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Company has evolved much over the years. Depending upon direct manager, can be a good work environment, or a bad one.

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Current Employee - Project Manager in Charlottesville, VA (US)
Current Employee - Project Manager in Charlottesville, VA (US)

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

Pros

Some departments allow a reasonable amount of flexibility. Benefits are very good. Lots of smart people, and some managers are very good.

Cons

Compensation is not great, and seems below market. Bonuses are not consistently paid out. Limited job opportunities for growth.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Do a better job of retaining the good people you have.

Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Over 10 years of my life wasted!!

    Former Employee - Clinical Data Coordinator
    Former Employee - Clinical Data Coordinator

    I worked at PRA Health Sciences part-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Worked with some really good people. Certain amount of flexiblilty regarding working hours. Office facilities were good compared to other offices.

    Cons

    Management are biased towards certain people. Great deal of favouritism, particularly senior management. Taking out a grievance against a manager, (even though the employee manual states to do this, if you have problems with a manager,) is a total waste of time. HR will always take the managers side, even when there is definate proof that a manager has lied and fabricated evidence. Honesty and trust are words that are non-existent in PRAs vocabulary. The whole PRA experience has been extremely TOXIC!!!! My advice to anyone contemplating working for this company is - DON'T!!!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Some senior management are like tumours that need to be removed, rapidly, before they have time to infect their staff and need to be stopped from 'brainwashing' new employees. More importantly they need to learn to speak the truth!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    You deserve much better.

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lenexa, KS (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lenexa, KS (US)

    I worked at PRA Health Sciences full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Developed some great personal and business relationships.

    Cons

    London-educated CEO has hired numerous executive vice-presidents, directors, and “consultants” – staffing them with friends from the UK and former cronies from PPD.

    To maintain the illusion of profitability, the executive team under-resources studies. They also cancel raises and bonuses (except to themselves) shortly before payout is due.

    The effect on employee work/life balance and morale is deplorable. Hundreds of valuable and profitable employees have resigned over the past three years. Vacancies remain unfilled due to lack of applicants. In the end, it’s the customer who suffers; so they are taking their business elsewhere. High turnover, poor sales, etc… Basically, every metric is going in the opposite direction that it should.

    I am shocked that the private investors who own PRA tolerate this. PRA was once a great CRO and employer. I have seen PRA executives fired for much, much less in the past.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Those valuable and profitable ex-employees are now competing against you. At the same time, your revenues and profits are in free-fall. See the connection?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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