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PRA Health Sciences Reviews

Updated August 15, 2017
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PRA Health Sciences President, CEO & Director Colin Shannon
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Pros
  • The work/life balance is the best that I have experienced in my career to date (in 63 reviews)

  • Allowed to work from home 4 times per month (in 43 reviews)

Cons
  • Poor work/life balance teamed with lack of managerial support makes it hard for staff to stay with the company (in 29 reviews)

  • Upper management was overly strict with a job that can be done from home (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "A-"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PRA Health Sciences full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They really care about your career development, work-life balance, love my coworkers, great work environment

    Cons

    too many cheifs, but fair amount of indians


  2. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PRA Health Sciences part-time

    Pros

    Great fellow employees and management. Great!

    Cons

    Can get boring at times. But what place doesn't?

  3. "Not perfect, but definitely one of the best"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PRA Health Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Healthy company that's growing incredibly fast.

    Cons

    The pace of growth is putting stress on aging systems


  4. "Recruitment Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PRA Health Sciences full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    PRA is a great company. There is a good work life balance and management cares about career development. Lots of top down communication.

    Cons

    Would like to be offered attendance at conferences and meetings for career growth.


  5. "Clinical Team Lead"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PRA Health Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Great people! Great work and life balance! Great flexibility with schedule! Welcomes autonomy and diversity!

    Cons

    No clear path for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  6. "SR. payroll specialist"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Payroll Specialist
    Former Employee - Payroll Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PRA Health Sciences full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very Good company to work for.

    Cons

    Pay is lower than some other local companies.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "In house CRA 2"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Study Manager in Blue Bell, PA
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Study Manager in Blue Bell, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PRA Health Sciences full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good values, work life balance. Encouraging for employee career growth

    Cons

    Health benefits are pricey, but comparable to other companies

  8. "Stuck in a rut"

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    Current Employee - TMF Coordinator in Lenexa, KS
    Current Employee - TMF Coordinator in Lenexa, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PRA Health Sciences full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Focus on career development
    Allowance of remote access

    Cons

    Poor compensation
    "Move up and move out" isn't applicable for the department
    Not open to outside ideas or conceptual approaches
    Echo chamber culture


  9. "Regulatory Affairs"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PRA Health Sciences full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The systems are organized and the staff is professional.

    Cons

    low Salary. Apart from that I don't think of any cons.


  10. "Awesome benefits"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PRA Health Sciences full-time

    Pros

    The benefits are great and you are able to pursue different directions within the company

    Cons

    No incentive to stay and grow where you are at


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