Our Culture

We are dedicated to the future of clinical development and every life it saves. That dedication comes from and can be seen in our people. We believe that our people are the future of the industry. What truly differentiates PRA Health Sciences from anyone else in the world is our culture and the people who breathe life into it. Our culture empowers and encourages employees to initiate creative solutions to keep projects on track when they encounter the need. It’s this culture of flexibility and support that enables us to search for the right answer to any given problem and to be able to utilize those answers in providing better and better solutions. Teams collaborate from across the hall and around the globe to find solutions for our clients. There’s a pervading sense of common purpose and camaraderie. You can’t help but know it when you see it, and once you see it nothing less will do.

To learn more about our culture, view our company overview here:

In the past 12 months – PRA has promoted more than 1,000 employees

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Career Growth

PRA understands that the ongoing development of our people drives our success. We believe that if we enable our people to be the best, we’ll keep the best people. Our environment and culture attracts, develops and retains outstanding people who are committed to their professional growth. Employees, in turn, view PRA as a place to stay and develop their skills and achieve their career goals. PRA provides opportunities that allow you to advance your career and take it as far as you want it to go.

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Training and Support

PRA focuses on developing, designing and delivering training that helps our employees to perform at their best. Whether through formal training courses, project/protocol training, internal and external training, on-the-job training, or SOP/ policy review, we are committed to providing the best training in the industry.

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Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At PRA, borders do not create boundaries. Our success is dependent on our ability to attract and retain a talented team of diverse professionals. Our growing workforce is comprised of over 10,000 employees who speak more than 30 languages and span more than 13 time zones across six continents—yet operate in unison as one worldwide PRA community. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to hire the brightest minds to help us and our clients change the face of medicine.

Industry Awards PRA and our employees have won numerous awards and accolades in the CRO industry. In 2015, we were named PharmaTimes’ Clinical Company of the Year—The Americas for the third time and International Clinical Company of the Year for the second year in a row. In addition, many of our employees have won gold, silver, and bronze medals in various categories honoring clinical research and project management. We were also named BioPharma Asia’s Best CRO in Asia for the second time and awarded Life Science Leader’s CRO Leadership awards in Biotech for Productivity, Regulatory, and for the second year in a row, Quality.

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