Consultant to develop a public awareness campaign in Chile and a communication campaign for Latin America and The Caribbean Region

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Result of Service A direct and timely assistance service provided to Chile and the ROLAC team to develop a communication campaign oriented to the refrigeration and air conditioning sector, at the level of technicians and large end-users, intending to guide them to the use of alternatives to HCFCs as refrigerants.

Work Location Home Based

Expected duration Five months

Duties and Responsibilities The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment." Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action. UNEP's Law Division works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and capacity development for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

UNEP is an Implementing Agency of the Multilateral Fund of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. That role is discharged through the Law Division's OzonAction Branch, whose goal is to enable developing countries to meet and sustain their compliance obligations under the treaty. OzonAction’s Compliance Assistance Programme (CAP) provides a range of services and project implementation support to assist those countries. As part of the latter, the Latin America CAP team provides technical assistance for the control of trade of HFC-based substances and equipment, as part of the activities for the HCFC phase out management plan (stage II, 3rd tranche)

In reference to UNEP OzonAction Clearinghouse mandate under Article 10 of Montreal Protocol and 2022 UNEP Business Plan and Compliance Assistance Programme's budget, UN Environment OzonAction Branch is providing information services and legal/policy and technical advice for National Ozone Officers (NOUs) and other stakeholders.

In line with national legal/regulatory frameworks, the Government of Chile, through its National Ozone Unit (NOU), has requested UNEP as the implementing agency of the HCFC Elimination Management Plan, to support the hiring of a consultant to develop a communication campaign oriented to the refrigeration and air conditioning sector, at the level of technicians and large end-users, intending to guide them in the use of alternatives to HCFCs as refrigerants. As well, to design a communication campaign for the Kigali amendment Booklet and posters.

Prepare the final awareness raising activities of HPMP-II and support the implementation of HPMP-III, remotely and face to face (if feasible) to Government Officers of Chile, in close coordination with the Compliance Assistance regional team for Latin America. Specifically, the consultant will be responsible for the following actions:

- Disseminate the videos for R&AC technicians - Support the NOU in the dissemination activities related to the implementation of the three regional reclaiming centers. - Support the NOU in the dissemination activities related to the conversion of refrigeration and air conditioning systems, including organization of workshops/seminars and dissemination activities. - Prepare a resume of all the dissemination activities developed under the HPMP-II - Support the NOU in the following activities, as: - Organize and run a webinar about the woman’s role in refrigeration and air conditioning in Chile and Latin America Support the NOU in the implementation of R&AC projects: - Act as counterpart representing the National Ozone Unit in the project’s preparation for the KIP. - Organize and design a communication campaign and its schedule to be developed under the first stage of HPMP-III. - Update the website and their associated social media accounts with available dissemination material. The material should include information about regulation, training courses, all editions of the Ozone bulletin, summary of the finished and ongoing projects, and links to reference webpages, videos, and applications, among others.

Support ROLAC Team:

- Design and implement a communication campaign for the Kigali amendment Booklet and posters. - Work closely with other consultants in charge of the regional art contest. - Review social media content and artworks. - Other tasks requested by the information officer.

Qualifications/special skills Tertiary/University degree in journalism, marketing, design, public relation or equivalent areas is required. - Five years of working experience required in development of public awareness/outreach programmes for targeted audience, and, managing communication programmes, media and sensitization campaigns, including editing of publications on environmental matters. - Desirable Knowledge on the organizational structure of the public sector of Chile and competent authorities for the environment. - Experience in implementing awareness activities in the area Montreal Protocol and dealing with dissemination criteria of the Ministry of the Environment of Chile are highly desirable.

Languages- Fluency in Spanish is required. - Working knowledge of English is required.


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