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Parexel Overview

Newton, MA (US)
10000+ employees
1982
Company - Private
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
£2 to £5 billion (GBP) per year
At Parexel, we all share the same goal - to improve the world's health. From clinical trials to regulatory, consulting, and market access, every clinical development solution we provide is underpinning by something special - a deep conviction in what we ... Read more

Mission: We Care

Everything we do has the potential to impact patient lives. We show we care by taking our work seriously, demonstrating empathy and acting with heart. Our overarching Guiding Principle that sits across our four core values and translates to all ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Learn more about Tina’s story and her battle with Crohns Disease. Real life stories like this remind us of the many patients out there who are waiting for new treatment, and why we put patients at the center of everything we do. Do you share Parexel's goal to improve the world's health? If so join us!

  • During this time of necessary social distancing, we are proud of how our colleagues, regardless of where they are, continue to Work From the Heart. Watch this video to see how our global colleagues are making remote working work for them and staying connected!

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Parexel – Why Work With Us?


Where People Make the Difference

For over 35 years, Parexel and its clients, the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, have shared a crucial mission: to prevent and cure disease by delivering important new medicines and therapies to the patients who need them.

Parexel accomplishes this important goal through the expertise, experience, innovation and commitment of our employees around the world.

Our employees have the opportunity to make a difference globally while we support them locally in environments full of challenge, collaboration, flexibility and industry-leading growth potential.

We invite you to learn more about the career opportunities available with Parexel across the globe. We invite you to join us in making a difference.

Jamie Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer

There are pivotal moments in every career: Sharing new treatments. Improving processes. Delivering life-saving advances. The people who succeed are the ones who make the journey go further and faster every time. What if you had a partner to support you as you reach the next level in your professional path? A partner who believes a collaborative environment is key to achieving your goals? A partner who's dedicated to your health and wellness so you can help make a difference in the lives of millions worldwide?

That’s Parexel. We’re a diverse team of professionals focused on one goal: getting treatments into the hands of those who need them most. Working together, the results we bring to our clients and the opportunities we bring to our team get better with every step.

View our Employee Value Proposition and Job Opportunities, and discover how we can help you on your career journey.

Parexel Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "EXCELLENT work life balance"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Project Leader in Raleigh, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Project Leader in Raleigh, NC (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parexel full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, internal career advancement, generous PTO

    Cons

    Benefits a little more expensive than other CRO's, still to "process driven," high turn over of Line management

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Parexel Photos

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Parexel Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Uxbridge, England
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Parexel (Uxbridge, England) in March 2018.

    Interview

    I submitted my CV and cover letter online and got invited to an assessment centre in March 2018. There were a logical test, group exercise and face-to-face interview. I also got the chance to meet placement students and senior staffs. Everyone was very friendly and willing to help.

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Parexel Awards & Accolades

  • America’s Best Employers List, Forbes, 2017
  • America's Best Employers for Diversity, Forbes, 2018
  • Top 100 Company to Watch for Remote Jobs, FlexJobs, 2018
  • Training Top 125, Training Magazine, 2017
  • CEO Cancer Gold Standard Re-Accreditation, CEO Roundtable on Cancer, 2017
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