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Parexel Project Specialist Reviews

Updated 12 Feb 2020

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3.6
57%
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45%
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Parexel Chief Executive Officer Jamie Macdonald
Jamie Macdonald
5 Ratings
  1. "Good choice for entry level employee"

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    Former Employee - Project Specialist in Warsaw

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

    Pros

    A good place to start a career in CRO industry.

    Cons

    Limited career development possibilities within the company.

    Parexel2020-02-13
  2. "Good foot in the door"

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    Current Employee - Project Specialist 

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

    Pros

    Good volume of experience to be had (if you aren't from this industry) and gained. Understanding of work/life balance. Good benefits package.

    Cons

    Limited growth in some areas/job roles. Work load may be large, with delays in timelines if enough resources aren't available. Some colleagues may not be as knowledgeable as you would expect.

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    Parexel2019-09-01
  3. "Positive Experience"

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    Current Employee - Project Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive pay, good benefits, opportunity for growth. Networking is key. Advocate for yourself and you can grow. Good number of work from home positions.

    Cons

    Company is under-resourced, like much of the industry. Work life balance is what you make it, but you are pushed to work a lot.

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    Parexel2019-08-16
  4. "Safe and friendly environment"

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    Former Employee - Project Specialist in Vilnius
    Recommends

    I worked at Parexel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Kind, nice and friendly people

    Cons

    Enormous amount of work versus salary, lack of career opportunities

    Parexel2019-05-19
  5. Helpful (2)

    "Ok - for entry level"

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    Former Employee - Project Specialist in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Parexel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -good place to start career

    Cons

    - management turnover was high

    Parexel2019-01-26
  6. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Project Support Specialist in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    Salaries are good and cab and food are free

    Cons

    Job security is a problem

    Parexel2018-11-15
  7. "Terrible management"

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    Former Employee - Project Specialist in Buenos Aires
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Parexel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work from home available for some positions. That is all you'll get

    Cons

    Low salary, lack of recognition and rewards

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    Parexel2018-11-18
  8. "project finance support specialist -title"

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    Former Contractor - Project Finance Support Specialist in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Parexel for less than a year

    Pros

    team work,a place to learn a lot of things

    Cons

    No cons in the team and the place i worked

    Parexel2018-04-24
  9. "company review"

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    Current Employee - Project Specialist 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good place to start working in CRO and international company

    Cons

    very few opportunities for career development, no benefits.

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    Parexel2018-01-23
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Project Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Project Specialist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, not too big workload and lots of training opportunities

    Cons

    Lack of career opportunities, low salary increase, bonuses and rewards depend on the country, hard to transition to different department/ location

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    Parexel2017-12-07

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