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 Planner to join the team based in either our Cardiff, Leeds or Newcastle upon Tyne offices.   You will be involved in projects on a nationwide basis.

This is an exciting opportunity to progress your career and assist in the delivery of exceptional planning services, across various sectors, including education, energy, 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 and CPD webinars and events for all our employees.

Key Attributes
  • RTPI accredited degree or a relevant degree
  • MRTPI or close to achieving chartered status (within 6 months)
  • 2 – 4 years experience
  • 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
  • Competitive market salary
  • Quarterly performance-related bonus
  • Car allowance
  • Mobile phone allowance
  • 25 days annual leave, plus Christmas closure, bank holidays and additional leave after 5 years service
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Group income protection
  • Group life assurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Paid professional membership fees
  • Bespoke CPD and training schedule
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Good social network

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Get In Touch

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