Commercial Performance Analyst


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

With another internal promotion, we’re now looking for a Commercial Performance Analyst to join the Performance and Planning team at Abcam! Performance & Planning is part of the wider Commercial Enablement team. We are the engine room of Abcam’s commercial function, empowering our colleagues and improving their commercial understanding so that they can better serve our customers effectively and efficiently. Our vision is to act as a catalyst for positive change across the customer-facing teams and the wider business.

Working within the Performance & Planning team and partnering with commercial leaders within the business, you will be responsible for improving global performance levels of our customer-facing teams with KPIs, reports, and data to drive outstanding commercial activities across sales, service and marketing.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and improve Tableau performance reporting suites for Commercial teams
  • Support with the identification of relevant KPIs and measures which reflect the performance of the Commercial teams
  • Use reporting and analysis to identify areas to drive change, course corrections or further iterations in Commercial strategies
  • Prepare and present data/insights to senior stakeholders in a practical way to guide strategic decision making.
  • Maintain and improve our data sources to allow faster, more automated reporting, working with our Data Engineering team who are owners of our main data sources.
  • Provide ad hoc analytics support to the function on data analysis, reporting and performance


You have a number of years experience within a commercial analyst or data analyst role, working with sales or marketing teams, delivering data management, data analysis, insight and reporting solutions. You have performance management experience with the ability to propose new KPIs based on gaps in performance and a proactive self-starter who can pick things up quickly and run with projects autonomously. You are an expert in Tableau or equivalent data visualisation software, along with a high level of ability with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

You are output focused with a growth mindset and someone who thrives in a dynamic, ever-changing environment. You have the ability to build relationships with senior stakeholders and deliver data related insights in a compelling and easily understandable format. Any knowledge of SQL would be great as well. If this sounds like you and you are looking for an environment where you can make a real difference, we would love to hear from you so apply now!

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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