Junior IT Project Manager Finance

Entity:  Daikin Europe HQ
Job Category:  Information Technology Solutions

Oostkamp, West Flanders, BE

Job Requisition ID:  1404

We are looking for a  Junior SAP Project Manager to support the processes related to Finance, Accounting and Controlling

Our IT Center EMEA counts 3 departments: IT Planning (PLAN), IT Development (BUILD) and IT Infrastructure (RUN). IT Development has 2 competence centres: Madrid and Oostkamp. You will be part of IT Development in Oostkamp. 

The IT Development department in Belgium consists of 20 internal colleagues strengthened with external consultants and an offshore team. The group is young and dynamic with a good team spirit and open communication structure. We implement innovative IT solutions for our 7500+ Daikin colleagues all over Europe & Middle East. 

Job content 


After an introduction and training period, your main challenges will be: 


  • Acting as the Project Manager of different (international) projects within the FI/CO area. You will be involved in roll-out projects across EMEA and projects implementing new functionality. 

  • This will require you to coordinate a team of internal & external IT colleagues and developers. 

  • Coordinating, analysing & implementing improvement requests in your area of expertise in close cooperation with your business peers, internal IT colleagues and our offshore team. This with a critical, though constructive mindset taking best practices and standardization into account. 
    Although we hand-over live projects to our RUN team, assistance in 3rd line IT support is sometimes required. 

  • You are prepared to present your area of expertise towards key users and management across EMEA. 

  • You will follow and explore the future roadmap on IT solutions in your FI/CO area. This includes studying, planning and driving innovation. Concrete opportunities for innovation are the upgrade to S/4HANA (where we successfully migrated to in August '22) and recent evolutions in AI. 



  • You have a master’s degree as economist, engineer or equal by relevant experience. 

  • You have an analytical & innovative spirit and interest in our company’s need to grow & accelerate. 

  • You are pragmatic and have a strong interest in recent IT evolutions and technologies. 

  • You have a solution-oriented mind-set and a drive to continuously improve your area. 

  • You have the necessary self-discipline to make and follow-up a planning. 

  • You are a team player and try to establish and keep a good relationship with both your IT and business colleagues. 

  • You have good communication skills and are not afraid to present to groups. 

  • You are prepared to occasionally travel to Daikin group companies in EMEA. 

  • You have a very good knowledge of English. 

Our offer 


This challenging position offers you growth opportunities in the European headquarters of an international company. We offer a permanent contract for an indefinite period. From the start you can count on thorough training and intensive support. Your competitive salary is supplemented with a package of fringe benefits. Colleagues get the possibility to work from home 2 days every week.