and delivery of our Product Information Management (PIM) platform and the product data managed therein, ensuring product quality and alignment with our overall Abcam Digital vision & strategy. This role is more heavily focused on the development and delivery of requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Observe, learn about, and engage consumers and end users of the product
  • Create detailed requirements, use cases, guides, and diagrams for assigned requirements using product discovery techniques
  • From requirements, create actionable user stories for the development teams
  • Co-ordinate and lead technical refinement sessions with cross-functional teams
  • Run estimation sessions with engineers based on detailed user stories
  • Write and specify story acceptance criteria
  • Co-ordinate activity between cross-functional teams for their contribution to the delivery of features and functionality
  • Provide support to the relevant teams to ensure that correct data files are loaded and available
  • Engage with the technical lead on a daily basis and assist in removing impediments or blockers to their progress
  • Review, update and groom the backlog – present prioritization proposals to the DPM
  • Write test cases, prioritise, distribute test cases to testers & track progress
  • Own and present progress and tracking dashboard of sprints
  • Work with and prepare respective teams on impact assessment for deployment of features and functionality
  • Setup and lead selected scrum ceremonies e.g. retrospectives
  • Participate in relevant scrum ceremonies and help to continually improve the process
  • Use of relevant collaboration and workflow tools, e.g., Jira, Confluence, Miro, Gitlab to document, manage and deliver the requirements

Main Interfaces:

Relevant Domain (Data and Advanced Analytics)

Counterparts in other Domains/Chapters within Abcam Digital

Business functions within Abcam


Bachelor’s or First degree in Sciences or Humanities

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter which is why, in addition to market competitive salaries, we offer you a flexible benefits package which is tailored to your unique needs and support your financial, physical and emotional wellbeing. This includes our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks fully paid maternity leave, 6 weeks fully paid paternity leave as well as highly flexible working and much more. Besides, your development will be integral to your experience here. You will grow alongside other talented minds, in ways you may often find unexpected.

When people come together, incredible things happen. Here you’ll work in a safe environment where you can be who you truly are. We’ll champion and celebrate your uniqueness throughout your journey with us. This is how we excel at partnering with the scientific community no matter the challenge, ultimately helping solve the world’s most critical diseases. Find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at Abcam.


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