We are Recruiting


DPP is an independent national planning consultancy, successfully delivering planning solutions to clients across the UK.

Due to an expanding workload, we are looking for a talented, hardworking, and enthusiastic senior level Town Planner to join our team in Newcastle to work on a variety of projects nationwide. The job title and salary will reflect the level of experience of the individual appointed.

This is an exciting opportunity to progress your career and assist in the delivery of exceptional planning services, across various sectors, including education, energy, defence, health, residential, retail, and major mixed-use and regeneration schemes. We act for many high-profile clients, including some of the country’s major land developers, housebuilders, and retail operators.

We have a flexible working approach, with a mixture of home and office-based working for all our employees.  You will receive ongoing support and guidance from our experienced senior leadership team across all our offices.  DPP is committed to providing learning and development opportunities to all.  We provide regular internal/external training, CPD webinars and events for all our employees.

In terms of attributes, we are seeking candidates who can satisfy the following.

  • RTPI accredited degree or a relevant degree
  • MRTPI or close to achieving chartered status (within 6 months)
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to manage time and multiple projects effectively
  • Strong communication skills (verbally and in written form)
  • Good understanding and knowledge of the planning system
  • Commercial awareness
  • Competent user of Microsoft 365 products

Employee Benefits

  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Additional Christmas leave
  • Monthly early finish
  • BUPA (medical and dental)
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme (contributions up to 8% from DPP)
  • Perkbox (benefit and reward platform)
  • Long service gift and additional holidays
  • Phone Allowance
  • Car allowance
  • Quarterly performance-related bonus
  • Income protection
  • Life assurance
  • Annual bespoke training programme
  • Paid RTPI membership fees
  • Company socials and events

If you are interested in a role with us and meet some or all of the key attributes, we would love to hear from you.

Please contact us by submitting your CV and Cover Letter to careers@dppukltd.com.

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What kind of benefits would you receive?

We believe we have a market leading range of benefits available to our staff. These are set out in the document opposite. These include a cycle to work scheme, a Friday afternoon a month off for you to enjoy and support your well-being (in addition to the 25-day annual leave entitlement), and access to shopping and leisure discounts via Perkbox. Click on the image opposite to download our Employee Benefits brochure.


If you feel you are suitable for this position and you are interested in an opportunity with DPP, we would love to hear from you. Please email your CV and cover letter to careers@dppukltd.com