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Priory Group Northern Office, Park Hall, Middleton St George, Darlington, DL2 1TS

Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time


£32,000 per annum - DOE



Job Advert - Division Information

* Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review *

Priory is the leading independent provider of mental healthcare and adult social care in the UK.

  • We are recruiting for a Fixed Term - 12 Month Maternity Cover, Procurement Performance Controller. Initially we are looking for a full time employee, however we are open to consider part time applicants. 
  • The role is advertised as £32,000 per annum - dependent on experience 
  • Hybrid working also considered (remote), but must be willing to travel at own expense to the Priory Northern Office, Darlington - as and when required.

Job Advert Location Description

The Procurement Performance Controller will play an active role in Procurement’s vision in being a strategic business partner accountable for the delivery of goods & services to the right quality/ standard, ensuring that value for money is always achieved. 

This will be delivered in a transparent and professional manner to continuously provide and improve the services that Priory Median delivers.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Report directly to the Head of Procurement
  • Develop, track, and report Procurement KPI and Procurement project status
  • Supplier Analysis - provide summary of supplier savings, spend and compliance
  • Category Overview Reporting - summary of category risks, savings, and compliance presented quarterly.
  • Procurement Reporting – provide details of the actual vs budget spend for key categories monthly.
  • Project Reporting – provide data analysis for current and future projects
  • Monitor and drive performance by region and site and report deviations to the Head of Procurement

Job Advert Role Description

The successful applicant will:

  • Degree level education in disciplines such as computer science, economics, mathematics, statistics is preferred but not compulsory 
  • Proven project management experience
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills 
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Proven experience in using analytics tools (e.g., PowerBI, Tableau)
  • Knowledge of data modelling, data cleansing, and data enrichment techniques
  • Experience in programming is an advantage (e.g., VBA)
  • Ability to carry out data quality control, validation and linkage
  • Ability to produce clear graphical representations and data visualisations


  • Minimum of 2 years in a Data management role (e.g., Data analyst, Analyst) 

What we would like to give you: 

  • 25 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays + additional day’s leave for your Birthday!
  • Annual leave entitlement increase based on length of service: 27 days after 5 years’ service and 30 days after 10 years’ service
  • Length of service recognition awards
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Initial Disclosure Check Cost covered, if applicable to role
  • ‘My Possible Self’ App and health-related benefits
  • Online discounts and cashback rewards
  • Technology scheme (qualifying period)
  • Cycle to work scheme (qualifying period)
  • ‘Cash for Colleagues’ – Employee referral scheme
  • Career Pathways Programme – for development and further qualifications

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the full job description attached prior to making an application.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy ahead of the closing date if a successful applicant is appointed.

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS.


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