Director of Strategy - Immuno-oncology and Oncology


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, each bringing our own unique perspectives to make a 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 Research Area Strategy Team

The Research Area Strategy Team are an energetic, committed, enthusiastic and ambitious team of scientists focused on providing the scientific narrative to support marketing campaigns, as well as the scientific expertise for abcam's product portfolios. The team take a solution first approach to problem solving and has a great sense of fun and adventure and a huge passion for scientific discovery.

Role overview

The Director of Strategy for Oncology & Immuno-oncology at abcam is an influential leadership role responsible for developing and driving forwards abcam’s short and long range scientific and commercial strategies for its portfolio of oncology and immuno-oncology products. Your goal is to lead your team of experienced scientists and collaborate with expert functions across the organisation to identify the unmet needs of each of abcam’s customer segments in your research areas and to prioritise, develop, launch and publicise market leading reagent and digital solutions to support the rapid advancement of scientific discovery.

The role also involves close collaboration with global marketing and sales organisations to develop market leading value propositions, campaigns, events and the scientific input to empower our sales teams to support increasingly complex customer purchase decisions.


To be abcam's Strategy Director for Oncology & Immuno-oncology, you will have the ability to engage, lead and develop our existing team, establishing strong working relationships internally and externally. You will have experience in strategy development in the Biotech/Pharma industry, developing and growing a product portfolio. You will also have a scientific background and ideally hold a relevant PhD or equivalent in oncology or immuno-oncology.

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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