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Our Story

Distinctive Consultancy Services is a Zimbabwean Business Consultancy Firm that specialises in Human Resources Consultancy Services, having been established in July 2006 and commenced operations in May 2008, our core business is offering a wide range of strategic management and specialised and unique Human Resources solutions customised to meet differing and varying customer needs.



Distinctive Consultancy Services is not only under the leadership of innovative female directors, but is also gender sensitive in all their business conduct. The firm has experienced continuous, sustained growth, which has seen an establishment of a wide network of multifaceted organisations across various sectors of the economy, covering Non-governmental Organisations, Parastatals, Private and Public Sectors. The evident growth of Distinctive is a result of a distinguished service delivery, characterised by provision of robust and unique solutions that are tailor made to meet the specific needs of the clients. With the advent of COVID-19 we have embraced relevant online service delivery techniques as well as provision of solutions electronically.

Our aggressive regional expansion is evidenced by our presence in Zambia under the banner Distinctive Zambia and in Mozambique through a strategic partnership. Our aim is to be available to serve our Zimbabwean clients, when they open up in new territories, Africa and beyond. We also boast of an International flair having brokered international partnerships.


Strategic Partners

Birches Group

EPZ Global

Emergence Growth

Franklin Covey

Capability Analysis

Distinctive Consultancy Services has capabilities to: – Leverage on collective competencies of a highly qualified and experienced team of consultants from multi-sector background with diverse skills and competencies in People and Culture Management with an average practice period of over 20 years. – Tailor made and practice-based People Management Solutions which are customised to specific client needs and requirements. – Knowledge transfer and Capacity – building in Client Organisations – Innovating with client in problem identification and solution finding. The wealth of experience is balanced out by a team of young vibrant consultants of the digital age, with an electronic flair, a plethora of talent and modern ideas. The gender mix, with both sexes represented produces a balanced culture.

Value Driven and Capacity Building

Distinctive Consultancy creates and delivers value to its clients through offering practical, solution based, value-added and cost-effective services (advisory & direct involvement). The service package is buttressed by free after service backup and support. Our service delivery is not just focused on solving immediate problems for the client, but is structured to capacitate the Client Organisation through knowledge transfer from Consultant to Client. The value is captured in diminishing dependence on the Consultant.

Our Leadership

Rose Nhamo

Rose Nhamo

Group Managing Consultant (Executive Director)

Rose has worked in various capacities in both the public and private sectors. She has held senior positions both in formal employment and consultancy assignments in public sector and leading private sector organizations as well as NGO’s. Rose has sat on the Boards of various
organizations which include the insurance, mining, state owned enterprises, banking and transport industries (Pioneer Corporation Africa,
CBZ Holdings, Legal Resources Foundation, Tropical Reinsurance). She has conducted organisational development and assessment assignments for various organisations. She is the Group Managing Consultant of Distinctive Consultancy Services. She is a Fellow and has also served as President of (Institute of People Management Zimbabwe (IPMZ) from 2011-2013. Rose is a Commissioner on the Competition and Tariff Commission, she sits on the Board of Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe and she was appointed to the Board of NAMACO (National Manpower Advisory Council) in August 2012 – December 2015.

Rose was also part of the National Labour Law Advisory Council in 2016 who had a mandate of coming up with amendments to the Labour Act. She was on the Human Resources Committee of the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) from March 2015 – March 2016, and has been awarded the African Leadership Award for Education in 2014 and Human Resources Leader and Achiever Award in 2011.

Farai Pilime

Farai Pilime

Operations Director (Executive Director)

Farai holds an MBA from the University of Gloucestershire. She has over 20 years customer service sales and marketing experience at executive level. She has held senior executive roles in the transport and banking industries. (National Tyre Services, Pioneer Freight & Unifreight) She has also worked for Standard Chartered Bank. Farai is a Research Expert with a proven track record in Business Development. Through heading the Sales and Marketing functions Farai was responsible for the Public Relations function and she organized events and functions for the organisations she worked for. She was also responsible for communication and management of key stakeholder relationships (customers, media partners, suppliers and communities). Farai successfully implemented and managed customer services systems in organisations. She has experience in management of multi-site operations, Marketing and Sales, Production and Operations, at Senior Executive level positions.

Norman Savado

Norman Savado

Projects Director (Executive Director)

Norman is  a strong visionary leader with a proven track record of contributing consistently to corporate performance excellence through passionate resolve that human capital development forms a critical pillar to corporate success. He is a dynamic, energetic and creative executive who has over fifteen years of outstanding performance at senior levels, coupled with a strong technical background in human resources management and sales and marketing. He has hands on exposure in the following industry sectors: Telecommunication(Econet Wireless Zimbabwe), Medical Services (Strategies Holdings, Premier Service Medical Investments),  Mining ( Essar Infrastructure Zimbabwe), Manufacturing (Delta Beverages , British American Tobacco) and Trade Development & Promotion.

Norman has served on the Industrial Development Corporation Board from 2007- 2015 as a Chairperson for the Business Development Committee and Human Resources & Remuneration Committee.

Norman holds an MBA from Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI)