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Global Talent Partner


Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

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

Do you want to work for a company growing 20% year over year? Do you have a passion for developing talent and navigating career conversations? If the answer is yes, read on!

Our global talent team is looking for a Global Talent Partner in our Waltham, MA campus. Reporting directly to the Vice President of Talent, this role will focus on providing the people capability required to deliver functional business strategies and will be critical in supporting our leadership teams to develop talent depth and strengthen succession for leadership and critical roles within abcam.

The role involves:

  • Co-create and deliver functional talent strategies with functional leadership teams and Heads of HR
  • Conduct deep dive talent reviews to identify critical roles, succession strength, top talent, and future leaders
  • Work with leadership teams to accelerate the growth of diverse top talent and successors by facilitating stretch appointments and ensuring robust development plans.
  • Maximize internal mobility to promote talent depth and breadth
  • Engage with functional leadership teams to create functional early careers strategies
  • Support the Development team to identify and resolve development skills gaps
  • Evaluate and track key KPI’s to ensure continuous improvement


You have talent management experience within a multi-site, global business and have strong relationship building capabilities with senior stakeholders to build credibility, drive action and achieve desired results. Flexibility to travel globally, when needed, will be a part of this role.

You are professional, confident, credible and an enthusiastic team player who is able to work effectively across a multi-site, global team. You are highly organized and have the ability to flex between big picture thinking and detailed analysis where required. You have a strong sense of purpose and commitment.

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!

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.

Effective January 1, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Abcam. Employees with a sincerely held religious belief and/or disability impacting their ability to obtain the COVID vaccine can request a reasonable accommodation.