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About Us

The Recruitment Company is a Harare based recruitment company with a difference!

The Recruitment Company is owned and run by a progressive, Psychology and Human Resources trained professional, who is passionate about sourcing and developing talent!


Their goal is to be known as the agency who transforms businesses through powerful assessments, personnel training while using the best recruitment model in Southern Africa.

The recruitment services they offer can be complemented by an array of psychological and Skills based Assessments or training modules.

Shay Pio  forms the highly professional team behind The Recruitment Company. Her qualifications and international experience are complemented by her ethics and professionalism.

Contact them today to set up a free appointment to discuss what they can offer you and your business.


Shay Pio – managing director

Shay is a qualified Psychometrist who holds over ten years’ experience in Recruitment and Assessment. Shay’s background saw her working for a leading Recruitment firm in London where she was responsible for the recruitment for some of the leading FMCG firms across the UK including investment banks, hedge-funds, fashion houses, art galleries and large charities. Shay held an impressive portfolio of clients all who came through word of mouth due to the integrity driven service she provided. Shay will endeavor to understand the intricacies of each company she works with, and in doing so is positioned to find the best possible hires to improve the talent pool of that organisation.

In addition, Shay was invited to assist with an array of company’s Graduate Recruitment Programmes, where she developed the screening process and was responsible for interviewing and selecting six graduates from over 1,200 applicants. This enabled Shay to offer premium Career Counselling advice to a broad spectrum of individuals: predominantly school and University leavers, but also to mid-level professionals and executives. Shay taps into the passions, drive and ability of the individual in order to provide personalised direction and advice for each individual.

NICOLA MATANGA – recruitment & hr consultant

Nicola is a highly experienced and competent Recruitment Consultant with combined experience in both Human Resources and Recruitment.  She has a Bachelors in Social Science, Honours in Sociology and more than 4 years’ experience within HR and Recruitment. She has received a Certificate in Customer Care and Service Delivery.  Nicola has both corporate and private consulting experience, where she has enhanced her people and recruiting skills.  She has spearheaded an HR training campaign within a corporate organisation where she demonstrated both her HR knowledge as well as strong leadership skills. With vast recruitment experience, Nicola prides herself on her ability to create and maintain relationships within her line of business. She confidently utilizes her strong communication skills and experience in her recruitment vetting process, which enables TRC to provide a unique selection process allowing us to put forward the strongest candidates. Nicola is a young, vibrant, personable individual with a passion for success.

CYNTHIA PFIDZAYI – recruitment & hr consultant

Cynthia is a hotelier by profession turned Recruitment Consultant. She holds an American Hotel and Lodging Association International Hospitality Business Diploma. She has five star training through one of the leading hotels of the world.  She is focused and has a positive attitude towards every new challenge.  Cynthia draws on her six years of hospitality experience to understand each client’s individual needs and how best to meet them.  She has a passion for human behaviour and characteristics which extends to her exceptional interpersonal skills, an approach which has shaped her recruitment ability and personality evaluation.  Cynthia is a dynamic and personable individual who is thriving in the diversity of her career.

Millicent chirongoma – recruitment & hr consultant

Millicent is a goal driven operations professional motivated by producing high quality results. She has an undergraduate degree in Industrial Sociology and Labour Relations coupled with a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Development Studies from the University of Pretoria. She has a passion for human behaviour and thrives in multi-cultural environments. Her background working in the non-profit sector earned her specific recognition for effectively maintaining business systems as well as stakeholder relationships on an international platform. Millicent is an innovative individual whose strength is in administration, relationship management, research & data analysis, as well as training and facilitation. She recently joined The Recruitment Company Team and her versatile skills set contributes towards effectively achieving the company’s vision.

DORIS ZIJENAH – Recruitment Consultant

Doris is a qualified HR Business Consultant who is passionate about ensuring organisations have the best systems implemented to ensure an efficient and high performing staff complement. Doris holds a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Human Resources specialising in Industrial Psychology and is also a member of The Institute of People Management of Zimbabwe. Doris has worked in an array of industries including manufacturing, education and consultancy and is now a Consultant for TRC. Doris exercises her qualifications in improving HR systems. She is passionate about developing HR within organisations which will enable companies to operate with strong structures and systems in order to improve productivity. She will consult with TRC as a recruitment agent as well as in the HR division. Doris is an intelligent, dynamic and commercial individual who will have a positive impact with any organisation she engages with.

NATASHA ZELOW – recruitment Consultant

Natasha is a qualified Occupational Psychologist who boasts an Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree in Psychology, from the University of Western Australia and Murdoch University respectively. Additionally, she has a Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling and Communication, a Master’s in Occupational Psychology from the University of London as well as an array of Psychometric Assessment Qualifications. Natasha is qualified to administer and provide feedback on psychometric assessments and consult on Human Resources internationally. Her training has equipped her with skills that have influenced her ability to effectively contribute towards organisations. Natasha designs tailor made and innovative HR solutions for TRC clients as well as offering Ability and Psychometric testing which can be used for both development, team building and selection and recruitment. Natasha has an acute understanding of HR best practice and how to create systems that make a company more efficient and more productive. She has successfully implemented HR solutions into a number of organisations which have positively contributed towards improving corporate governance. She is a registered intern with the Allied Health Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe. Natasha is engaging, driven and dedicated to adding value to our client’s businesses.

rumbidzai mukanyangi – Bookkeeper/office admin

Rumbidzai is a qualified Book Keeper and Administrator who holds a Diploma in Accounting through Southern African Association Accountant. She has over 16 year’s progressive experience in Accounts and Administration skills, including working for one of the largest flower exports companies for 5 years.  Rumbidzai joined TRC in 2019 as our Book Keeper/Office Manager where she seamlessly manages all the accounts of TRC whilst ensuring our office runs at optimal efficiency. Rumbidzai is dedicated, loyal and highly efficient.