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PRA Health Sciences Overview

www.prahs.com
Raleigh, NC
10000+ employees
1976
Company - Public (PRAH)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Pharmaceutical Product Development, PAREXEL
We know that what do helps change peoples lives for the better every single day. We know that in order for clinical development to reach its full potential, our industry needs people who truly care about each and every outcome, and we know that's the reason ... Read more

Mission: People don't come to PRA to witness the future of clinical development. They come to shape it.

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PRA Health Sciences President, CEO & Director Colin Shannon
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    Current Employee - Vendor Manager in Blue Bell, PA
    Current Employee - Vendor Manager in Blue Bell, PA
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    I have been working at PRA Health Sciences full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company! Excellent professional development offered to all employees.

    Cons

    Medical benefit plans are expensive. No pension plan.

    Advice to Management

    Consider offering bonuses.

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PRA Health Sciences Photos

PRA Health Sciences photo of: Excited to announce our beautiful new lab in Assen.
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PRA Health Sciences Interviews

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    In-House Clinical Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charlottesville, VA
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at PRA Health Sciences (Charlottesville, VA) in February 2017.

    Interview

    Quick Summary: Long, and Disorganized interview process at PRA (Charlottesville, VA) very evident; OP admitted trouble with retention of new talent as well.

    Recruiter referral to the position at Charlottesville, VA. Went through 2 phone screens, 30 mins a piece in January. Did not hear back about the status at the deadlines promised by the hiring team (I brushed it off, but it happened twice in a row).

    Out of the blue in February, was called for an in-person interview (2:1) to be scheduled less than 24 hours out. Interview itself was fine, professional and courteous staff. Behavioral-style questions and a few questions about the resume.

    What they offered: 40K salary, 20 days PTO (*no rollover*), *no sick pay*, 401K matching after 6 months of work, and you can't work for a competitor for at least 2 years if hired (OP retention of talent concern).

    No offer. Was told I wasn't a good fit for the company.

    N.B. I scrolled through Glassdoor and I have realized there is a consensus that this company has a disorganized interview process. Won't be buying stock from them anytime soon.

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PRA Health Sciences Awards & Accolades

  • Clinical Company of the Year, PharmaTimes, 2015
  • International Clinical Company of the year - Europe and APAC, PharmaTimes, 2015
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