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Pharmaceutical Product Development Reviews

Updated 10 July, 2018
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  • "Maintaining a work life balance is difficult" (in 77 reviews)

  • "Heavy workload, no work-life balance, demanding requests" (in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Process performance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good organization.. nice work culture

    Cons

    Slow growth, other than that nothing specific

    Advice to Management

    Na


  2. "Sr CRA"

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    Current Employee - Senior CRA in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior CRA in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Home based position, no need to go to the office every morning.

    Cons

    Success depends on the study team you are working with. Lots of unprofessional people working there.

  3. "CRA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good salary in general compare to orher cro

    Cons

    No Work life balance, work during week end

    Advice to Management

    None at the moment...


  4. "CRA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time

    Pros

    The company name value is pretty good, and the salary is not that bad.

    Cons

    The company makes you super busy, and work overtime. (But no compensation for that.) There are so many communication chain, so it makes workflow so slow.


  5. "Work experience highly dependent on the project team you were assigned to"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Satisfactory pay. Work from home.

    Cons

    I started as a Sr. CRA in a trial that's already ongoing. Study Manager and Project Manager provided minimal study training. Much of my work depended on my own self-study on the ever-changing protocol and reporting procedures. I took over sites from a former CRAs whom was much complained by the study coordinators and PIs. So starting from Day 1 I had to clear all the backlog left by the former CRA (unresolved queries and SAEs). The project team never addressed the sites' complaint. Study Manager was only responsive when Project Manager was copied in the email. Very badly organized project team.


  6. "CRA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time

    Pros

    Excelent enviroment.
    Home base work.
    Good training.

    Cons

    Availability to travel.
    Low annual increase.


  7. "Senior CRA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time

    Pros

    Good people are working there. Very professional

    Cons

    Hard to get promoted as many people waiting for the same promotion

  8. "Great job for getting your foot in the door in the industry"

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    Former Employee - Project Assistant in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Project Assistant in San Diego, CA (US)

    Pros

    Loved my employees, great manager, flexible hours

    Cons

    Never ending work load, other companies pay a lot more for the same role.


  9. "Operations Finance Coordinator (Billing)"

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

    I worked at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time

    Pros

    Very good opportunities. Interesting day-to-day duties.

    Cons

    Overloaded and huge backlog. Changing implementation while in process.


  10. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people, relaxed environment, holidays off.

    Cons

    Low pay for field.


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