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Senior Innovation Lead

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsVacancies at Aimforthemoon

Job description

Looking to lead the ideation and development of new products/services and make a real impact? Ready to help big organisations with important transitions? Passionate about turning real problems into ideas and solutions with tangible results?

At Aimforthemoon we help big organisations make the most out of important transitions. By envisioning and executing ambitious moonshots that deliver tangible results in the short term and contribute to creating impactful value for the long term. Aimforthemoon envisions a world where established organisations maximise their potential by being ambitious in their contribution to solving the world's biggest problems. We are convinced this propels them forward to achieve their own ambitious goals.

We are in search of an entrepreneurial leader to become a Senior Innovation Lead in our fast-growing innovation studio. As a Senior Innovation Lead you are responsible for several partnerships to successfully build, launch and grow new businesses. We work with organizations like PostNL, PON, Rainforest Alliance, Cosun Beet company, Wienerberger, and the Police to find, build and grow new business models that have a tangible impact on the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the ideation and development of new projects and products;
  • Manage and oversee the innovation team, providing guidance and support;
  • Collaborate with clients and stakeholders to identify areas of opportunity and create innovative solutions;
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and partners;
  • Oversee the project pipeline and ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget with our high-quality standard;
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies to shape the development of new projects;
  • Foster a culture of innovation and creativity within the team.

Job requirements

At Aim we believe that a diverse set of experiences and backgrounds can add valuable perspective to our team. If you don’t meet every requirement listed but have the drive and motivation to succeed in this role, we encourage you to apply and let us know why you believe you would be a strong fit for the role. 

What we hope you bring

  • Ambition to develop scalable, impactful businesses with big organisations (b2b, b2c, profit & non-profit);
  • 8 years of extensive expertise in innovation and entrepreneurship;
  • Built, scaled and/or managed multiple, successful ventures or innovation projects;
  • Experience with the full innovation-cycle and & senior (c-level) stakeholder management; 
  • Business savvy & financial skills;
  • Experience with Lean Startup, Design Thinking, Service Design and business model innovation; 
  • Natural leader: inspiring, visionary, energetic, analytical;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Commercial and relevant network;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English;
  • Team player.

What we offer:

  • A challenging role in a fast-growing company;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Parttime/fulltime workweek with 26 holidays;
  • Work from our Moonshot Studio in Amsterdam (with the greatest view over the IJ) and from home;
  • Work together with large and successful organizations (e.g.PostNL, PON, Rainforest Alliance, Cosun, Wienerberger, Police, Gemeente Amsterdam) and our community of 500+ top entrepreneurs and innovators;
  • Daily healthy lunch from our kitchen partner Cousine Bezorgt and make use of one of the electric bikes from Movelo;
  • Drinks at our rooftop terrace or in our bar with our very own Mooie Boules Jeu de boules court to celebrate Milestones and successes; 
  • Stedelijk club membership which gives you free access to Stedelijk Museum.


At Aimforthemoon, we are committed to equal opportunity and are always on the lookout for the best and most motivated talent out there, regardless of nationality, gender, sexual preference, or religious beliefs. Research shows that those in traditionally underrepresented groups may be less likely to apply for roles if they don't meet every requirement listed. However, we want to encourage all qualified candidates to apply, even if they don't meet every requirement for the role. Don't let any perceived limitations hold you back!