DPA Careers


Leadership Development Senior Consultant
Programme Director
Programme Coordinator


DPA is an award-winning consultancy specialising in growing business performance through people. We’ve been around for over 35 years and are based in Shalford, near Guildford in Surrey. Although our work takes us all over the world. We offer a refreshing alternative for Consultants looking to join a highly successful independent consultancy team.


There are many reasons that people choose to join our special team. Our client base, our differentiated approach, the fact that we are a mission-led organisation, our beautiful offices in Shalford near Guildford, our IIP Gold accredited development for our team, and the awards that we win together.

We strive to be the best team, working on the best projects in the world. When asked about what makes DPA stand out, the feedback we receive time and time again is about our strength as a team. Clients feel it and value it. Individuals that have spent time working alone, or in a dispersed team, often seek us out for this reason. Being a high performing team is at the heart of our culture.

High standards and good quality are also built into everything we do. In 2010, we were one of the first businesses in the UK to achieve Investors in People Gold, putting us in the top 7% of organisations in the country in terms of our own L&D and management practices, In October 2016 we were accredited to the new IIP standard at Platinum Level.

From our annual company conferences to our outstanding client work, each day at DPA is as varied as every position we create. Our roles are bespoke and tailored to the individual’s strengths and interests. We are also firm believers in a healthy work-life blend. This means that whilst we work hard, unlike many other consultancies, we don’t have a long hour’s culture.

As a Platinum Investor in People, we are one of the leading companies in the UK regarding our own development offer. We’ve been Surrey ‘Employer of the Year’ and ‘Employer of the Year’ finalists at the National Business Awards. This means that we will always strive to expand your career horizons and enable you to work on cutting edge programmes for some of the world’s biggest brands.

DPA has a distinct community culture which is found at the very core of our organisation. Having been industry leaders for over 35 years, we offer a refreshing alternative for those looking to join a highly successful consultancy team within our bright, vibrant offices near Guildford.

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