Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Petro is a seasoned health professional, known for a strategic and focused approach towards limiting risks, creating an organisational culture that focus on establishing creative and innovative strategies for optimizing internal operations, financial returns for internal and external customer services and outputs in the public, private health sector, non-governmental - and donor organisations. She offers an unique combination of creativity and analytical skill with the ability to assess both vantage points to create cost-effective solutions for internal and external clients. Her experience in HIV and TB Prevention, Care & Treatment; PHC; OVC; Health System Strengthening; Maternal, Child and Women Health (MCWH), Workplace Wellness programme and project design, implementation, management, networking, capacity development, monitoring and evaluation of health services makes her an influencer and mentor in her field. Petro’s academic background gives her the additional knowledge and skill set to support her experience in business development, financial and people management, sustainable health programme develop- and management, coordinating and managing multi-sectoral programmes at various levels. Her balanced approach between self-management, managing tasks and people allows her to meet goals set at a personal and professional level. She will be bringing invaluable operational and strategic knowledge, skills and experience to any team that she leads or be a team member of. As a person that thrives in an environment of change, challenges and variety, she is a driver of pro-active change management.