Learning and Communication Officer

Entity:  Daikin Europe HQ
Job Category:  Research and Development

Zwijnaarde, BE Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region, BE

Job Requisition ID:  1389

Daikin Europe NV (DENV) is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Limited, a Japanese outstanding company and worldwide the biggest developer, producer and supplier of HVAC-R (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration) solutions, including heating pumps and cooling technology.

DENV is Daikin’s sales, R&D, and production headquarters for Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. The headquarter has Belgian offices in Brussels, Ghent and Ostend, as well as 8 production plants, 24 sales subsidiaries and offices and a whole network of independent distributors and dealers across the EMEA region.


Join Us as a Learning and Communication Officer at Daikin Europe HQ!


Are you passionate about driving growth and success through empowering individuals? Do you thrive in dynamic environments where innovation and collaboration are key? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!


About the Role: As a Learning and Communication Officer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the development and communication strategies within our EMEA Development Centre (EDC). Collaborating closely with business leaders and HR, you'll identify training needs, design innovative programs, and implement effective learning methodologies to nurture our R&D teams' growth and success.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively identify and address development needs within our R&D teams, designing and implementing tailored training programs.
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners, including universities, to enrich our learning ecosystem.
  • Create and implement a skill/competency matrix, mapping the skills of our engineers and designing strategies to bridge competency gaps.
  • Serve as the key user of our Learning Management System (LMS), ensuring its optimal utilization.
  • Drive knowledge sharing initiatives and organize internal events to foster collaboration and inspiration among our teams.


Why Join Us:

  • Be part of an international team based in our EMEA Headquarters, working with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Contribute to shaping the future of our Learning & Development strategy in a rapidly growing environment.
  • Enjoy a supportive and collaborative work culture where your ideas are valued and your potential is recognized.


About You:

  • Hold a Master’s Degree in a relevant field.
  • Have at least one year of experience in Learning & Development, preferably in an engineering environment.
  • Possess familiarity with e-learning platforms like LMS.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills with the ability to simplify complexity.
  • Excel in building rapport with employees and management alike.
  • Have a proactive and hands-on approach to work.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch (written and spoken).
  • Work location: Ghent


Ready to Drive Growth and Success with Us? Join Daikin Europe and be part of a team dedicated to delivering top-quality solutions and driving a good climate for generations to come. Apply now and embark on an exciting journey with us!



Daikin Europe is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. and the leading provider of heating, cooling, ventilation, air purification, and refrigeration technology. The company designs, manufactures and brings to market a broad portfolio of equipment, as well as tailor-made solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). To date, Daikin EMEA has over 12 000 employees across more than 59 consolidated subsidiaries. It has 12 major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria, and the UK. Our aim is to drive sustainable and effective solutions, sparking a good climate for the generations to come. And all this can only be achieved because of our People. 


Good climate starts with people 
Our employees are the beating heart of our company. At Daikin, you get to work in a positive environment backed by trust, creativity and continuous improvement. Together, we create our top-quality solutions by empowering talented teams. You will get plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. We are deeply committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the communities we serve. Good climate starts with people.