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Position: Program Officer, multiple openings

Start Date: Tentatively January 15, 2020

Locations: Borama, Zaylac

Application Deadline: December 21, 2019

Amoud University Legal Aid clinic is the centre for legal aid programs. It has dual purpose:
First, to provide free legal aid services for the poor and marginalized people who cannot afford to hire a lawyer for their cases. Secondly, to give legal practice for the law students, to acquire advocacy skills before the courts.
Amoud University Legal Aid Clinic invites applications from suitably qualified and interested candidates who fulfill the eligibility criterion for the vacant positions.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

• Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders (MoJ, judges, prosecutors, other service providers, etc.)
• Help clients to understand and navigate plural legal systems
• Responsible for case management, case review, and case follow up
• Supervise and mentor community-based paralegals (justice promoters)
• Responsible for reporting and documentation
• Conduct field visits and monitoring of community-based paralegals (justice promoters)
• Conduct rights awareness and legal empowerment sessions
• Assist with the planning and programming of trainings and activities
• Day to day coordination with field staff for execution of activities
• Justice and legal advice and assistance as possible court representation

Essential Qualifications:

• University degree in law, social work, development studies, or similar field
• At least 2 years experience in legal service provision or community engagement
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Experience coordinating with volunteers and/or community organizations
• Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience engaging with the justice sector and/or civil society in Somaliland
• Demonstrated understanding of the rule of law in preventing and protecting vulnerable members of the community
• Knowledge and familiarity with informal justice and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms; and specialized experience in land rights, SGBV laws and IDP Rights

How to APPLY:

Interested candidates should send their CV, Cover letter and copies of academic qualification to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than December 22, 2019.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Serial Number

Name Designation Telephone Contact Email Address
1. Prof. Suleiman Ahmed Gulaid President, Amoud University  +252 6 14144  
2. Prof. Ahmed Abdillahi Boqore Senior Vice President, Administration and Finance, Amoud University  +252 63 4456036  
3. Prof. Mohamed Mohamoud Jama "Derie" Vice President, Public Relations, Community Outreach and in-charge of non curricular activities, Amoud University  +252 63 4458618  
4. Dr. Mohamed Muse Jibril Vice President, Academic Affairs, Amoud University  +252 63 4454027  
5. Dr. Said Ahmed Walhad Principal, College of Health Sciences (ACHS), Amoud University  +252 63 4455191  
6. Suleiman Hassan Ali Chief Registrar, Amoud University  +252 63 4451294  



Serial Number Designation Name of Current Office Holder Telephone Number Email Address
1. Director, Finance and Administration, Amoud University  Hamud Barkhadle  +252 63 4456808  
2.  Deputy Director, Finance and Administration, Amoud University  Abdirashid Jama  +252 63 4456246  
3.  Internal Audit, Amoud University  Deqa Hussein Hassan +252 63 4456350   
4. Director, Quality Assurance and Maintenance of Standards (QAMS), Amoud University  Mr. Bishar Elmi Yey +252 63 4562555   
5.  Director, Human Resource Management (HRM), Amoud University  Mr. Saed Hassan Habaneh +252 63 4457510   
6.  Deputy Director, Human Resource Management, Amoud University Mustafe Said Elmi +252 63 4457208   
7.  Director, Gender and Youth Advocacy, Amoud University   Mrs. Yurub Abdirahman Muumin +252 63 4422727   
 8. University Librarian, Amoud University   Mrs. Qabal Nouh Alin +252 63    
 9.  Chief Legal Officer  Mr. Muhamud Muse Awale    
10. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Said Ahmed Walhad +252 63 4455191   
11. Director, Research Development Center, Amoud College of Health Sciences Mr. Yusuf Abdi Hared +252 63 4440949   
12. Office of University Academic Journal and Publications Mr. Tawakal Abdi Ali +252 63 4455592   
13. Director, Transport Mr. Said Nuriye Rabile +252 63 4459714   
14. Director, Security Services Mr. Hadliye Dahir Bakal    
15. Director, Media and Mass Communication, Amoud University Mr. Abdallah Ali Yousuf +252 63 4456820  

Get In Touch

Main Campus, Amoud University, Borama, Somaliland

  • Add: Amoud Valley, Borama, Awdal
  • Tel: +252 6 14144
  • Email:
  • Hotline: +252 63 4458618

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