Current Vacancies

Senior Planner

An exciting opportunity has arisen at DLP Planning Ltd (Rugby) for a Senior Planner role.
We are looking for an MRTPI qualified Town Planner, or someone eligible to actively work towards accreditation.

A good grounding in development management led work and a strong understanding of local and national planning policy is essential.

The candidate should have in excess of 3 years’ experience in either the public or private sectors.
The position will include the provision of offering planning advice, managing associated external consultants and the preparation and submission of planning applications, appeals, and local plan representations.

The role will require an active involvement in a number of projects and the successful candidate will be a positive, proactive individual with the drive to meet client expectations and promote the business by demonstrating the use of experience of marketing and networking skills. There is the opportunity for swift promotion for an ambition hardworking candidate.

It is essential that the candidate has a solid grasp of the English language both verbally and in writing, and be competent in report and letter writing in the context of the English planning system. In addition the role will require a strong aptitude for the use of office based software, such as Microsoft office, outlook, GIS and mapping.

The candidate must have a full UK driving license and have access to their own vehicle.

DLP was formed in 1991 and is now 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 across the country.

DLP doesn’t have a ‘glass ceiling’ and offers opportunities for advancement within the Practice. There is a staff mentoring program to encourage this and further, tailored training. As such full support and sponsorship towards your APC will be provided and you will be working in partnership with senior Planning professionals to develop your experience through the company. There is the opportunity for swift promotion for an ambition hardworking candidate.

The Practice offers a flexible and competitive salary and benefits.

If you wish to discuss the role please contact either Charles Robinson or Sinead Turnbull (01788 562233) and to apply, email a CV and covering letter explaining why you feel you are a suitable candidate for this position to Fay Wagstaff at

John HelyarRugby