STATA Training Consultant at Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE)

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is a reputable national indigenous non-governmental organization implementing a USAID-funded Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project called Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria (LOPIN-2) in partnership with local and international organizations as well as different tiers of the Government of Nigeria at national, state, local and levels. We seek application from qualified persons to fill the position below:Job Title: STATA Training Consultant for WEWE LOPIN 2 Project Location: Port Harcourt, RiversDescriptionWidows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is a leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organisation implementing a 5 year USAID funded “Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (LOPIN 2)’.  WEWE is soliciting for individual or consulting firm to carry out STATA Training:ObjectivesWEWE is requiring a competent professional consulting firm to train staff on the use of STATA Statistical Package for data analysisThe course is designed to train participants to be professional data analysts. Although targeted at monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL) staff, the course should be designed for participants without or with very little experience using STATAIt is expected that the consultant should capacitate the course participants to “talk” to STATA, import data to STATA, deal with missing data, manipulate data, run basic statistical routines, combine datasets, create communicative graphics, run regression models and present statistical results.Scope of Work/ExpectationsThis STATA course is focused on persons who may have little or no Statistics or Mathematics background to analyze data in STATA, choose the right descriptive statistics technique and write up the result of the findings with confidenceThe trainings should cover everything from entering data into STATA to interpreting the result and offer easy step-by-step guide to mastering descriptive and inferential statistics in STATAThe consulting firm should be able to take the trainees through the STATA interface, how to work the system and how to choose variable types and format in STATAThe training will include entering data into STATA, sorting, editing and data cleaning. Learn how to create graphs, plots and charts using STATA and how to manipulate them to suit individual needs.The scope of work also includes how to use the following inferential statistic techniques:Dataset from Raw Data: Using do-files, importing data (excel, CSV, public data source, e.g. DHS), Data cleaning, missing values, recoding, summarization, log files;Data manipulation: Generating new variables, using the “by” command, creating dummy variables, combining data sets;Summary and descriptive statistics, correlation, student t-test, cross-tabulations and Chi-square tests.Graphics, including overlaying two graphs and combining two graphs.Regression and Inferential AnalysisThis is expected to be a 5-day in-house training 

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