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Great Company and Great People

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Clinical Trial Manager  in  Raleigh, NC (US)
Current Employee - Clinical Trial Manager in Raleigh, NC (US)

I have been working at PRA full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great Company with competitive Salaries

Cons

Limited staff and undersized compared to other CROs.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hire more people

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    A great place to learn, but you cannot grow.

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    Current Employee - CRA  in  Kansas City, MO (US)
    Current Employee - CRA in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I have been working at PRA full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A great place to learn, but you cannot grow.

    Cons

    If you want to progress in the company you will need to leave and come back in a few years. PRA does not want to pay to keep you .

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great employees (in general), Poor Management

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at PRA full-time

    Pros

    Great employees to work with majority of the time

    Cons

    - Incompetent management that works at home most of the time and too scared to get their hands dirty, hence out of touch with their teams.
    - Promotion based on favoritism rather than merit. Managers will only promote people who are their buddies or do not pose a threat to the middle management rather than capable employees.
    - The working environment has changed to a very unhappy place without any laughter or smiles due to overloading its employees with too much workload and studies.
    - No leadership and team building exercises because that would impair the budget
    - New regional director is from PPD which brought the PPD culture to PRA which have shown some negative impacts with quality with more cost cuts and a degree of micromanagement
    - Job cuts are more common
    - Due to cuts, tasks are being sought in other offices which bring inefficiency to the local team’s turn around timeline.
    - Competent employees will be overloaded while identified incompetent employees will receive a handful of studies. This causes competent ones to overload and stress and leave.
    - Team helping within the same department or other departments are discouraged since it will impact on billing Sponsor.
    - Salaries, car allowance and travel budget are all below industry standard even though they advertise as being competitive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your employees rather than over promising your sponsors with unrealistic deliverables which negatively impacts on the wellbeing of your employees and their loyalty.

    Don’t be scared of saying “NO” to Sponsors like other bigger CROs when Sponsor requests are unrealistic.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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