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Parexel Reviews

Updated 16 Feb 2020

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3.6
74%
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91%
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Parexel Chief Executive Officer Jamie Macdonald
Jamie Macdonald
7 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review

    "EXCELLENT work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Associate Project Leader in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parexel full-time for 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

    Parexel2019-07-23
  2. "Really happy to work at Parexel"

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    Current Employee - LMS Specialist in North Watford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Parexel is promoting working from home model.

    Cons

    Not enough investing into people's development.

    Parexel2020-01-07
  3. "good people bad culture"

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    Former Employee - Delivery Manager in Nottingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good local people Good knowledge of their roles in pharma

    Cons

    american company, no clear direction, ambitious but not courageous

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    Parexel2020-01-04
  4. "Salary"

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

    I have been working at Parexel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible with home working and hours

    Cons

    Salary possibility not as high as pharma

    Parexel2019-11-28
  5. "Amazing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Uxbridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Brilliant company with plenty opportunity to grow and enhance your knowledge. I have been with Parexel a year and a half and the growth is amazing!

    Cons

    Some processes can be better internally however they are constantly working to better them which becomes a pro!

    Parexel2019-10-29
  6. "Highly regulated"

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Analyst in Nottingham, England

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

    Pros

    Free hot drinks and fruit, central location, good hardware

    Cons

    there is red tape galore

    Parexel2019-10-21
  7. "Associate pricing & market access"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Thrown in the deep end so learn quickly - Exposure to multiple project types - Opportunities to develop career

    Cons

    - Bonus never paid - Poor salary - High workload

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    Parexel2019-10-25
  8. "Account Director"

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    Former Employee - Account Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Parexel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The location was very convenient

    Cons

    There was little consideration for work/life balance

    Parexel2019-09-24
  9. "good balance private-professional life"

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    Current Employee - CRA in Uxbridge, England

    I have been working at Parexel full-time

    Pros

    good balance private-professional life working hours/from home flexibility

    Cons

    career development , salary, small office space

    Parexel2019-09-09
  10. "No work life balance"

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    Former Employee - Project Leader in Uxbridge, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Parexel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - local - previous line management was great

    Cons

    - working 16 + hours a day - Micro-management led to additional hours

    Parexel2019-09-12

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