30+ days ago


Receptionist - (CAM46877)

Join Abcam as Receptionist (Part-time)

Hours: 8.30am - 1.30pm, Mon - Fri

About Us

Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success and their research needs. It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.

Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus and a culture focused on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development.

About the role:

Working within out Facilities team, this role works on the busy front desk at Abcam as part of a reception team of tow, responsible or the efficient running of the front desk whilst assisting with Facilities administration

Roles & responsibilities:

  • Answering the phone, taking messages, managing post & parcels, greeting visitors

  • Ordering, managing and storing stationary

  • Managing deliveries including food

  • Creating purchase orders and logging invoices

  • Data entry into the facilities maintenance plan and ensuring it is updated

  • Providing administration support to the Health & Safety document management system

  • Helping with Facilities tasks and other ad hoc duties as required

About you:

You should have experience working ‘Front of House’ in a busy office environment. You will have strong communication skills and a good knowledge of MS Office applications such as Word, Excel & Outlook. You should have a flexible approach with the ability to turn your hand to different tasks. You must be organised and diligent with strong attention to detail.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you if you are looking for a role due to the pandemic.

You will be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best loved brand in the Life Sciences, please apply now!


Abcam has recently moved to a new global headquarters on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus a site which combines world-class biomedical research, patient care and education on a single site, and is on track to become one of the leading biomedical centres in the world by 2020. The new building will house a state-of-the-art lab and office space along with new and improved facilities for staff.  Read more about our new officehere.

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. 



Primary Location: GB-GB-Cambridge
Job: Facilities Health and Safety
Organization: UK
Schedule: Regular
Job Type: Full-time
Travel: No
Job Posting: Sep 23, 2020, 1:24:46 PM