Parexel Reviews

Updated 28 Feb 2021

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Parexel Chief Executive Officer Jamie Macdonald
Jamie Macdonald
29 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review

    "Good company to work for"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Associate Director in Billerica, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Parexel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Solid matrix organization Good management (I can speak for myself) Pay is competitive within the CRO business Many Remote working opportunities

    Cons

    International collaborations can mean attending calls outside of normal work hours

  2. "I enjoy my job at Paraxel"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parexel full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working schedule is permitted

    Cons

    A high workload at times


  3. "Great and varied role"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great management team, solid supportive team members, interesting projects, flexible working environment

    Cons

    Limited ability to attend external courses, events, seminars, etc, long hours sometimes.

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  4. "Full training provided"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Student Intern in London, England

    I worked at Parexel full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Full training provided on job

    Cons

    Working hours not flexible on job

  5. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Parexel full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, very helpful staff

    Cons

    It can be intense at times and that required long hours

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  6. "Good"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parexel full-time

    Pros

    Interesting and positive environment to work in

    Cons

    Don’t replace staff quick enough

  7. "Great people to work with"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Nottingham, England

    I have been working at Parexel full-time

    Pros

    Employees are supportive and experienced

    Cons

    As it's a global company, it can take a long time to complete large projects

  8. "An experience"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Sheffield, England

    I have been working at Parexel part-time

    Pros

    Worklife balance worked very well for me

    Cons

    My reward was my Worklife balance

  9. "Nice company to work with"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Pharmacovigilance Scientist in London, England

    I worked at Parexel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great working environment and well qualified staff

    Cons

    Workload and senior management can be bad

  10. "Outdated culture, poor management"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Medical Communications Account Director in London, England

    I worked at Parexel full-time

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits package

    Cons

    employees there for a long time, but haven't developed as leadership is dictatorial

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