Oct 06, 2017

We are seeking an enthusiastic Planner to join us due to our increasing workload and an expanding client base.  Ideally you will have a minimum of 3 years planning experience and will either have or be working towards chartered membership of the RTPI.

De Pol Associates Ltd, Chartered Town Planners is a leading, dynamic planning consultancy. We are a fast growing business with a strong vision and have a proven reputation for success nationwide. Over the past 30 years we have built up a strong client base covering a diverse range of projects. We pride ourselves on our client relationships, which have been developed through a very personal approach.

Our current portfolio covers multiple sectors, including residential, mixed-use, waste, industrial, commercial and retail schemes and our client base consists of developers, private landowners, companies and individuals.

Roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to, preparing and monitoring planning applications and appeals
  • Undertaking planning research
  • Compiling coherent and high quality reports
  • Assisting the team of Senior Planners and Associates in development planning projects.

You will have some previous experience in the preparation and submission of planning applications, a good understanding of the English Planning System, work well independently as well as within a team and have strong report writing skills.  You will also need to demonstrate excellent communication skills both written and spoken and have a level of confidence as you will be dealing with clients on a regular basis.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is dedicated and is eager to develop their planning experience and career in a very hands on role.

In return we offer a competitive salary package which will reflect your experience and capability, pension, a degree of flexible working and a friendly and supportive working environment with excellent opportunities for growth and progression.

Our offices are situated within attractive private grounds only 5 minutes from the M6, M61 and M65 motorways.  Leyland train station is a 10 minute walk away.

Further information on the position or organisation can be found on our web-site or by contacting Gillian Viragh on 01772 888488. Please send your CV with a covering letter to