Current Vacancies

Senior Planner

An exciting opportunity has arisen at DLP Planning Ltd for a Senior Planner to join our Sheffield team.

Job Description

We are looking for an RTPI qualified Town Planner, or a candidate who is eligible to actively work towards accreditation.

The Senior Planner will occupy an important role within the team working to the direction of senior colleagues.

The role includes the provision of planning advice, preparation and submission of planning applications, appeals and local plan representations.  The Senior Planner will take responsibility for individual projects as well as working alongside other members of the team on larger, more complex projects.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be a qualified Town Planner and should ideally have experience in excess of 3 years with a strong background in development management.

We are seeking a positive, proactive individual with the drive to meet client expectations and promote the business through marketing and networking.  They should work well within a team, be able to manage competing demands on their time and prioritise tasks accordingly.

It is essential that the candidate is competent in report and letter writing with the ability to prepare clear and concise reports and convey complex planning issues in a succinct way. Applicants should be IT literate with good skills in word processing.

A full driving licence is desirable.

Company Profile

DLP was formed in 1991 and is now one of the largest independent town planning consultancies with offices in Bedford, Bristol, 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 offers clear opportunities for advancement within the practice. There is a staff mentoring programme to encourage this and you will be working in partnership with senior planning professionals to develop your experience through the company.

The practice offers a flexible and competitive salary and benefits package.

For further information, or to apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Fay Wagstaff on