Testimonials from some of our valued clients

"Susan has held a long standing partnership with the Sitel business, providing remuneration and reward solutions that are highly commercial, pragmatic and tailored to suit our unique business model. Susan rapidly built credibility with the executive team, allowing her to challenge mindset and the business drivers as key inputs to the design of a remuneration strategy. Ultimately, Susan's expertise allowed me to successfully implement a robust remuneration strategy that has delivered sustainable results for our business".

Georgina Daly, National HR & OD Manager Sitel

"I have found the dsd team to be professional, efficient and absolute masters in their field. They have an enthusiasm for Total Rewards that always sees them go that one step further. dsd are the first I turn to when tailored information is required or I need expert advice.

dsd's remuneration survey and their data collection process is market leading. They make the process of data submission so much easier than many other surveys and the finished product is brilliant. This is the market data I reach for more than any other."

Melanie Walden Group HR Information Services Manager, Fletcher Building

"It was great working with Susan as she was able to question your thinking and help you think outside the box. She has a great understanding of how incentive schemes work and what levers work together to get the best results. Very easy to work with and extremely professional and knowledgeable."

Jonathan Beale Head of Investments, ASB Investments

"dsd are a fantastic team of people and are very easy to work with. The whole team are experts in the field but are also really practical. They will really work with what you want and truly understand the idiosyncrasies of business."

Sarah O'Dowda HR Manager - NZ, Pumpkin Patch

"We recently selected dsd to partner with us in the management of our Remuneration tools and benchmarking. The transition to Career Map was completed in a very short timeframe and has provided us with a tool that is easy to use, has robust market data supporting the bands and an overall approach that provides meaning to our business."

Toni Catton Remuneration and Projects Manager, Coca-Cola Amatil (NZ) Limited

"REMonTAP is a great survey - it's a fresh look at the market, with crisp, simple commentary and easy to follow tables. This will be an excellent reference document for me and my team. I liked the formatting of the data tables which were nice and easy to follow and also the choice of language used - the survey is very impressive."

Vince McErlane Manager, Human Resources NZ, Alto Packaging Ltd

"dsd Consulting are the best value-for-money consultants that I had ever worked with. There is nothing that they add that is extraneous or unnecessary"

General Manager, Tower Insurance

"Enthusiasm and energy are two things the consultants at dsd never fall short of. We have always found their professionalism and knowledge of the market outstanding and look forward to working with them again"

Cecile Margan HR Manager, DB Breweries Ltd

"I called dsd Consulting because I wanted practical support to help us with the implementation of a broadband remuneration framework. The outcome of the review was great and met our cost targets. The new process was so much more efficient!"

Nick Lee Manager Reward & HRIS - Asia Pacific, MWH

"REMonTAP is great! It's our definitive source of remuneration information for job sizing, salary reviews, and all day to day queries. Your team make remuneration a whole lot easier!!"

Deborah Mann Strategic Workforce Planner, Tower

"The dsd team has worked with us over a number of years. They understand our industry and the unique challenges of our business. They are very approachable and proactive and dealing with dsd makes my role so much easier.

Well done to the dsd team the REMonTAP survey looks amazing, it's very professional and comprehensive."

Trudie Ward HR Manager - NZ, Pfizer New Zealand Limited

"I find dsd very helpful and quick to respond to requests, REMonTAP is very useful, easy to input into and flow on advice is always readily available. The briefing sessions following the survey are always interesting and stimulating."

Naomi Johnson HR Manager, Diagnostic Medlab

"Stella Travel Services has been through significant changes over the past 12 months. dsd Consulting has been with us all the way. I consider them a key partner to our HR Team. In addition, REMonTAP is the first survey I've received where I can't wait to look at it in more detail. The survey is professional and attractive - what a fantastic effort dsd has put into the survey."

Jan Bibby GM People and Performance, Stella Travel Services

"I have always received professional, courteous, swift and practical support and advice from dsd Consulting and would recommend them to not only businesses without their own specialist remuneration resource, but also those who have this function in-house."

Nikki Howell HR Manager, AA Insurance Ltd

"dsd provided us with spot on practical advice when we were trying to come to grips with managing KiwiSaver within our remuneration offering. They really know their stuff and helped us to take a complex issue and make it simple. I have worked along side dsd for a number of years and I would recommend them to anyone dealing with similar issues."

Anne Worthington Manager Human Resources, National Aluminum Ltd

"We were in need of expert advice [on KiwiSaver] within a very tight timeframe. dsd delivered a timely, comprehensive report with recommendations, that addressed our unique situation"

Stuart Ryan (PhD) General Manager, Centre for Clinical Research and Effective Practice

"Ann made a very good impression at Vodafone, it was obvious that her knowledge and work experience resonated well with the HR team allowing Ann to gain support from the team. The HR team as a whole were very impressed with the level of detail that Ann provided and also that every touch point within the business was considered and catered for in working towards the project outcomes.

Thank you for providing the opportunity to work with Ann."

Mike Williams Reward & Recognition Manager, Vodafone New Zealand Ltd
(provided in a personal capacity)

"All services absolutely on the mark; another example of dsd's absolute professionalism and unyielding customer focus!!


June Penn General Manager Human Resources, Gough Group

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