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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  


The faculty of Agriculture and Environment is one of the faculties that are currently functioning in the university. It has been established in 2005, with 40 students aiming to produce qualified manpower and enhancement of agriculture production, research capacity in the country. The faculty currently offers three programs such as: - Agricultural Science (crop production), Animal Science and Environmental Management and also faculty has started a postgraduate programmes. Currently the faculty has 205 students and 25 teaching staff. So far the faculty has graduated students from the fields of Agricultural Science (crop production) and Environmental Management but are on course to produce the first batch of Animal Science graduates. The faculty has had numerous research activities, community service activities, consultancy services and strategic partnerships more than any other faculty in the university. These have been realized through projects implemented in conjunction with international NGOS, most recently UNDP and DF among others listed here below.

Serial Number

Nature of the assignment Client Organization Funding Agency Year Referee
1. Phase One: Project  on increasing Agriculture vegetable production and productivity volumes in Somaliland  Farming communities of Amoud, Ruqi and Baki DAI  USAID May 2011 to 2015

Life Doerring, Chief of party, PEG program/ USAID funded project.
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2. Second Phase: Project  on vegetable seedling production varieties in Somaliland Farming communities of Amoud, Ruqi and Baki USAID Funded   2013 to 2015 Life Doerring, chief of party
PEG program/ USAID funded project.
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
3. Sorghum Seed Multiplication FAO EU
2010 Mohamed Warsame
4. Somtex Seed Purification program FAO
2011 Mohamed Warsame
5. Farmers Filed school 6 months training program FAO
2012 Mohamed Warsame
6. Solid organic waste management through composting CESVI EU
2009 Roberto
7. Vetiver grass for soil and water conservation 
Progressio UKAID 2008 Dr. Dan
8. Effect of climate change on Somaliland pastoral society HPF/candlelight
Germany 2009 Ahmed Ibrahim Cawale
9. Forest ecosystem services for rural livelihoods CESVI EU 2010 Roberto
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