Chiltern International

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Updated Mar 5, 2014

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3.7 30 reviews

100% Approve of the CEO

Chiltern International CEO Dr Jim Esinhart

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72% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great company to work for with a wonderful atmosphere!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros-Great atmosphere
    -Respects a healthy work life balance
    -Wonderful Executive team that are very approachable
    -Competitve salary and benefits packages
    -Values their employees and their opinions

    ConsI have been an employee for over 2 years and have no 'cons' at this time

    Advice to Senior Management-Always keep your "open door" policy as employees appreciate this.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

    ProsGreat opportunities to progress; managers listen and take care of each individual; easy access to senior management team

    Consat times may feel a little under resourced but active recruitment ongoing

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep doing what you are doing, including keeping your door always open

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Environment

    Senior CRA (Current Employee) Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)

    ProsDisposition of the staff to help others, very well organized, staff is excellent regarding been friendly and welcoming new people.-

    ConsNeeds to have more projects in Dominican Republic due to it has short term IRB response for study approval, has a lot of projects going on and perfect to compete with others to have CRAs.-

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Really friendly and open approach to working together

    Director (Current Employee) Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

    ProsFlat management structure. I can easily speak to those in charge. Pragmatic approach to problem solving. Easy to talk with other decision makers. Easy to change policy and procedures if you can provide a good arguement. No heavy "corporate culture". Good home-based policy.

    ConsNot such good project management forecasting tools as seen at some of the larger CROs.
    Admins are rather thin on the ground.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBetter willingness to invest in appropriate tools to make our jobs easier.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excellent company to work for.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

    ProsWelcoming, forward thinking and innovative. A collective of like minded people that have a good work/life balance.

    ConsSystems and processes need to be refined.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Nice people, a great company to work for and a good place to develop your career!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros- Great people to work with (globally).
    - A company that is moving in the right direction!
    - Opportunities for career development.
    - Supportive management. All very approachable including the Exec team.
    - Interesting work with the right amount of challenge.
    - Friendly working environment and a good place to be.

    ConsNothing significant that I can think of.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep "engaged" with the staff as you have been over the years.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Really good company to work for.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

    ProsNice office atmosphere, good facilities.
    Friendly environment and approachable management
    Great opportunities for progression
    Open to flexible working options
    Nice to work in a global company, but to not so large that it feels impersonal
    Flexible and forward thinking
    Good employee benefits

    ConsNone. I have been here 5 years and have no plans to move on.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStay approachable and ensure staff continue to feel valued. This is what makes it a great place to work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    My time at Chiltern has been fun and full of learning experiences.

    Administrator (Current Employee) Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

    ProsInternational outlook, great learning opportunities, a friendly environment where you're a name not a number, opportunities to work flexibly, dress down Fridays, fresh fruit provided for all staff daily free of charge. If you show initiative you will be given the opportunity to take on more.

    Consbreak out/communal lunch area is quite small

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep approachable and keep up with the all hands meetings

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good working atmosphere!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Bad Homburg vor der Höhe (Germany)

    ProsGood leadership and management. Good team work. Good communication. Very good training programmes. Free parking.

    ConsLow salary range. Few Benefits. No canteen.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsPeople feel appreciated
    Good work/life balance
    friendly environment- have worked at other CROs and this is the friendliest environment thus far
    Flexible work options

    ConsThe only con is that the salaries are not the highest in the industry. Need to look at the whole package.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement is very open and easy to work with. Allow staff to make decisions without lengthy approval process. No real advice

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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