Current Vacancies

Senior/Associate Planner

DLP Planning Limited is looking to recruit a vibrant and enthusiastic Town Planner, either at Senior or Associate level, to join the growing team at our East Midlands office in Nottingham City Centre.

The role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to manage a wide and diverse range of client instructions. Predominantly development management based, the role will also provide opportunities for the undertaking of plan promotion, EiP, public inquiry work and informal hearings.

MRTPI qualified with circa 5-10 years’ experience, candidates should have the ability to work independently as well as in conjunction with senior staff members and the wider team. In addition, the position will include the managing of external consultants and mentoring of junior staff members and offers a high degree of client interface and networking.

The successful applicant will be able to manage competing demands on their time and prioritise tasks for themselves and others. They will need to have a flexible attitude towards working, be self-motivated and have a good team working ethic, be self-assured and confident, and enjoy the prospect of developing their own client base and making a real contribution to the prosperity of the Company and themselves.

In return the Practice offers a flexible and competitive salary and benefits including pension, bonus, and healthcare.

DLP doesn’t have a ‘glass ceiling’ and offers opportunities for advancement within the Practice to shareholder level. There is a staff mentoring programme to encourage this and further, tailored training.

DLP was formed in 1991 and is one of the largest independent town planning consultancies and has offices in Bedford, Bristol, Cardiff, Nottingham, Rugby, Milton Keynes, London, Sheffield and Leeds ( DLP has many high profile long standing clients for whom we provide bespoke advice on various sites and projects across the country.

If you wish to discuss the role please contact Chris Dwan on 07917 709343.

To apply, email a CV and covering letter explaining why you feel you are suitable for this role to Fay Wagstaff at

A full driving license is essential.

John HelyarNottingham