PRA Health Sciences

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2 people found this helpful  

Fantastic Co-Workers

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lenexa, KS
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lenexa, KS

I have been working at PRA Health Sciences full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

The PRA clinic team is like a family and going to work everyday is a joy just to get to spend time with the amazing people you get to know while working there. To some degree internal promotions are common and there is room for advancement. Tuition reimbursement is decent.

Cons

A lot of political drama, hard to get anywhere if you are not loved by the right people, external hires are always paid more than internal hires, and poor training programs for new employees. Work life balance is a bit of a mess, and when you are busy, you can be swamped and working weekends and holidays.

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Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Conflicting visions lead to paralysis

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager

    I worked at PRA Health Sciences full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good people, good work life balance, opportunities to work in many therapeutic areas and on all phases of pharmaceutical development

    Cons

    Outdated IT systems, a reliance on off the shelf software ill suited to the company's needs, an inability to carry through with changes in corporate structure and operating procedure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    While MBA training is indeed useful, at some level in the company decisions need to be made by people with experience in the actual work being done

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

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    Current Employee - Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Manager in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at PRA Health Sciences full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Line management in CID has been very supportive, staffed with knowledgeable individuals, and from where I sit, has been very flexible. Good benefits. As long as my situation remains good I hope to be here a long time.

    Cons

    Projects are not realistically bid. Project resources can be very difficult to obtain. Somewhere along the line it became acceptable for project team members to be openly aggressive and not be reprimanded for it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of the employees who have been consistently solid performers. Address those employees who cause dissension in the ranks.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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