Head of Innovation

Position Overview

Reporting to the COO, the Head of Innovation will facilitate the product development roadmap and related activities in close collaboration with the Senior Product Manager, and the Head of Sales Asia and Head of Sales Europe. 

Managing the company’s innovation and research department, the Head of Innovation will also drive and manage the strategic partnerships with sustainability subject matter experts and relevant industry partners. She/he will coordinate the mobilisation of expertise in support strategic initiatives as may be required. 

With the support of the operations team, the Head of Innovation will be accountable for relevant internal processes and reporting requirements. The Head of Innovation will also drive the formalisation of innovations, product development and market intelligence processes across the company. The Head of Innovation will provide strategic advice to the CEO and COO on growth areas and new developments, outlining opportunities to expand and refine the existing product offering.



Key responsibilities

  • Facilitate Turnkey Group’s product development plans across carbon markets and corporate value chain solutions through savvy research and forecasting of key market trends and developments
  • Formalise innovation and marketing intelligence processes across the company 
  • Drive improvements on Turnkey’s existing offering
  • Development of a research agenda in support of the company’s strategy 
  • Support the Value Chain Initiative and other strategic initiatives by providing expert’s inputs and overseeing the production of content as required 
  • Actively contribute to the company’s growth through proactive engagement with other Head of Departments and strategic advice to the CEO and COO
  • Establish, grow and manage Turnkey’s industry partners’ network (e.g. advisory partners, SR writers etc)
  • Curate content and conduct trainings concerning ESG knowledge building and education for internal and external stakeholders 
  • Development of relevant playbooks, toolkits, white papers and other relevant content for client usage and educating internal staff


  • Minimum 10 years of full-time work experience with an experience in an organization focused on corporate sustainability reporting / climate change/ impact verification 
  • Excellent understanding of corporate climate strategies and reporting needs including Science-based targets and Net-Zero frameworks 
  • Track record in setting-up a new team, hiring and managing subject matter experts, designing and implementing workflow processes, driving accelerated growth
  • Ability to think outside the box to drive innovation processes across an organization and propose solutions to complex issues 
  • Experience in managing co-creation processes with multi-stakeholder initiatives, balancing competing and conflicting interests to drive consensus-based outcomes 
  • Experience in client facing roles ideally in the sustainability sector 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Service-oriented and a strong team player 
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills in English 
  • Proven working experience regarding organisational and time-management skills, accurate attention to detail; ability to prioritise and multi-task 
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative

What we offer

  • Turnkey Group is a diverse, multicultural and highly collaborative team
  • We are an innovative and fast-growing ESGTech scaleup with a mission to enable and fast-track the transition to a globally sustainable economy.
  • We promote ambition, honesty, accountability, flexibility, and teamwork
  • We offer learning and development opportunities on sustainability and other relevant technical and soft skills to enable career and personal development
  • Turnkey offers a clear opportunity to develop our footprint into a broad addressable market such as financial institutions, investment communities, non-financial corporates
  • We are an innovative, cohesive, and intrapreneurial team, recognising each other’s success, and we encourage a nurturing environment for all our employees to grow and shine
  • We offer a competitive compensation package based on target sales achieved

Why work for Turnkey?


Be part of something bigger to make a real-world impact

Hybrid work model

3-days onsite | 2-days remote ─ Make the model work best for you

Learning and development for growth

We view employee learning as an essential investment, and we aim to map and match each individual’s learning journey according to both their personal and professional growth.

Diverse & unified team

Connect, collaborate, and collectively amplify the sparks of new, innovative ideas and problem-solving, whilst having fun!

Feedback culture

We welcome and encourage open & ongoing feedback to facilitate authentic growth for you and for Turnkey.


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